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

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

Catalyst Radio: Tonight's WYCE@Wealthy concert with The Bad Plus supports Pets For Vets

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Pets For Vets matches shelter animals with armed services veterans, bringing healing and companionship for both.

Catalyst Radio: Hope Network program promotes peer relationships for mental health support

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Peer to peer support is key to Hope Network’s Our Place program.

Catalyst Radio: WMEAC working for environmental justice through IDEAL initiative

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WMEAC’s aim with IDEAL is to broaden inclusion within the environmental movement that has historically had a more narrow reach.

Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

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Hope Church on Kalamazoo Avenue is presenting monthly concerts as conversation starters to support local artists while promoting discussion around issues that impact the local community.

Catalyst Radio: Aquinas Contemporary Writers Series features John D'Agata on Thurs., Oct. 30

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For more than 15 years, the Contemporary Writers Series has been bringing notable authors to Grand Rapids.

Catalyst Radio: Real Pirates exhibit at GRPM displays actual artifacts from 300 years ago

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Grand Rapids Public Museum offers glimpses of a sunken slave ship taken by pirates in the 1700s, with its current exhibit Real Pirates.

Catalyst Radio: Lutheran Social Services working for families, children, seniors

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LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.

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

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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.

Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse to feature Susan Sollins of Art21

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Critical Discourse, part of ArtPrize 2014, is bringing to Grand Rapids notables of the art world, including on Oct. 2 Susan Sollins of Art21 and the documentary series “Art in the 21st Century” that airs on PBS.

Catalyst Radio: Grants available through Healthy Homes Coalition to get lead contamination out of homes

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Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan is taking applications until Dec. 1 for funding removal of lead poisoning hazards from homes.

Catalyst Radio: Benefest raising funds for clean water for Rwanda

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Food, beer and music, all a part of first annual Benefest festival on Friday, Sept. 12.

Catalyst Radio: Ebony Road Players named beneficiary of Monday's WYCE@Wealthy Concert

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The first performance of the new WYCE@Wealthy concert series features Malian musician Vieux Farka Toure, with donations going to Ebony Road Players.

Catalyst Radio: Avenue For the Arts lining up fall full of activities

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Division Avenue and the Heartside Neighborhood will be packed with art-related events, including and beyond ArtPrize activities.

Catalyst Radio: Food bank use increasing, according to Feeding America report

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Feeding America West Michigan is staging its Million Meal March on the White Pine Trail Sat., Sept. 27. Local band Hawks and Owls will be part of the entertainment.

Catalyst Radio: Maker Faire invites inventors, innovators, tinkerers to show their creations

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Grand Rapids Public Museum will transform into the local Maker Faire on Aug. 30 and 31, with exhibitors displaying their interactive creative projects. Opportunity to become an exhibitor lasts through this Sunday, Aug. 10.

Catalyst Radio: Land stewardship network offering educational opportunities

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On Fri., Aug. 8, The West Michigan Cluster of The Stewardship Network is offering a workshop on Forestry Management. The natural resource group also has several additional educational opportunities planned.

Catalyst Radio: Disability Advocates hosting downtown celebration Tues. for ADA anniversary

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DAKC celebrates the 24th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities civil rights act, but continues the social justice work for the disabled community as part of the services provided by the organization.

Catalyst Radio: The University Wits highlights local works, with "In A Single Bound" beginning Thurs.

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The University Wits is a group of former Grand Valley State University theatre students who primarily focus on original works.

Catalyst Radio: Tom Clinton working for broader meaning of access at CMC, greater community impact

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Tom Clinton began at Community Media Center on May 12 as the organization’s new executive director. Clinton brings experience from the legal field and the arts community.