Arts & Entertainment

Published August 29, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — If it’s pleasing to the senses, it can be found at the Lac Ste. Claire Fine Art Fair.

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Published August 28, 2019

ROCHESTER — Art lovers can explore the Art and Apples Festival two hours earlier this year.

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Published August 27, 2019

FERNDALE — The latest mural to be placed on the side of a downtown Ferndale business has been chosen.

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Published August 27, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Seven new installations by local artists are now on display in downtown Royal Oak as part of the 2019-20 Art Explored program. The pieces will remain up through July 2020.

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Published August 26, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — When singer-songwriter Carley Lusk grew up in Sterling Heights, she was more interested in dancing and gymnastics than pursuing a music career.

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Published August 26, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Public Arts Board has been busy this summer maintaining and adding artwork to neighborhoods around the city, and one piece downtown that just popped up has created a lot of buzz.

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Published August 21, 2019

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Public Art Committee met Aug. 14 to announce Adrienne Pickett as the winner of the Farmington Civic Theater mural project.

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Published August 20, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A lifelong resident of St. Clair Shores, John Demers is also a lifetime sailor who has sailed the Port Huron to Mackinac Island race many times over the years.

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Published August 20, 2019

HARPER WOODS — Two Harper Woods events are combining to give residents a chance to support their local community and encourage business development in the area.

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Published August 20, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Floral artists from around the country will share their talent at Meadow Brook Hall Aug. 22-25 during a unique floral exhibit and tour called Art in the Elements.

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Published August 16, 2019

WARREN — A bit of the Detroit Institute of Arts is currently beautifying several spots in the city of Warren.

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Published August 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT —  “By the time we got to Woodstock, we were half a million strong.” Those words, written by Joni Mitchell and made famous by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, helped define a generation.   

 

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Published August 13, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Institute of Arts and Oakland Community College recently announced a new partnership that will bring not only artwork to the college’s five campuses, but also new training opportunities for students and staff.

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Published August 13, 2019

DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE SHORES — He owned a lakefront home in Grosse Pointe Shores and an NFL team, but businessman and philanthropist Ralph Wilson wasn’t some flashy billionaire.

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Published August 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Hugh Smith III, the co-owner of Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, said he sifts through hundreds of emails a day from musicians around the country who want to play at his club.

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Published August 13, 2019

DETROIT — It’s had different names over the years — including the Detroit International Jazz Festival and the Montreux Detroit Jazz Festival — but no matter what it’s been called, it’s an event that has attracted thousands to see jazz legends and emerging talent.

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Published August 12, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township was full of interesting art and delicious pies this past weekend during the township’s annual art fair.

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Published August 9, 2019

HAZEL PARK — Around 70 artists will soon descend on Green Acres Park for the Hazel Park Art Fair, a two-day event that will also feature a variety of other vendors, performers and nonprofits. The fair, organized by the Hazel Park Arts Council, is presented this year by My Town Properties.

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Published August 7, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A newer addition in the city, the Madison Heights Art Board has already left its mark on the community with such eye-catching projects as the city’s first outdoor mural — spanning all four walls of the Jaycee shelter building at the foot of the sled hill at Civic Center Park — as well as a recent photo contest and resulting calendar, a karaoke fundraiser and more. 

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Published August 6, 2019

C&G Newspapers

DETROIT — In a sea of mostly young people, some sporting club wear and brightly hued hair, Patricia Lay-Dorsey stands out when she attends the Movement Festival in Detroit each year.

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