Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

The season at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts has begun

The season at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts has begun

  West Bloomfield, MI- More than 100,000 guests have attended events at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts. Inspired by an extraordinary gift from Madeleine and Mandell Berman, this beautiful, world-class, 600- seat theatre opened its doors in 2011 and has since welcomed performances by the late, Marvin Hamlish, David Broza, Patti LuPone, Noa, […]

New York City Gallery surveys sprawling history of Detroit art

New York City Gallery surveys sprawling history of Detroit art

  Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2, curated by Todd Levin and in collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea June 26 – August 8, 2014 509 West 24th Street exhibition works installation views press release press Download PDF ANOTHER LOOK at DETROIT: PARTS 1 and 2 Curated by Todd Levin June 26 – August 8, […]

CAMP – Art Project in Detroit

CAMP – Art Project in Detroit

      From the CAMP Website: We believe that the continued progress of Detroit may be augmented through the exhibition of the region’s exemplary creative talent on the global stage. The CAMP (Community Arts Moving Projects) program aims to facilitate this by giving Detroit artists, makers and thinkers the opportunity to create beautiful and […]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

A Fun Interview on WRJ’s Internet Advisor

A Fun Interview on WRJ’s Internet Advisor

Click Here to Listen the 8 Minute Interview Link to the WJR Internet Advisor Website

Humble Design challenges America to join the  Jump on the Bed Challenge

Humble Design challenges America to join the Jump on the Bed Challenge

Humble Design, a Metro-Detroit based non-profit organization dedicated to helping homeless families in need, is launching a new campaign on November 17th to help raise money to provide beds and home furnishings for families in need. To date, Humble Design has furnished the homes of 436 deserving Detroit-area families. “Every night, too many kids have to […]

Veronika Scott empowers Detroit with a jacket

Veronika Scott empowers Detroit with a jacket

If it weren’t for Veronika Scott, Eljeana Lee would still be one of the more than 20,000 homeless men and women in the streets of Detroit who face the freezing cold every year without shelter or warmth. Lee never thought she would be homeless. In 2006, she said her life changed drastically. Faster than she could […]

Metro Libraries, History and Learning

Michigan Activity Pass – At Local Libraries

Michigan Activity Pass – At Local Libraries

The Library Network today announced the “Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network” will renew for a second year, beginning May 24, 2014. This project is supported in part by the Library of Michigan with federal funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The “Michigan Activity Pass presented by The Library Network” […]

The Whole of Jewish History in One Hour

The Whole of Jewish History in One Hour

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s SAJE (Seminars for Adult Jewish Enrichment) will host scholar and teacher David Solomon for two lectures, “The Whole of Jewish History in One Hour” and “The Last 1,000 Years of Jewish Philosophy,” on Thursday,  June 19 at the JCC, 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield. David Solomon is scholar-in-residence […]

MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER EARTH WEEK PROGRAMS OFFER HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABILITY

MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER EARTH WEEK PROGRAMS OFFER HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABILITY

Wayne State University Professor Hosts “Ask the Expert” Clean Energy Presentation What:  The Michigan Science Center (MiSci) will celebrate Earth Day April 21–26. Guests will experience hands-on activities each day, including animal habitats (April 21), the sun and earth relationship (April 22), weather (April 23), oceans (April 24), trees (April 25) and recycling (April 26). […]

Metro Faith and Fellowship

The Lens of Faith

The Lens of Faith

When my wife and I moved to East Dearborn three years ago, many people asked us “Why? Why would you live there?” When I meet people in the Detroit-area and they ask where I live, “Off of Warren and Schaefer,” I tell them, I get the strangest looks. “Oh,” is often the reply. Although I am […]

Detroit Mass Mob brings new life to churches

Detroit Mass Mob brings new life to churches

As a toddler, Jeff Stawasz used to gaze up at Detroit’s cathedrals in awe of their sheer size and stunning architecture on the way to mass. Those days are long gone. Now on his way to mass, Stawasz sees abandoned, rundown churches, making him sick to his stomach. “I feel sad and have a heavy heart because […]

