Arts & Entertainment

Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — With new safety protocols in place, Grosse Pointe City will be hosting its 14th annual Fall Harvest event between 2 and 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at Neff Park.

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Published September 22, 2020

DETROIT — COVID-19 has caused the cancellation of scores of important events, but the Junior League of Detroit’s 23rd biennial Designers’ Show House isn’t one of them.

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Published September 22, 2020

FARMINGTON — A new direction for Farmington’s flagship Founders Festival has been determined.

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Published September 22, 2020

C&G Newspapers

ROYAL OAK/TROY — After shuttering March 13 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Stagecrafters recently announced a unique collaboration with Ridgedale Players in Troy to provide a live outdoor theater experience Sept 25-27 and Oct. 2-4.

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Published September 22, 2020

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the local large-scale craft and art fairs around Ferndale, Berkley and other neighboring cities were canceled this year. However, as the summer season wraps up and fall begins, a group of local artists have decided to organize a small art fair in four Oakland County cities.

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Published September 21, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — On Sept. 11, while most schools were wrapping up their first week of virtual classes, the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center was taking its first steps to open its doors again for in-person adult class, workshops, and — in true BBAC style — not-to-be-missed exhibitions from talented local artists.

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Published September 21, 2020

C&G Newspapers

TROY/BIRMINGHAM — As the old saying goes, “When one door closes, another one opens.” That’s the mentality the Troy Garden Club has this fall following a summer of social distancing and, unfortunately, the cancelation of its 46th annual Garden Walk in July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published September 18, 2020

WARREN — On Oct. 16, Regina High School will host a virtual concert with alternative rock band The Verve Pipe, beginning at 7 p.m. Anyone who purchases a ticket will receive an access code with a link to the concert.

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Published September 18, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s a chance to exercise outdoors and discover new local music. Trail Tunes 2020, a strolling music festival where you can follow the park loop and see music acts along the way, will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at Civic Center Park.

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Published September 17, 2020

HARPER WOODS — Crystal Bussell has always tried to teach good life lessons to her sons, Caden and Darrian, but she is now trying to pass those lessons on to other kids by putting out her own series of children’s books.

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Published September 8, 2020

ROCHESTER — This September, the community is invited to head to downtown Rochester to enjoy a variety of art.

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Published September 8, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — The Detroit Institute of Arts Inside|Out art program has made its way to Grosse Pointe Woods.

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Published September 3, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe’s Children’s Garden will soon be home to one of several murals going up around the metro Detroit area sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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Published September 2, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The next time you visit Prince Drewry Park in Clinton Township, you will notice an artistic upgrade on the basketball court.

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Published September 2, 2020

HAZEL PARK — The flourishing art scene in Hazel Park continues to turn heads with the latest addition of three outdoor murals adorning local businesses.

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Published August 25, 2020

FARMINGTON — A new traveling exhibit at the KickstART Farmington Gallery & Shop tackles racism head-on and sheds light on the plight of minorities and the privilege that’s carried, sometimes unconsciously, by white people living in a racially charged world.

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Published August 25, 2020

ROYAL OAK — “The Beats Go On,” a campaign to raise $500,000 for musicians who are suffering financial hardship due to COVID-19, will feature 200 virtual performances across 15 genres Aug. 27-Sept. 3, as well as 17 drive-in concerts in downtown Royal Oak Sept. 4-7.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — When 13 Felician Sisters of the Livonia convent passed away due to COVID-19 or its complications, many in the region were heartbroken. One local artist has created a tribute to the nuns to help people honor their memory.

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Published August 21, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Michigan State Fair is usually an end-of-summer tradition packed with carnival rides, live entertainment, exhibits and much more. This year’s fair, presented by Ram Trucks, is still on.

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Published August 20, 2020

DETROIT — If your idea of live music during the COVID-19 pandemic is someone strumming an acoustic guitar in front of a GoPro camera, be prepared to have that image upended by the Detroit Jazz Festival.

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