Grand Rapids Community Media Center

Local theater hosts international debut of next-gen, sustainable stage lighting

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

An American company has developed a protoype version of the most revolutionary stage lighting instrument in over three decades: an LED version of the Source 4 light, by ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls). And this weekend, with the support of the ETC...

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DITA, ArtPeers launch presale for Trip The Light 2012

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

TRIP THE LIGHT 2012 tickets are live as you read this article in The Rapidian - click here for presale tickets. More on TRIP in a moment. We have a video to debut, thanks to Michael Cook and Scopitone VidBox - this Rapidian feature is the premiere...

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Trip The Light: Ephemeral

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 05-04-2011 under OPINION

On behalf of the artists involved in Trip The Light: Ephemeral I'm privileged to premiere, here on The Rapidian, the only video you'll ever see (above) from this most groundbreaking live event. Most sincere thanks to our friends at...

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Grand Rapids' hyperlocal radio station seeks support

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 03-28-2011 under NEWS

The normally laid-back, music-filled airwaves of radio station WYCE take on slightly different feel this week as volunteer programmers and staff urge listeners to support the operations of the station with financial contributions. It is one of two...

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[VIDEO] GAAH Press Club cubs experiment with multimedia, learn to distinguish fact from opinion

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

On a gray afternoon, the Cook Arts Center (644 Grandville SW) is a beacon of color. In the lobby, kids sit around a table, each with beams of crayons radiating around them. One floor above, their peers are busy at work patching together video...

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LED Aisle Lights: WT Centennial Sustainability Campaign

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Irwin Seating Company today (March 8, 2011) completed its installation of a key component of Wealthy Theatre's Centennial Sustainability Campaign - they replaced all our old, incadescent aisle lights with cutting edge L.E.D. lamps! These lamps will...

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Downtown GR Smart Phone Tour Launched

by (grcmc)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last spring, representatives from four community organizations came together to make downtown Grand Rapids more interactive.  The result? A smart phone tour of 13 downtown points of interest. The GR TagTour has been created through a...

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The Rapidian turns ONE and is still growing

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 09-15-2010 under OPINION

Has it been a year already? The Rapidian’s one-year birthday is today, Sept. 15. Looking back on these past 12 months, we’ve all learned a lot from the community, our contributors, our partners and our readers. Today, The Rapidian officially ends...

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The Rapidian voted Best in Show by West Michigan Public Relations Society

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

The launch campaign for The Rapidian was honored last night by the West Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America at the 25th annual PRoof awards. The Rapidian received a gold award in the Public Service category and then went on...

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Grand Rapids Community Foundation and CMC volunteers recognized

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

  On Monday, April 19th, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation was recognized with the Media Access Leadership Award. The award, presented by the Community Media Center, is intended to spotlight groups or organizations who, through their...

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