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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

'Home Alone' is in good company with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday

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Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 3:39 PM

Nothing screams the holiday spirit quite like child neglect. (Note: This is a joke. Please do not neglect your children during the holidays.) While there are dozens of unanswered questions 28 years after the release of the holiday hijinx film Home Alone (like, how did a family of 13...

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Detroit's 'The Drop' New Year's Eve 2019 event canceled

Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 10:40 AM

Detroit's popular Times Square-style New Year's Eve event known as "The Drop" has been canceled for its 2019 edition, an event spokeswoman confirms to Metro Times. The spokeswoman says organizers decided to pull the plug while event founder Jerrid Mooney spends time with his family. In a statement, Mooney writes:...

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Bless this mess — Fleatroit JunkCity's Holiday Market delivers the goods at Outer Limits Lounge

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 2:00 PM

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Not everyone wants to put cash in the hands of retail monster Amazon, and, let’s be real, shopping malls have become unnervingly depressing. So for the rest of us, there’s Fleatroit Junkcity’s 3rd Annual Holiday Market. Turn and face the strange with...

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Get your game on at the Holiday Beer Garden at the Fisher Arcade

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:00 AM

What if you could eat some floating fruit and ghosts à la Ms. Pac Man, smash some brews, swing a few rounds of mini golf, get some holiday shopping under your belt — all while raising funds for a good cause? Well, you totally can, thanks to this year’s Holiday...

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The 6th annual Monster Drawing Rally returns to MOCAD

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Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Ready! Set! Draw! MOCAD’s 6th annual Monster Drawing Rally is both a public event and fundraiser featuring 100 artists — but there’s a catch. All eyes are on the artists who will be given two one-hour shifts to draw in front of a live audience. MOCAD’s annual event exposes...

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Don't you dare close your eyes — Disney's 'Aladdin' soars through Detroit

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Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:33 PM

It’s “A Whole New World” for beloved monkey-owning, “street urchin” Aladdin — and that world is the Broadway stage. It’s been 26 years since Disney took us on an unforgettable animated magic carpet ride through Agrabah with mega-babe Princess Jasmine, poverty-stricken hottie Aladdin, and Robin Williams’ famously voiced blue dude,...

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Comedy Central ends 'Detroiters' after two seasons

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 3:22 PM

There's bad news for fans of Detroiters, Comedy Central's goofball tribute to the Motor City. Sam Richardson, who co-created and starred in the show alongside fellow metro Detroiter Tim Robinson, announced on Tuesday that the show was not picked up for a third season by the network. "I want...

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ALL RIIIIIIGHT — Adam Sandler is coming to Detroit in February

Posted By on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:32 AM

We know what you're thinking — Adam Sandler hasn't been funny since Happy Gilmore. Well, you're wrong, bitch. Not only is he still funny, but Click is actually not that bad of a movie and what's even better is the comedian's 2018 Netflix special Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh. Filled...

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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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