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Arts & Entertainment

Published August 30, 2019

FERNDALE — Art in all of its forms will take over downtown Ferndale with the return of the Funky Ferndale Art Fair and the DIY Street Fair.

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Published August 30, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Like it or not, summer is coming to a close. So we might as well make the most of it and celebrate with one of Birmingham’s favorite fall kickoff events: the 45th annual Birmingham Street Art Fair.

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Published August 30, 2019

METRO DETROIT — “The Price Is Right,” the long-running television game show, will be holding contestant auditions from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Greektown Casino Hotel in Detroit.

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Published August 30, 2019

UTICA — The city of Utica has agreed to partner with another mural artist to create a mural on a second building in downtown Utica.

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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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Upcoming Events

The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.

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