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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.

Lighthouse Communities Website Redesign

During the spring of 2009 CMC worked with the Lighthouse Communities to completely redesign their website for a more navigable website with additional resources, better tools to support their work in the areas of community development, neighborhood services, foreclosure prevention, commercial development, homeownership programs, and lead hazard control.

The website content can be easily updated by Lighthouse Communities through the CMC's content management system. The newsletter is automatically generated from selected website content. ...

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Cherry Festival A Success!

Posted: 07/14/2009

Another field test with our new Portable Production Studio was a success.  The Grand Rapids Community Media Center, working in conjunction with the Northwest Michigan Community Media Center, drove our new Tricaster studio in a box (well, three boxes to be exact) up to Traverse City to film the National Cherry Festival Parade.  The four camera, three and a half hour shoot included a scissor lift mounted camera, a scaffolding mounted camera, an indoor talent camera and one roaming camera for on the street interviews and close ups all encoded...

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Get Guilty! - Dave Alvin at WYCE

Dave Alvin and two extremely Guilty Women - Cindy Cashdollarand Christy McWilson - joined Lee in WYCE's studio to discuss the new Yep Roc Records release.

GRTV recently purchased an MXL XLR ‚€“ USB Microphone adapter for the edit suites.  This adapter makes voice over recording easy as 1, 2, 3.  Plug in, flip on, hit record.  The recording is crisp and clear and requires no rendering.  Try it out next time you‚€™re in!

In Case You Missed It: Neko Case

Before her concert at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, singer-songwriter Neko Case sat down with WYCE's Nicole LaRae to talk about music, animals, her barn in Vermont, and her distaste for skinny jeans.