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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.

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Support local radio by donating to WYCE fund drive

Submitted 10-28-2014 under NEWS

It's that time of year for fund drives all across the state. Local radio WYCE will begin its campaign on Halloween and run for a week.

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Speaker Max Haiven to launch new book, kick off discussion at KCAD

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, October 21 author and educator Max Haiven will be discussing his most recent book "Crisis of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons." The first part of the dialog will take place at The Fed Galleries @ KCAD from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse features Chris Smit of DisArt on Saturday

Submitted 10-03-2014 under NEWS

Critical Discourse is featuring notables of the art world, including on Oct. 4 Calvin College Professor Christopher Smit of DisArt, who will be leading a panel discussion on Art, Disability, Images, Bodies.

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A toast to five years: The Rapidian celebrates its anniversary

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, September 23, The Rapidian raised a glass to five, successful years of hyperlocal citizen journalism and community engagement at SiTE:LAB's 2014 ArtPrize venue, The Morton GR.

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Reconstructing history: artists create community inside SiTE:LAB @ The Morton

Submitted 09-21-2014 under OPINION

Kinesthetic and multi-media ArtPrize installations take flight amid the old Morton House's suspended redevelopment.

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GRTV to broadcast Peace Day special

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NEWS

On September 21, the International Day of Peace, GRTV will host five broadcasts of the film "Peacemakers."

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KT Killin' Them: changing the direction of hip hop

Submitted 08-24-2014 under OPINION

Local hip hop artist, Kurtis Burke, known as KT Killin' Them or KT, opens for T-Pain August 26, set out to help change the face of hip hop.

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Community Media Center introduces new leader for media access project

Submitted 08-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jen Vander Heide joins the CMC as project coordinator for the new Elevating Voices project. Here she explains why media access matters- and why it matters to her.

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Local videographer's Kala Project highlights beauty, strength in adversity

Submitted 08-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Kala Project, a Grand Rapids-based charitable organization, searches and shares stories with hopes to inspire those around them.

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