Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Tens of thousands of dollars for 150 words? Knight Foundation wants Detroit art ideas.

Posted By on Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 1:47 PM

How often can you score tens of thousands of dollars — or more — with just 150 words? Put on your thinking caps, Detroit artists. This week the Knight Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting communities through art and journalism, announced a grant of more than $19 million to the...

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Friday, October 12, 2012

Weekend Hit List

Posted By on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:49 AM

Friday 12th Mustard Plug It seems insane that Grand Rapids’ Mustard Plug has been serving up its skanky ska-punk since 1991, but that is indeed the case. The band has gone through members like a starving man goes through flapjacks... [READ MORE] Jason Adasiewicz Sun Rooms Trio We caught...

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Friday, October 5, 2012

Weekend Hit List

Posted By on Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Friday 5th Pepper Adams Tribute Gerry Mulligan had those matinee-idol looks, and he made the deep notes of the baritone saxophone seem to float on a cloud of cool. He was a star and a marquee bandleader. Pepper Adams had a standard... [READ MORE] Two Man Gentlemen Band Some...

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

We tried our Presidential Debate Drinking Game and ... then things got blurry

Posted By on Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Presidential Debate Drinking Game: Your Very Own Political Shitshow! Last night, at the presidential debate, President Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney spent nearly 25 of the first 15 minutes hashing out the variations in their respective policies. By the middle of the second segment, it was apparent that points...

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