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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.

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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The Community Story Tree Project on GRTV

If you weren't able to attend the premiere of The Community Story Tree Project at Wealthy Theatre a few weeks ago the program will be played on GRTV several times.  If you would like to help us continue collecting stories from our neighborhoods or have a story to tell yourself please contact GRTV.

-Wed. October 14 at Noon
-Sat. October 17 at 8:00 pm
-Tue. October 20 at 8:30 pm
-Fri. October 23 at 1:30 pm
-Sat. October 24 at 10:30 am
-Mon. October 26 at 6:00 pm
-Tue. October 27 at 8:00 pm
-Wed. October 28 at 1:00 pm
-Tue....

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In case you missed it

Posted: 09/30/2009

In case you missed it

Joshua James Interview and Two-song Performance on WYCE.

October 1, 2009

Host: Pete Bruinsma




In Case You Missed It...Round Mountain on WYCE

Eclectic brotherly act Round Mountain stopped by WYCE to chat with Lee about their new album and their Hat Trick Concert Series performance.

Click the player below to hear it!




Be a Citizen Reporter!

Posted: 08/24/2009

Be a Citizen Reporter!

Over the past few months, local volunteers and CMC staff have been working on the new Grand Rapids citizen journalism project The Rapidian. Set to go live on September 15th, The Rapidian will be a new local news and information source powered by you. The intention is to empower local residents to not only consume news and information, but to be the reporters as well. CMC will help with training and support so you can use video, audio, photos and text to report of the issues and stories from your community.

Of course, in order to get...

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