The South Lake Drama Club will present a performance of "Beauty and the Beast" that includes a cast that ranges from elementary to high school.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Additional acts including Huey Lewis and the News, Ratt and Creedence Clearwater Revisited have been added to the new season at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights.
Three new acts have been announced for Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights. Tickets can be purchased at www.freedomhill.net or by phone at 888-929-7849. Late last year it was was announced the 7,200-seat facility would be reopening. The first act signed to play Freedom Hill Amphitheatre was Grammy-winning band Lady Antebellum.
Monday, March 18, 2013
The cast of South Lake High School Drama Club's production of "Beauty and the Beast" previewed a couple of selection from the show for schools in the district and a local nursing home.
The cast of South Lake High School Drama Club's production of "Beauty and the Beast" previewed the show for members of the community. The musical, which includes students from elementary to high school, preformed Monday at Koepsell, Avalon and Elmwood elementary schools and St. Mary's Nursing Home. The community performance of "Beauty and the Beast" at 7 p.m. March 22 and March 23. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $7 for students. For the latest St. Clair Shores news and information, "like" St. Clair Shores Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Monday, March 11, 2013
New acts including Kool & The Gang and Larry the Cable Guy have been announced for Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights.
Two new acts have been announced for Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights. Tickets for both performances will go on sale Friday, March 15. Tickets can be purchased at www.freedomhill.net or by phone at 888-929-7849. Late last year it was was announced the 7,200-seat facility would be reopening. The first act signed to play Freedom Hill Amphitheatre was Grammy-winning band Lady Antebellum.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The Senior Activities Center is hosting a trip to the Detroit Music Hall for a performance of "The Cross and the Light" and lunch at Xocimilco Mexican restaurant.
The St. Clair Shores Senior Activities Center has planned a trip to the Detroit Music Hall to see a performance March 27 of The Cross and the Light. The performance takes attendees through Christ's passion, death and resurrection. The center has a special package available for $69 that includes transportation, a ticket to the show and lunch at Xocimilco Mexican restaurant. For more information, or tickets, call (586) 445-0996.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Caffe Far Bella in St. Clair Shores is displaying a variety of artworks created by students at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School.
A variety of pieces of art from 21 students at St. Joan of Arc Catholic School are on display at Caffe Far Bella. The cafe hosts art work from students and local artists throughout the year.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The motion picture 'Family Weekend' was filmed in Macomb County in February 2011.
Macomb County's time on the silver screen in the movie Family Weekend will come later this month. The film, which was filmed at Lakeview High School in St. Clair Shores and other locations throughout the county, will open March 29 in Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas, according to the movie's website. Nearly two years ago crews descended on Macomb County to film Family Weekend, starring Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Modine, Shirley Jones, Oleysa Rulin and a cast of Macomb County extras. The film features Rulin as a 16-year-old jump-roping champ who takes her dysfunctional parents hostage in an effort to transform them into an actual family. Family Weekend premiered at the 2012 Cockatoo Island Film Festival, but was re-titled …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
It is not too soon to start planning your summer evenings as the St. Clair Shores Activities Committee releases the 2013 Music on the Lake concert schedule.
The days of cold weather, snow and early sunsets will soon end, and the sounds of classic rock, blues and jazz will soon fill the Veterans Memorial Park. The St. Clair Shores Activities Committee released the schedule for the 2013 Michelob Ultra Music on the Lake Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays during the summer. Additionally, there will be a family movie after the July 10 and Aug. 14 concerts.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The 85th annual Academy Awards: Where and when to watch, who will win, who is hosting and more need-to-know info.
Will Lincoln or Argo win Best Picture in the 85th annual Academy Awards? Will Ben Affleck go home with a Best Director statue? Will Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence win Best Actor and Best Actress? The 2013 Oscars will be on television locally on ABC (WXYZ, Channel 7) at 8:30 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Feb. 24. The "preshow" (also known as the red carpet) begins at 7 p.m. Sunday. See all Oscar nominees here. The 2013 Academy Awards host is Seth MacFarlane. Lovers of the annual award show can play My Picks and predict who they think will win on the Oscars website. Players can challenge their friends and watch the game update in real time during the show. Use this printable ballot to make your predictions ahead of time and check them as the …
Thursday, February 21, 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 suburban communities will host Inside|Out installations this spring and summer. There were 25 communities selected to host reproductions of the museum's masterpieces as part of the 2013 program, which will be the first since a millage to help support the DIA was passed in August. 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…