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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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The Muteflutes - "Chapultepec"

Submitted 08-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Another tune from Grand Rapids natives, The Muteflutes. Their new album, American Dream, was recorded in Southern Michigan over the course of 5 days.

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The Muteflutes - "Giving In"

Submitted 08-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids indie folk rock band The Muteflutes joined WYCE to promote their new album "American Dream."

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BettySoo - "Wheels"

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.

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New perspectives built on creative foundation

Submitted 08-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As new creative workers move in and out of the Avenue for the Arts live/work spaces, exhibits and events are infused with new perspectives, building on the existing creative foundation. We spoke with a long term resident, a business celebrating one year in business and a resident on the move.

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Art festival to return to Mangiamo lawn for third year

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

The third annual Big Bang Art Festival will be setting up its tents on the lawn of Mangiamo Italian Restaurant, the nineteenth century Wurzburg mansion on Lake Drive in East Hills.

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Acclaimed jazz musicians to take stage at Rosa Parks Circle

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

Trumpeter Rick Braun is headlining the 3rd annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation on Saturday and Sunday, August 16 and 17.

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Hoxeyville Festival to showcase Grand Rapids bands

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NEWS

From August 13-15, Hoxeyville will host bands from all around Michigan, including Grand Rapids' Fauxgrass. Hoxeyville Music Festival Returns to its Michigan roots after a one year hiatus. Jason Wheeler of Fauxgrass speaks about his excitement for the festival and why folks from GR should attend.

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Ziggy Marley - "I Get Up"

Submitted 08-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ziggy Marley recently stopped into the WYCE music library to share a few songs before his sold-out concert at Frederick Meijer Gardens. This is one of those songs.

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Pat Metheny, Bruce Hornsby hypnotize Meijer Gardens crowd

Submitted 08-01-2014 under OPINION

With a heady mix of songwriting, techinical skills, jazz improvisation and a 42-stringed guitar, Pat Metheny Unity Group and Bruce Hornsby deliver an ethereal performance at Frederick Meijer Gardens.

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