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New live, weekly radio show to showcase Grand Rapids' growing music scene

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NEWS

Local indy-folk artist Quinn Mathews will host GRLive from The B.O.B. starting April 28 at 12 p.m..

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Catalyst Radio: Modern religious storytelling and the Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.

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The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center to be offering its 2016 Wednesday Workshop Series

Submitted 03-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Wednesday Workshop Series is a collection of fun, imaginative, and inspiring writing workshops, taught by celebrated authors and performers, for students in grades 3-12.

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New Experience GR video misses mark in representing real neighborhood diversity

Submitted 01-22-2016 under OPINION

When I moved to Grand Rapids in 2005 from Mexico, diversity and inclusion were not such buzzwords like they are today. But even in today's focus on talking about diversity, a recent video doesn't do the work to represent our diverse community.

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The Rapidian to honor, celebrate citizen journalists at local restaurant

Submitted 01-19-2016 under NEWS

The Rapidian invites the community to come celebrate Grand Rapids' stand out citizen journalists of 2015 at Luna GR on January 25.

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Catalyst Radio: Media Literacy

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NEWS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Jeff Smith, director of Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy (GRIID) and one of the original creators of Catalyst Radio, on issues of media literacy.

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

Three films and photography will be shown at the UICA starting Friday as the result of a collaboration between local artists, including Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Rick Chyme and Nixon, and actor Joshua Burge from The Revenant.

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Catalyst Radio relaunches with new team focused on community issues, social justice, media literacy

Submitted 01-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The long-standing weekly radio show on WYCE begins a new chapter, with a renewed focus on sharing the under-told stories in our community..

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Join the GGRWHC at showing of "Suffragette" followed by historian's perspective on film

Submitted 11-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Following a special Nov. 20 showing of "Suffragette", a powerful historical British drama, GVSU women's historian Gretchen Galbraith will offer her perspective on the stirring fact-based movie.

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The Rapidian to highlight #ThePeopleofGrandRapids in photo series

Submitted 10-20-2015 under VOICES

My local photo series called #ThePeopleOfGrandRapids will be shared with our community here on The Rapidian. In the series I set out intending to bring perspective, wisdom and insight from those I don't know.

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