Delta Program encourages teen boys to tell their stories, learn from community leaders

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-27-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Friday, February 9, 2018, teen boys from the Delta Project gathered at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center's Wealthy Annex and worked with their teachers, community members and a film production crew to produce a series of interviews,...

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Community responds to Jurors' Shortlist at ArtPrize 9

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

Art lovers, hopeful artists and various media filled the ArtPrize Studio at the ArtPrize Hub last night on 41 Sheldon Boulevard SE, eager to hear whom this year's jurors' selected for notice among this year's entries. The Rapidian and...

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Elevating Voices: Community Media Center showcases locally produced videos exploring identity, race, disability at Wealthy Theatre

by (George)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Wednesday night, Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC) will present a special showcase of video productions created during the Elevating Voices project. Elevating Voices is a multi-year project of GRCMC created to raise the visibility of...

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GR Forward Together video is not the happy ending

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 07-19-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

“Very cool;” “Awesome video;” “A true Grand Rapids;” are some of the comments by viewers regarding the “GR Forward Together” video by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. released online on July 11, 2016. I had...

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The Rapid's new ad series tells riders' stories, benefits to community

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Paul Mackie, one of the nation’s foremost mass transit bloggers and the communications director of the Virginia-based nonprofit research organization Mobility Lab, recently posed this challenge to America’s public transportation industry...

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Local artists, actors collaborate in new screendance exhibition at UICA

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-05-2016 under NEWS

"A Gallery Exhibition of New Works in Screendance" will be showing at the UICA this coming Friday, January 8 through Sunday, January 17. Local artists Amy Wilson of Dance in the Annex, Erin Wilson of ArtPeers, local hip-hop artists Patrick...

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Story Matters: Jessica explains interest in making videos

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer, fall,...

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Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hints at Movies in the Park lineup

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under NEWS

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. (DGRI) and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks have revealed a teaser video and public competition as a means of announcing the 2014 lineup for their wildly successful Movies in the Park series. DGRI commissioned local...

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"TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL" at Wealthy Theatre, May 11

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Presale tickets are on sale now for TRIP THE LIGHT: MYTHICAL which takes place at Wealthy Theatre on May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. Grand Rapids dance collective Dance in the Annex (DITA) performs two annual, collaborative dance/music concerts at Wealthy...

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Creating content on The Rapidian: Embedding a video

by (Holly)

Submitted 01-23-2012 under OPINION

In past "Tricks of the Trade" episodes, you've learned about adding an article, adding a calendar event, pitching a story and including hyperlinks in your Rapidian articles.  Sometimes, though, you...

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