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Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

WYCE counts down its 2,020 most played songs of 2020, with number one hitting at midnight on New Year’s Day. Closer to, Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, and The Rapidian join forces for a virtual and televised marathon of New Year’s Eve concerts held at Wealthy Theatre from previous years.

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Ericka 'Kyd Kane' Thompson becomes Grand Rapids' new poet laureate

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and reading of poetry among residents. She was named in the role this fall by the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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City Connection: Looking back on 2020

Submitted 12-07-2020 under NEWS

Mark Washington, Grand Rapids' City Manager, will join Mayor Bliss to reflect on a complicated 2020 in the City of Grand Rapids.

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Wealthy Theatre launches week-long Fall Fund Drive with virtual events, marathons, giveaways

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

The fundraiser runs through Friday and features daily online events, as well as Wealthy Theatre-related marathons airing on WYCE and GRTV. It also includes daily incentives and giveaways for those donating throughout the week.

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It's a Beautiful World: Remembering The Great Daryl Nathan

Submitted 08-06-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local artist Corey Ruffin captures his most vivid memories of the legendary Grand Rapids performer, who has sadly passed in recent weeks.

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The Rapidian to receive support to strengthen online platform

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NEWS

Support from the Knight Foundation enables The Rapidian to offer an improved user experience for citizen journalists to upload content, editors to review and approve content, and even more local consumers to read and interact with articles, photographs, opinions and stories.

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center kicking off live virtual concert series on Monday

Submitted 06-07-2020 under NEWS

Set in Wealthy Theatre's historic theatre space, "WYCE at Wealthy" offers music fans a chance to enjoy live performances from local artists almost three months into continued concert venue shutdowns in West Michigan.

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Sacred distancing: Religious organizations in Grand Rapids adapting to COVID-19 pandemic through online services, engagement

Submitted 03-26-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local churches and congregations, from Christian to Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and Sikh backgrounds, are embracing online services and engagement in the face of the growing pandemic.

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Commissioner Ysasi makes in-studio debut on City Connection

Submitted 03-09-2020 under NEWS

Get to know new Second-Ward City Commissioner Milinda Ysasi tonight at 4pm, streaming live on GRTV, The Rapidian, and Facebook.

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Happy New Year from The Rapidian

Submitted 01-03-2020 under OPINION

Community support essential to make 2020 a success

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