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Local teen writers build relationships, strengthen skills at international conference

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-14-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

This month, Grand Rapids area students Maeve Wilbourn and Aliya Hall had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco to attend the International Congress of Youth Voices as student delegates. The young women were attending as representatives of Grand...

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"The Characters that Lived" brings life to writing by young CYC authors

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 11-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, October 26, Wealthy Theatre was roaring with laughter during "The Characters that Lived", the second installment of the Creative Youth Center’s annual comedy improv show. The first show, "The Sketches that...

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Creative Youth Center kicks off annual campaign with 'meet and greet'

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) invites writers, creatives and the curious of all kinds to stop in for a meet and greet at The Meanwhile Bar back patio on Wednesday, July 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The CYC will share highlights from last...

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Creative Youth Center to launch fifth edition of yearly young authors' anthology

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 05-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Fans of Creative Youth Center (CYC) young authors will find it hard to believe that the fifth edition of their yearly anthology is already skimming off the press. In a few short weeks, Bloom Cherry Bloom Tree: The Book of Explosions V will...

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The Creative Youth Center teams up with LaughFest for The Sketches that Lived Encore

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 03-11-2016 under NEWS

It’s the place where one goes to the beach at Rocky Mountain National Park, where people from opposite sides of the world swim in pools of jello, and where try as you might, it is near impossible to get to that coveted red velvet cupcake: on...

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Young authors release new book with reading and signing at Wealthy Theatre

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 05-21-2015 under NEWS

About twenty-five Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center young authors attended their annual celebration and release of The Book of Explosions IV: Tiny Purple Thunderlights at the Wealthy Theatre Wednesday, May 20. The young authors sat in the...

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The Creative Youth Center celebrates National Poetry Month

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

National Poetry Month is the largest literary event in the world. It occurs every year, throughout the month of April, with celebrations led by teachers, students, librarians, writers and anyone else who embraces the written word. This year,...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. On Sunday, September 28 and Friday, October 3, the AAPC visited ArtPrize and each student wrote about what stood out to them...

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Build youth literacy: How investing in The Rapidian invests in your community

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ver este video en español | See this video in Spanish This video tells the story of how we build a youth literacy and build bridges thanks to investments in The Rapidian. In this video, young Rapidian reporter Edgar re-enacts his experience...

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