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Monday, April 30, 2018

Play dress-up at the DIA for a 'Star Wars' portrait on May 4

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 11:35 AM

"Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice," says everyone's favorite green guru Yoda in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. But when it comes to the Star Wars universe at large, there are hundreds of characters. (And no, Jar Jar Binks doesn't count because he's an...

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Outdoor puppetry projection performance will tell a Detroit building's life story

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 1:34 PM

When walking around the city, have you ever wondered how many stories an individual building could tell? That’s the idea behind an outdoor multimedia puppetry performance piece scheduled for next week called Good Bones. It’s told via light and shadow projection on a wall ... sort of like a...

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Let 'Stars on Ice' defrost your frozen heart with their skating skills at LCA

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 4:59 PM

Sequins, spandex, a blur of twirls, jumps, and spins — there’s nothing quite like the sensational recurring spectacle of Stars on Ice. A rare up-close glimpse into the visual genius of the U.S. Olympic figure skating team, Stars on Ice was founded by Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton and...

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Metro Detroit's guide to Independent Bookstore Day 2018

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 3:49 PM

Amazon is quick and Kindle’s are convenient but there’s something about searching through shelves of dusty old books that our handheld devices can’t stand up to. Independent Bookstore Day, happening Saturday, April 28, celebrates independently-owned bookstores around the country for their impact on their local communities. Local stores look...

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Kid Koala will spin you right 'round with Vinyl Vaudville to El Club

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Don’t let the name, or fleece onesie, fool you. Eric San, aka Kid Koala, is not fucking around. The 43-year-old Kid Koala is a vinyl turntablist DJ, musician, and graphic novel author from Canada. He’s a member of alternative hip-hop supergroup Deltron 3030, and he’s performed with the Preservation...

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'Sound + Vision' film fest comes to Southwest Detroit's Senate Theater starting tonight

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:21 AM

On Thursday and Friday, Southwest Detroit's Senate Theater will host Sound + Vision, a two-day film festival showing 13 films ranging from feature-length documentaries to experimental shorts. The fest was organized by Red Bull House of Art and curated by producer Monty Luke, who says most of the films were chosen...

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Check yourself before you Shrek yourself — 'Shrek: The Musical' hits Redford Theatre

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 10:12 AM

Move ogre, there’s a new musical in town. Since its 2001 release, the animated fairy tale Shrek has charmed children and families and has become the source material for dank meme culture at large. From Smashmouth’s legendary soundtrack contributions, the ridiculous animation, and the heartwarming moral of self-acceptance, Shrek...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Goose attacks Michigan teen golfer, only thing hurt is 'his pride'

Posted By on Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 8:44 AM

Dramatic photos of a fierce ass goose taking down a golfer in Adrian, Michigan are making the rounds on the internet. According to the Blissfield School District's athletics department, the victim was a 16-year-old student named Isaac Couling who been golfing with his team near a goose nest. The...

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Comedian David Cross will probably cross the line at Royal Oak Music Theatre

Posted By on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:09 PM

It's not unusual for comedians to pander for laughs by taking on touchy subjects like gun control, religion, or the many incompetencies of our current president. But few comedians completely disregard the moral measuring stick of "too far?" or "too soon?" quite as poetically as David Cross. Cross, who is...

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'Spirit of Detroit' turns sexy 60 — gets his own party

Posted By on Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Detroit has a lot to brag about. But one of the more notable sights is this 26-foot bronze, totally ripped hottie. His name, of course, is "The Spirit of Detroit" — and he's turning the big 6-0. To celebrate, "The Spirit of Detroit" is getting his own damn party on...

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