Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

IRP To Host  Piano Duo

IRP To Host Piano Duo

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s IRP (Institute for Retired Professionals) will present Duo Turgeon, one of the leading piano duos in the world, in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 12, at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts. Husband and wife Edward and Ann-LouiseTurgeon have been performing together for more than 25 [...]

24-hour Urban Film Collaboration to Capture the Future of American Cities on April 26

24-hour Urban Film Collaboration to Capture the Future of American Cities on April 26

Local Citizens in 11 Cities are Invited to Contribute their Videos to a Historic Documentary Capturing the Pulse of their City during 24-Hour Period On April 26, 2014, amateur and pro filmmakers and everyday inspired citizens across the nation will come together to capture the important topics and themes that will inform the future of [...]

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings hosts a night of cabaret with bandoneón and accordian virtuoso, Peter Soave

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings hosts a night of cabaret with bandoneón and accordian virtuoso, Peter Soave

Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings hosts a night of cabaret with bandoneón and accordian virtuoso, Peter Soave SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (April 21, 2014) – Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings will welcome Peter Soave, the bandoneón and accordion virtuoso for a night of cabaret and chamber music. Works by Astor Piazzolla, the great Argentinian composer and musician will [...]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

FIRST EVER 50+ WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT COMING TO ROCHESTER (MICHIGAN SENIOR OLYMPICS)

FIRST EVER 50+ WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT COMING TO ROCHESTER (MICHIGAN SENIOR OLYMPICS)

The 50+ Women’s Ice Hockey Tournament hosted by Michigan Senior Olympics will take place May 2-4, 2014 at the Onyx in Rochester, MI. The tournament will include teams 50 and older, competing to be called Michigan’s best hockey team.  This is the first time we are hosting this event in the state of Michigan . [...]

Poverty Cure Meetings – You Are Invited

Poverty Cure Meetings – You Are Invited

I was at this first Session at Moody in Farmington on Saturday.   Still time to attend the other two sessions – well worth your time. Checkout the video from the first session and see the details below:     SignUp online for Free Sessions – Click Here Moody Theological Seminary – Michigan Website

The Salvation Army celebrates grand opening of Southfield Thrift Store, Feb. 15

The Salvation Army celebrates grand opening of Southfield Thrift Store, Feb. 15

Join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) as they celebrate the grand opening of a new Southfield thrift store at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 15. The grand opening will feature deals all day, Roary of The Detroit Lions, Gardner-White gift cards (in partnership with Gardner-White), free hot dogs and more. The [...]

Metro Libraries, History and Learning

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). [...]

Free Kindermusik for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

Free Kindermusik for babies, toddlers and preschoolers

  Margaret Matthes, M.M.Ed., Birmingham/Bloomfield, MI. Margaret’s Music Studio invites you and your little one to a free Kindermusik Preview Class where you’ll experience the joy of making music as a family. No charge or obligation; just enjoy the fun, and see how music can make a difference in your child’s development. The Kindermusik curriculum [...]

EAA expansion bill passes Michigan House

EAA expansion bill passes Michigan House

The Michigan House on Thursday approved legislation that would allow the Educational Achievement Authority to expand statewide, one year to the day after the House first approved a version of the bill. House Bill 4369, modified and advanced in a 56-54 vote, now heads back to the Senate for a concurrence vote. The legislation changes how [...]

Metro Faith and Fellowship

Review of “Heaven is for Real”

Review of “Heaven is for Real”

By Deacon Greg Kandra Enjoying a rare day off following the Triduum marathon, I took my wife to see “Heaven is for Real” at a Monday matinee. I’ll be honest with you: I wasn’t expecting much. The result could have been awful, a preachy mess. The fact that it isn’t—in fact, a lot of it [...]

Woodside Bible in Detroit

Woodside Bible in Detroit

On October 16, 2011, Woodside Detroit opened its doors at the Detroit Center for the Arts where over 200 people worshipped, prayed and praised the Lord. The campus strategy is simple. Build from the inside out. Establish Neighborhood Groups and partner with existing area non-profits to help those in need. Since its opening, 25 Neighborhood [...]

