Arts, Entertainment & Features

Published January 23, 2024

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Shopping District is introducing an all-new community event 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. The BRRmingham Blast is a free event that will include a zip line, food trucks, activities and more.

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Published January 23, 2024

PLEASANT RIDGE — The Pleasant Ridge City Commission approved a contract for a public art framework plan to help establish public art in the city.

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Published January 23, 2024

METRO DETROIT — When Roland Meeker was born prematurely at 24 weeks at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital, his tiny body experienced many complications, including the inability to produce red blood cells.

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Published January 19, 2024

WARREN — Elected officials, clergy, educators, students and the community filled Warren City Hall’s atrium on Jan. 15 to celebrate the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., whose life of love through service continues to empower and advance generations.

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Published January 19, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — The coziest Madison Heights tradition returns this February with the weekly Coffee Concerts series, now at the new Active Adult Center at Civic Center Plaza.

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Published January 19, 2024

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — The Grosse Pointe War Memorial Association is inviting the community in to celebrate its 75th anniversary with a concert series beginning on Sunday, Jan. 21.

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Published January 18, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — An estimated six million Jews were murdered by Nazi Germany and its allies during the Holocaust and World War II, many of them in state-sponsored death camps. Today, those who witnessed the horrors firsthand are dwindling in number, while a recent report points to an increase in antisemitic hate crimes.

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Published January 17, 2024

ROCHESTER — Just as the cabin fever begins to set in, downtown Rochester is offering a chance to embrace the winter weather during the city’s first Frost Festival.

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Published January 16, 2024

DETROIT — After ranking second in 2022 and third in 2023 in USA Today’s annual “10 Best Competition” for the nation’s top science museums, the Michigan Science Center is once again vying to win.

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Published January 16, 2024

ROSEVILLE/EASTPOINTE — The Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe has its newsletter up and running for the spring and summer 2024 programs.

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Published January 12, 2024

AUBURN HILLS — The LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Auburn Hills is getting in the spirit for the Detroit Lions’ first playoff game since 2016 and the first time they’ve led their division since 1993.

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Published January 11, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — On. Jan. 14, the 30th “United We Walk” event is scheduled to take place 1-3 p.m. at West Bloomfield Middle School, 6000 Orchard Lake Road.

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Published January 11, 2024

DETROIT/HUNTINGTON WOODS — A local author is inviting the public to join him for a book signing to celebrate and explore the history of Detroit.

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Published January 11, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, in partnership with the city of Southfield, will host the 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk at 9 a.m. Jan. 15. This year’s theme is “Peace and Justice for the Next Generation.”

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Published January 10, 2024

UTICA — The Lucky Leprechaun Race will be returning to downtown Utica once again with a chance for people to check off a new year’s fitness goal that they might have set.

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Published January 9, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — About a quarter of a mile separates the Anton Art Center from Advancing Macomb’s offices in Mount Clemens. The short walk down Macomb Place only takes a few minutes at a solid clip, but few people’s trips match the magnitude of Phil Gilchrist’s.

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Published January 9, 2024

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — At 93, artist and retired art educator Carol LaChiusa could easily rest on her laurels, having already amassed an impressive body of work and a slew of awards.

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Published January 9, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — Becoming a Sterling Heights Featured Artist isn’t child’s play, but at the same time, it is no longer an honor solely confined to grownups.

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Published January 9, 2024

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — School districts in Berkley, Clawson and Royal Oak will be coming together to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with their annual “A Day On, Not a Day Off” event.

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Published January 9, 2024

METRO DETROIT — On Jan. 8, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an art contest for the 2024 State of the State program cover.

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