Arts & Entertainment

Published June 9, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — “This is a really exciting moment for our city,” Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett told the public as he unveiled the Art on Auburn project, featuring the artwork of 25 students, June 3.

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Published June 9, 2021

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STERLING HEIGHTS/WARREN — “Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?” Why, it’s SpongeBob SquarePants, of course, the Nickelodeon cartoon character.

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Published June 8, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — For Cissi Lin, June 18 will be a special day for the female performance troupe she directs, the Sunshine Chinese Dance Group. That’s because she said it will be the first time since March 2020 that they will perform for a live audience instead of a virtual one online.

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Published June 8, 2021

ROCHESTER — Summer is here and downtown Rochester is buzzing with activity this month.

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Published June 7, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Last year, COVID-19 extinguished the Art of Fire, a longtime Royal Oak outdoor art festival that has entertained the community for the past 26 years.

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Published May 31, 2021

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council gave tentative approvals for two art festivals to occur later this year.

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Published May 30, 2021

BERKLEY — The Berkley Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing back its slate of summer events after a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published May 29, 2021

TROY — For more than a year now, since March 2020, the Troy High School auditorium has sat dark, unoccupied by performers or an audience. Curtains were closed, and concerts shifted online, if they made the switch at all.

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Published May 28, 2021

BERKLEY — Berkley’s collection of murals recently expanded with a brand-new one on the wall of a salon.

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Published May 27, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Proclaiming that “it’s like we’re getting back to normal,” Mayor Kip Walby thanked Petitpren for bringing its 30th season of Music on the Lake back to Veterans Memorial Park in June, July and August.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester will soon be home to a new, permanent mural, thanks to a partnership between the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Paint Creek Center for the Arts and the Rochester Downtown Development Authority.

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Published May 25, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — It’s a call for art intended to look at the lighter side of the pandemic. Amanda Koss, of Macomb Township, along with artist Marta Carvajal, are calling upon local artists of all disciplines to create a 12-by-12 self-portrait in their own style.

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Published May 22, 2021

DETROIT — A Detroit nonprofit is getting a boost from a local artist who is pitching in with both hands.

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Published May 17, 2021

OAKLAND COUNTY — A local art fair that made its debut last year during the COVID-19 pandemic will make its return this month.

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Published May 15, 2021

TROY — A Troy resident, parent and former after-school enrichment educator has authored a new book, “The Power of Why Not,” and an accompanying website to promote confidence growth in children.

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Published May 13, 2021

FRASER — It’s been a glorious decade for music at Fraser Public Schools.

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Published May 12, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Detroit Institute of Arts’ 2021 Inside|Out program will once again bring art to the Rochester area this summer.

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Published May 11, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — New exhibits are adorning the walls and website of the Anton Art Center, highlighting the works of local art teachers and colored pencil artists.

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Published May 8, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Many books have been written and movies made about people who have chosen to buck the conventional route in favor of pursuing a dream.

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Published May 6, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After more than a year of uncertainty, fear and loss, the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce hopes to host an event this summer that will bring back smiles and fun, as well as a needed boost to local businesses and artists.

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11 a.m.-3 p.m.
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