Monday, February 12, 2018

Bill Murray will read to audiences on new tour that's coming to Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:21 AM

When he's not manning the Belafonte or drinking his way through Tokyo or befriending an overzealous high schooler only to compete with him for the affection of a widowed elementary school teacher — Bill Murray is exploring the vast and many worlds found in the pages of Twain, Whitman,...

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Friday, February 9, 2018

This winter storm has a name and it's Mateo

Posted By on Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 11:04 AM

It's not Snowmageddon, it's not the Snowpocalypse, and it's not Snowzilla. This weekend's winter storm is a boy, and his name is Mateo. At least that's according to the Weather Channel, which has been in the habit of naming winter storms for the past six seasons. They announced the names...

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Horrorcore rappers Twiztid created their own pop culture convention and it's happening this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 11:01 AM

For Jamie Spaniolo and Paul Methric, the dream of creating their own pop culture convention took root at the tender age of 13. It was then that they attended a Star Trek convention and thus began years of study, which would eventually lead to the conception of Astronomicon. Spaniolo...

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VIDEO: Detroit Zoo animals get early V-Day gift and it's adorable

Posted By on Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 8:54 AM

February blues got you feeling down? Cheer up, buttercup, and check out this video of animals at the Detroit Zoo playing with heart-shaped piñatas and other "romantic goodies."  Zookeepers gave these little guys painted rocks, ice treats, and other items that make you say "Awww!" as part of its...

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Detroit rapper Big Sean announces new tour with format that allows fans to create the setlist

Posted By on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 1:17 PM

Talk about #Blessed — hometown superstar Big Sean is bringing a one-of-a-kind performance to Little Caesars Arena on Saturday, June 2. Though the BET Award-winning and Grammy-nominated "Bounce Back" rapper had us scratching our heads over his surprise 2017 release Double Or Nothing, today he announced the details of his...

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Jay and Silent Bob are getting old — and they want to talk about it at The Fillmore

Posted By on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 12:43 PM

The Big Bang may have created the universe, but it was the delightfully warped mind of filmmaker and author Kevin Smith that crafted View Askewniverse —the birthplace of comedy duo Jay and Silent Bob. Smith and the Jay to his Silent Bob, Jason Mewes, are bringing their No. 1...

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Celebrate Valentine's Day with Patti Smith in a totally Patti Smith way

Posted By on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 10:18 AM

“Some things melt before they become memories,” artist, author, and poet Patti Smith says in her latest book, Devotion. Smith’s tapestry of memories is a rich one, and much of her source material is the intricacies and difficulties of feeling love. In 2010, she delivered Just Kids — the...

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The freaks come out at night — The Dirty Show returns for its 19th year

Posted By on Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:15 PM

The Dirty Show is back. Now in its 19th iteration, Jerry Vile's international erotic art show once again features burlesque performances (headliners include Roxi DLite, Chris Harder, and Ray Gunn), the Cinerotic Film Festival, and the return of "Daddyhole," a pop-up leather daddy bar (see our feature in this...

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Beacon Park announces free movie nights in February

Posted By on Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:12 PM

February isn't typically the time of year we expect to write about free outdoor movies — those announcements generally come in the warm, blissful summer months when one can spend more than 15 minutes outside without risking frostbite Well, Beacon Park has just announced a free February movie series...

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Noam Chomsky will speak in Dearborn on Sunday

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 11:48 AM

Noam Chomsky, now 89, is a living legend. After first making his name in the field of linguistics, he has since become a notable social critic and political philosopher — earning him a reputation as "America's No. 1 dissident." The thinker will be in Dearborn Sunday night at UAW...

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