Wealthy Theatre

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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Mayoral debate at Wealthy Theatre brings standing room only crowds

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Wealthy Theatre was a packed house on Wednesday night, as mayoral candidates Robert Dean, John George, Willard Lee and Rosalynn Bliss answered questions from both co-moderators and local citizens via a Twitter wall. Debate topics included topics...

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Wealthy Theatre invites public to major press conference

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

A press conference, scheduled for 10:45 a.m. on Thursday at Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre, will reveal several major announcements about the culmination of a multi-year project to upgrade and "green" the theatre. "There...

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Community Media Center to host citizen-driven mayoral candidate debate

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC), in an effort to ensure local citizens are informed, engaged and ready to vote in our city’s August 4 mayoral primary, is hosting a debate on July 15.  The debate, led with assistance from...

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GR Reads: The Movies – Hedwig and the Angry Inch

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-29-2015 under

Cult hit Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a musical comedy-drama based on the stage musical of the same name. The story follows a transsexual punk rock girl from East Berlin as she tours America with her band.  Tickets are available at grcmc.org or...

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GR Reads: The Movies – The Haunting

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-28-2015 under

In this 1963 classic, a scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. Tickets are available at grcmc.org or at the box office. Show your GRPL library card for...

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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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GR Reads: The Movies – Harold and Maude

by (grpl)

Submitted 05-14-2015 under

A cult favorite, Harold and Maude is the story about the friendship between a young, rich man who is obsessed with death and the anarchic, quirky lady he meets at a funeral. The relationship deepens as Maude teaches Harold to live life to its...

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