Arts & Entertainment

Published February 13, 2018

ROCHESTER — For 25 years, the Rochester-Avon Historical Society has invited the public to see what their vintage jewelry, collectible china and antique art is really worth.

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Published February 13, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Art hidden in buried bottles or placed deep within building foundations tells a tale of unthinkable cruelty in pictures that speak louder than words.

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Published February 13, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — It seems fitting that during a year when women’s voices are being heard more than ever before, founding members of the once all-female jazz group Straight Ahead would be reuniting for a series of special concerts.

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Published February 12, 2018

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — When at Cranbrook, do as the Romans do. Isn’t that how the saying goes? Well, it is now that the Cranbrook Institute of Science has opened its newest exhibition, “Ancient Rome: Age of the Caesars,” which will run through July 3 in the museum’s traveling exhibition hall.

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Published February 6, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — A profoundly divided family comes together during the holidays, forcing them to confront their differences, in the dark comedy “Other Desert Cities,” a new production by the Purdon Studio Theatre — the black-box theatrical arm of Grosse Pointe Theatre.

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Published February 6, 2018

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ST. CLAIR SHORES — They’ll be celebrating their first anniversary with a concert Feb. 10 at the Watermark Bar and Grill in St. Clair Shores, but the members of the Eastside Jazz Quartet are far from beginners when it comes to music.

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Published February 6, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — In artist Jeanne Bieri’s skilled hands, tattered blankets that might have been tossed in the trash build a connection to the past.

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Published February 6, 2018

TROY — The West Side Detroit Polish American Historical Society is inviting people who wish to learn the age-old customs and traditions of Easter to attend the Easter Basket Social and Luncheon at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy March 10.

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Published February 6, 2018

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — When it comes to helping people, musicals often say there’s no better solution than putting on a show … or in this case, several. Bloomfield Hills High School is hosting a Broadway revue to benefit the nonprofit Camp Casey, which helps and comforts kids suffering from cancer and rare blood disorders. The revue will feature students from the school performing selections from various Broadway classics.

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Published February 6, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — Seaholm High School’s drama department is putting on a Broadway classic, and it is inviting the community to come in and enjoy some great music, dancing and acting. The students will present “Bye Bye Birdie,” which tells the story of an Elvis-like rock ’n’ roll star in the 1950s and efforts to put down one last song before being drafted into the Army.

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Published February 5, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Aqua Freeze Festival is just around the corner with two days of frozen family fun.

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Published February 5, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica’s premier winter event will return to the downtown district with a slew of new activities, thanks to a partnership with the United Shore Professional Baseball League.

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Published February 2, 2018

MACOMB COUNTY — Concerts, plays and musicals are ready for the spotlight as the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts 2017-18 season continues.

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Published January 30, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Paint Creek Center for the Arts is celebrating 2018 with a year of exhibitions themed around “A Future in the Arts.”

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Published January 30, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Meadow Brook Hall was more than an elegant home — it was also a working horse farm that bred hundreds of horses, including a member of the International Saddlebred Hall of Fame, grand champion Wing Commander.

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Published January 30, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — The Grosse Pointes will be going to the dogs this summer. For its latest street art project and fundraiser, Dogs Unleashed, the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce will feature dog sculptures that will be “adopted” by local businesses, individuals and organizations after being designed and painted by local artists. There are two sculpture sizes available — the 18-inch-tall Lap Dog and the 4-foot-tall Watch Dog.

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Published January 29, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — Grab those chew toys, practice those shakes and find the best four-legged outfit: The 37th annual Birmingham Youth Assistance Dog Show is returning to Birmingham.

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Published January 29, 2018

CENTER LINE — It’s not too early to think about carnival rides, outdoor music, food, fun and fireworks. Organizers of the third annual Center Line Independence Festival are already planning good times for residents and visitors June 7-10. The festival activities will run in Memorial Park Thursday through Saturday, while the adjacent carnival will be extended through Sunday this year.

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Published January 25, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Beat the chill with some chili during the 13th annual Fire and Ice Chili Cook-off, Pub Crawl and Ice Carving Show coming up in downtown Mount Clemens Feb. 1-4.

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Published January 24, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After a decade on the Hill, Winterfest in Grosse Pointe Farms is returning to its roots by heading back to Pier Park this year.

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Upcoming Events

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Michigan Orchid Society meeting
2:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Birmingham
Royal Oak
Poetry readings
7-9 p.m.
Paper Trail Books
Grosse Pointe Woods
'Other Desert Cities' live onstage
2 p.m.
Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church
Bloomfield Hills
Mental health discussion
11:45 a.m.
Christ Church Cranbrook
Farmington
Panel on city transformation
7 p.m.
Freedom Gateway Center

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