Friday, October 13, 2017

Here's what it takes to put on Detroit's annual Theatre Bizarre Halloween party

Posted By on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 6:21 AM

When Theatre Bizarre mastermind John Dunivant lists off what it takes to transform the grand Masonic Temple into the annual multi-floor, two-weekend Halloween extravaganza, it sounds like he’s listing the ingredients to a gargantuan witch’s potion: Thirty miles of electrical cables. More than a ton of candy corn. Another...

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

MOCAD's annual gala is this weekend and it's going to be weird and wonderful

Posted By on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 9:47 AM

The Motor City’s house of avant garde art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit will host its 11th annual Gala + Auction and it’s going to be every bit as theatrical and abnormal as one would expect. The event raises money to help the gallery fund projects and exhibition throughout...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Terry Crews comes forward with his own story of getting groped by a Hollywood exec

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 2:53 PM

More and more actresses in Hollywood are coming forward with personal accounts of sexual harassment and abuse from Harvey Weinstein, the former top dog Hollywood executive who has seen his career rightfully crumble in the last week after allegations of sexual abuse came out via The New York Times....

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There are now unofficial 'Detroit vs. Gilbertville' T-shirts

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:59 AM

Perhaps it was inevitable that the "Detroit vs. Everybody" meme would arrive here. After seemingly endless riffing and parodies of the slogan of Detroit's favorite local T-shirt — some official, some not so much — we now have "Detroit vs. Gilbertville." The unofficial parody, which references the "two Detroits" gentrification narrative,...

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Stacy London will appear in Detroit for FashionSpeak this week

Posted By on Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 6:34 AM

Interested in learning about Detroit’s burgeoning fashion industry and how you can be part of it? FashionSpeak is an annual event hosted by the Detroit Garment Group, a nonprofit that works to create programs that will help make Detroit fertile ground for fashion. The event will feature a cast of...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Japanese cultural celebrations mark opening of Detroit Institute of Arts' new gallery

Posted By on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:43 AM

The Detroit Institute of Arts is hosting a major Japanese cultural celebration on the weekend of Nov. 4 and 5 to mark the museum's newest art gallery. Visitors can expect to experience a variety of activities found specifically in Japan.(Without the expense of a plane ticket!) Activities range from artist...

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Monday, October 9, 2017

A reboot of beloved '90s TV show 'Sister, Sister' is happening

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 5:18 PM

Excuse me while my inner '90s child screams at the top of their lungs in excitement: the beloved sitcom Sister, Sister starring Tia and Tamera Mowry is returning and we're so excited. Tia Mowry revealed in an interview with Entertainment Tonight that the rumors of the reboot are true and the...

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Help wanted: We're looking for freelance photographers

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 3:04 PM

Do you love to capture the sights, sounds, and people of metro Detroit? Are you a social, outgoing photographer who is plugged into the area's thriving nightlife scene? Do you enjoy live music, parties, and one-of-a-kind events? More importantly, do you love Metro Times? We're looking for freelance event photographers...

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Empty the Shelters returns this Saturday with free pet adoptions

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 11:28 AM

How much for that doggy in the window? If you decide to adopt this Saturday, October 14 then that little doggy or cat will be completely free. The Empty the Shelters pet adoption event is returning for an entire day of free pet adoptions so shelters can make room for...

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Shop Motown memorabilia during an estate sale at the Berry Gordy Jr. mansion this week

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:42 AM

Berry Gordy Jr.,'s immaculate Boston Edison mansion has been on the market for a while now — not many folks are in the market for a $1 million-plus estate, it seems. Well, regardless of whether you're thinking of snatching this regal-as-fuck home up, you can still take a tour of...

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