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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

Three films and photography will be shown at the UICA starting Friday as the result of a collaboration between local artists, including Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Rick Chyme and Nixon, and actor Joshua Burge from The Revenant.

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Catalyst Radio relaunches with new team focused on community issues, social justice, media literacy

Submitted 01-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The long-standing weekly radio show on WYCE begins a new chapter, with a renewed focus on sharing the under-told stories in our community..

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Join the GGRWHC at showing of "Suffragette" followed by historian's perspective on film

Submitted 11-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Following a special Nov. 20 showing of "Suffragette", a powerful historical British drama, GVSU women's historian Gretchen Galbraith will offer her perspective on the stirring fact-based movie.

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The Rapidian to highlight #ThePeopleofGrandRapids in photo series

Submitted 10-20-2015 under VOICES

My local photo series called #ThePeopleOfGrandRapids will be shared with our community here on The Rapidian. In the series I set out intending to bring perspective, wisdom and insight from those I don't know.

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Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived at the Wealthy Theater on October 21 at 7:00 pm, a show for all ages that promises to delight and inspire. All proceeds go to the Creative Youth Center.

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Call for contributors: Upcoming training to write, report during Artprize

Submitted 09-08-2015 under NEWS

The Rapidian will be holding a special Artprize-focused New Reporter training in mid-September and would like to see friendly faces, both old and new

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center announces new leadership

Submitted 09-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

After a search that included a pool of over 70 applicants, the CMC has selected Linda Gellasch to continue the legacy of inclusive access and free speech with her role as our new Executive Director.

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East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Bike enthusiast Johannah Jelks wants to bring more women into the Grand Rapids bike culture through her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way. The final product will help to link bikers, retail and nonprofits together through advocacy and promotions.

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Local band Bigfoot Buffalo infuses genres, musical styles to make original sound

Submitted 07-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The folk-rock ensemble, founded in 2014, mixes elements of jazz, americana, bluegrass and more to make its own style of music.

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We need to stop talking about inner beauty and start teaching our girls to take action

Submitted 07-28-2015 under OPINION

A conversation about beauty - inner or outer - is a conversation about how to make yourself pleasing to others. And that’s not where we need to focus our attention.

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