Arts & Entertainment

Published March 22, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Mount Clemens Foundation and the Anton Art Center recently received an $18,500 grant award from the DTE Foundation to invite Artspace to the city to conduct a feasibility study for potential future art and life expansion.

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Published March 19, 2019

ROCHESTER — Oakland University student Ciara Sosnowski is hoping to bring an art and music festival to Rochester this summer. Sosnowski, 19, a recent graduate of Rochester Adams High, created the Rochester Fringe Fest — a nonprofit art and music festival for students — last year.

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Published March 19, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Theatre’s latest show is “Shrek the Musical,” a theatrical production based on the popular book and animated film. But while “Shrek” is certainly family-friendly, you don’t need to be a kid — or bring one — to enjoy it.

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Published March 19, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The third annual spring art fair will roll into the Royal Oak Farmers Market Thursday, April 4, and Friday, April 5.

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Published March 18, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — It could be argued that anyone who can take glass and mold it into beautiful pieces of art is exceptional. But the best of those exceptional folks are the ones who are slated to be at the annual Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition March 24-May 9 in West Bloomfield.

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Published March 15, 2019

Like ogres and onions, theatrical shows have many layers. 

Henry Ford II High School students are preparing to cover all of them in rehearsals before performing “Shrek the Musical” March 21-23.

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Published March 12, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved plans to renovate the Maple Theater late last month, along with an amendment to the theater’s liquor license agreement to reflect those changes.

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Published March 12, 2019

BERKLEY — Berkley High School’s upcoming spring musical is shaping up to be a real disaster.

Hitting the stage this month is the school’s production of the musical “Disaster!” in which the plot follows a floating casino and nightclub that’s hit with multiple disasters on its opening night. The musical is an homage to the disaster films of the 1970s. 

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Published March 8, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Erik and Israel Nordin, of the Detroit Design Center, are back in town, and they have a clear idea of what, and where, the next installment in the Harrison Township Beautification Commission’s sculpture program will be.

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Published March 8, 2019

CITY — In “Goodbye Toothless House,” her first full-length collection of poetry, Kelly Fordon explores the deceptively serene territory of modern suburbia and exposes dark, sometimes bitter undercurrents.

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Published March 6, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — A sculpture named after the titular character of Moby Dick, the 1851 novel by Herman Melville, was installed Feb. 21 in the fountain in front of the Southfield Public Library, 26000 Evergreen Road. 

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Published March 5, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Slip into those platform shoes, put on that polyester pantsuit and get ready to do The Hustle: “The 1970s: Heavy, Hip and Happenin’” program at the Lorenzo Cultural Center has begun.

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Published March 5, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Thousands of paper cranes — some only about the size of a dime — have found a safe place to land at Grosse Pointe Congregational Church in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published March 5, 2019

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS  — The sixth annual Greater Farmington Film Festival is preparing to change the world again this year. The six-film lineup will be shown at Farmington Civic Theater March 7-9.

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Published March 5, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Nothing could ever keep artist Mary Ann Aitken from sharing her observant, unique soul with the world, and helping others to do the same. Not even death.

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Published March 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — At 8 p.m. March 15, the Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Detroit Chorale will come together for a joint performance at the recently remodeled Wagner Auditorium at Seaholm High School.

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Published March 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts is appealing to artists far and wide to apply to its 2019-20 Art Explored program, in which local artists’ art installations are installed throughout the city’s downtown district.

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Published February 28, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield resident Sophia Beaulieu, 14, knows how to perform body-twisting feats and maneuvers that show off her physical prowess — while suspended over water, no less.

Beaulieu was a contestant on “American Ninja Warrior Junior” through Universal Kids last fall, which was scheduled to air March 2.

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Published February 26, 2019

A popular harbinger of spring returns to tempt taste buds at the 27th annual Taste of Troy March 3 to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Troy. 

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Published February 26, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s rich history is exemplified in literary works on an annual basis, and only a chosen few make the cut as the best representations.

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