David Youngman and Ruby Hill – Friday, February 7th, 2014

February 3, 2014 by  
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David Youngman – Winner of the 2013 Fretboard Festival Performance Contest and runner up at the 2013 Canadian Guitar Festival, fingerstyle guitarist David Youngman has been sharing his instrumental music around the country for over 15 years. Along with a performance degree, David has recorded 5 albums including his most recent solo album, Alive. Youngman is […]

The Salvation Army celebrates grand opening of Southfield Thrift Store, Feb. 15

February 3, 2014 by  
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Join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) as they celebrate the grand opening of a new Southfield thrift store at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 15. The grand opening will feature deals all day, Roary of The Detroit Lions, Gardner-White gift cards (in partnership with Gardner-White), free hot dogs and more. The […]

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM RETURNS TO THE DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

February 3, 2014 by  
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Limited Engagement, February 14 – 16 The Detroit Opera House’s 18th season of dance continues with the return of Dance Theatre of Harlem with three performances Valentine’s Day weekend, from Feb. 14-16. Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and the late Karel Shook in the basement of a church in 1969, the company began as […]

The North American International Auto Show Drives Detroit In the Right Direction

February 1, 2014 by  
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January means three things to petrol-heads in the Motor City, cold weather, a brand-new year and the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center. Hundreds of thousand of car enthusiasts around the world travel to Detroit every January to see what automobile companies have in store down the road. Detroit hosted an auto show […]

Native History: ‘The Lone Ranger’ Debuts on Detroit Radio, Introduces Tonto

January 30, 2014 by  
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This Date in Native History: On January 30, 1933, The Lone Ranger debuted on the Detroit, Michigan, radio station WXYZ, introducing America to the legendary masked rider. During the next 80 years, The Lone Ranger would appear in comic strips, television shows and movies, not to mention a vast array of merchandise including action figures, […]

Rabbi To Discuss Ethical Wills

January 30, 2014 by  
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The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s The Active Adult Program will host Rabbi Norman Roman, speaking on “Ethical Wills,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, at the JCC, 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield. Rabbi Roman, of Temple Kol Ami, will discuss ways in which adults can pass on their values to children […]

DENSO Expands its North American Headquarters

January 30, 2014 by  
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Added 1,100 of 1,200 positions in last two years Global automotive supplier DENSO is investing US$10 million and adding 176 new jobs to expand its North American headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The investment, which includes the purchase of an existing 81,000 sq. ft. office building on its current campus, will increase its research and development […]

Book Club at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’

January 30, 2014 by  
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The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Henry & Delia Meyers Library and Media Center will host its next book club at noon on Wednesday, February 12. The book to be discussed is Susan Sherman’s “The Little Russian,” the story of an extraordinary love affair between a Russian grocer’s daughter and a member of the […]

Belle Isle Aquarium Volunteers Travel to Washington, D.C. on an Optimistic Salvage Mission

January 30, 2014 by  
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In 2005, Detroit-area residents mourned the closing of the city’s 101-year-old Belle Isle Aquarium and watched as beloved animals were dispersed to other institutions. A similar story recently played out in the nation’s capital, where National Aquarium, Washington, D.C. closed after 81 years of operation in the basement of the Department of Commerce building. This […]

Chuck Gaidica Retires from WDIV to Serve as Pastor

January 30, 2014 by  
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After 27 years reporting heat waves, cold fronts, rain and snow for WDIV, Local 4 News in Detroit, Chuck Gaidica is announcing his retirement effective this August. “It is a privilege to be a part of Local 4 and have the career in meteorology and broadcasting that I have. It has been a long and […]

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