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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.

The Education department has been extremely busy this summer offering a series of video and animation camps running from the middle of June through the month of July. We are in the middle of preparing a premier screening of the campers’ creations. Join us at the Koning Micro Cinema on Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30pm for a screening that includes stop-motion animation, pixilation, music creation and digital storytelling.
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Grandwich Website

Posted: 07/19/2011

Grandwich Website

The CMC IT department is proud to announce the launch of the Grandwich competition website, sponsored  by the Downtown Alliance.

The Grandwich competition is a battle between area restaurants, delis, cafes, bakeries, etc. to create a sandwich that wins exclusive rights to being the official sandwich of Grand Rapids, or "Grandwich".  This sandwich will be synonymous with Grand Rapids, putting GR on the culinary map with the cheesesteaks and Chicago dogs.

The Grandwich site allows a user to register or use facebook connect to...

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Wealthy Theatre: Revolutionizing Historic Preservation in NY!

This week, our own Wealthy Theatre Director - Erin Wilson - is in NY, attending the League of Historic American Theatres 35th Annual National Conference. He's also presenting at two major sessions about the revolutionary greening initiatives CMC has designed in the groundbreaking Wealthy Theatre Centennial Sustainability Campaign. Updates to follow this week!


Video brought to you by GRTV.

Back in April, Rapid Growth invited a group of people from Grand Rapids to venture to Detroit with us; to tour the city and check out some of the economic success going on.  It went so well, we partnered with Johannah Jelks and Generation X and Y For Michigan (a group devoted to keeping young people in Michigan), expanded on the idea and have invited a group from Detroit to come to Grand Rapids. We plan to give them a tour of some exciting things happening in our community and join some of their...

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