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Catalyst Radio: Tea Trade Cafe

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Submitted 11-25-2016 under NEWS

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Becky McDonald, founder of WAR (Women at Risk)International, a trafficking education and advocacy program. The program has opened Tea Trade Cafe, a new fair trade coffee shop in Grandville, Michigan, which provides...

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Catalyst Radio: GRPM's new exhibit, and GRCMC's on-going collaborations

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Submitted 10-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Christie Bender of the Grand Rapids Public Museum on the new exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, followed by a conversation with Kiran Sood Patel of The Rapidian and Quinn Mathews of WYCE on collaborations at the...

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

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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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Catalyst Radio: Nathan Schneider on media, movements and building democracy into online platforms

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Submitted 10-11-2016 under OPINION

This week's interview is with Nathan Schneider, a scholar in residence of Media Studies at University of Colorado-Boulder. As a reporter who writes about religion, technology and resistance, his most current project - Platform Cooperativism - is...

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Catalyst Radio: Actors' Theatre's new, thought-provoking season

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Submitted 09-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Kyle Los, executive director of Actors' Theatre, shares the mission and vision of the theatre company - to bring West Michigan "entertaining, innovative, challenging and thought-provoking theatre." Kyle discusses the way they use...

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Catalyst Radio: WYCE station manager, Quinn Mathews

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Submitted 08-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews, new station manager of the community radio station WYCE, talks about how he ended up in Grand Rapids, his love for the local music community, and vision for the station moving forward. Quinn Mathews is also the creator and host of GR...

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Catalyst Radio: Cherry Health & Sheldon House

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Submitted 07-01-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Want to listen later? Download audio here.  Part 1: Mike Reagan, Chief External Relations Officer at Cherry Health, shares how they fulfill their mission of providing comprehensive health care to the community while encouraging access to...

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Catalyst Radio: Linc Up presents Rock The Block

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Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

  Jessica Gladden welcomes Jeremy DeRoo, co-executive director of LINC up, engaging in community revitalization through partnerships and collaborations with community-based organizations and other neighborhood stakeholders. Aired 2016-06-10...

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Catalyst Radio: a conversation with the new Rapidian Editor

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Submitted 06-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Kiran Sood Patel, new managing editor of The Rapidian, shares stories and insights from her years of journalism and working in media. Sood Patel joins the Grand Rapids Community Media Center team with a passion for citizen journalism, expanded...

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Catalyst Radio: local connections to Syrian Conflict

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Submitted 05-20-2016 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   As Syrian-born Americans, Dr. Sam Attal and Dr. Mohammad Saleh have both played an important part in helping Syrians during this 5+ year uprising and...

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