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Community Media Center to share media expertise, celebrate diverse voices

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Submitted 01-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Community Media Center (CMC) has now launched "Elevating Voices," a project designed to empower under-represented voices and bring media tools and distribution expertise to the...

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Catalyst Radio: Food need at its highest in West Michigan

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Submitted 01-26-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Feeding America West Michigan Food bank distributed more food in 2013 than it has any previous year in its 3 decades of service. Ken Estelle, CEO of the...

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Catalyst Radio: Izaak Walton League's Winterfest teaches love of outdoors Sat., Jan. 25

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Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The nearly century-old nonprofit conservation group Izaak Walton League is the focus of this episode of Catalyst Radio. Georgia Donovan from the League...

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Catalyst Radio: Artist Gianturco, international exhibit subjects describe 'Grandmother Power' at GRPM

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Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we have in studio special guests who are part of the international Grandmother Power movement – ...

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Catalyst Radio: Silent Observer rocks the mic with youth competition Tues., Feb. 4

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Submitted 01-20-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW   This edition of Catalyst Radio features Silent Observer in Kent County – the anonymous crime-reporting service that liasons with law...

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Wealthy Theatre NYE concert: sneak peek, surprise announcement, more tickets released

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Submitted 12-31-2013 under NONPROFITS

This half minute of newly released Starlight Six rehearsal footage, seen here on The Rapidian for the first time, is the first glimpse of "Exile on Wealthy Street," which takes place Dec. 31 at Wealthy Theatre. The live concert begins at 9:30 p.m....

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Catalyst Radio: Well House 19:1 fundraiser goes through end of year, plus concert Jan. 16

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Submitted 12-20-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW The ‘housing first’ organization Well House is in the midst of a campaign called 19:1, bringing attention to the housing disparity in Kent...

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Catalyst Radio: Open Projector provides chance for local filmmakers to showcase works

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Submitted 12-06-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Open Projector is a project at Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts focused on showcasing the work of local filmmakers. Organizers want to help create...

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Wealthy Theatre awarded grant, hopes to become world's first LED historic theatre

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Submitted 12-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

This week, Wisconsin-based stage lighting manufacturer Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC) awarded Wealthy Theatre a grant for an ETC ION 2000 lighting console, valued at $10,000. "This is a huge boost for our ultimate goal, to become the world...

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Catalyst Radio: Ele's Place offers support for children dealing with grief

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Submitted 12-02-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio we feature Ele’s Place -- the local nonprofit working to provide support for children, and their families, who...

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