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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Betsy DeVos dressed up as Ms. Frizzle for Halloween and Twitter is pissed

Posted By on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 1:04 PM

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos attended the White House's annual Halloween party dressed as Ms Frizzle — the eccentric teacher made famous by the '90s cartoon The Magic School Bus. DeVos is a supporter of school choice, school voucher programs, and charter schools — programs that have largely contributed to the...

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You can see Michigan's fall colors from outer space

Posted By on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 11:27 AM

Alright, so these "fall colors" aren't as breathtaking as taking a drive to northern Michigan in the middle of fall, but Michigan from outer space looks pretty damn cool during this time of the year. The lovely people at NASA posted a photo on their official Instagram account of...

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New comedy premieres this week at the Detroit Repertory Theatre

Posted By on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 6:36 AM

A new show opens this week at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, and it will mix laughter, romantic foibles, and fish. Yes, those finned underwater creatures that swim around are involved. You see, it's a comedy about one woman's obsession with salmon. But this is no "fish story." It's a...

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Winners for 2017 Knight Arts Challenge announced

Posted By on Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 2:16 PM

The submissions came in and 29 hopefuls were announced as a winner in this year's Knight Arts Challenge, a huge honor that will help these artists push their craft even further. According to the Knight Arts Challenge website, about 900 projects were submitted to be a winner that would...

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Here comes Detroit's Christmas tree

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 2:39 PM

We've not yet celebrated All Hallow's Eve, but Detroit's Christmas tree has already been selected and a ceremony to raise it is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 1. The 60-foot Norwegian spruce was grown in Cadillac and will arrive at Campus Martius Wednesday morning when a team will set it atop...

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Rose McGowan announced as speaker at the Women's Convention

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 11:37 AM

The Women's Convention, a three-day seminar organized by the same people as The Women's March on Washington, D.C. last January, is set to take place this weekend. It hasn't been without a hitch though. Organizers faced scrutiny over booking Bernie Sanders as a featured speaker as well as exclusionary ticket...

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Michigan Brewers Guild's Fall Beer Festival is this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 6:39 AM

The Michigan Brewer’s Guild throws beer tasting events that are some of the most well-attended craft brewing festivals in the state. And this tasting in particular is sure to sell out at least one of the two days it’s set up in Eastern Market. Guests will get 15 tokens, and...

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Ballet Hispánico celebrates the vibrancy of flamenco

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 6:19 AM

The culture of Hispanic countries and people is both deep and beautiful, yet it is often misunderstood by outsiders. Ballet Hispánico celebrates the rich and diverse culture of this ethnic group through the vibrancy of flamenco. A cast of all female choreographers have designed this stage show and guests will...

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Michael Moore's anti-Trump Broadway show is hitting the road

Posted By on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 9:43 AM

Flint's Michael Moore has been living it up on Broadway the past couple of weeks with his anti-Trump show called The Terms of My Surrender. While tickets at the box office haven't been exactly stellar, Deadline reports that now that the show ended its run on Broadway, Moore plans...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Lifetime’s movie trailer for 'Flint' showcases how the water crisis has ravaged the community

Posted By on Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 3:56 PM

Lifetime’s movie trailer for “Flint” showcases how the water crisis has ravaged the community Lifetime has revealed the first trailer for the made-for-TV-movie Flint. Obviously based off the on-going Flint water crisis, the movie’s trailer focuses on the impact the contaminated water has had on the four main characters,...

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