Catch up on Catalyst Radio, weekly public affairs program hosted by 88.1 FM WYCE

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-24-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, with multiple hosts. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social...

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New show at GRAM succeeds in honoring women's work, ordinary objects

by (Holly)

Submitted 06-02-2016 under OPINION

There are too many details to share about Maureen Nollette's new show at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), "Honorable Ordinaries." How do I explain this newest in the GRAM's "Michigan Artists Series?" I could tell you...

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LadyfestGR to bring community together in celebration of local women

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 03-22-2016 under NEWS

Saturday April 2nd marks the fifth annual LadyfestGR, hosted in the Heartside Neighborhood. A multifaceted event, those attending can expect to leave with knowledge surrounding buying local food on a budget, equity in neighborhoods, LGBT rights and...

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Why we need a Feminist Film Festival

by (lydiavanhoven)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under OPINION

In the top 100 highest grossing films of 2014, women represented a total of 30% of all speaking characters, often as a wife or mother. When we break down the numbers by race and gender, the statistics are even more bleak. Out of that small 30%, only...

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We need to stop talking about inner beauty and start teaching our girls to take action

by (Marjorie Steele)

Submitted 07-28-2015 under OPINION

The battle to bring women into the boardroom is a long one, and although we’ve made significant progress in recent years, it’s far from over. It’s not an obvious battle with clear sides, like the racism that’s raging in city...

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Catalyst Radio: NOW GR "Exploring the Future of Feminism"

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-01-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local chapter of the National Organization for Women, and preview its upcoming fundraising event on...

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LadyFest celebrates Grand Rapids women

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On April 4, downtown Grand Rapids will spend a full day appreciating and learning from the diverse range of voices that women in the city have to offer. The event's mission is "a celebration of badass women in our community," to...

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Local zinesters organize first feminist film fest at Wealthy Theatre

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

On Sunday, September 21 from 4-10 p.m. Wealthy Theatre will host Grand Rapids' first ever feminist film festival, organized by The Bandit Zine. A reception will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the Wealthy Theatre lobby. Live music perfermed by Jes...

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Voice through Art: Women's Center hosts reception this afternoon

by (edelsteven)

Submitted 09-12-2012 under OPINION

On September 12, from1:00-3:00 p.m., Grand Valley State University Women’s Center has their 11th Annual Art Reception (1201 Kirkhof Center, Allendale Campus). The Women's Center offers services to the downtown Grand Rapids and Allendale....

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Pulitzer prize winner details discrimination against women

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-27-2011 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community College kicked off its 17th Diversity Lecture Series last night, welcoming New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof to the podium at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain Street NE). Kristof, who has twice won the Pulitzer...

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