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Wealthy Theatre documentary premiere co-directed and edited by Grand Rapids’ Libi Hake

by (Martha Shaifer ...)

Submitted 09-07-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Libi Hake, the co-producer and editor for “Work at Hand,” has deep roots in the Grand Rapids area. Her father’s side of the family emigrated from Germany in the 1830’s and soon had a successful liquor distribution business....

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NPO Showcase: Grand Rapids Community Media Center

by (GRTV)

Submitted 08-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Tom Clinton, the new Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton joins us in studio to discuss his background and what brought him to the Community Media Center, the services of the Community Media...

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Video production camps focus on debunking myths about masculinity

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Community Media Center will be holding two camps for middle and high school students this summer. The first camp, entitled “My Hero,” will focus on video production and run August 4-8. The second camp, “Man Power,” will...

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Student-made films to be part of Mosaic Film Experience

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Zombie teenagers, Gecko superheroes and mad scientists are just a few of the characters created by students at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) this summer for the Mosaic Film Experience camps. The CMC Education Department facilitated...

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Local venues provide alternatives to romantic Valentine plans

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 02-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

There are many reasons why Valentine’s Day might not be on your agenda this year, or possibly never has been. Perhaps you want to avoid this annual smooch fest because you believe it to be superfluous- insisting every day of the year should be...

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They aren't always shadows

by (Mark A France)

Submitted 02-03-2012 under OPINION

For the past seven years, the Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival has showcased numerous award winning feature length and short films at the Wealthy Theater in Grand Rapids, humbly boasting over the talented filmmakers who frequently submit their works...

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Seth and May to premiere new CD and documentary at Wealthy Theatre

by (Rob Cole)

Submitted 11-03-2011 under NEWS

Michigan-grown roots music favorites Seth Bernard and May Erlewine revisit the Wealthy Theatre Saturday, November 5th, for a two-tiered event featuring a documentary film and live music. The duo's seven-year musical run has been...

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Trio of local performers benefits Westminster Presbyterian's Camp Henry

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-24-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Relationships with the land and with others was the thematic thread running through the August 20 Camp Henry benefit concert featuring the music of a trio of local performers. Ralston Bowles, Karisa Wilson and Drew Nelson were the featured artists...

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Glance at the Past - Wealthy Theatre

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre was first opened in 1911.  It has seen it's share of ups and downs over the last 100 years.  This episode of Glance at the Past takes you through it's history of closures, imminent demolition, and its glorious...

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GR30K to premiere at Thriller! Chiller!

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 05-18-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Sitting down with Director Daniel Falicki feels more like plopping down to watch Saturday morning cartoons than a formal interview about his new film, GR30K.      The film is fashioned after Heavy Metal, a 1980s...

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