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Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NEWS

After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.


New festival to introduce area to disability art; works to build access, understanding

Submitted 12-16-2014 under NEWS

The DisArt Festival will be the largest festival on disability and art in the United States to date, says founder and director Chris Smit.


Walking a tightrope between race, art in Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

An interview with artist and teacher Derrick Hollowell about making and selling art- and being seen- in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


(Don't) Follow your passion

Submitted 12-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

We all want to be successful. When we do, we talk about our passions, but is that a good idea? One book from the Grand Rapids Public Library says otherwise.


Chris Van Allsburg's set designs to premiere at Grand Rapids Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

Submitted 12-10-2014 under NEWS

Highly-acclaimed picture book author and illustrator, Chris Van Allsburg, describes his artistic process in redesigning the set for Grand Rapids Ballet's "The Nutcracker." The performance and the designs will premiere in Grand Rapids this Friday.


Story Matters: Amani discusses interest in fashion design

Submitted 12-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Amani talks about her career plans and the clothes she hopes to design.


Story Matters: Naveah shares her one wish for her future

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

Naveah talks about her wish for her future and what she thinks she will have to do to be successful.


Beerhorst family to host annual Christmas art show

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NEWS

The first weekend of December the Beerhorst family will open the doors of their home to the public as they host their annual Christmas Art Show.


Cosplay at Grand Rapids Comic Con explores media's final frontier: diversity

Submitted 11-25-2014 under OPINION

Civil rights took center stage at Grand Rapids Comic Con 2014 with Nichelle Nichols, the first woman to play a character who was not submissive to a man, and the first black woman in a position of power as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek.


Portrait: Artists deal with self, identity, culture at Free Radical 2014

Submitted 11-24-2014 under OPINION

Artists continue to explore self-awareness and self-presentation through portraiture work of various forms. Multiple artists at the 2014 Free Radical event are worth exploring.