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‘We’re not slowing down, we’re speeding up’: Saxon and Uriah Heep bring tour to downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-13-2024 under NEWS

British Metal legends Saxon and Rock icons Uriah Heep are set to co-headline at GLC Live at 20 Monroe


Filmmaker Spotlight: Dante James (Open Projector Night Audience Vote Winner)

Submitted 04-18-2024 under NONPROFITS

Dante James talks about process and inspiration behind his film that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.


(Watch) Seven Men Reach One Year of Recovery at Guiding Light

Submitted 02-23-2024 under NONPROFITS

Watch the testimonies of seven former clients of the Guiding Light Recovery program - a donor-funded, long-term, in-patient substance abuse treatment program offered to Grand Rapids men at zero financial cost.


Dwelling Place Introduces 2024 Winter/Spring Artist in Residence: Pharaoh Muhammad Khalil

Submitted 02-02-2024 under NONPROFITS

Pharaoh is a multi-talented artist who will be utilizing the 106 Gallery space to curate exhibitions and activations in the Heartside neighborhood that will showcase the talent and creativity of a variety of artists.


Grand Valley presents screenings of inspiring athlete documentary "Team Dream" with cast in attendance

Submitted 01-17-2024 under NEWS

Grand Valley State University hosts screenings of Queen Latifah produced short documentary "Team Dream" (2022) with a star athlete and coach from the film present.


Wealthy Theatre Presents History Rich Holiday Classic 'It's a Wonderful Life' in 16mm Film this December

Submitted 12-06-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids's Wealthy Theatre to play "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946), for second annual holiday showing. Now considered a classic, the Frank Capra directed film once sprung controversial federal investigations and lengthy legal battles despite it's praise from American audiences.


'Wealthy Theatre Presents' highlights 16 experimental films by Michigan filmmakers

Submitted 10-11-2023 under LOCAL LIFE

The Wealthy Theatre and Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) have partnered to exhibit local films in a gallery setting. Running from Oct. 7, 2023, to Jan. 14, 2024, the "Wealthy Theatre Presents" showcase features Michigan filmmakers pushing artistic boundaries.


Filmmaker Spotlight: Peaches Wilczak (Open Projector Night)

Submitted 09-14-2023 under NONPROFITS

Peaches Wilczak talks about process and inspiration behind their film 'Gnosis' that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.


Save the Date: WYCE to be at the Eastown Streetfair in September

Submitted 08-03-2023 under NONPROFITS

WYCE 88.1FM to have a vendor booth at 50th Annual Eastown Streetfair on Saturday, September 16


Groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence 3-Day Screenwriting Workshop and Interactive Writing Exhibition debuts in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

Branch Out Productions and GR-Media Initiative/Film Incubator are hosting a 3-day workshop challenge for 5 writers, who will be coached in how to use AI (Artificial Intelligence) to produce a full screenplay in 3 days. July 23 at 6 pm the public can see the results and participate in a groupwrite.