The Rapidian

Technology

GoSite Inclusion Committee working to represent area sectors

Submitted 12-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The GoSite information sharing space will shine a light on the diverse communities, groups, and activities across the metro Grand Rapids area, with help from the many dedicated people already working everyday to build them.

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Bradley Productions emphasizes storytelling, collaboration

Submitted 12-17-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A young local film production company approaches wedding videos as storytelling and creates short films for the nonprofit sector.

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Wealthy Theatre awarded grant, hopes to become world's first LED historic theatre

Submitted 12-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

American stage lighting company Electronic Theatre Controls awarded CMC an industry-best ION 2000 lighting console, helping the theatre get closer to converting 100% to LED lighting.

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Grand Rapids-based startup launches app to help feed hungry children

Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS

FoodCircles curates great local restaurants, and provides dishes starting at $1 online. Your entire purchase goes to charity, feeding one child in need for each $1 spent.

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GoSite coalition partners offer collaborative, community-focused programs

Submitted 11-19-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The information sharing space will serve as a central access point, highlighting many of the notable programs already in place throughout the community.

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Local film sells out for premiere showing at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 11-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

"Cactus" will premiere this Saturday, November 9 with shows at 8 and 9 already sold out. A third showing has been added at 9:45 p.m.

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Coffee With Creators offers discussion about local business, technology

Submitted 10-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Factory hosts the weekly meetup called Coffee With The Creators where local professionals in technology, business and design share their stories.

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Collaboration, mixed-use, inclusivity: building blocks of the GoSite space

Submitted 10-01-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Placemaking occurs within the process of rethinking the traditional “information center” to engage a broader, 21st century audience.

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Spoke Folks introduces tricycle work bench at ArtPrize

Submitted 09-24-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Jay Niewiek and company have teamed up with Terra Trike of Grand Rapids to build a mobile workbench.

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GR Makers, Mutually Human Software create space for hardware, software innovation

Submitted 08-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Two workspaces in Grand Rapids have teamed up to create a space that provides entrepreneurs access to tools and other professionals to produce innovative products.

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