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Arts & Entertainment

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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Published July 19, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Apoignant collection of art slated to be on exhibit at the Anton Art Center next month will feature the works of local survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Published July 19, 2019

ORCHARD LAKE — An award-winning art show will sweep through West Bloomfield Township the last weekend of July, bringing with it more than 100 artists and their all-original works.

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Published July 15, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Bard is back. William Shakespeare’s verse will resonate once again through Starr Jaycee Park, with the Water Works Theatre Company presenting three shows July 25 through Aug. 4.

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Published July 15, 2019

UTICA — The city of Utica has some fun summer events coming up for the community to come out and enjoy. On July 20 and 21, the city is rolling out its annual Appetite for Art and Kids Fest.

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Published July 9, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — It might seem like it was just yesterday, but 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of lakefront summer concerts by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on the grounds of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.

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Published July 9, 2019

FERNDALE — A new, colorful addition has been brought into a small section of downtown Ferndale.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak artist Steve Miller recently received the Corinne Maillard Robinson Award and $250 for his submission to the 2019 Michigan Fine Arts Competition, which is held by the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Bright colors, interesting textures, exotic species, authentic human reactions. The Detroit Zoo offers myriad opportunities for anyone wielding a camera to capture the perfect photo.

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Published July 8, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A Chippewa Valley High School student is living out his dreams in front of the world.

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Published July 8, 2019

UTICA — Downtown Utica is brushing up on its artistry and culture with a new project along Auburn Road.

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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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