Arts & Entertainment

Published August 29, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — If you’ve driven down the Lodge Freeway lately, you’ve probably seen a sea of red poles protruding to the sky.  It’s Red Pole Park, and it’s the city’s latest public art installation.Read More

Published August 28, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Art & Apples Festival, the largest annual fundraiser produced by and for the Paint Creek Center for the Arts, was ranked in the nation’s Top 10 Fine Art & Design Festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine, out of a list of more than 2,000.

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Published August 28, 2018

DETROIT — The “Star Wars” movies transport audiences to a galaxy far, far away, but thanks to the Detroit Institute of Arts, people don’t need to travel too far at all to get a closer look at the iconic costumes and creatures that gave the movies their signature look.

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Published August 27, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — If the upcoming Labor Day weekend isn’t enough of a hint that summer is winding down, a Birmingham tradition will return to downtown soon to close out the season. The Birmingham Street Art Fair, to benefit Common Ground, will take to the streets Sept. 15-16 with more than 150 juried artists selling original work in a wide range of mediums.

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Published August 27, 2018

FRANKLIN — For over 70 years, the Franklin Roundup has celebrated families and fun in a historical setting.

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Published August 22, 2018

LATHRUP VILLAGE — If you need a dose of culture but aren’t thrilled about the ever-present summertime construction, there’s art to be seen in your own backyard.Read More

Published August 21, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — It’s time to start those engines. The last hurrah of summer will be here and gone in a flash. Racing for Kids to the Hill marks its 12th year from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 in the Grosse Pointe Farms business district on Kercheval Avenue.

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Published August 20, 2018

ROYAL OAK — One of the region’s biggest Labor Day festivals will return to downtown Royal Oak with a slew of new and returning artists, musicians and eateries.

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Published August 20, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Solid Waste and Recycling Committee’s recycled art competition continues to grow in popularity at the annual Shelby Township Art Fair, with more than 1,200 votes being cast this year in four categories.

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Published August 20, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Chorale is an intergenerational group of about 30 singers from such cities as Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Clawson, Troy and Warren. And now they’re looking to grow their ranks.  The chorale begins its fall season with auditions at 7 p.m. Sept.Read More

Published August 17, 2018

DETROIT — Audiences from all over the world will again converge on downtown Detroit to enjoy legendary jazz artists performing free concerts during the 39th annual Detroit Jazz Festival over Labor Day weekend.

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Published August 17, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Much like the flowers she paints, Detroit-based mural artist Louise Jones, aka Ouizi, has flourished since the time she painted a mural in Los Angeles several years ago.

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Published August 17, 2018

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WARREN/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — As the fall semester at Macomb Community College gets underway, faculty and students will notice a number of paintings displayed throughout the South and Center campuses.

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Published August 14, 2018

ROCHESTER — You don’t have to travel to Detroit to enjoy the masterpieces of the Detroit Institute of Arts this summer. For the next three months, a number of art reproductions will be on display in downtown Rochester via the art museum’s Inside|Out program.

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Published August 14, 2018

TROY — More than 100 juried painters, potters, photographers, fiber and stained glass artists will bring their best to the 42nd annual Northfield Hills Art on the Lake Aug. 26. 

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Published August 13, 2018

FRANKLIN — Using art and encouraging people to explore their artistic side as a means of healing and expressing their emotions is becoming a growing trend in many areas, including southeast Michigan.

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Published August 9, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — When it comes to being funny, either got it or you don’t.  And according to famed comedian Kevin Hart, Southfield native Jeff Horste has got it.  So much so that Hart gave Horste his own half-hour special on Comedy Central.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe’s Music in the Plaza concert series had newcomer Eastside Drive playing hit songs during the July 25 concert behind Eastpointe City Hall.  The year’s one remaining performance was scheduled for  6:30 p.m. Aug.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission has selected a new mural design that will be painted on the wall of the Cupcake Station on Nine Mile Road.Read More

Published August 8, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The third installment in the Harrison Township Beautification Commission’s sculpture program was unveiled July 27 at Tucker Park. “Young and Hungry,” created by local artist Curt Winnega, depicts a mother bird and baby bird in iron.Read More

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