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Catalyst Radio: Downtown Alliance highlights Grand Rapids' growth, activity


About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.


Downtown Alliance promotes efforts for Grand Rapids' events, new business activity, and provides downtown beautification.

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This live episode of Catalyst Radio brings to the WYCE studio Nicole Weichelt with Grand Rapids’ Downtown Alliance.

The Downtown Alliance is responsible for maintenance and beautification efforts downtown, as well as marketing, events and business advocacy.

We talk about new business and development activity in downtown Grand Rapids, along with a number of upcoming events highlighting the city.



Music featured this week on Catalyst Radio is samplings from the new disc from local band Tokyo Morose, called Sequence of Steps.

Catalyst Radio

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Reports on: community issues, social justice, media literacy

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