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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 […]

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21

October 14th 2016

Habitat for Humanity Needs Volunteers in Southfield Oct. 20-21 (Habitat for Humanity, Oct. 14, 2016) Southfield, MI – Due to unexpected circumstances, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County is in dire need of 25 volunteers for Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 in Southfield from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Southfield. Volunteers will […]

Holly Area Community Coalition Family Fun Color Run Sept 10

August 1st 2016

Holly Area Community Coalition Family Fun Color Run Sept 10 (Event Page) The Holly Area Community Coaliton is hosting a Family Fun Color Run through Historic Downtown Holly.  There is a 5 k route and a 1 mile route. Cost is $25 for an individual or $50 for teams of 2-4.  Pre-Run events start at […]

Art Show Helps Fund FernCare Free Clinic

March 13th 2016

Art Show Helps Fund FernCare Free Clinic (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Art and good health go hand in hand, especially when it’s an art gallery fund raiser for a free health clinic for people without health insurance. Level One Bank hosted an exhibition opening on March 11, featuring the work […]

Huntington Woods: Colors of the Spirit Artist Reception July 10

June 29th 2015

Huntington Woods: Colors of the Spirit Artist Reception July 10 (event listing) GAIL BOROWSKI AND LAUREN MAY “COLORS OF THE SPIRIT” July 1 – August 14, 2015 Artist Reception: Friday, July 10, 2015 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Woods Gallery Located in the lower level of the Huntington Woods Library 26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, […]

Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism

June 5th 2015

Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills Damaged by Vandalism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 5, 2015) Vandals damaged walls and windows of Stoney Creek High School in the Rochester Community School District, painting them with graffiti-made obscenities. They also toilet-papered trees and spread paper all over the lawn. According to Rochester Community School District, the […]

2015 Rainbow Run Pictures

May 30th 2015

2015 Rainbow Run Pictures (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 30, 2015) Multi-colored cornstarch paints brightly covered over 800 walkers and runners for the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Rainbow Run.  The 2k and 5k walk/runs raise money for local charities that support diversity.  This year’s proceeds will go to Affirmations, Ruth Ellis Center, Ferndale Pride […]

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life

February 12th 2015

After Arrest for Graffiti, Carson Matlock Painting a New Picture for his Life (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2015) For 19-year-old Carson Matlock, the hardest part about being locked in a jail cell for two days was not being able to have paper or pens. “My mind was racing. Every situation of my life was […]

Graffiti Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak

January 30th 2015

Graffiti Suspect Arrested in Royal Oak (Royal Oak Police, Jan. 30, 2015)   On January 29, 2015, at 1:46 a.m., Royal Oak officers arrested, Carson Matlock, a 19-year-old homeless man, for drawing graffiti on city property. While patrolling the Central Business District officers saw Matlock crouched down near a utility pole at Washington and Lincoln. […]

Lawrence Street Shows Best of the Best

January 15th 2012

During the month of January, the Lawrence Street Gallery is featuring its “Best of the Best” from 2011 – works from those artists who took home prizes in the galleries juried competitions over the year. There were four annual juried shows (invitational, figurative, photography and small works), and the current exhibit features nine of those who placed: