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Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

WYCE counts down its 2,020 most played songs of 2020, with number one hitting at midnight on New Year’s Day. Closer to, Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, and The Rapidian join forces for a virtual and televised marathon of New Year’s Eve concerts held at Wealthy Theatre from previous years.

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Ericka 'Kyd Kane' Thompson becomes Grand Rapids' new poet laureate

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and reading of poetry among residents. She was named in the role this fall by the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Open for Registration: Hope Gain Network Receives Grant to Offer Work at Home Training

Submitted 10-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Hope Gain Network receives grant from The Pollination Project. The seed grant will fund training programs for people in need seeking work from home opportunities

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Wealthy Theatre launches week-long Fall Fund Drive with virtual events, marathons, giveaways

Submitted 09-22-2020 under NEWS

The fundraiser runs through Friday and features daily online events, as well as Wealthy Theatre-related marathons airing on WYCE and GRTV. It also includes daily incentives and giveaways for those donating throughout the week.

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It's a Beautiful World: Remembering The Great Daryl Nathan

Submitted 08-06-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local artist Corey Ruffin captures his most vivid memories of the legendary Grand Rapids performer, who has sadly passed in recent weeks.

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Join our 2020 Virtual Wheel Run Together 5K to benefit persons with disabilities in need of mobility equipment!

Submitted 07-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

For the past 24 years the generous Doctorate in Physical Therapy students at Grand Valley State University have been raising money to support Alternatives in Motion's vital mission of enhancing mobility through access to mobility equipment!!

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center kicking off live virtual concert series on Monday

Submitted 06-07-2020 under NEWS

Set in Wealthy Theatre's historic theatre space, "WYCE at Wealthy" offers music fans a chance to enjoy live performances from local artists almost three months into continued concert venue shutdowns in West Michigan.

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Calvin Center for Faith & Writing debuts a short, no-cost film of Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson, featuring kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Calvin Center for Faith & Writing is debuting a short, no-cost film about Katherine Paterson, with kids from the Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC), and librarian and author Travis Jonker.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids suspends walk-in traffic at City Hall and other departmental buildings, Kent County Clerk suspends in-person transactions, Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event, and more statements from local organizations issued March 17-18, 2020.

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St. Cecilia Music Center's Concert with GRAMMY® Award Winning Marc Cohn has been Postposed

Submitted 03-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

A new date for St. Cecilia Music Center's Marc Cohn Concert has been scheduled for September 2020 and the exact date will be announced soon.

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