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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.

In Case You Missed It: Natalie MacMaster Live on WYCE

Natalie MacMaster was in Grand Rapids for three live performances with the Grand Rapids Symphony. On Saturday, March 21, she stopped in to talk to J.R. about her tour, her 4-and-a-half-week-old baby, and her music career.

In Case You Missed It: New Songs from Richard Shindell!

Singer-songwriter Richard Shindell stopped by the WYCE studios Monday to chat with Lee and share songs from his forthcoming album - Not Far Now - due in stores next month.  Click the player below to hear the interview.

In case you missed it....Black 47 Live at WYCE

Here's an excerpt with a song, and a shout out to P2, Black 47's tour manager and Grand Rapids native.

In case you missed it: Monte Montgomery live on WYCE

Acoustic guitar virtuoso Monte Montgomery joined Matt Gladden in the studio on March 3rd for a preview of his concert that night at The Intersection Front Lounge. He blew us all away with his in-studio performance, and he blew away a packed house at The Intersection with the full show that night.

Catch him next time he's in town. For now, just press play below  and hear his in-studio interview and performance.

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Computer Based Playback at GRTV

Posted: 02/25/2009

Computer Based Playback at GRTV

GRTV may look a little different lately.  A new server based playback system was installed just before the new year.  All the shows you see on GRTV are playing back from a file on a computer now instead of a DVD or tape.  The Tightrope SX4 has 4 terabytes of memory and is much more reliable than the previous system.  Many of you remember the racks of tape decks that filled the master control room and staff cueing shows at all times of the day.   Now we upload programs to the server and can do it days or weeks in advance.  Another benefit...

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