Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

Meadow Brook Theatre – ALTAR BOYZ

Meadow Brook Theatre – ALTAR BOYZ

Feb 8 – Mar 5, 2017 Book by Kevin Del Aguila – Music and Lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker – Conceived by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport ALTAR BOYZ is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their “Raise the Praise” tour. The Boyz […]

The Edible Monument – The Art of Food for Festivals

The Edible Monument – The Art of Food for Festivals

December 16th to April 16th The Edible Monument includes about 140 prints, rare books and serving manuals from the Getty Research Institute collection and private collections. The artworks illustrate in lush detail the delectable monuments and sculptures made of food that were an integral part of street festivals as well as court and civic banquets in […]

By Alisha Dixon Legendary R&B trio the O’Jays are set to perform two shows December 29-30 at the Andiamo Celebrity Showroom in Warren. In an interview with the group’s lead singer, Eddie Levert, he shared his excitement about performing at a venue like Andiamo, a place, he says is reminiscent of clubs from the past. […]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

This is amazing!!! This picture shows that everyday heroes are among us. We met one today in the form of a waste management driver. Our friend and fellow farmer, Nick, has been waiting since he started with us, over two long months ago, to catch the garbage truck on a day when he is here. […]

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund to Receive Funds from SOS

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund (FWSF), a Livonia, Michigan-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping our military heroes and their families, will receive funds from this year’s SOS at the EXPO, which is sponsored by Sound of the Soul Classic Car Audio of Sterling Heights, Michigan. The fundraising event kicked off in December 2016 and […]

Volunteer pilots needed to deliver ‘Good Cheer’ to children in need

Volunteer pilots needed to deliver ‘Good Cheer’ to children in need

PONTIAC — A volunteer gift-giving program is calling for pilots to help fulfill wishes this holiday season. To help make Christmas memorable, Operation Good Cheer, an annual program sponsored by Child and Family Services of Michigan, is in need of pilots to volunteer their time and aircraft to drop off presents at airport throughout the […]

Metro Libraries, History and Learning

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

U-M Frankel Scholars Set Presentation

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) will host “Israel in the World,” a lecture series featuring scholars from the University of Michigan’s Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies, beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout February. The event, co-hosted by the Jewish Federation’s FedEd, is free and open […]

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

“A Pitch in Time” by Robert A. Lytle

written by local author Robert A. Lytle 316 pages by Edco Publishing Ben Franklin Award 2003 U.S. & Michigan history, Civil War, Baseball, Time-travel Fourteen-year-old Mac Dugan and his family have moved to Michigan from Atlanta, Georgia, disrupting Mac’s perfect world. His Southern accent makes him the butt of every classmate’s jokes. If he can […]

JCC’s Pitt Child Development Center and Day Camps Earn National Accreditation

JCC’s Pitt Child Development Center and Day Camps Earn National Accreditation

Programs recognized among the top in the nation by earning accreditation The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Sarah & Irving Pitt Child Development Center (Pitt CDC) and JCC Day Camps have again been honored with accreditation from two of the country’s leading organizations that advocate on behalf of children. The Pitt CDC received accreditation […]

Metro Faith and Fellowship

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler – Powerful Worldwide Ministry Died Leaving Great Legacy

Austin Randolph (“Randy”) Adler, founder of the International Communion of the Charismatic Episcopal Church, and a pioneer in converging often separated traditions in Christian worship, died on Friday from complications of a stroke. He was 71. Adler, who retired in 2007, preached in 70 countries, bringing together churches in East Africa divided by tribal and […]

Oil may be lurking under Word of Faith church property in Southfield

Oil may be lurking under Word of Faith church property in Southfield

A controversial exploratory well on a Southfield church’s property has uncovered an underground rock formation that bodes well for oil and gas production at the site that could go on for years. Jordan Development, the Traverse City-based company that installed the well on Word of Faith Christian Center’s property off West 9 Mile and Evergreen, […]

Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming to Metro Detroit Parishes

Our Lady of Fatima Statue Coming to Metro Detroit Parishes

Catholics at two parishes in Detroit and Royal Oak have already seen a statue known for miracles and healing, and more will see the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima this week. The tour of the world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima is a nation-wide call to prayer and […]

Metro Business and Government

Video – Many ways Mike Ilitch will be remembered
VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

VIDEO – 10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017.

10 New Cars Debuts at Detroit Auto Show 2017. Auto Show Website – Click Here

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Here Is Your Enormous 2017 Detroit Auto Show Photo Gallery

Okay, so the 2017 Detroit Auto Show was kind of an endless parade of Toyota Camrys, boring crossovers and empty corporate patriotism. I didn’t care. I take the pictures and I managed to find some great stuff anyway. Take a look at a metric shit-ton of shots I took Monday and Tuesday. Click Here for […]

Around Metro Detroit

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

Dreams Come True at Dutton Farm

This is amazing!!! This picture shows that everyday heroes are among us. We met one today in the form of a waste management driver. Our friend and fellow farmer, Nick, has been waiting since he started with us, over two long months ago, to catch the garbage truck on a day when he is here. […]

BAKED Paczki in Downtown Rochester

BAKED Paczki in Downtown Rochester

Have you tried our BAKED Paczki? Come by Give Thanks Bakery for unique, amazing BAKED Paczki, for pickup on Pazcki Day, 2/28/17!  Flavors are : Raspberry, Strawberry, Bavarian Cream, Lemon Cream, Chocolate Cream, and Apricot.  Or come any day, and feel like you’ve traveled to Europe! Hours, Map and phone info below! Like us on […]

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Black History Month – Video Tour – Great Time to really visit the Wright Museum

Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology is a comprehensive, high-tech and permanent exhibition highlighting trailblazers, contemporaries and careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. African Americans have contributed to the scientific and engineering output of the United States since the 17th century, and this history is brought to life through […]

Neighborly News and Events

Glide into Winter on the Detroit Zoo’s New Skating Rink

Glide into Winter on the Detroit Zoo’s New Skating Rink

Detroit Zoo visitors can execute an Axel, complete a camel spin or simply float freestyle this winter on a new skating rink located in front of the frozen façade of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center. The 1,548-square-foot Winter Rink, which can accommodate 31 skaters, is open now through February 2017.  Guests ages 4 and older […]

Giant 25-foot WWII ‘kissing’ statue removed from Royal Oak

Giant 25-foot WWII ‘kissing’ statue removed from Royal Oak

A 25-foot tall statue based on a famous WWII photo of a sailor kissing a nurse in New York City is leaving Royal Oak after a six-month stay. Seward Johnson’s “Embracing Peace,” the massive interpretation of the famous kiss that marked the end of WWII, is moving to Key West, Fla. this week. It was […]

Tim Allen on what Pure Michigan means to him

Tim Allen on what Pure Michigan means to him

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