New WYCE station manager says Grand Rapids' music scene is "diverse and bursting with talent"

by (Kiran Sood Patel)

Submitted 08-03-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Media Center is pleased to welcome Hayes Griffin as the new station manager for WYCE. Grand Rapids Community Media Center also includes Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, The Rapidian, Education and IT Services. Griffin hails from Ohio....

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Exciting summer at your Community Media Center

by (grcmc)

Submitted 07-24-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Rockin' on WYCE! It has been an amazing year at WYCE! From celebrations on the airwaves to some truly amazing live music experiences, our crew and volunteer programmers are building community through music! In February we held the 19th Jammies...

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Spring brings opportunities to support local, independent radio

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-17-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE's Spring Fund Drive is on its way - Friday, April 20-27, 2018! The unique music variety we've shared for over three decades is made 100 percent possible by donations from our listener sponsors...we need you to keep doing your part!...

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Jammies XIX, WYCE's local, regional music awards showcase returns to The Intersection February 9

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE 88.1 FM, Grand Rapids’ listener sponsored radio station is returning to The Intersection on February 9, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. to host the eighteenth annual celebration of local and regional music.The event features 24 live music...

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WYCE to celebrate 18th annual Bubble Bash

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

This December 21, 2017 is the 18th annual WYCE Bubble Bash at the Big ol’ Building in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Year after year the bubbly flows, the conversation resonates, and the hor d'oeuvres appetize. However, other factors...

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Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

by (lemmon)

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for...

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Harmony: Community-building and the music industry panel discussions

by (Jerry Wayne Newson)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under OPINION

On Friday, September 22, 2017, the final event of ArtPrize 2017 Artist Week concluded with the event Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry. Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry was a series of panel discussions presented...

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ArtPrize, Hopcat, WYCE partner to bring "world of music" back to Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids

by (lemmon)

Submitted 09-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Blue Bridge Music Festival takes place this coming weekend, September 29 and 30, on the blue pedestrian bridge, an ArtPrize Nine venue, between Fulton Street and Pearl Street bridges over the Grand River.  This event mixes the more graphic...

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Summer celebration along Downtown's South Division Avenue

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Another sunny August in Grand Rapids marks the most exciting First Fridays event of the season: the 14th annual artist’s market, hosted by the Avenue for the Arts. First Fridays is a monthly event held in the business corridor along South...

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Catalyst Radio: Dustin Dwyer on five years with State of Opportunity

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

Listen to or download the audio here.  Michigan Radio reporter Dustin Dwyer just wrapped up five years of reporting on the State of Opportunity project based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a series that explores what can be done to break the cycle...

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