Music and Art

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. […]

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted

January 20th 2015

Royal Oak Seeking Public Art for East 11 Mile Road, $40,000 Budgeted (City of Royal Oak, Jan. 20, 2015)   The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts (ROCFA) is excited to announce a call for artists to submit proposals for permanent display of public art along east 11 Mile Road from Troy to Campbell Road […]

Rib Burn 8 Out to Honor Billy Bones, Raise Money for Charity Jan. 31

January 17th 2015

Rib Burn 8 Out to Honor Billy Bones, Raise Money for Charity Jan. 31 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 12, 2015) For the past seven years, Dean Bach has held the BBQ Rib Burn Out to raise money for Ferndale Youth Assistance and Michigan AIDS Coalition as a tie in to the Ferndale Blues Festival. But this […]

Fuzzgun and Mom Barley at Ferndale Library Feb. 7

January 17th 2015

Fuzzgun and Mom Barley at Ferndale Library Feb. 7 (FADL Press Release, Jan. 17, 2015) Genuine live, loud rock 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, proto punk quartet, Fuzzgun will bring the noise with their […]

Art in Ferndale City Hall: Kali Blache Reception Jan. 22

January 16th 2015

Art in Ferndale City Hall: Kali Blache Reception Jan. 22 (C. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2015) Kali Blache describes her artwork as “colorful and happy.” And beginning Jan. 22 her multimedia pieces will brighten up the walls of Ferndale City Hall thanks to a new project by the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission called “Arts@CityHall.” The […]

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