Sunday, May 19, 2013
Stagecrafters presents “The Sound of Music.”
Stagecrafters doesn’t repeat their productions very often with the exception of the classics such as The Sound of Music. Although Stagecrafters has mounted this beloved musical twice prior in their 56-year-history (1981, 1992), this latest production will have audiences marveling at the incredible set, period costumes, choral voices and the use of the Baldwin Theatre’s Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. The show is the creation of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, and is based on "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp. Popular with audiences around the world, the show runs May 31 – June 23, 2013, at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak. The story is set in Salzburg…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a corned beef and cabbage recipe that is delicious and incredibly easy to make.
Five ingredients, one crockpot and a few hours of cooking time is all it takes to prepare this corned beef and cabbage recipe. With minimal preparation time, you can start this meal early in the day and enjoy a St. Patrick's Day feast by supper. Ingredients: Corned beef brisket (I used Murphy's and David with included seasoning packet) 1/2 small onion, sliced 8 - ounces of baby carrots 1 dozen very small potatoes (I used baby golds) 1 head of cabbage, cut into wedges Directions: Place brisket in a 6-quart crockpot and sprinkle with seasoning packet. Top with sliced onion, carrots and potatoes. Cover meat and vegetables with water and cook on high for four hours. Reduce heat to low. Place cabbage wedges on top of meat and vegetable mixture …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your favorite composer.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
"I call what I do for a living work, but it certainly doesn’t look like it," writes William Elijah, also known as "Big Will."
Friday, March 1, 2013
Tell us about the best arts organizations, galleries, exhibits and performances in your community and you could win tickets to the March 10 concert.
The Motor City Brass Band's Festival of Bands is about bringing together musicians from all over Michigan. In celebration of this harmonious event, Patch readers can win tickets to the March 10 show by sharing their love of local arts. Whether it's your city's high school theater program, an eclectic downtown gallery, or the guy who plays guitar at your farmers market—we want to hear about the local performers, arts organizations and galleries in your community. The Festival of Bands will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Michael Guido Theater in the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. The concert will include performances by MCBB, as well as the Birmingham Concert Band, Farmington Community Band, Oakland …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Daniel Day-Lewis won for best actor, Jennifer Lawrence for best actress and Argo for best picture.
Here are the Oscar winners among the complete nominations list for the 2013 Academy Awards: Best Motion Picture Argo — Winner Amour Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les Misérables Life of Pi Lincoln Silver Linings Playbook Zero Dark Thirty Achievement in Directing Ang Lee, Life of Pi — Winner Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Michael Haneke, Amour Steven Spielberg, Lincoln Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln — Winner Denzel Washington, Flight Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables Joaquin Phoenix, The Master Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Emmanuelle Riva, Amour Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Candy Band and friends rock the Farmers Market for the Royal Oak High School Band and Orchestra Boosters. This family-friendly benefits includes a petting zoo, golfing and more.
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Friday, February 22, 2013
The 2012 approval of a millage to help support the museum "was an amazing statement on regionalism," DIA chief operating officer Annmarie Erickson said recently.
Regionalism was the word of the day recently when the Detroit Institute of Arts announced which 25 suburban communities will host Inside|Out installations this spring and summer. Click here for a list. Royal Oak, Ferndale and Clawson were among the communities selected to host reproductions of the museum's masterpieces as part of the 2012 program. Voters in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties approved a tax of 0.2 mills for the next 10 years to help cover the museum's operating costs. In return, tri-county residents will receive free admission to the DIA for the next decade. In the meanwhile, the museum's fundraisers will work to build a sustainable endowment. "I cannot tell you what an important and critical vote that was," DIA chief …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Want to watch an Academy Award-nominated film around Clawson? Type in your zip code to the Moviefone finder to find the latest showtimes.
Tuesday, February 19
Want to know what the Oscars will look like this year? We've got a rundown of all the 2013 Oscar nominations below. Want to know what Academy Award-nominated films are playing near Clawson? Check out the Moviefone finder above and type in your zip code to find the latest showtimes. As for this year's awards, director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" earned a leading 12 nominations Thursday for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, followed by Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" with 11, while the musical, "Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" tied with 8 nods each. "Lincoln" was nominated for best picture and gave Spielberg his eighth best director nomination. A win would be his third in the …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
He will be filming "How to Catch a Monster" beginning in May in Metro Detroit.
Hollywood hearthrob Ryan Gosling will be in town this spring to direct a film and is casting local actors for several parts. Gosling will be filming "How to Catch a Monster," starring "Mad Men's" Christina Hendricks, beginning in May in Metro Detroit, according to WXYZ. This won't be the actor's first movie in Michigan; he filmed "The Ides of March" with George Clooney in 2011 in Clawson. However, it will be Gosling's directorial debut. [PHOTOS: Clawson Goes Wild Over Clooney, Gosling] "How to Catch a Monster weaves elements of fantasy noir, horror and suspense into a modern day fairytale. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, Billy, a single mother of two, is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while Bones, …