Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre September 18

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Submitted 08-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

Amy Goodman will take the stage on Sept. 18, 2012 at noon to talk about the 2012 elections and community media at the Wealthy Theatre, a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC).  Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman is well...

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Catalyst Radio: GVSU's Vandana Magal, on newspaper industry, global and local media

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Submitted 08-24-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Vandana Magal, associate professor of Journalism at Grand Valley State University’s School of Communications, joins us on Catalyst Radio to...

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Catalyst Radio: Tommy Allen talks about his writing, passion for creativity

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-06-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Tommy Allen has worked in Grand Rapids as a journalist in a variety media, largely focusing on art and creative efforts. Allen currently serves as...

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Catalyst Radio: PaleoRadio seeks critical conversation without being divisive

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Submitted 02-03-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio explores a new radio program called PaleoRadio, airing on fellow Grand Rapids nonprofit radio station WPRR....

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Catalyst Radio: Journalist Kerry Eleveld

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Submitted 12-09-2011 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Journalist Kerry Eleveld's roots are in Grand Rapids even though she's travelled far from her home town as a national journalist. Eleveld was in...

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Catalyst Radio: GR GiveCamp taking apps from nonprofits in need of custom web tools

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Submitted 08-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:58) Ross Hunter, tech volunteer and web developer, is in the studio to talk about GR GiveCamp, a volunteer event by the tech community to put...

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Community healing: Words of gratitude and encouragement from Mayor Heartwell after the July 7th tragedy

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 07-08-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The events of yesterday have shaken our community to the roots and they test our will under fire.  What happened on the streets and in the neighborhoods of Grand Rapids is so uncharacteristic that it boggles the mind to even imagine it could...

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On the Record: A Q&A with 24 News 8 investigative reporter Ken Kolker

by (KWashburn)

Submitted 12-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This periodic feature for The Rapidian will spotlight the media personality behind the byline, camera or mic.  Like clockwork, every evening at 6:05 Ken Kolker receives a call from his biggest fan – his mother. Monday through Friday, she...

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ArtPrize 2010: Essays and Critique

by (George)

Submitted 09-21-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Yesterday afternoon, The Rapidian soft-launched our ArtPrize 2010 page. Here, you will be able to find all of The Rapidian coverage that relates to this year's ArtPrize competition. While regular readers of The Rapidian...

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I'm All for FREE SPEECH, but...

by (Peg Treegarden)

Submitted 09-13-2010 under OPINION

The National Coalition Against Censorship is holding a video contest called "I'm all for Free Speech, but..." which is asking the question is there anything that should be outlawed in art, films, books, music, video games, school, TV or online?...

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