Music and Art

Crossroads Jazz Band at PR Community Center March 7

February 27th 2015

Crossroads Jazz Band at PR Community Center March 7 (Friends of Huntington Woods Library, Feb. 27, 2015) On March 7th, Crossroads will perform at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center (4 Ridge Road) beginning at 2 pm.  Crossroads is an all family member band that performs various styles of instrumental jazz. The show is collaboration between […]

Barry Manilow Shines at the Palace, Supports Pontiac Music Program

February 18th 2015

Barry Manilow Shines at the Palace, Supports Pontiac Music Program By Cheryl Weiss “It takes that one voice And everyone will sing” –One Voice, Barry Manilow Superstar Barry Manilow recently performed his “One Last Time” concert at the Palace in Auburn Hills, but he is leaving a lasting musical legacy for students in the Pontiac […]

“Reds: Pictures of the Rarest Hair Color on Earth” Art Reception March 12

February 18th 2015

“Reds: Pictures of the Rarest Hair Color on Earth” Art Reception March 12 (Woods Gallery, Feb. 18, 2015) Photographer Darrel Ellis will have his exhibit Reds: Pictures of the Rarest Hair Color on Earth on display at the Woods Gallery (lower level of Huntington Woods Library, 26415 Scotia Road, Huntington Woods, MI 48070) from Feb. […]

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7

February 15th 2015

Desolation Angels and Blue Pontiac to Play at Ferndale Library March 7 (Kelly Bennett, FADL, Feb. 15, 2015) Genuine live, loud music inside a library is no longer a novel concept thanks to Start HERE Saturdays, the Ferndale Area District Library’s popular monthly concert series. This month, the library goes a little bit country and […]

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions

February 14th 2015

Canvas Pontiac Seeking Art Submissions (C. Proxmire, Feb. 14, 2015) Canvas Pontiac brings art and culture back to Downtown Pontiac. Inviting local artists from around Michigan to submit and display their art to be shared on public display throughout Downtown Pontiac. In the spring there will be an unveiling of the project and a reception […]

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life

February 12th 2015

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2015) For 19-year-old Carson Matlock, the hardest part about being locked in a jail cell for two days was not being able to have paper or pens. “My mind was racing. Every situation of my life was […]

Art: The Body Eclectic Exhibit Opening Reception Feb. 6

February 2nd 2015

Art: The Body Eclectic Exhibit Opening Reception Feb. 6 The Body Eclectic is a show that welcomes artists’ interpretations of the human form, whether it is in drawings, paintings, sculptures, or photographs. Senghor Reid, juror for the show, has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, a Masters in Art Education from […]

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong

January 25th 2015

2015 Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Starts off Strong (C. Proxmire, Photos: Larry Mills, Jan. 25, 2015) Note: Photo captions say Monica Mills, but they were actually taken by her husband – and awesome Blues and Music Festival volunteer Larry Mills. Photos will be updated later this week. The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is […]

Women Share Artwork in Gallery Opening in Huntington Woods (video)

January 24th 2015

Women Share Artwork in Gallery Opening in Huntington Woods (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 24, 2015) The Great Flood of 2104 devastated many in Huntington Woods as backed up sewers flooded basements, destroying property and memories for many of the residents. The flood also hit the local art community hard, as it ruined the Woods […]

Keeping with King’s Dream RO Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video)

January 20th 2015

Keeping with King’s Dream, Royal Oak Twp. Asks What’s Going on? (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 20, 2015) For 25 years, Royal Oak Township has hosted a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and while the event was a fitting tribute, the speakers also raised painful topics for the community to consider. […]

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