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Thursday, November 30, 2017

QLine keeps Woodward Ave. open for Noel Night

Posted By on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Detroit's beloved holiday tradition is getting rerouted, thanks to the QLine. In years prior, the city of Detroit has closed the stretch of Woodward Avenue  between Palmer and Warren in Midtown to host the Salvation Army community singalong, keeping the event accessible and walkable. But due to the introduction of the QLine earlier...

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Urgin' for Sturgeon event swims through Belle Isle Aquarium tomorrow

Posted By on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 1:20 PM

Dive into your pockets and help welcome some new friends to the Belle Isle Aquarium. Rarely do the words “conservation effort” necessarily allude to a “fun” evening. Leave it to the historic Belle Isle Aquarium to prove differently. Enter the "Urgin' for Sturgeon" event. America’s oldest aquarium will pair...

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Main Art Theatre to host midnight showings of cult favorite 'The Room'

Posted By on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 12:34 PM

Love. Betrayal. Friendship. The worst movie ever made? When Tommy Wiseau set out to make the 2003 quasi-autobiographical drama The Room, he was aiming for an Oscar nomination. Well, an Oscar never happened for the mysteriously rich marble-mouthed possible vampire, but what Wiseau did manage was to create a...

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Passion Pit announces Royal Oak date in 2018

Posted By on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 10:10 AM

It's hard to believe that the meticulously crafted sonic musings of indietronica darlings, Passion Pit, comes down to, well, a single darling. Michael Angelakos is Passion Pit and Passion Pit is hitting the road with a stop in Royal Oak scheduled for Jan. 16, 2018. The "Sleepyhead" singer announced the...

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Big Sean just received his third Grammy nomination

Posted By on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 10:54 AM

Talk about #blessed. Detroit's own Big Sean woke up to some good news this morning. The 60th Grammy Awards nomination announcement made on Nov. 28 includes a Best Rap Performance nomination for Big Sean for his track "Bounce Back" from 2017's I Decided. But, he's got some stiff competition. Also...

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This metro Detroit company wants to break the Guinness World Record for the largest ugly sweater gathering

Posted By on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 9:55 AM

’Tis the season for hot cocoa, caroling and ... totally laying waste to Guinness World Records?  For metro Detroit-based company UglyChristmasSweater.com, the holidays just got a whole lot uglier. In an attempt to break the world record for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday sweaters, the company is...

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Eminem doppelganger channels his alter ego in colorful, bong-filled exhibit

Posted By on Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 10:36 AM

Have you ever been mistaken for someone else? Or maybe you've been told you look like a celebrity? Though the chance of you having a true doppelganger is one in a trillion, you likely fall into the same category as Philidelphia-based installation artist Alex Da Corte, who has been exploring the...

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Doom-soul singer Cold Specks to light up Marble Bar

Posted By on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 7:05 AM

If you haven’t heard of Canadian doom-soul songstress Cold Specks, don’t fret. Ladan Hussein (aka Cold Specks) is still considerably new despite becoming a household name among lovers of celestial gloom. Since her Polaris Music Prize nomination in 2012 she’s been cranking out her hazy, slinky Massive Attack-esque tracks....

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Suzy Poling and friends get weird at MOCAD

Posted By on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 12:32 PM

A gaggle of some of the most avant-garde names in art are bringing their multimedia hypnotic realms to life for a special engagement. Los Angeles-based artist (and former Detroit resident) Suzy Poling is joined by Detroit artists Nicola Kuperus, Jimbo Easter, and Forest Juziuk to deliver an out-of-this-world exhibition...

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A former Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas guitarist has died

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:44 PM

Former Jessica Hernandez and the Delta's guitarist Michael Krygier has died, according to an announcement made on the band's official Facebook page. Krygier had performed with the band for more than five years, but recently left to pursue his own dreams. "I am forever indebted to him for his...

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