Music and Art

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done

March 21st 2018

Royal Oak Shows Other City Planners How Public Art is Done (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 21, 2018) Royal Oak, MI- Communities though Oakland County have embraced the idea that public art has an impact.  Sometimes, though, it can be hard to know how to pull public art projects off.  That’s why Oakland County recently hosted […]

DSO: A Scandinavian State of Mind in Beverly Hills March 18

March 14th 2018

DSO: A Scandinavian State of Mind in Beverly Hills March 18   Beverly Hills, MI- The Detroit Symphony Orchestra presents A Scandinavian State of Mind Cello Performance in Beverly Hills at Seligman Center Sunday, March 18, 2018 – 3:00 PM.   Alexander Prior, conductor Andreas Brantelid, cello SIBELIUS En Saga SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 […]

Royal Oak Commission Decides Public Art Near Memorial Can Stay

March 13th 2018

Royal Oak Commission Decides Public Art Near Memorial Can Stay (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2018) Royal Oak, MI -Composition is Blue is a sculpture which changes appearance depending on the angle that it’s viewed.  The lines and circles seem to shift in a way that Artist Mark Beltchenko says is the point.  “If only […]

“Moving Art” Car Makes People Smile, is also for Sale

March 7th 2018

“Moving Art” Car Makes People Smile, is Also for Sale (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 7, 2018) Madison Heights, MI – It was divine inspiration that called Judith Fletcher, aka “Lady J,” to start turning her 1996 Geo Prism into a work of art. And it was at least a good coincidence that she was loading […]

M Contemporary Art Cuts Ribbon, Features Detroit From Above

February 24th 2018

M Contemporary Art Cuts Ribbon, Features Detroit From Above (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2018) Ferndale, MI- Downtown Ferndale welcomed the newest art gallery M Contemporary Art last Friday with a ribbon cutting and artist reception. After a soft opening in Jan, the Feb. event featured Brian Day, a photographer who uses a drone to […]

Nikki Holland & the Dirty Elizabeths Prepare for Ferndale Blues Festival

January 22nd 2018

Nikki Holland & the Dirty Elizabeths Prepare for Ferndale Blues Festival (Sam Gurwin, Jan. 2, 2018) Ferndale, MI – One always wants a fun night at concert or local bar- some bands shine brighter than others. Nikki Holland & the Dirty Elizabeths is one such Band. The original songs, audience participation, community charity fund raising […]

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018

January 11th 2018

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018 Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival gets ready for their 17th year with a whole line up of events from Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018 at various venues through Ferndale.  This year’s festival is presented by Candlewick Shop and supported by many other great […]

Southfield Library: Jazz & Blues: Dreams Deferred Jan 17

January 6th 2018

Southfield Library: Jazz & Blues: Dreams Deferred Jan 17 Southfield, MI – On January 17 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm see Dreams Deferred play at the Southfield Library. Dreams Deferred has been performing around Detroit in places like Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, Silkey’s and Encore Lounge for more than 20 years. Expect a night of […]

Detroit Chamber Orchestra in Berkley Dec. 30

December 25th 2017

Detroit Chamber Orchestra in Berkley Dec. 30 Berkley, MI – The Detroit Chamber Orchestra performs works of Sibelius and Elgar alongside Mozart’s epic 40th Symphony on 12/30/2017 at Berkley First Church, 7:30 PM. Admission is free of charge with a suggested donation for refreshments. 2820 W Twelve Mile Road, Berkley 248-399-3698 More info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/376857576107653 ****** […]

Justin Bean’s “Geometrics” Graces Woods Gallery Walls

November 26th 2017

Justin Bean’s “Geometrics” Graces Woods Gallery Walls (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 26, 2017) Huntington Woods, MI – “The East Coast has enough artists,” joked Justin Bean as he explained the decision to move from Philadelphia to Royal Oak, not far from his hometown of Huntington Woods. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts-learned painter held […]