Arts, Entertainment & Features

Published December 14, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — Earlier this year, the city of Madison Heights announced a program recognizing exceptional volunteers with its At Your Service Awards. The 2023 winners were revealed at the Nov. 27 City Council meeting.

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Published December 14, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — At the end of 2023, the Michigan Lion Dance Team and the Detroit Ballet Renaissance group, Ballet Edge Detroit, held a unique cross-cultural celebration in downtown Birmingham.

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Published December 13, 2023

DETROIT — The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy will kick off its fourth annual Winter at Valade celebration starting Friday, Jan. 5.

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Published December 12, 2023

DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts announced its 15th Annual Community Group Art Exhibition, showcasing artwork from human service organization participants across southeastern Michigan.

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Published December 9, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — Southfield resident Anthony Brogdon is sharing what he calls “good” Black history on his YouTube channel, Strong Inspirations, where he interviews guests from around the world who share their connections to Black history.

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Published December 8, 2023

TROY — The University of Michigan’s star running back Blake Corum will be on hand with other Wolverine Football stars at Somerset Collection on Saturday, Dec. 9 for a holiday charity event collecting toys and supporting families for the Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.  

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Published December 6, 2023

NORTHERN MICHIGAN — Michigan skiers and riders — not to mention those of us more interested in apres-ski activities — have more to look forward to than snow this winter, especially in the northwestern corner of the lower peninsula.

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Published December 6, 2023

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Motorists should be on high alert for deer in the roadway this winter. Each year, there are over 50,000 deer-car crashes reported in Michigan, according to the Michigan State Police, with the majority of vehicle-deer crashes occurring in the late fall and early winter.

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Published December 6, 2023

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester continues to spread cheer this month with holiday events to complement the city’s popular Big, Bright Light Show.

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Published December 6, 2023

METRO DETROIT — From concerts to plays and more, stages across the region will be brimming with holiday cheer this year.

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Published December 6, 2023

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — An exhibition on display until the end of December at the Detroit Historical Museum has no doubt gotten Metro Detroiters of a certain age thinking back to their favorite holiday memories of the old Hudson’s department store downtown.

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Published December 6, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Senior Center’s featured artist for November and December is Laura Rangos, of LRDesign LLC, for her fabric art.

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Published December 5, 2023

NOVI — Hundreds of people gathered at Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk Nov. 17 for Light the Lights!, Novi’s tree-lighting ceremony in the center of the shopping area.

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Published December 5, 2023

TROY — The Troy Historic Village is inviting the public in for an old-fashioned celebration with its Victorian Christmas program.

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Published December 5, 2023

TROY — Oakland Mall has teamed up with Canterbury Village in Lake Orion to offer some festive cheer this holiday season.

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Published December 5, 2023

TROY — The City of Troy Seniors Group is welcoming the public to join them for a performance by Matthew Ball, also known as the Boogie-Woogie Kid.

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Published December 5, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS — Ten cats are currently at the Madison Heights Animal Shelter waiting to find their forever homes. With the holidays underway, officials also hope to see an uptick in charitable giving to the shelter, which relies on donations to take care of the animals there.

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Published December 4, 2023

ROYAL OAK — It’s time for skaters in Royal Oak and neighboring cities to lace up their skates and hit the ice, as The Rink at Royal Oak is back for a second year.

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Published December 4, 2023

METRO DETROIT — At a special gathering on Nov. 28, the families taking part in the 2023 Jay’s Juniors trip to Walt Disney World met for the first time.

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Published December 4, 2023

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Santa Claus is coming to town at the Packard Proving Grounds this month, and everyone is invited to celebrate.

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