Sunday, March 17, 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: 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 and cook for another four hours or until tender (cooking times may vary depending on the crock pot). Don't have a crockpot? Try these recipes:
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 …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
“Short on Words” is a Poetry and Short Story Event being held in conjunction with Northville’s 2013 Arts & Acts Festival.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Indie bands to take stage Feb. 21 at Plymouth Township venue.
Pontiac-based concert promoters Crofoot have announced rock artists Passion Pit will headline a Feb. 21 concert at Plymouth Township's Compuware Arena, with special guests Matt & Kim. Passion Pit are a critically acclaimed band perhaps best known for their hit single "Take a Walk," a song currently used in Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos commercials. The band also was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on Oct. 13, 2012. The band's latest album, Gossamer, was released July 20, 2012, on Frenchkiss/Columbia Records. Matt & Kim's latest album, Lightning, was released Oct. 2, 2012, on FADER Label, which features the single "Let's Go."
Thursday, January 31, 2013
He will be filming "How to Catch a Monster" beginning in May in Metro Detroit.
Actor 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 his 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, her 18-yr-old son, discovers…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Attendees can enjoy wine, art and mingling.
You can register for your audition spot now by calling or signing up online.
The Novi Civic Theatre is seeking actors in first grade through college to be a part of upcoming musical production of Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr. Auditions will be held Feb. 5 and 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Novi Civic Center, 45175 W. 10 Mile Road between Taft and Novi Roads. For those who prefer to experience theater from behind the scenes, the production provides the opportunity to learn about costuming, lighting and sound. If cast, participants are expected to pay the $80 ($96 for non-residents) registration fee, which includes an authentic Little Mermaid, Jr. script book. This will be a competitively cast show. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with possible Saturday rehearsals as needed. A mandatory family …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The member exhibition will be open from Feb. 1-23.
The Northville Art House is proud to present theseventh annual member exhibition showcasing a variety of mediums and subject matter in this all-media, non-juried members show. This exhibition was developed to showcase local talent and to say “thank you” to everyone who is supporting the growth and creativity of the arts in our community. New and experienced artists come together and show off some of their favorite works of art in this highly anticipated exhibition. The show will open with an artist reception Friday, Feb. 1 from 6-9 p.m. The show will continue through Feb. 23 during the Art House Gallery hours (Wed-Sat, 1-5 p.m.) For additional information, call 248-344-0497 or visit www.northvillearts.org. The Art House is located at 215 …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Here's a list of exhibitors coming to the art house this year.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Artists must enter to be in the show by Feb. 10.
The Great Lakes Art Fair is seeking for artists to participate in its spring juried fine arts fair, according to a press release. This year’s event will take place on April 12-14 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The fair will feature 15 different mediums ranging from painting, photography, sculpture, fiber, 2 & 3-dimensional mixed media and specialty items. All entries are juried for acceptance into the Art Fair, and the application deadline is Feb. 10. Artists that are interested in participating in this bi-annual event will be required to send four images of their artwork and booth shot by mail to the Great Lakes Art Fair, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48374 or online at www.GreatLakesArtFair.com. Jurying will be held the…