Music and Art

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert

June 18th 2014

Four Local Schools Compete for DSO Concert (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 19, 2014)   The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will be giving special performances based on feedback from the community. In Oakland County, Clarkston, Clawson, Lake Orion and Royal Oak have schools in the running. DTE Energy Foundation Presents the DSO in Your Community has been […]

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash

June 17th 2014

Sunshine-Filled Saturday Makes for a Great Berkley Art Bash (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 17, 2014, photos: Berkley Chamber of Commerce) Downtown Berkley was full of art and activities for the annual Berkley Art Bash.  Kids got their faces painted and did crafts while adults shopped for artwork of all kinds. Over 100 artists were there, […]

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State

June 16th 2014

Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble Receives Top Honor, Only in State (Berkley Schools, June 16, 2014) The Berkley High School Jazz Ensemble has received the highest honor the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) can award to a school. The Jazz Ensemble was invited to perform at the 2015 Michigan Music Conference (MMC) on […]

Strawberry Sunday Event at Birmingham Farmers Market June 22

June 13th 2014

Strawberry Sunday Event at Birmingham Farmers Market June 22 (press release, June 13, 2014) Michigan’s sweetest fruit is headed to the Birmingham Farmers Market in a big way. On Sunday, June 22, the market will introduce a brand new special event – Strawberry Sunday. In honor of the delicious fruit, attendees will enjoy all things […]

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings

June 13th 2014

Summer Concerts in Birmingham’s Shain Park Wednesday Evenings (press release, June 13, 2014) Local bands are getting ready to perform live in Shain Park at the City of Birmingham’s In the Park Summer Concert Series. The popular series is a treasured summertime tradition and features music genres of all varieties, appealing to those of all […]

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest

June 10th 2014

Clawson Student Gets 3rd Place in “In God We Trust” Art Contest (Clawson Schools Press Release, June 10, 2014) Clawson High School senior Josie Daniel received third place and a $500 cash prize for her artwork in the “In God We Trust” 150th Anniversary Art Contest. Senator Mark Jansen presented the award at a ceremony […]

Berkley Art Bash June 14

June 9th 2014

Berkley Art Bash June 14 (press release, June 9, 2014) We invite you to come shop with us and support all things Michigan in downtown Berkley on Saturday, June 14th from 10-6.  Take a virtual tour of the artists, authors and food trucks who will fill 4 blocks of Twelve Mile.  Sit back & listen to live tunes from local […]

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event

June 9th 2014

Meet the Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission at June 14 Event (C. Proxmire, June 9, 2014) The Ferndale Arts and Cultural Commission took a break in about 2009, and now they’ve returned with an all new board and new ideas. They’re having a “Coming Out” party on June 14 at Dino’s Lounge where they hope […]

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant

June 8th 2014

Berkley Rotary Club finds new home at O’Mara’s Restaurant (Berkley Rotary Press Release, June 8, 2014)   BERKLEY, MI (May 27, 2014) – After more than 50 years, the Rotary Club of Berkley will have a new home.  Starting on Monday, June 2, the Club will meet at O’Mara’s Restaurant in downtown Berkley at the intersection […]

20th Annual Clay Glass and Metal Show in Royal Oak June 14-15

June 8th 2014

20th Annual Clay Glass and Metal Show in Royal Oak June 14-15 (Royal Oak Chamber Press Release, June 8, 2014)   The 20th Annual Clay, Glass & Metal Show is one of the jewels of Royal Oak taking place Saturday, June 14 from 10am-7pm and Sunday, June 15 from 11am-5pm on Washington Avenue in downtown […]

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