Wealthy Theatre

Trip The Light: Ephemeral

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 05-04-2011 under OPINION

On behalf of the artists involved in Trip The Light: Ephemeral I'm privileged to premiere, here on The Rapidian, the only video you'll ever see (above) from this most groundbreaking live event. Most sincere thanks to our friends at...

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"Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?" Wrap-up

by (Arts Council GR)

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

When the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Artpeers, and Avenue for the Arts partnered up to sponsor a panel discussion about the role of arts criticism in Grand Rapids, we titled it “Critical Reality: Why Is Arts Criticism Important?...

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WT Centennial Sustainability Campaign: Earth Day Event!

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 04-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

WT Peace Pole installation ceremony April 22 at Noon - 15 minutes (bring a lunch!) WT Earth Day Fundraiser From April 4-22 Donate before Earth Day! Wheeler Family Foundation matches 1:1 Receive original Mark Rumsey print as thanks! All donations go...

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Art Criticism: An Afterthought

by (UICA)

Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Last night, UICA's Director of Education Elizabeth Goddard participated in a panel discussion concerning Art Criticism that was hosted by the Arts Council of Greater Grand Rapids, Dwelling Place and ArtPeers at Wealthy Theatre. The other...

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LED Aisle Lights: WT Centennial Sustainability Campaign

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Irwin Seating Company today (March 8, 2011) completed its installation of a key component of Wealthy Theatre's Centennial Sustainability Campaign - they replaced all our old, incadescent aisle lights with cutting edge L.E.D. lamps! These lamps will...

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Unity Magazine's American Roots Festival at the Wealthy Theatre on February 25th

by (Operation Resources)

Submitted 02-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

 Unity Magazine’s American Roots Festival comes to the Wealthy Theatre on Friday February 25th to celebrate the cultural diversity and wide range of influences that all go into the rich tapestry of music that defines the American musical...

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Not Your Average Speaker Series: Food for Thought (Action!)

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

The 'Not Your Average Speaker' series returns to Wealthy Theatre this Thursday evening (February 24th) to discuss sustainable food systems and issues of hunger.  The event, presented by Rapid Growth Media, begins at 6:00pm. "We're...

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Peace Corps celebrates 50 years of contributions

by (rpcvwmi)

Submitted 02-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

March 1, 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of the day on which President Kennedy signed the executive order that established Peace Corps as an independent government agency devoted to promoting world peace and friendship.  Since that day, more...

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Uncivil disobedience: Thoughts on recent vandalism from a former Wealthy Street business owner

by (geobay3)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under OPINION

In the wake of continuing vandalism in the Wealthy Street business district, I feel compelled to offer another take on the so-called gentrification of the area. As a lifelong resident of Delaware, I moved here in 1988 to open my first art gallery on...

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WT Centennial: The Ghost Light

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

As you may know, Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre kicks off its Centennial Celebration at Midnight on Dec. 31, 2010 - at the Starlight Six New Year's Eve Concert, on the theatre's main stage, in Peter Wege Auditorium. At Midnight, Wealthy...

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