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

Division Avenue and the Heartside Neighborhood will be packed with art-related events, including and beyond ArtPrize activities.
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Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

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StArt, hosted by San Chez restaurant, is a fundraiser for Avenue For the Arts set this year for Sept. 21.

StArt, hosted by San Chez restaurant, is a fundraiser for Avenue For the Arts set this year for Sept. 21. /Avenue For the Arts

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we take a look at the arts activities taking place on Avenue For The Arts this fall.  In studio is Jenn Schaub, to highlight some of the upcoming events that will be taking place in this neighborhood of residential, commercial and non-profit groups that make up the cultural corridor on South Division.

Schaub, who is Neighborhood Revitalization Specialist at Dwelling Place, will describe some of the featured activities such as StArt – a fundraiser on Sept. 21 to help kick off ArtPrize, Break It Down - Make It Better conversations series, First Friday’s events and the growing Free Radical shows aimed at challenging perceptions of art and offering opportunities for new curators.



Local music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from Jake Stilson, from his release Stilson Shmilson. The song is “This Drink.”

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