Arts & Entertainment

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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Published August 20, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Members of the Detroit Medical Orchestra recently had the opportunity to be part of a musical collaboration with violinist Joshua Bell.

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Published August 20, 2020

SYLVAN LAKE — Earlier this year, Sylvan Lake resident Zach Oshinsky had some pretty big plans.

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Published August 20, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the cancellation of many events, but organizers of the annual ArtParty, which supports the Anton Art Center, wanted to make sure it wasn’t one of the casualties.

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Published August 14, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — Since the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce announced June 29 it was relinquishing its role as owner and operator of the Greater Farmington Area Founders Festival, the festival’s future has been all but certain. 

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Published August 11, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Some people have spent the COVID-19 pandemic searching for toilet paper and disinfecting wipes. Some have been baking banana bread on a regular basis. Michelle Boggess is trying to break a Guinness World Record.

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Published August 11, 2020

FARMINGTON/HILLS — When Farmington Hills resident and local rapper Matt Cloonan, known by his rap moniker Clooner, uploaded the music video for his single “King of Farmington” July 20, he wasn’t expecting to be propelled into the spotlight as much as he has been.

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Published August 11, 2020

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley is adorned with murals around its downtown, but its newest one, commissioned last year, specifically was created to act as a gateway for residents and visitors alike.

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Published July 29, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Audiences might know Laith Al-Saadi from watching him perform at venues around the state, or maybe fans will recognize him from season 10 of “The Voice” on NBC. 

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Published July 28, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Which Michigan small town is the birthplace of a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame? The answer is Cass City, where Larry MacPhail was born in 1890. His son, Lee MacPhail, is also in the Hall of Fame, making them the only father-son duo in the hall.

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