Music and Art

Artwork Expresses Grief, Love, Gender, Justice & Pride

June 2nd 2017

Artwork Expresses Grief, Love, Gender, Justice & Pride (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 2, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Creating pieces for the Summer of Pride exhibit at Affirmations in Ferndale, Jenn Frazier of Newport had a dream that she should include her mother. Though she normally works in stained glass, the dream led her to create […]

Affirmations Summer of Pride Art Opening June 1

May 26th 2017

Affirmations Summer of Pride Art Opening June 1 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Affirmations will be hosting its annual Pride! art gallery show, “Summer of Pride,” in the Pittmann-Puckett Gallery. Celebrate the opening of this show with new art, live performances, time with the artists and refreshments on Thursday, June 1st, from 7 p.m. until […]

Art & About in Berkley June 9

May 18th 2017

Art & About in Berkley June 9 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Every second Friday, from June through October, the DDA’s new Art & About event will turn #DowntownBerkley into a district-wide gallery and performance space. Throughout the District, businesses will host an artist or performer as well as offer beverages and snacks. So mark […]

15 Things: The Artsy Parking Meters of Royal Oak

May 6th 2017

15 Things: The Artsy Parking Meters of Royal Oak (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Paying for parking is generally not that exciting of a task, but sixty artists have helped make it a little more fun in Downtown Royal Oak. The “Meters Made Beautiful” project happened last year for the […]

“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition

April 26th 2017

“Blue Period” Wins First in Ferndale Chamber Student Art Competition (Natalie Berger, April 26, 2017) Ferndale, MI – “The Artist in You” competition presented by the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates area youth in the Ferndale community from Ferndale high school, Ferndale University High, and CASA. On Tuesday April 25th at the Ferndale public […]

Artwork from Auschwitz Touches Hearts in Wixom

March 20th 2017

Artwork from Auschwitz Touches Hearts in Wixom (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 20, 2017) Wixom, MI – “Dear finder of these notes…I’m handing over to you a part, a very small one, which doesn’t say enough about what was really happening in the hell of Auschwitz-Birkenau. You have to imagine yourself what the reality looked like.” […]

Royal Oak Musicale Brings Music to the People Each Month (Video)

February 24th 2017

Royal Oak Musicale Brings Music to the People Each Month (Video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 24, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Before he began to perform Warren Benson’s Aeolian Song, saxophonist Christopher Sacco quoted the composer, saying “I am interested by the idea, that music doesn’t have to be beautiful, but rather humanely communicative in […]

Forbidden Art Exhibits Creations Made in Auschwitz, Opening March 19 in Wixom

February 17th 2017

Forbidden Art Exhibits Creations Made in Auschwitz, Opening March 19 in Wixom (EVENT page)   WIXOM, MI –The watercolor painting of roses resembles the type of artwork you would see on a well-crafted birthday card. The roses look true-to-life in hues of pink and yellow on a sky-blue background. It is only when the purpose […]

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum

January 15th 2017

15 Things to See at Cranbrook Art Museum (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 15, 2017) Bloomfield Hills, MI – The Cranbrook Art Museum is home to modern and contemporary art, with some permanent collections and some that are only temporary.  Among the hundreds of paintings, sculptures, and other pieces of art we found 15 things to […]

New Way Bar: Rare Standard (Free Show) Dec. 30

December 14th 2016

New Way Bar: Rare Standard (Free Show) Dec. 30 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – Come to New Way Bar on Friday, December 30th  at 9pm to see Rare Standard (Free Show!) New Way Bar is located at 23130 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 More info: http://www.newwaybar.com/nwb_schedule3.html ****** For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want […]