Local Church Pastor’s Book on Urban Outreach

Local Church Pastor’s Book on Urban Outreach

A unique and timely guide for relating the gospel to the complex and distinct issues of inner city America Much of the New Testament was written in urban settings, in which the Christian communities had to deal head-on with issues such as race, equality, justice, sexuality, money, and economics. But much of today’s apologetics (engagement […]

Metro Business and Government

DETROIT’S PREMIER FINE ART APPRAISERS

DETROIT’S PREMIER FINE ART APPRAISERS

Detroit Fine Art Appraisals Whether it is fine wines, vintage movie posters or contemporary paintings, some people spend a great deal of time and money collecting these valuables.  Even if you are collecting for personal passion, rather than as an investment, it makes a great deal of sense to keep tabs on what your items […]

Wallace Detroit Guitars

Wallace Detroit Guitars

  Detroit has always been about music. And it’s always been about making things. Smokey Robinson.  Jack White.  Iggy. The Model T.  The Mustang.  The Coupe de Ville. They all have the same things in common: the vision to break all the rules in pursuit of something new—and the discipline to make whatever we make […]

Detroit’s New Economy Initiative Announces 30 Small Business Winners for Inaugural NEIdeas

Detroit’s New Economy Initiative Announces 30 Small Business Winners for Inaugural NEIdeas

$10k Challenge: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth New Economy Initiative (NEI), a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM), announced today the 30 small businesses from across Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park that were selected to win the $10k challenge for the first-ever NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth.  The 30 winning […]

Around Metro Detroit

Detroit Fire Department Gets New Equipment

Detroit Fire Department Gets New Equipment

Actor Denis Leary plans to present to the Detroit fire department new equipment paid for by proceeds from a documentary film about the city’s firefighters. “Burn” chronicles the struggles of Detroit firefighters. The donation is being made through the Leary Firefighters Foundation. Leary is a “Burn” executive producer and portrayed a firefighter on the TV […]

16 things you have to explain to out-of-towners about Detroit

16 things you have to explain to out-of-towners about Detroit

  By Jeff Waraniak Detroit’s national reputation can pretty much be summed up by the three C’s: crime, corruption, and cars. And people aren’t even so sure about that last one anymore. Yes, sadly, the rest of the world doesn’t always look upon us with favor, and as any Detroiter who’s traveled abroad or entertained […]

Everything weird, wacky and wonderful about America’s Dairyland can be found in Oddball Michigan

Everything weird, wacky and wonderful about America’s Dairyland can be found in Oddball Michigan

There is no state quite like Michigan. Only in the Great Lakes state will you find the world’s largest cherry pie oven, the udder-flashing cow, the hot dog hall of fame, and the “Be Good to your Mother-in-Law Bridge.” As culturally wonderful as it is weird, Michigan also boasts the birth place of Motown, the Peace Corps and the International […]

Neighborly News and Events

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.’s Favorite Detroit Sports Memories

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.’s Favorite Detroit Sports Memories

Ranker – Lists About Everything

Annual OPC Indoor Triathlon Receives Pure Michigan FITness Endorsement

Annual OPC Indoor Triathlon Receives Pure Michigan FITness Endorsement

Rochester, Mich. – The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports and the Michigan Fitness Foundation have endorsed the 5th physical activity event through the Pure Michigan FITness Series endorsement program. The 5th Persons’ Commission in Rochester, MI. The first heat will begin at noon and participants are asked to please check in at […]

H.E.A.T. Honors Those Committed To the Fight Against Auto Crime in Michigan

H.E.A.T. Honors Those Committed To the Fight Against Auto Crime in Michigan

Law Enforcement, Auto Insurers and Community Leaders Celebrate Achievements at 29th Anniversary Breakfast Help Eliminate Auto Thefts (H.E.A.T.) – which operates Michigan’s statewide auto theft tip line – recently celebrated its 29th anniversary with an awards ceremony at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights. Honored with Investigator of the Year awards were the Detroit […]