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Monday, December 10, 2018

Comedian Patton Oswalt brings delightful godlessness to the Fillmore

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 1:28 PM

A great man once aptly renamed Kentucky Fried Chicken's "Famous Bowl" as "a failure pile in a sadness bowl" — and that man is Patton Oswalt. Yes, the same man who voiced that adorable Pixar rodent in Ratatouille and once claimed he wanted to "be a robot that helps...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Looks like Daniel Radcliffe is a Lions fan

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 9:25 AM

Well, at least the Detroit Lions can say they have a fan in Harry Potter. Yep, here's a recent photo of Daniel Radcliffe spotted sporting some Lions swag. That's him posing with his girlfriend, Michigan-born actress Erin Darke, and a fan. Darke, who describes herself as "a girl from Flint,"...

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Charles McGee, Pablo Picasso among artists featured at Collected Detroit's grand opening

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM

You can never have too much art, especially in Detroit. As the newest gallery on the block, Collected Detroit is making a grand entrance with its inaugural exhibition, Detroit in the World: Selections From a Detroit Art Connoisseur’s Collection. A sampling from a Detroit art collector, the exhibit features...

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Redford Theatre to show double feature of 'Home Alone' and 'A Christmas Story'

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 8:00 AM

There are two-holiday camps: Those who think Home Alone is the quintessential Christmas movie and those who say the title goes to A Christmas Story. (And then there are those who argue Die Hard is a Christmas movie. It is.) Well, attention, all you filthy, bb gun-wielding animals —...

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'Tis the season — Corktown Aglow returns for full day of holiday cheer

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 7:00 AM

What do you get when you cross one of Detroit’s most popular destination neighborhoods with enough holiday cheer to make Santa himself grab the reins? Well, you get the third annual Corktown Aglow. During this single-day neighborhood celebration, you can peruse the holiday markets and storefronts, visit the reindeer...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Brownstown tattoo shop offers free flash tattoos for suicide awareness

Posted By on Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 11:03 AM

Tattoos are a commitment and, for many, so is the choice to press forward. A Brownstown tattoo shop is making their mark in hopes of bringing awareness to suicide prevention and mental health solidarity with some permanent reminders. In partnership with Project Semicolon, All-Star Tattoo Co. will be offering suicide awareness...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

You can design your own vinyl toys at Cranbrook this weekend

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Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Last week, Wild Vinyl: Designer Art Toys opened at Cranbrook Art Museum, showcasing more than 400 designer toys. The exhibition, which opened on Saturday, takes a look at the vinyl collectables craze that started in Asia in the late '90s and went on to take hold of designers the...

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Vault of Midnight hosts Spider-Man series launch and signing with Detroit author Saladin Ahmed

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 12:11 PM

Marvel is spinning a new web for superhero favorite, Spider-Man — and Detroit author Saladin Ahmed is at the helm. Detroit's Vault of Midnight will host the release of Miles Morales: Spider-Man #1, an all-new series starring Morales as your everyday teenager turned vigilante crime fighter. The debut series...

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Thanks to ghost hunters, the Michigan Firehouse Museum to host its first-ever Para-Con

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 7:01 AM

When Al G. Dyer Jr. took over as director of Ypsilanti's Michigan Firehouse Museum in July, he was warned that he'd likely be contacted by ghost hunters interested in the building's alleged paranormal activity. In the past the museum had received plenty of such requests, but had typically turned...

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Michigan's Electric Forest Festival downsizes to one weekend in 2019

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:02 PM

Michigan's long-running Electric Forest Festival is going to be a little more intimate this year. For its past two iterations, the festival offered expanded programming across two weekends at Rothbury's Double JJ Ranch. However, on Thursday, Electric Forest officially announced on Facebook its dates for 2019, which will take...

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