Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

2017 Detroit Jazz Festival Artist Lineup Delivers Iconic Musicians, Special Collaborations

2017 Detroit Jazz Festival Artist Lineup Delivers Iconic Musicians, Special Collaborations

  The Detroit Jazz Festival, the world’s largest free jazz festival, has announced its artist lineup for the 38th annual Labor Day weekend event. The lineup, which is filled with rich and diverse jazz talents, is anchored by 2017 Artist-in-Residence Wayne Shorter, a revolutionary saxophonist and composer globally recognized for his immense contributions to jazz […]

Calendar Girls comes to St. Dunstan’s Theatre in Bloomfield Hills, March 17-April 1

Calendar Girls comes to St. Dunstan’s Theatre in Bloomfield Hills, March 17-April 1

See all of the Calendar Girls AT ST. DUNSTAN’S GUILD OF CRANBROOK The senior women of Knapeley Village, England bring new meaning to Girls’ Night Out when they decide to pose nude for a calendar to raise money for a new settee for the local hospital waiting room. Anarchy ensues when the “Calendar Girls” defy […]

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 […]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

Take Pride In Livonia Day, May-6

Take Pride In Livonia Day, May-6

Join the many volunteers, Civic Organizations, scout or school groups, and the Livonia Parks and Recreation Department, for one day dedicated solely to take care and preserve the beautiful parks right here in our own community.  Taking pride in LIVONIA is contagious and the benefits are endless!  We’ll end the day with a picnic at […]

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Hundreds of volunteers will roll up their sleeves in celebration of Earth Day to rake leaves and remove trash and debris from Belle Isle Park during the island’s annual spring clean- up event, held 8:00 a.m. to 1:00pm on Saturday, April 22 nd . New this year, Belle Isle will roll out its park- wide […]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

Dash down the Clinton River Trail in support of Meals on Wheels Saturday, June 3 rd.  All proceeds will benefit OPC’s Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. […]

Metro Libraries, History and Learning

From Square One Education Network

From Square One Education Network

Square One Education Network’s Karl Klimek Earns Rare George G. Mallinson Award from Michigan Science Teachers Association; Takes New Role with STEM Nonprofit Karl Klimek, long-time executive director of the Square One Education Network, will be awarded the George G. Mallinson Award by the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) at the MSTA Awards Program and […]

Founders Junior Council Announces Partnership with Lambert, Edwards & Associates

Founders Junior Council Announces Partnership with Lambert, Edwards & Associates

Founders Junior Council (FJC), a group of young professionals and one of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) largest volunteer patron groups, has partnered with Detroit-based public relations firm, Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A), to promote upcoming events and to generate interest and engagement with FJC and DIA. LE&A will be working with FJC to […]

Exclusive Interview: JOHN KING, owner of John K. King Used & Rare Books in Detroit

Exclusive Interview: JOHN KING, owner of John K. King Used & Rare Books in Detroit

Internationally voted one of the World’s Best Bookstores! by Ryan Place | Mar 5, 2017 A Local Treasure – John King Books   Have You Been There ? ? Link to an interview:   http://detroitbookfest.com/exclusive-interview-john-king-owner-john-k-king-used-rare-books-detroit-internationally-voted-one-worlds-best-bookstores/ From Detroit Bookfest – Home Page:     http://detroitbookfest.com/    

Metro Faith and Fellowship

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 […]

FIRST AT FOUR – SUMMER BREAK

FIRST AT FOUR – SUMMER BREAK

NO FIRST AT FOUR GATHERINGS IN JULY AND AUGUST Sponsored by Look Up Detroit – a Metro Detroit Mission & creators of JesusQuestion.com & LookUpDetroit.com.

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

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works Teams up with Detroit Dirt to Regenerate Waste into Resources

Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works Teams up with Detroit Dirt to Regenerate Waste into Resources

Companies aim to make the city of Detroit grow again. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit’s Green Works has teamed up with Detroit Dirt to improve the city’s community resources with biodegradable compost material that supports healthy plant growth. The two organizations are working towards a shared mission of creating a complete circle of life in […]

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Belle Isle Park Annual Spring Clean-up

Hundreds of volunteers will roll up their sleeves in celebration of Earth Day to rake leaves and remove trash and debris from Belle Isle Park during the island’s annual spring clean- up event, held 8:00 a.m. to 1:00pm on Saturday, April 22 nd . New this year, Belle Isle will roll out its park- wide […]

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

The Rochester Community Runs and Walks for Meals

Dash down the Clinton River Trail in support of Meals on Wheels Saturday, June 3 rd.  All proceeds will benefit OPC’s Meals on Wheels program, which provides daily meals for homebound senior seven days a week. Supporting the Meals on Wheels program in our community is important due to the overwhelming need for its services. […]

Neighborly News and Events

BROTHERS OF THE BRUSH UNITE

BROTHERS OF THE BRUSH UNITE

AT THE GREATER ROCHESTER HERITAGE DAYS! In honor of the City’s Bicentennial Celebration, the Greater Rochester Heritage Days is proud to welcome back the Brothers of the Brush Beard & Mustache Growing Contest. Last held in 1969, this event invites gentlemen to do their civic duty and grow a mustache, full beard or goatee as […]

BE A PART OF THE #ROCHESTER200 PROJECT

BE A PART OF THE #ROCHESTER200 PROJECT

2017 marks the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the City of Rochester. Founded in 1817, Rochester is the first settlement in Oakland County. The City is planning a series of Bicentennial events throughout the year to celebrate this milestone event. In honor of the Bicentennial, residents and visitors of Rochester are invited to donate […]

City of Rochester presents “Good Neighbor Award”

City of Rochester presents “Good Neighbor Award”

  The City Beautiful Commission (CBC) recently announced the winner of the 1 st Quarter Good Neighbor Award is Rochester residents Nancy Hill, Margaret Shepard and Sarah Zowada.   The Good Neighbor Award program was created by the CBC to allow residents of Rochester to nominate an adult or youth for their good neighbor work. […]

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