Wealthy Theatre

Manasseh Project educates community on local human trafficking

by (Ryan Mac)

Submitted 10-03-2012 under OPINION

The Manasseh Project’s first-hand experience with human trafficking has shaken the project's founders awake to the fact that something ugly exists in our city and it needs to go away. Human trafficking is here, in Grand Rapids.  In...

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Wealthy Theatre's blueprint for survival seeks funding in its final months

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 09-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

"For us, the history of this place... is the one constant," says Erin Wilson, director of Wealthy Theatre. "It's the future that we're responsible for, as stewards of this place. And that is a great responsibility." The...

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Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre September 18

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 08-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

Amy Goodman will take the stage on Sept. 18, 2012 at noon to talk about the 2012 elections and community media at the Wealthy Theatre, a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC).  Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman is well...

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DITA continues pushing education, performance boundaries

by (DITA)

Submitted 07-25-2012 under NONPROFITS

DITA (Dance in the Annex) proudly debuts its new dance-on-camera piece, These Four Walls,  with footage shot June 15, 2012 during SiTE:LAB at Blandford Nature Center. The piece explores the idea of confined space, imposed by external forces....

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Local theater hosts international debut of next-gen, sustainable stage lighting

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

An American company has developed a protoype version of the most revolutionary stage lighting instrument in over three decades: an LED version of the Source 4 light, by ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls). And this weekend, with the support of the ETC...

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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network presents Ignite Conference 2012

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Get ready to ignite your career and kickstart your passion. YNPN is planning a half-day conference with local and nationally known speakers who are bringing about daily revolutions in the nonprofit sector.  The Young Nonprofit Professionals...

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Nonprofit professionals go head to head in karaoke battle May 4

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Lets get ready to RRRRRRRRUMBLE!!! On Friday, May 4th 2012, young nonprofit professionals from 11 local organizations will take the stage at Wealthy Theater to express their nonprofits’ missions, visions and values...through song. Think...

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Marley movie and its local connection

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The movie "Marley," a documentary biography of reggae musician Bob Marley, opens Friday in art house theaters across the U.S. It will debut in cities like Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Miami and Grand Rapids. It...

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DITA, ArtPeers launch presale for Trip The Light 2012

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

TRIP THE LIGHT 2012 tickets are live as you read this article in The Rapidian - click here for presale tickets. More on TRIP in a moment. We have a video to debut, thanks to Michael Cook and Scopitone VidBox - this Rapidian feature is the premiere...

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La Soga screens at Third annual Latin American Film Fest

by (Ryan Mac)

Submitted 04-09-2012 under OPINION

Where can you find two hundred people riveted to their seats with wide eyes glued to the screen? Non native Spanish speakers who are fluent? This group had gathered to see the first film from the Dominican Republic shown at the acclaimed Toronto...

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