Monday, October 20, 2014

Want to work at Drag Queen Bingo?

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Enjoy being heckled by Drag Queens in your spare time? Then we've got a job for you. Five15, a quirky and cheeky little coffee house in downtown Royal Oak is looking for supplemental workers to help run Drag Queen Bingo four days a week.  The gig will require workers to...

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Study: Detroit doesn't attract college grads

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Young twenty-somethings fresh out of college still have an itch to move across state lines and into areas within three miles of city centers, according to a new study, but they're avoiding Detroit.  The study from a think tank plainly called City Observatory offered this a summary for Detroit....

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MT readers: Show us your Halloween costumes!

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 1:20 PM

Halloween is fast approaching — and there's been plenty of parties already, with even more on the horizon. So we have to ask, what are you being for Halloween this year? Send 'em to halloween@metrotimes.com, with your name and city of residence, for a chance to be featured on...

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Uno Lady will perform at PJ's Lager House tonight

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 1:02 PM

You've probably heard of something called a "one-woman show." But, have you heard of a one-woman choir? It kind of sounds like a oxymoron, but it is a real thing. And it's called Uno Lady. More specifically she is called Uno Lady. Her real name is Christ Ebert and she's...

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Scott Morgan’s 'Detroit' Re-Released

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Today, Oct. 20, 2014, is the official release date for Revolutionary Action, a two-CD compilation that includes re-mastered versions of the first three solo albums by Scott Morgan, the singer, songwriter and guitarist who back in the 1960s led the Ann Arbor-based band the Rationals and then in the...

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This coming winter in Detroit probably won't be as bad as last year's

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:25 AM

The Freep reported last week that the forthcoming winter will probably be less severe than last year's. After last year's polar vortex and an unseasonably cool summer, this is the first burst of good weather-related news we've had in a while. Via the Freep: "A repeat of last winter is...

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We're pretty geeked about this 'Orbit' anthology

Posted By on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 7:36 AM

2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of Orbit magazine, the irreverent rag — created by one Jerry Vile — that poked fun at everything while at the same time featuring local talent long before the rest of the mainstream media would. Author Rob St. Mary (currently based...

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

UAW-Ford is sponsoring free mammograms this week

Posted By on Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 12:30 PM

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, UAW-Ford is offering free mammogram screenings for metro Detroit women. The Northland Radiology mobile mammogram unit will provide the screenings.  The screenings will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday, Oct. 20 through Wednesday, Oct. 22. The mobile unit...

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United Nations officials to hear from Detroiters affected by water shut-offs

Posted By on Sun, Oct 19, 2014 at 10:58 AM

After calling the city's water shut-off program an affront to human rights, officials from the United Nations will visit Detroit this evening to hear from impacted residents.  A bevy of local groups have organized the meeting with the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human...

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Red Bull asks artists to make art out of Red Bull

Posted By on Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Well, we spoke too soon. Not long after we playfully ribbed Sierra Mist for enlisting artists to create art about Sierra Mist (and said "Red Bull is more subtle in their branding, though, and they certainly never ask its artists to make art about Red Bull"), we're told that...

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