Chuck Gaidica Retires from WDIV to Serve as Pastor

Chuck Gaidica Retires from WDIV to Serve as Pastor

After 27 years reporting heat waves, cold fronts, rain and snow for WDIV, Local 4 News in Detroit, Chuck Gaidica is announcing his retirement effective this August. “It is a privilege to be a part of Local 4 and have the career in meteorology and broadcasting that I have. It has been a long and [...]

Metro Business and Government

MANHEIM DETROIT To Host Arbor Day Clean up

MANHEIM DETROIT To Host Arbor Day Clean up

Employees to Collect Trash, Help Beautify Auction Grounds and Preserve the Environment In an effort to clean up and preserve the environment around Manheim Detroit, a group of more than 100 employees from the Carlton, Mich., operating location will take part in an Arbor Day cleanup event on Friday, April 25, from 2-5 p.m. The [...]

Shinola Featured In Aol’s “This Built America”

Shinola Featured In Aol’s “This Built America”

Startups are flocking to Detroit for the cheap space, amazing engineering talent and sheer marketability of the area. Nothing says a company supports “Made in America” stronger than a Detroit address. Shinola is one such company. The company was founded in 2011 and as this amazing video and story produced by Aol Tech Editorial Director [...]

The North American International Auto Show Drives Detroit In the Right Direction

The North American International Auto Show Drives Detroit In the Right Direction

January means three things to petrol-heads in the Motor City: cold weather, a new year and the North American International Auto Show on Friday, Jan. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 26 at Cobo Center. Car enthusiasts around the world travel to Detroit every January to see what automobile companies have in store down the road. Detroit [...]

Around Metro Detroit

24-hour Urban Film Collaboration to Capture the Future of American Cities on April 26

24-hour Urban Film Collaboration to Capture the Future of American Cities on April 26

Local Citizens in 11 Cities are Invited to Contribute their Videos to a Historic Documentary Capturing the Pulse of their City during 24-Hour Period On April 26, 2014, amateur and pro filmmakers and everyday inspired citizens across the nation will come together to capture the important topics and themes that will inform the future of [...]

Detroit Native to Host Book Signing at Arab American National Museum

Detroit Native to Host Book Signing at Arab American National Museum

New Book, Idiot’s Guides: The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Offers Readers a Taste of the Mediterranean WHEN:   Saturday, April 26, 2014 4:00 – 6:00pm WHERE:   Arab American National Museum 13624 Michigan Avenue Dearborn, MI 48126 WHAT:   Food personality Denise Hazime, creator of DedeMed.com and recently-named Hidden Valley Sandwich Superstar, will conduct a book signing for her [...]

Give Thanks Bakery in Downtown Rochester

Give Thanks Bakery in Downtown Rochester

Give Thanks Bakery is offering a variety of beautiful pastries for Easter, including this decadent Chocolate Easter Egg Torte! Bakery Website

Neighborly News and Events

Davey’s Work Flourishes at Henry Ford Estate

Davey’s Work Flourishes at Henry Ford Estate

Past industry leaders John Davey and Henry Ford have something in common: They’re innovators. Although Henry and Clara Ford did not seek to build a lavish home, the nature lovers did pay a great deal of attention to design of the landscape. Many trees and other native plants found a new home in several areas [...]

IRP Sponsors Talk On  “Israelite Ethnogenesis”

IRP Sponsors Talk On “Israelite Ethnogenesis”

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s IRP (Institute for Retired Professionals) will host J.P. Dessel for the Annual Lucas Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28 at the JCC, 15110 W. Ten Mile Road in Oak Park. Professor Dessel, a visiting professor in Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan, specializes in history and [...]

This Weekend at O U – Pinball

This Weekend at O U – Pinball

The Michigan Pinball Expo Returns to Oakland University in 2014! Thursday April 3rd – Saturday April 5th: 8am – 12midnight Sunday April 6th: 8am – 5pm Web Link