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Catalyst Radio: Benefest raising funds for clean water for Rwanda

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

About Catalyst Radio

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.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight Benefest – a benefit music festival raising funds for 20 Liters an organization working to provide access to clean water to communities in Rwanda.

This episode features an interview conducted by WYCE Programmer J-New, with Benefest organizer Tom Gunnels of Hivemind.GR.

The event is co-sponsored by WYCE and The Intersection, and takes place at The Intersection lounge beginning at 5:30 today, Sept. 12.



Music featured throughout this episode of Catalyst Radio comes from bands that will be performing at BeneFest today, including The Accidentals, and The Crane Wives.

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