- Friday, March 7, 2014
Martin, Brickell partnership still thriving
Steve Martin has found a lot of inspiration from very talented people over the years: actors such as Diane Keaton and Martin Short, and writers like David Mamet and Dennis Potter, for instance.Continued ...
- Tuesday, March 4, 2014
TC native joins Team Blake on TV's 'The Voice'
Traverse City native son Ryan Whyte Maloney finally can spill the beans: He’s a bona fide contestant on “The Voice.”Continued ...
- Monday, March 3, 2014
'12 Years a Slave' wins best picture at Oscars
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Steve McQueen's slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup's 1853 memoir, has been hailed as a landmark corrective to the movie industry's long omission of slavery stories and years of whiter tales like 1940 best-picture winner "Gone With the Wind."Continued ...
- Friday, February 28, 2014
'Blusion' is headed for TC
She calls it “blusion” — fusion of blues, jazz, boogie-woogie and country — and Deanna Bogart is bringing it to the Milliken Auditorium.Continued ...
Traverse City native flexes hip-hop rhyme
No, you can’t get street cred in the hip-hop world if you come from Traverse City. So Blake Selby doesn’t try.Continued ...
Kate Milewski: Oscars are about much more than movies
Every year, my mother and I have a tradition. It usually starts somewhere around Thanksgiving and the best part happens about the end of February, sometimes early March — we watch movies.Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 02/28/2014
Deanna Bogart Band at the Dennos; NMC Concert Band performs; Central Lake "Chilly Fest"; and more.Continued ...
- Night Life Calendar: 02/28/2014
Movie Capsules: 02/28/2014
New this week — Non-Stop: An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.Continued ...
Green light often highest hurdle on road to Oscars
This year’s Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.Continued ...
Harold Ramis' career was still thriving
Harold Ramis was one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers when he moved his family from Los Angeles back to the Chicago area in 1996.Continued ...
- Friday, February 21, 2014
'The Met: Live in HD' brings new season to State
Five performances remain in the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013-14 “The Met: Live in HD” season at the State Theatre. But already it’s time to think about the next season.Continued ...
Mich. natives Pop Evil rock Saturday
Pop Evil had six top-40 mainstream rock hits prior to the release of 2013’s Onyx album. But it’s been Onyx’s performance which lead singer Leigh Kakaty thinks has really propelled the band into the limelight.Continued ...
Hot Dogs or Beignets? TC decides on 'Food Court Wars' premiere
Hot dogs or beignets: which would Traverse City residents rather tuck into at the Grand Traverse Mall?Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 02/21/2014
Choir concert; Crispin Campbell Quartet performs; TART Trail activities; and more.Continued ...
- Night Life Calendar: 02/21/2014
Movie Capsules: 02/21/2014
New this week — 3 Days to Kill: A dying Secret Service Agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language. (GT9)Continued ...
Producer's job is to create moments
At 3:30 a.m. on the day before the Olympics started, Brian Gilmore was glancing at the giant television screen that dominates a workroom at NBC Sports Group’s headquarters when something caught his eye.Continued ...
- Friday, February 14, 2014
Garlin cancels appearances at Comedy Fest
It's no longer a rumor: Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts festival co-founder and -host Jeff Garlin won't attend this year’s festival.Continued ...
Local 'celebs' go head-to-head in Valentine's Day 'fun'raiser
Rich Nadeau and Charlie Ferguson don’t mind being called a celebrity couple as long as it’s for a good cause.Continued ...
Arts meet snow at WINTERLOCHEN
Skate on a flooded field, experiment with printmaking, catch a dance performance or gypsy jazz concert or munch on s’mores by an outdoor fireplace.Continued ...
Accordion Attraction: Old time instrument comes back
Can you pat your head and rub your tummy? Pat VanDeventer’s sharp nod assumes the affirmative. Then you can play the accordion.Continued ...
Weekend in Brief: 02/14/2014
"Wizard of Oz" opens; Home Builders' Expo; and more.Continued ...
- Night Life Calendar: 02/14/2014
Movie Capsules: 02/14/2014
New this week — About Last Night: New love for two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.Continued ...