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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.

Video Segment About Wealthy Theatre!
Rapid Growth Media, 9/4/08 - You could call it the Wealthy Theatre neighborhood. Grand Rapids' answer to the Apollo, the iconic local theater has embodied the revival of one of the region's hippest neighborhoods and the growth of the local urban music scene.

On Friday, September 19th 2008 at 4pm, we will be moving the server that hosts all of our client websites to a colocation facility here in Grand Rapids.  This move will allow us to provide increased bandwidth and redundancy for all of our clients websites.   Please be aware that there will be some downtime while the server is being physically moved to the colocation facility and while the DNS changes propagate throughout the Internet.

Because of this move, the IP address of that server will be changing.  For our clients that have us...

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Annual Meeting Recap

Posted: 08/24/2008

The 2008 Annual Members Meeting for the Community Media Center was held on August 19th in the CMC studio. Read here for a synopsis of the procedings and text of presentations by outgoing board president Tim Goodwin and Executive Director Laurie Cirivello.

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Potato Moon concert at Wealthy Theatre

Like to take a minute to give my propers to the crew: tonight's "Potato Moon" concert (8/21) was the best-run Wealthy Theatre concert yet. End of sentence.  CMC knocked this one out the park.

No doubt it's easier to look good when you've got that much talent onstage... "Potato moon" is amazing.

Big thanks to Ted for getting the lights and mics setup on Wednesday.  Also, thanks to Jeff for the setup help, Brooke for running Tech Booth and switching video, Colleen for her amazing touch on lighting, Tom and Francesca for managing front of...

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In order for the Community Media Center to keep providing the same level of IT support that we have for the past decade, we will be making some changes to our IT support structure.  The hourly rate for IT consulting, maintenance and support will increase from $55/hour to $64/hour.  Also, our emergency rate with a 4 hour response time during business hours will increase from $75/hour to $84/hour and our emergency rate outside of normal business hours of 10am - 6pm Monday thru Friday will increase from $95/hour to...

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