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Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre on May 7

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 05-02-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist and host of Democracy Now!, will speak at Wealthy Theatre on Sunday, May 7 as part of a fundraiser for Grand Rapids Community Media Center. The visit is part of her North American tour: Democracy Now!: Covering...

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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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Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center & centering student voices

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Katie Gordon speaks with Kristin Brace, Executive Director of Creative Youth Center, preparing kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices.  GR Creative Youth Center will host an all-ages improv...

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

by (Carol Shirey)

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to a simulcast presentation of the first 2016 Presidential national debates on Monday, September 26th at Wealthy Theatre. The debate between the two major party candidates is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Admission is free. The...

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New Community Media Center club unites lovers of film

by (Briana)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, I joined a small group of movie and media lovers and a handful of fellow CMC employees in the Koning Micro-Cinema inside of Wealthy Theatre to watch Rouben Mamoulian's pre-Code era film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" for...

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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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For Valentines: an evening of music and dance at Wealthy Theatre

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 01-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Saturday, Feb. 13th, Wealthy Theatre (1130 Wealthy SE, Grand Rapids, MI) hosts a very special evening of music and dance, on the weekend of Valentine's Day.   ArtPeers and Dance in the Annex (DITA) present "transcend," one night...

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Spring semester starts at Creative Youth Center

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

“I love journaling about everything we do. We write about our lives: what’s fun and what’s funny,” Adrian enthuses at the last Afterschool Adventure gathering of the semester. When programming begins again, students will find...

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Wealthy Theatre to host The Crane Wives for 6th annual New Year's Eve concert

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-29-2015 under NEWS

Wealthy Theatre is hosting its sixth annual New Year's Eve concert on December 31. Locally started indie-rock/folk band The Crane Wives will return to Grand Rapids for the event, and Chicago band The Way Down Wanderers will make their...

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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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