Arts & Entertainment

Published January 25, 2021

PONTIAC — Just as downtown Detroit announced the cancelation of the North American International Auto Show, Pontiac celebrates not one but two new auto events slated for this fall.

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Published January 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After COVID-19 decimated the incomes of the gig-based music community, Arts, Beats & Eats formed a fundraising initiative called The Beats Go On that benefited nearly 450 local musicians.

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Published January 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The two-weekend installation of a 5-by-8-foot ceramic mosaic featuring prominent figures from Royal Oak’s history and well-known staples around town concluded during the first week of December.

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Published January 12, 2021

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STERLING HEIGHTS — Two Utica Community Schools high school students have been selected through a national art competition to show their photographs in a prestigious national photography exhibit.

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Published December 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — On a blustery cold afternoon in December, 17-year-old Jenna Altman braved the freezing elements in a tiara and pointe shoes to perform the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

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Published December 18, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Art history is in the making in Sterling Heights. The Sterling Heights Historical Commission wants the city’s youth to do their part to help document for the history books how COVID-19 affected 2020.

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Published December 8, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Families are being asked to celebrate the holiday season in a more intimate way as they stay at home amid COVID-19, making this the perfect year to start new traditions and make lasting memories together.

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Published December 8, 2020

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DETROIT — Fine art isn’t always found inside a frame or on a pedestal. The Detroit Institute of Arts is recognizing the attention to design and form in the auto industry in a new exhibition, “Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950-2020,” on display now through June 27, 2021.

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Published December 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Kicking back with a cold brew while watching live music at your favorite watering hole basically has been put on hold since March.

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Published December 4, 2020

EASTPOINTE — A new statue celebrating equality has been approved for installation in Eastpointe’s Kennedy Park.

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Published December 4, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — The weather grows colder, but three critters recently found a new home at the Sterling Heights Nature Center. Fortunately, they’re made out of scrap metal and steel.

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Published November 20, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ringwald Theatre, a well-known entertainment venue in downtown Ferndale, will be vacating its space at the end of the month.

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Published November 17, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — It usually kicks off with a big soiree, a fun time to mingle, munch and meet the artists responsible for creating thousands of pieces of artwork and holiday crafts.

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Published November 10, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Lasagna, macaroni, linguini, spaghetti. Charli is a little girl obsessed with noodles, brought to life by Cindy Ninni Grant, of St. Clair Shores.

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Published November 10, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — It’s been a hard knock life for entertainment establishments across the state ever since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer shuttered their operations March 16 in response to COVID-19, but with the recent green light to reopen, local theaters said they are ready to bounce back.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — A new mural that resembles a game of hopscotch invites park-goers to play along as they walk the trail at Civic Center Park.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The first outdoor mural in the city of Madison Heights garnered statewide attention when it was completed on the shelter building at Civic Center Park in 2019, earning Madison Heights a place in the final four of the Michigan Municipal Leagues’s prestigious Community Excellence Awards.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — With coronavirus cases spiking across the country, the resident-led Madison Heights Arts Board has been looking for ways to provide safe fun during a time of pandemic.

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Published October 26, 2020

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Beginning in November, a number of galleries in Ferndale and Berkley will be hosting art exhibits that will be open to the public.

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Published October 23, 2020

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville native returned to her old stomping grounds to achieve a world record for the largest drawn maze.

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