Music and Art

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition

October 31st 2014

Hazel Park Vikings Make it to State Marching Band Competition (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 31, 2014) The 58 students of the Hazel Park Viking Marching Band started the beginning of the year with the end in mind, full of focus and directed toward the goal of putting on a fantastic show. With a new sense […]

Ferndale Marching Band’s Brave New World Free Oct. 22

October 17th 2014

Ferndale Marching Band’s Brave New World Free Oct. 22 (Compiled, Oct. 17, 2014) The Golden Eagle Marching Band will be performing their 2014 show, “Brave New World” on the FHS football field on Wed, Oct. 22 from 8-9pm at Ferndale High School. This is a FREE performance! Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided by […]

Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast Oct. 24-30

October 15th 2014

Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast Oct. 24-30 (DATC press release, Oct. 15, 2014) The DATC actors take the stage in a new way! Thanks to Criterian Pictures, we will be showing the cult classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” accompanied with a stellar shadow cast. So come on out you Transylvanians and party […]

Jazz & Blues at Southfield Library Oct. 15 Feat. Straight Ahead

October 11th 2014

Jazz & Blues at Southfield Library Oct. 15 Features Straight Ahead (SPL Press Release, Oct. 11, 2014) Straight Ahead is the featured performer at the Southfield Public Library’s next Jazz & Blues performance on Wednesday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room. General admission is $5.00 or $3.00 admission for Friends of the […]

Clawson String Concert Oct 20

October 9th 2014

Clawson String Concert Oct 20 (Press release, Oct 10, 2014) CLAWSON STRING ORCHESTRA CONCERT FEATURES THE MOXIE STRINGS Celtic, Bluegrass, Rock & Jazz Inspired Evening of Music EVENT:​The Clawson Middle School and High School String Orchestras will present a concert with The Moxie Strings – an electrifying combination of fiddler Diana Ladio, electric cellist Alison […]

Sean Doerr Photography Talk at Southfield Library Oct 29

October 9th 2014

Sean Doerr Photography Talk at Southfield Library Oct 29 (Press release, Oct 10, 2014) The Southfield Public Library will host author and photographer Sean Doerr on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. Doerr will discuss his book, Lost Detroit Stories Behind the Motor City’s Majestic Ruins, and will share his architectural knowledge and photography of […]

Wild Life II, aka The Billboard Mural on Woodward…

October 7th 2014

Wild Life II, aka The Billboard Mural on Woodward Painted by David Stanton (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2014) “If art is important, then its importance rests in the eyes and mind of the beholder,” said David Stanton, the Ferndale-based painter whose mural now graces the side of Steven B’s Barber shop on Woodward at […]

Not What You’d Expect: First Salon Sunday is Oct. 19 in Ferndale

October 4th 2014

Not What You’d Expect: First Salon Sunday is Oct. 19 in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 4, 2014) While Ferndale is known for its plethora of beauty salons, there is another kind of salon that the Arts and Cultural Commission hopes will take off in the city. Their new performance series “Salon Sundays” seeks to […]

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18

September 27th 2014

DIA Oakland County Day – Free Transportation from Several Cities – Oct. 18 (DIA Press Release, Sept. 27, 2014) The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is providing free bus transportation to and from the museum on Saturday, Oct. 18 for Oakland County residents as part of its “County Days,” which provides this service four times […]

…Birmingham Street Art Fair Supporting Common Ground

September 24th 2014

A Great Time at the Birmingham Street Art Fair Supporting Common Ground (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2014) Dozens of artists, protected from the rain by their rows of tents down the middle of Old Woodward Avenue, came out in support of Common Ground this weekend. The crisis intervention organization offers a 24-hour Crisis and […]