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Catalyst Radio: In the Image

Submitted 05-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Image serves 800 families a year and works with 32 elementary schools in the GR area. They are also a charity partner for the Fifth Third River Bank Run and will be sponsoring six recovering ad


Tonight's City Connection postponed, rescheduled for Monday, May 23

Submitted 05-02-2011 under NEWS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Well, you will soon have your chance when the program airs again.


Picturesque: In plain sight

Submitted 05-02-2011 under OPINION

The dabs of violet were hardly noticeable. Who else today had spotted this shy cluster huddled by a tree? And then I had to wonder: What do we Grand Rapidians notice that we think others miss?


Catalyst Radio: VSA Michigan GR

Submitted 04-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Executive Director Michele Suchovsky shares how the arts made it possible for a quadraplegic man to sign his name for the first time in 20 years to their 25th anniversary that will bring hundr


Catalyst Radio: Home Repair Services fostering DIY culture among homeowners

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Home Repair Services started in 1979 with home repair house calls for low-income families and has grown into six additional programs to foster a DIY ethic among homeowners.


WMEAC and GRCC to celebrate Earth Day with Earthwork Music

Submitted 04-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Grand Rapids Community College are celebrating Earth Day with a special concert featuring top acts from Earthwork Music at Fountain Street Church in


Rethinking how we describe news categories

Submitted 04-20-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian is chock full of arts and entertainment content. Is it fluff or does it signal a new way of thinking about news, community and dialogue?


Catalyst Radio: ARC Kent County Monday night's beneficiary of WYCE's hat trick concert series

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Music lovers, Hat Trick goers, this one's for you. As the beneficiary of the upcoming music concert at One Trick Pony, ARC Kent County's executive director joins us to share exactly what Monday night'


Building our skills and building community: public hours get special

Submitted 04-12-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian's "Public Hours" are being revamped: bi-weekly themes around photo essays, cloud computing, creative commons and strong interview skills are planned for upcoming months.


Catalyst Radio: Art.Downtown to hold its largest pop-up gallery event yet

Submitted 04-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The annual Art.Downtown event is coming up and has a larger footprint than ever before. Organizer Jenn Schaub and ArtPeers' Erin Wilson give us all the details.