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Drama Camp is Coming the Week of Aug 15

July 22nd 2011

Drama Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm, with Friday being a special performance for the children’s families. Youth aged 8-13 are welcome to participate…

What Can ELAvated Sundays Do?

July 16th 2011

…The next ELAvated Sunday will be at AJ’s Music Café MI (240 W 9 Mile Road) from 4pm-7pm on August 14, 2011.

Coral Reefer Mac McAnally & Ilo to Play Rare Benefit

July 16th 2011

…To show his support for the troops, he has pledged his artist royalties from the hit single to the Wounded Warriors Project, whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.

Cape Verde artist Ilo will join Mac on the Dino’s stage. Ilo was discovered by Buffet and signed to Buffett’s Mailboat Records…

Albert- Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra Visits Ferndale High

July 13th 2011

STUDENT REVIEW and PARENT REVIEW: We were fortunate to have both a parent and a student independently send us articles on the Albert Einstein Gymnasium Symphony Orchestra at Ferndale High School on June 11, 2011. Thank you Clara Strzalkowski and Dawn Migan for sending in your stories, and to Brian R. Douglas for doing the photography!

Bridge Project’s First Performance Packs Library

July 12th 2011

An unfortunate prediction for rain moved the Bridge Project’s first public performance of big band jazz inside from the Library’s courtyard, but that didn’t stop them from having a grand performance. It was standing room only as they introduced Ferndale to a side of big band they may have never seen before, with a focus on Michigan-made music.

City Considers New Noise Ordinance

July 11th 2011

Residents and business owners will have an opportunity to speak at tonight’s meeting, which is at 7:30pm at City Hall (300 E. 9 Mile). To view the proposed ordinance changes, and other documentation visit the City of Ferndale website at http://www.ferndale-mi.com/Services/Cable/CityCouncilVideo.htm.

Ryan Dillaha Ready to Rock the Rust Belt (July 10)

July 3rd 2011

He’s shared the stage with local favorites like Chris Brantley, and Moe Hollis of the Howling Diablos. On Saturday, July 10 it will be Chris Degnore of Jill Jack and Tim Rios joining him at the Rust Belt Market to play from 3-5pm.

DIY Seeking Artists and Musicians

July 1st 2011

Planning is under way for one of the most popular grassroots events in Ferndale, the DIY Street Fair. The “DIY” stands for Do-It-Yourself, and the event brings together local artists, crafters, musicians, craft brewers and restauranteers for two days and three nights of fun Sept 16, 17, and 18, 2011.

Hazel Park Pub Crawl Planned for Aug 26

July 1st 2011

The spirit of Ferndale is moving eastward as organizers come together for the first Annual Hazel Park Pub Crawl. The event, scheduled for August 26, 2011, will take participants on a drinking tour of the city. The Hazel Park Pub Crawl will raise money for the Hazel Park Promise Zone, an initiative that hopes to provide every eligible Hazel Park student with money to go to college.

ELAvated Sunday at AJ’s Music Café (July 10)

June 29th 2011

Beyond the music, ELAvated Sunday is also about bringing together the people in a free and relaxed environment to talk about the issues that matter most. The dedicated men and women working towards social justice and peace are encouraged to attend, as this will be a networking opportunity to help organize and bring forth action.