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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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Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

by Ron Lemmon (lemmon)

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for...

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Harmony: Community-building and the music industry panel discussions

by Jerry Wayne & Michelle Newson (Jerry Wayne Newson)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under OPINION

On Friday, September 22, 2017, the final event of ArtPrize 2017 Artist Week concluded with the event Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry. Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry was a series of panel discussions presented...

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ArtPrize, Hopcat, WYCE partner to bring "world of music" back to Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids

by Ron Lemmon (lemmon)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Blue Bridge Music Festival takes place this coming weekend, September 29 and 30, on the blue pedestrian bridge, an ArtPrize Nine venue, between Fulton Street and Pearl Street bridges over the Grand River.  This event mixes the more graphic...

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Summer celebration along Downtown's South Division Avenue

by Avenue for the Arts (AvenuefortheArts)

Submitted 08-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Another sunny August in Grand Rapids marks the most exciting First Fridays event of the season: the 14th annual artist’s market, hosted by the Avenue for the Arts. First Fridays is a monthly event held in the business corridor along South...

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Catalyst Radio: Dustin Dwyer on five years with State of Opportunity

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

Listen to or download the audio here.  Michigan Radio reporter Dustin Dwyer just wrapped up five years of reporting on the State of Opportunity project based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a series that explores what can be done to break the cycle...

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Catalyst Radio: New City Neighbors

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-14-2017 under NEWS

Host Leah Schumaker speaks with Alaina Dobkowski, Executive Director of New City Neighbors, and student staff member Rileigh Haan, about bringing employment to the youth of the Creston neighborhood, and how urban farming is changing the way we look...

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids celebrates Trans Day of Visibility

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-24-2017 under NEWS

Download the episode here. Kayden Grinwis and Ellie Webster share what is going on in our community to recognize and celebrate Trans Day of Visibility. Events are coordinated by the Grand Rapids Pride Center and Grand Rapids Trans Foundation. Listen...

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WYCE Catalyst Radio - Programmers Hall of Fame 2017

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of WYCE! In celebration of the hundreds of volunteer programmers who have made it all possible, we are establishing the WYCE Programmer Hall of Fame. Join us at Jammies XVIII as we honor our first four inductees!...

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Catalyst Radio: "Fake News in the Headlines"

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-13-2017 under NEWS

In this conversation with Len O'Kelly and Eric Harvey, Assistant Professors in Grand Valley State University's School of Communications, we explore the history of fake news, the evolving ethics of online media and social media companies, and...

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