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Wealthy Theatre launches week-long Fall Fund Drive with virtual events, marathons, giveaways

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

The fundraiser runs through Friday and features daily online events, as well as Wealthy Theatre-related marathons airing on WYCE and GRTV. It also includes daily incentives and giveaways for those donating throughout the week.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Announces August 1 Reopening

Submitted 07-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Phased reopening includes new visitor guidelines such as online ticketing, required face coverings, and social distancing.

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center kicking off live virtual concert series on Monday

Submitted 06-07-2020 under NEWS

Set in Wealthy Theatre's historic theatre space, "WYCE at Wealthy" offers music fans a chance to enjoy live performances from local artists almost three months into continued concert venue shutdowns in West Michigan.

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Reflections on Violence: A Letter from Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanity's CEO

Submitted 06-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this week Steffanie Rosalez, CEO of Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities, issued a powerful reflection on this weekend's protest to her organization's network and the community at large. We asked her to share it with The Rapidian readership as well.

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Calvin Center for Faith & Writing debuts a short, no-cost film of Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson, featuring kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Calvin Center for Faith & Writing is debuting a short, no-cost film about Katherine Paterson, with kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC), and librarian and author Travis Jonker.

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Make the arts part of your stay-at-home routine

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

While everyone is working from home and staying inside, the arts community nationwide has been tapping into their creativity ways to find meaningful ways to practice and stay connected during this time.

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Amidst COVID stay-at-home, Books and Mortar fights to stay in the game

Submitted 04-07-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Small businesses face an unparalleled challenge. But Jenny Kinne, local bookseller, isn't giving up.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids suspends walk-in traffic at City Hall and other departmental buildings, Kent County Clerk suspends in-person transactions, Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event, and more statements from local organizations issued March 17-18, 2020.

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Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event due to growing COVID-19 pandemic

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' Festival of the Arts has been cancelled this year due to the "rapidly developing COVID-19 situation." This year's event was scheduled to take place June 5-7, 2020.

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Still Scary After All These Years: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at Broadway Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-12-2020 under OPINION

Cody Garcia shines as the candy man in the national tour.

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