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Crowd cheers on Hispanic Flamenco Ballet at Wealthy Theatre

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 11-03-2010 under NEWS

On Wednesday morning, the Hispanic Flamenco Ballet's charter bus pulled up to Wealthy Theatre. Not far away were a swarm of yellow buses carrying more than 300 students. Billed on the dance company's website as the best option for student field...

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Wealthy Theatre neighbors take part In 'positively free' community event

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 11-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to the support of local foundations, businesses and organizations, a free and positive community event took place at Wealthy Theatre on an evening otherwise known as "Devil's Night" (Oct. 30). Tricks & Treats, Rhymes & Beats...

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Rapid Growth panelists dissect the value of art in Grand Rapids

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-17-2010 under NEWS

Photos by Jon Clay  Rapid Growth Media held the fifth monthly segment of its speaker series last night at Wealthy Theatre. The topic of the night was "Good business is the best art."  Panelists included Brian Kelly (owner of Brian Kelly...

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Holding down the fort while Rapidian staffer recovers

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: I visited Matt Russell at the hospital this morning. You may have already heard about his moped accident because even though The Rapidian's content facilitator is confined to a hospital bed, he's been tweeting...

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In studio: Lisa Rose Starner

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week, Catalyst Radio speaks with Lisa Rose Starner, author of The Local Beet on The Rapidian. The featured song is "Harvest The Bounty" by Phil WIntermute from the compilation "Something Fresh." MEDIA ANALYSIS Twitter more...

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Catalyst Radio and The Rapidian partner for on-air media analysis and local happenings

by (Lindy.G)

Submitted 05-04-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Two programs of Community Media Center—Catalyst Radio and The Rapidian—have joined forces in bringing media, media news, and highlights on local nonprofits to the Grand Rapids community. Some of you may have noticed...

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The Jammies XI Recap: celebrating local music and community

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards have come and gone, and there are so many great memories from the night.  Nearly 1,200 Grand Rapidians came together to celebrate local music and to give back to their community. The awards ceremony did not...

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NoshNight: Objectified

by (apap_creations)

Submitted 11-12-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

On the night of November 11, 2009, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts  teamed up with Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre to screen Objectified, a documentary film by Gary Hustwit. The screening was part of a series of arts events...

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AUDIO: Interview with IDEO's Thomas Overthun at NoshNight

by (rkwantes)

Submitted 11-12-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

An interview with Thomas Overthun at NoshNight's screening of Objectified at Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.   Mr. Overthun is Senior Practice Lead in Consumer Experience Design at the...

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