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Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

by (grcmc)

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

It's summertime and there's lots to do at the CMC! Feeling the Beat with GRTV, the Education Department and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing School This summer has been an exciting time at GRTV and the Education Department! Recently students...

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Catalyst Radio: An anthology for grassroots activism in Grand Rapids

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-17-2017 under NEWS

In this conversation, Dani Vilella shares information about the submission-based book project: Grand Rapids Grassroots: An Anthology. As a part of the "Rust Belt Series" through Belt Publishing, the book will be a collection of...

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Creative Youth Center kicks off annual campaign with 'meet and greet'

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) invites writers, creatives and the curious of all kinds to stop in for a meet and greet at The Meanwhile Bar back patio on Wednesday, July 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The CYC will share highlights from last...

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The Creative Youth Center teams up with LaughFest for The Sketches that Lived Encore

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 03-11-2016 under NEWS

It’s the place where one goes to the beach at Rocky Mountain National Park, where people from opposite sides of the world swim in pools of jello, and where try as you might, it is near impossible to get to that coveted red velvet cupcake: on...

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Spring semester starts at Creative Youth Center

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

“I love journaling about everything we do. We write about our lives: what’s fun and what’s funny,” Adrian enthuses at the last Afterschool Adventure gathering of the semester. When programming begins again, students will find...

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Catalyst Radio: KDL establishes new Local Indie collection, supporting West Michigan talent

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-08-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Kent District Library is gathering materials created by Michigan writers and musicians, and is dedicating space in two library branches for the new...

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Getting Grand Rapids Christian traditions on paper and into the marketplace

by (Timothy Burns)

Submitted 09-11-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

In 2011, a Norton Shores newspaper wrote a short article on the Maranatha Christian Writers Conference, and called it one of the best-kept secrets in West Michigan. This conclusion isn't a suprize because writers tend to be a bit introverted....

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GR Comics Society to hold release party for its long awaited first collection

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NEWS

When the Grand Rapids Comic Society formed two years ago, they dreamed of assembling an anthology to be able to say, "Look, Grand Rapids! We are establishing a comics scene, and we are the artists." This Thursday at 6 p.m. at The Sparrows...

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TMI: Leave it on the cutting room floor

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 03-30-2010 under OPINION

From Rapidian staff: When presenting information to your audience, don't pile it up. Deconstruct it. It happens all the time in classes, at conferences, at public events. With so many questions fizzing from the audience, participants feel...

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