Arts & Entertainment

Published April 10, 2018

TROY — New York Times best-selling author Lisa See said she got the inspiration for her latest book, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,” while standing in line for a movie.

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Published April 10, 2018

Dan and Denise Zieja, owners of Melodies & Memories at 23013 Gratiot Ave., have been in business for 30 years and recently sold an extremely rare copy of Frank Wilson’s “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)” to Third Man Records founder Jack White, of the White Stripes. 

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Published April 6, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The calendar says spring, and even though Mother Nature can’t decide if she’s cooperating or not, the Nautical Mile is getting ready to welcome the warm weather season.

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Published April 6, 2018

WARREN — If they brew it, will they come? It’s a good bet they will, given the list of long-celebrated and up-and-coming Macomb County breweries on board to support Warren’s second annual Big Brew Fest April 28 at Halmich Park.

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Published April 5, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens musician Emma Guzman is ready for the big time. The 15-year-old singer and songwriter, known for her acoustic, folk and indie-style sound, will be one of about two dozen metro Detroit artists featured on the April 13 episode of PBS’ “Celebration of Music” talent program.

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Published April 3, 2018

Eastpointe will apply to the 2018 Philanthropies Public Art Challenge and form an Arts and Cultural Commission after the City Council unanimously voted in favor of a request for the two items from Eastpointe Community and Economic Development Director Mary Van Haaren during its March 27 meeting at Eastpointe City Hall.  

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Published April 3, 2018

Fans of art will have a chance to tour galleries in five local cities with the Huntington Woods Gallery Hop.

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Published April 3, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The spotlight is shining brightly on two University Liggett School students: one for her sit-spins on the ice and the other as a showstopper on the stage.

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Published April 2, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — In the spring of 1977, a group of musicians gathered in Shain Park for a special performance. They weren’t musicians by profession — they were business folks and community leaders and regular people. But they all loved music and, well, the town needed a band.

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Published March 30, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The Charach Gallery inside the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit in West Bloomfield has opened its latest exhibit, “FUNction.” 

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Published March 29, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — In honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Turning Point, the Mount Clemens-based shelter for victims of sexual and domestic abuse, will be hosting its annual spring gala, which this year will feature seven couples vying for dancing titles through the Stepping Out with the Stars program of the evening.

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Published March 27, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Paint Creek Center for the Arts’ spring term classes are a great way to try something new, according to Art Education Manager Alex Wilson.

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Published March 27, 2018

TROY — The Heritage Concert Band, the adult group that practices twice a month at the Troy Community Center, is looking for musicians — especially a drummer. 

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Published March 26, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Charles Dewandeler wanted to experience the “big time,” so at the age of 26, he packed his belongings and made his way to sunny Los Angeles, California.

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Published March 20, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Rochester Community Schools is launching a new strings program that the district hopes will strike a chord with students this fall.

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Published March 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A West Bloomfield woman is getting ready to compete in Michigan’s largest dance competition.

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Published March 13, 2018

ROCHESTER — Every year, the Paint Creek Center for the Arts hosts an exhibition featuring the work of its students and faculty, which PCCA Gallery Manager Jenny Creech said is a great way for the community to learn exactly what the center is all about.

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Published March 13, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On March 9, the Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra played a special concert featuring a tribute to one of its own who died last year, as well as a salute to a talented American composer, in its “America!” concert.

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Published March 9, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Customers from near and far stood outside Cloverleaf to catch a possible glimpse of the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise” during filming March 2. 

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Published March 7, 2018

TROY — Bassist Rob Crozier said Nessa — the quartet that will perform at the Troy Public Library March 10 — is not a typical Irish pub band. 

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