Arts and Entertainment

Published November 14, 2017

Drab hallways are now bright with color — a sign of the Lakeside Palette Club’s annual fall show.

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Published November 10, 2017

Art is frequently displayed via paint, stone or clay, but there are some artists showing that hair can also be used as a creative outlet.

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Published November 9, 2017

Your guide to this weekend's events

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Published October 27, 2017

Published October 19, 2017

Published October 15, 2017

DETROIT — A long-standing art project in Detroit is looking to revitalize its presence in the community and expand to welcome in more aspiring artists from the community.

Since 1986, the Heidelberg Project, located in the McDougall-Hunt neighborhood on the city’s east side, has housed the work of artist Tyree Guyton. Those overseeing the Heidelberg Project now aim to expand beyond Guyton’s work with their new Heidelberg 3.0 project.

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Published October 13, 2017

MADISON HEIGHTS — Believing that the arts can attract new residents, businesses and visitors to the city, the Madison Heights City Council approved the creation of a new board Sept. 25 that will focus on shaping program and policy ideas for the council’s consideration.

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Published October 12, 2017

1. Disney on Ice
Oct. 12-15 -- Little Caesers Arena, Detroit

Disney on Ice presents Reach For The Stars is coming to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit Oct. 12-15.

The show will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 12; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 13; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 14; and 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 15.

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Published October 11, 2017

FARMINGTON HILLS — Six women positioned in front of a pink background hold large sunflowers against their bodies — they wear a smile and what appears to be nothing else. 

The picture is a promotion shot for the Farmington Players’ current comedy, “Calendar Girls.” 

The show is by Tim Firth, adapted from a British film, according to a press release.

The Farmington Players opened the season with the play Sept. 22, and it will run through Oct. 14. 

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Published October 9, 2017

BIRMINGHAM — The 32nd annual OUR TOWN art show and sale at The Community House will feature 357 pieces of artwork from 142 Michigan artists, returning 35 percent of their proceeds from art sales back to the nonprofit’s outreach programming.

But the annual juried show isn’t about numbers — it’s about color and beauty, and with works in paint, sculpture, fiber, photography, jewelry and mixed media, there’s plenty to be had.

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Published October 5, 2017

1. Camper and RV Show
Oct. 4-8 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

The 28th annual Fall Detroit Camper and RV Show has returned to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, running from Oct. 4-8.

More than 280 RVs and 50 brands will be displayed. Folding campers, motorhomes, travel trailers and truck campers are just some of the types that will be displayed.

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Published October 3, 2017

ROCHESTER — The Paint Creek Center for the Arts is inviting the community to see the talents of various abstract artists this month.

The show, which runs through Oct. 21, was scheduled to open Sept. 23.

PCCA Exhibitions and Art Market Director Jenny Creech said the exhibition gives the public a glimpse into the abstract-themed work of over 20 artists from across the state and beyond.

“We have paintings, sculptures, mixed media, as well as an artist who works with mold. It is a pretty cool collection of things,” Creech said.

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