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Reel Fanatic: Mike White and The Projection Booth
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Mike White was born to love movies, the more obscure the better. It's a passion that has fueled The Projection Booth, a weekly podcast he hosts with WDET's Rob St. Mary. For 100 episodes White has attracted filmmakers, actors, journalists, and cinephiles to his deep dive discussions of moviedom's lesser-known achievements.
10 Things To Do In Metro Detroit Before Summer Ends
Thursday, August 09, 2012
The countdown has begun, summer is winding down. And if you're like us, there's a list of stuff you meant to do while the weather was warm and the days were long. But where to start? Well, we've got some thoughts about that...
Movies By Moonlight
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The popularity of the drive-in movie theater may have faded but come summertime Metro Detroiters still seem to crave the experience of outdoor cinema.
takes a quick tour of communities offering movie nights in their parks and downtowns.
From Passion To Profession: A Q&A with Itai Ben-Gal
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Itai Ben-Gal is in it for the long run. An anomaly in start-up culture, the co-founder of iRule isn't actively pursuing acquisition but is instead looking to build a company that lasts. That's meant a focus on local investment. And not just friends and family. Ben-Gal's start-up counts Compuware as one of its angels.
Double Lives: Ben Sharkey
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Ben Sharkey leads a truly 3D life. A designer at visualization tech firm Real Time Technology, he moonlights as a honey-smooth jazz vocalist. Okay, so he sings on the side, you say. Still, how many part time jazz singers do you know that boast YouTube fans in the hundreds of thousands?
Thursday, July 29, 2010
A peek at the playbills of the Majestic Theater and the Magic Stick live music venues shows that every day is a different act. How
Joe Zainea, longtime owner of The Majestic entertainment empire, keep things fresh from week to week? Follow on for his tales of revival and survival.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
This weekend a Euro-heavy crowd will descend on Movement, Detroit's electronica fest. And who better than laptop músico Walter Wasacz, who's also a techno writer and an editor for Issue Media Group, to give us the skinny on this world-famous fete.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Thinking on the fly takes talent, but it's one that can be taught. Pj Jacokes, comedian and producer of the Go Comedy! Improv Theater and Go Improv Academy, makes a career out of showing Metro Detroiters how to be fast on their feet. His sketch this week outlines why we should care about improv and fostering those bursts of imagination.
Thursday, November 12, 2009
While kiosks and bulletin boards are still littered with those hangy tear-off strip fliers, they've been overshadowed by interactive web directories, where visitors can post reviews and find hip happenings. Give a shout-out to Mariah Cherem, Metro Detroit community manager for Yelp.com, who will be reviewing the benefits of community and sense of place.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Hollywood is new on the Michigan scene, but Metro Detroit has always been the beachhead for Carrie LeZotte. The executive producer at One of Us Films and founder of OICmovies.com, Carrie knows her lines when it comes to the movie biz. This week she'll talk about starting a news and entertainment site for the deaf and hard of hearing, film technologies, and how to break in.
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