Arts, Entertainment & Features

Published April 29, 2024

METRO DETROIT — 'Tis the season for farmers markets, in which local growers, artisans and vendors set up shop on a (mostly) weekly basis.

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Published April 28, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Stagecrafters at the Baldwin Theatre will put on a production of “Silent Sky” May 3-12 on the second stage.

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Published April 28, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — In order to support its goal of empowering domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking survivors, Turning Point is hosting its eighth annual Stepping Out with the Stars fundraiser.

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Published April 27, 2024

PONTIAC — The public is cordially invited to the Cars and Coffee event at 8 a.m. May 4 at the M1 Concourse.

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Published April 24, 2024

ROCHESTER — Six women from Grace Centers of Hope were treated to a makeover earlier this month in preparation for the 26th annual Women Helping Women Luncheon and Fashion Show.

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Published April 24, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Ice Show will spotlight animals in its 44th year April 27-28 at the John Lindell Ice Arena.

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Published April 24, 2024

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Metro Detroiters will have one final chance to see interior designers work their magic on a majestic home when the Junior League of Detroit hosts its 25th — and final — biennial Designers’ Show House in May.

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Published April 24, 2024

CHARLEVOIX — When most people think of northern Michigan, images of Renaissance-style castles don’t readily spring to mind. Yet, such a castle, one with a storied history and ties to state and national memories, stands outside Charlevoix.

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Published April 24, 2024

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham Village Players will be performing “The Prom,” by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, May 3-19.

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Published April 23, 2024

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Over 50 Cranbrook Academy of Art graduates are featured in the 2024 “Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art,” which will be open to the public through May 12.

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Published April 23, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Senior Center has had a unique featured artist for March and April.

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Published April 23, 2024

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — A plucky band of impoverished kids trying to eke out a living selling newspapers on the streets of New York in the 1800s take on the corporate Goliaths who own said papers when they raise prices and pinch the already paltry sums the youths earned.

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Published April 23, 2024

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — If anyone ever had any doubt about Grosse Pointe Shores’ commitment to its urban forest, consider this: Both the Planning Commission and City Council recently approved a fence setback variance in large part because the homeowner needed it to save an 80-year-old maple tree on his property.

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Published April 22, 2024

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Farmers Market will open for its 22nd season of fresh produce, artisan goods and family fun on Sunday, May 5. The market will run 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sundays May 5-Oct. 27.

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Published April 22, 2024

C&G Newspapers

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/STERLING HEIGHTS/UTICA — The Gene L. Klida Utica Academy for International Studies quiz bowl team, which is undefeated in Michigan competitions, won the Class B Michigan state championship in Lansing April 13.

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Published April 22, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — The cities of Farmington Hills and Farmington have each been selected to be part of a multi-city tour of a traveling exhibit. The “Underground Railroad and Abolition Movement in Southern Oakland County-Traveling Exhibit and Website” was initially displayed at the Southfield Public Library in January.

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Published April 22, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Parks and Recreation Department will host the Big Brew Fest from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on April 27 at Blossom Heath Park on Jefferson Avenue.

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Published April 22, 2024

CENTER LINE — When studying the Industrial Revolution of the 1700s and 1800s, students in Jaime Bellos’ world history classes at Center Line High School were able to place themselves among the innovators of the time.

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Published April 20, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — A new chapter for St. Mary’s Catholic School began on April 16 as the first Mass was held in the school’s new chapel.

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Published April 19, 2024

MOUNT CLEMENS — Tucked between the homes and shops of bustling Gratiot Avenue is a lot at what would be 17 Gratiot, just off the road’s northbound stretch. Grass and statues and little else stand there now, but it will not be long until the land becomes the Macomb Cultural and Economic Partnership’s pollinator park.

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