Music and Art

Summer Acoustic Showcase at The Rust Belt Market Aug. 13

August 4th 2017

Summer Acoustic Showcase at The Rust Belt Market Aug. 13 Ferndale, MI – Please join us on Sunday, August 13th, for an afternoon of non-stop acoustic goodness at The Rust Belt Market! I took a little breather after hosting three acoustic showcases last year, but I didn’t want another season to pass without doing this […]

Lake Orion Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition Aug. 26

July 31st 2017

Lake Orion Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition Aug. 26 (EVENT page) Lake Orion, MI  – 2017 Dragon on the Lake Chalk Art Competition, Aug 26 11am-4pm at Dragon on the Lake 115 S. Anderson St, Lake Orion, MI 48326 Compete for prize money and claim the streets of Lake Orion as your own […]

MI Great Artist Competition Now Open

July 22nd 2017

MI Great Artist Competition Now Open (Oakland County Executive Office, July 22, 2017) Waterford, MI – Artists from Oakland County and seven other southeast Michigan counties have the chance to strut their stuff beginning Monday July 17, 2017 as the MI Great Artist online art competition kicks into gear. Artists may enter their works in […]

Pictures from the 2017 Royal Oak Clay, Glass and Metal Show

June 10th 2017

Pictures from the  2017 Royal Oak  Clay, Glass  and Metal Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 10, 2017) Royal Oak, MI – Sunshine sparkled off an abundance of artwork at the Royal Oak Clay, Glass and Metal Show Saturday afternoon. The show, which attracts artists from all over the country, continues through Sunday June 11 on […]

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.” […]