Metro Art, Culture and Recreation

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 […]

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 […]

Metro Nonprofits and Service

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Golf “Fore” Life Outing Monday, May 22, 2017 Oakland University’s R&S Sharf Golf Course 8:00 a.m. – Registration/Driving Range 9:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start 2:00/2:30 p.m. – Awards Luncheon Oakland University Golf & Learning Center – Directions: https://oakland.edu/golf/top-links/directions/ Golfers, mark your calendar for Monday, May 22nd, for Crossroads’ annual Golf “Fore” Life outing. It’s your […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Crossroads’ Golf “Fore” Life

Golf “Fore” Life Outing Monday, May 22, 2017 Oakland University’s R&S Sharf Golf Course 8:00 a.m. – Registration/Driving Range 9:00 a.m. – Shotgun Start 2:00/2:30 p.m. – Awards Luncheon Oakland University Golf & Learning Center – Directions: https://oakland.edu/golf/top-links/directions/ Golfers, mark your calendar for Monday, May 22nd, for Crossroads’ annual Golf “Fore” Life outing. It’s your […]

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 […]

Neighborly News and Events

Detroit Zoo’s Arctic Ring of Life

Detroit Zoo’s Arctic Ring of Life

The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is hosting free activities at the Detroit Zoo’s award-winning Arctic Ring of Life to celebrate International Polar Bear Day and raise awareness of the conservation concerns facing this iconic species. Two events – one on Sunday, Feb. 26, and another on Monday, Feb. 27 – will include zookeeper talks, educational […]

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 […]

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