West Bloomfield High Open After Bomb Threat

West Bloomfield High Open After Bomb Threat (compiled, Feb. 17, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – West Bloomfield High School held classes today in spite of a bomb threat made against the school on Twitter.  The District sent out a notice to families explaining the situation, stating  “The West Bloomfield School District is committed to the…

Cranbrook Love After Dark Program Explores Science of Romance Feb. 11

Cranbrook Love After Dark Program Explores Science of Romance Feb. 11 (EVENT page) West Bloomfield, MI – Cranbrook Institute of Science Explores the Science of Valentine’s Day During Love After Dark February 11 at 7pm Cranbrook Institute of Science invites the public to explore the Science behind the season during Love after Dark at the…

West Bloomfield Twp. Collecting Water for Flint

West Bloomfield Twp. Collecting Water for Flint (Press Release, Feb. 1, 2016) West Bloomfield, MI – Please join us in collecting water donations for our Flint, Michigan neighbors. All bottled water will be collected at the West Bloomfield Township Clerk’s Office starting Friday, January 22nd through Friday, February 12th, 2016, from 8:30 am — 4:00…

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video)

Officials Call for Repeal of Ban on Sharing Information about Ballot Proposals (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 21, 2016) Roseville, MI – “There is a stereotype of librarians as being quiet and meek. I hope that our presence today helps to debunk that stereotype. And if they want to throw us in jail for sharing…

Two Muses Theatre Finds New Home in Waterford after Barnes & Noble Closure

Two Muses Theatre Finds New Home in Waterford after Barnes & Noble Closure (Diane Hill, Two Muses Theatre, Jan. 3, 2015) Waterford, MI – The show must go on. And for Two Muses Theatre, there’s no exception. For the past five years, Two Muses Theatre, a professional, non-profit theatre, has produced award-winning plays and musicals…

Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission

Bloomfield Twp. Seeking Volunteers for Planning Commission (Bloomfield Township Press Release, Jan. 3, 2015) Bloomfield Twp, MI – The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Trustees on matters involving site plan approvals, zoning…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3

Comedy Kick-off to Support KAT Program for Kids with Special Needs Dec. 3 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Kids All Together (KAT), in support of children and teens with special needs, will present its 6th annual Comedy Kick-off on Thursday, December 3, at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, 310 S. Troy Street…

A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera Dec. 12

A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera Dec. 12 (EVENT page)   The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Russian Jewish Life, together with the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan, will present “A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera” at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 12, at The Berman Center…

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees (C. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2015)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants to put an end to a development project in Pontiac specifically for Syrian refugees. According to The Oakland Press, developers have purchased 120 lots on 10 Pontiac city blocks west of Woodward near…

JCC Book Club: Judy Blume’s “In the Unlikely Event” Dec. 9

JCC Book Club: Judy Blume’s “In the Unlikely Event” Dec. 9 (EVENT page) The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center will hold its next book club, focusing on Judy Blume’s “In the Unlikely Event,” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 9. The book tells the story of a…