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Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along premiers

Rob Bliss & Jeff Barrett, creators of the fantastic Grand Rapids lip dub video premiered their Pure Michigan Statewide Sing-along at halftime of the Lions game on Sunday. It was filmed in 50 Michigan cities in 7 days. It's a pretty cool travelogue…
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"Ernie" play about Ernie Harwell opens for second season

ernie harwell by mlephotos Mitch Albom has an interesting column on his play "Ernie" and Harwell's broadcasting style that re-opens for its second season at the City Theatre in Detroit. Mitch wrote the play at legendary Detroit Tigers announcer…
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Grand Rapids Laughfest benefits Gilda's Club

Ahead of Schedule by TerryJohnstonLaughfest, the annual festival of comedy, performance, film, and a variety of seriously funny stuff in Grand Rapids, takes place March 8-18. It features some of the top names in comedy including Martin Short,…
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The $15 million impact of ArtPrize ... and ArtPrize 2012

nebula: a growing installation by yodraws ArtPrize is the radically open competition in Grand Rapids that any artist in the world who can find space can vote in, anyone in Grand Rapids who wants to create a venue, and open to a vote from…
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February Michigan Event Calendar

Iron Works #2 - Cranbrook by MikeRyu Our Michigan February Event Calendar shows that the more the weather tries to keep us holed up, the more ways we find to get out and have fun!! Of course, there's still many, many more and we invite you…
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January Michigan Event Calendar

Frankfort, Michigan Lighthouse and Beach by forestlady Here's a few highlights of the many events being held around Michigan for the month of January (be sure to click Read More to see them!). A lot of them are out in the snow for snowmobiles,…
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Michigan New Years Eve Happenings

Years ago we assembled this list of some of the best New Year's Eve events from across the state including a number from Detroit & Grand Rapids / Kalamazoo's massive New Year's Fest's featuring fireworks, music and more! While some of…
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Detroit Design Festival ~ September 21-28, 2011

The inaugural Detroit Design Festival (DDF) starts tomorrow (Wednesday, Sep 21) with a kickoff party from 6-9 PM at New Center Park. DDF is a "crowd-sourced design festival" developed to showcase the talents and abilities Detroit’s creative…
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ArtPrize 2011 in Grand Rapids

The Eyes Have It by pairadocs Our favorite Michigan art event, ArtPrize, kicks off its third year in Grand Rapids this Wednesday. ArtPrize runs September 21 - October 9, 2011. It's billed as a radically open art competition that is open…
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Traverse City Wine & Art Festival ~ August 20th

Traverse City Wine & Art Festival, 2010 by KatSwinehart The 2011 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival takes place Saturday, August 20th from 3-10 PM on the beautiful front lawn at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, rain or…
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Farmfest ~ August 11-14

Held every August, Farmfest is a four-day traditional music festival known for its support of Michigan artists. The festival's mission is to support the performing arts while blending nature and music. 2011 bands include The Starlight Six, Rootstand,…