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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:49am

NONPROFITS: The documentary, in partnership with the Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives, will premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at UICA. Admission is free, and a panel discussion will follow.

Commentary »

Big voice of Lalah Hathaway, big sound of Grand Rapids Symphony, sell out 'Symphony with Soul...

Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk
Thu, 02/23/2017 - 3:55pm

OPINION: Five-time Grammy Award winner helps sell out 2,300-seat hall for Grand Rapids Symphony's 16th annual 'Symphony with Soul'

Metro »

Homes for All represents residents in gentrification crisis at GR City Commission Meeting

Amy Carpenter
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:38pm

NEWS: Homes For All, a collective of city residents affected by recent changes in Grand Rapids, spoke to the commissioners about the housing crisis and gentrification.


Poverty simulation asks, "What could we do differently?...

Access of West Michigan
Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:37pm

NONPROFITS: Professionals from Metro Health participate in a poverty simulation and learn the realities some of their patients live every day.

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"The Accidentals" with special guest Rick Chyme by John Rothwell

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WYCE honors late Dirk Koning at Jammies XVIII

Carol Shirey - 02/21

Dirk Koning’s vision for providing media access to everyone has empowered multitudes of people in West Michigan. The intriguing leader of Grand Rapids Community Media Center who passed away 12 years ago was recognized for his vision and integrity at a recent awards event.

My fellow Grand Rapidians, we can't afford to remain silent

Kelly Koning - 01/31

To my community, my reflections and thoughts post Washington, D.C. March