Arts & Entertainment

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

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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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Published August 5, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A special art display has made Shelby Township its home for a short period of time for the public to visit and admire.

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Published July 30, 2019

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Public Art Committee met July 24 to discuss a proposed new downtown mural on the exterior of the Farmington Civic Theater. This would be downtown Farmington’s second commissioned mural project.

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Published July 29, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — It’s that time of year again, when Shelby Township invites both national and local artists to showcase their artwork for attendees to view and purchase.

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Published July 26, 2019

DETROIT — Soft camel-colored hues, winter whites and mixed versions of animal prints will set the tone in this year’s Fash Bash fashion show that will dress up The Detroit Institute of Arts Aug. 15.

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Published July 23, 2019

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DETROIT — A decade ago, Trinity College Dublin in Ireland decided that one of the best ways to get the public excited about science was through art.

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Published July 23, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Ceramic sculpture artist Sue O’Connor packed her bags last week to head to England and visit her family, a trip she makes fairly regularly.

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