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Welcome to the CMC

For over 25 years the Community Media Center has acquired and maintained technology tools, media services and community venues to benefit the Grand Rapids community. Explore this site to discover how CMC's television, radio, IT, education and live theatre resources are here to help you.

Glance at the Past - Grand River Islands

Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Community Media Center present "Glance at the Past".  Did you know that in Grand Rapids' early days the Grand River was home to three islands?

Greg Nagy earns Blues Foundation nomination

Congratulations to Lansing's Greg Nagy on his Blues Foundation nomination for Best New Artist for his album Walk That Fine Thin Line.

The Blues Foundation Awards (formerly the W.C. Handy Awards) honor the best in blues from around the globe.  Greg and his band perform at the 30th Annual BFA ceremony in May and at the WYCE Jammie Awards in February.

Movie Makers

Posted: 10/29/2009

Movie Makers

A group from Pioneer Resources in Muskegon are learning video production to make their own movie.  They will be submitting their video to a national film festival dedicated to film makers with disabilities.  Their first stop was GRTV's studio class and from there they will be learning field production and editing.

Children's Assessment Center Site Updates

The CMC IT team is proud to announce the updated Childrens Assessment Center website.The site has an updated design to brighten things up and increase readability. It also comes with numerous back-end updates and features including a popular Stories system which displays stories, testimonials, and even images of the hand written letters from the people who walk through their doors on a daily basis. It also gives them the ability to create pages dynamically, and arrange and order their menu structure, with an unlimited amount of sub-menus....

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Losing a fine Rapidian

Posted: 10/20/2009

Losing a fine Rapidian

It is indeed a very sad day. Drew Storey, CMC volunteer, former board member and most recently content facilitator staff for The Rapidian, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 18th.

Drew was a quiet, but passionate supporter of community media and free speech. He was also one of the first to volunteer his time and talents to the design and launch of The Rapidian; CMC's citizen journalism experiment. Drew contributed countless hours identifying and wrestling with issues about editorial policy and reporter engagement. I am certain that...

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