The Rapidian


Catalyst Radio: Refugee Education Center aims to help refugee children and families in West Michigan

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jenny Kinne speaks with Susan Kragt, executive director of the Grand Rapids-based nonprofit Refugee Education Center. The mission of the organization is to help refugee families who are already living here and who want to integrate more fully...

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Catalyst Radio: Tami VandenBerg talks legalization of cannabis

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Tami VandenBerg, board member of MI Legalize, a grassroots organization working to legalize cannabis in Michigan.

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WYCE to celebrate 18th annual Bubble Bash

by WYCE Radio 88.1 FM (WYCE)

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

This December 21, 2017 is the 18th annual WYCE Bubble Bash at the Big ol’ Building in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Year after year the bubbly flows, the conversation resonates, and the hor d'oeuvres appetize. However, other factors...

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Catalyst Radio: Rapid Response to ICE

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

This show features two volunteers for Grand Rapids's Rapid Response to ICE Team - Amy Carpenter and Sarah Doherty. ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) is the entity responsible for all deportations in the United States. Grand Rapids's...

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Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

by Community Media Center (grcmc)

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

It's summertime and there's lots to do at the CMC! Feeling the Beat with GRTV, the Education Department and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing School This summer has been an exciting time at GRTV and the Education Department! Recently students...

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WYCE's Bubble Bash to celebrate community radio

by WYCE Radio 88.1 FM (WYCE)

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

This December 22, 2016 is the 17th annual WYCE Bubble Bash at the B.O.B. in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Year after year the bubbly flows, the conversation resonates, and the hor d'oeuvres appetize. However, other factors may vary.  ...

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Local playlist: A world of music through WYCE

by Carly Schweppe (carly.schweppe)

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NEWS

WYCE 88.1fm is Grand Rapids' commercial-free community radio station, a service of Grand Rapids Community Media Center, celebrating 30 years in 2017. Quinn Mathews began his role as station manager this past summer. He’s the host of GR...

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Support community radio during the WYCE Fall Fund Drive October 14-21


Submitted 10-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Station Manager for WYCE 88.1 FM, Quinn Mathews, discusses how WYCE serves West Michigan’s music community and how you can support the station during their Fall Fund Drive October 14-...

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New WYCE station manager looks to bring cohesive sound to a world of music

by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-18-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews, part of the folk duo, Channing and Quinn, and radio host of GR Live is excited to bring his love of music to his new job as Station Manager at WYCE 88.1 FM. “I see this as being a music community ambassador through a radio...

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WYCE, listener supported radio station holds fund drive

by Claire Breen (breensea)

Submitted 04-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

“WYCE is all about taking people on musical adventures, it’s about the segue, and painting pictures with music.” Says Mark Gerard, WYCE Volunteer Programmer for 15 Years.   WYCE 88.1fm (A service of the Community Media Center...

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