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Motown Museum launches online dance parties, programs

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4 high-profile metro Detroit restaurants now selling groceries

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Motor City Comic Con postponed because of coronavirus

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Restaurant News + Reviews

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Restaurant of the Year

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Freep Film Festival

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Aretha Franklin: Farewell to our Queen

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Can we become Greatest Generation of coronavirus? -- The enemy is a virus, the battle is global, the soldiers are the medical workers on the frontlines. But is the coronavirus pandemic comparable to World War II? -- JULIE HINDS

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TV highlights for the week of March 29-April 4 -- Music stars come out to fight coronavirus; HBO doc explores college basketball corruption; 'Hawaii Five-0' says aloha -- TV + RADIO

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Detroit radio legend Bob Allison dies -- A veteran of 70 years in radio, Bob Allison was Detroit's ultimate stay-at-home personality long before the coronavirus pandemic made it a necessity. -- TV + RADIO

1 day ago

Freep Film Festival postponed until December -- Here's what to do if you bought a pass or tickets to "America You Kill Me," or "Grosse Pointe Blank". -- Movies

3 days ago

Big Sean announces new album, 'Detroit 2' -- The Detroit rapper's forthcoming fifth album, announced in an online video Wednesday, will be a sequel of sorts to his 2012 mixtape "Detroit." -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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Cinema Detroit's virtual screenings are stay-home events -- With its doors closed during the coronavirus pandemic, Cinema Detroit is turning to streaming events as a safe community gathering and business necessity. -- JULIE HINDS

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No layoffs at this restaurant group — for now -- While the hospitality industry bleeds jobs from COVID-19 fallout, one restaurant group is making a $300,000 bet that help is on the way. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

4 days ago

Roger Waters postpones July show in Detroit -- The ex-Pink Floyd mastermind is the latest A-list performer to pull the plug on a summer tour, amid the coronavirus pandemic. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

9 hours ago

WDIV's Devin Scillian made rare statement after Trump briefing -- During the Local 4 News evening broadcast, anchor Devin Scillian offered a rebuke to Trump's attack on the press. -- TV + RADIO

22 hours ago

Detroit TV news anchor talks about coronavirus pain -- Evrod Cassimy, absent from the WDIV morning team since March 17, was on the phone Wednesday with an explanation: He has the coronavirus. -- TV + RADIO

3 days ago

Detroit TV news anchor tests positive for coronavirus -- Evrod Cassimy, who anchors the morning news for Local 4 Detroit (WDIV-TV) has tested positive for COVID-19, the station announced Tuesday night. -- TV + RADIO

6 days ago

Detroit musicians ponder ways to keep the music playing -- For musicians who earn their keep playing gigs, the mass shutdown of bars, clubs and venues has changed life in a major way. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

11 days ago

Aretha gets birthday wishes from JHud, others -- On what would have been Aretha Franklin's 78th birthday, the late singer is getting tributes from some of the folks keeping her legacy alive onscreen. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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TV highlights for the week of March 22-28 -- 'Ozark' back on Netflix; 'This Is Us,' 'A Million Little Things' conclude their seasons -- TV + RADIO

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Ann Arbor Film Festival copes with crisis by livestreaming -- A noted event for avant-garde and experimental movies, the Ann Arbor Film Festival is replacing its theater events with livestreaming March 24-29 -- JULIE HINDS

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Detroit Jazz Festival takes hopeful step announcing 2020 lineup -- Labor Day weekend is still five months away, so the Detroit Jazz Festival is revealing its 2020 schedule to be "a light at the end of the tunnel." -- Entertainment

7 days ago

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood break Facebook Live -- Fans were so eager to see Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood in a Facebook Live concert Monday night that the overloaded site crashed again and again. -- Music

8 days ago

Detroit's marquees are a sign of coronavirus times -- With most people staying at home or too busy with essential jobs to notice, those starry names up in lights are gone — replaced by messages of hope. -- Entertainment

8 days ago

Ann Arbor restaurant had to lay off nearly entire staff -- Independent restaurateurs devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak are begging government officials for emergency relief for their industry. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

7 days ago

Detroit TV newscasts look different during coronavirus outbreak -- As a visual lifeline for metro Detroiters, the anchors and reporters at the Motor City's TV stations are working hard to stay safe and deliver updates. -- TV + RADIO

8 days ago

NBC News staffer dies after coronavirus diagnosis -- NBC News staffers shared their grief online after announcement of the death of a behind-the-camera veteran, Larry Edgeworth. -- TV + RADIO

13 days ago

This restaurant's sales are up in the wake of COVID-19 -- The local chain of wing shops has seen an increase in business across its locations, bucking the huge losses sweeping across the restaurant industry. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

13 days ago

Ex-food writer John Tanasychuk dies: A friend like no other' -- Known to friends and co-workers as John T, the gentle and talented journalist John Tanasychuk died Tuesday, in Miami. -- Detroit

13 days ago

Detroit launches restaurant food rescue program -- The city has partnered with Forgotten Harvest on a centralized restaurant food rescue program. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

14 days ago

Detroit bar, art gallery, boxing gym team up to feed kids -- Library Street Collective and Standby will provide free dinners and a special coloring book featuring world-renowned artists to 200 children in need. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

11 days ago

Metro Times lays off half of staff -- The move comes as the alt-weekly battles a loss of advertising from Detroit-area restaurants, nightclubs and events. -- News

15 days ago

Bell's Oberon in stores early, to help distract you from coronavirus -- Bell's Brewery is unleashing Oberon Ale early this year, with Oberon Day events canceled due to coronavirus concerns -- Nightlife

15 days ago

Cinetopia film fest rescheduled because of coronavirus pandemic -- The Cinetopia Film Festival, now in its ninth year, is moving from May to late August as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. -- Movies

9 days ago

Movement techno festival postponed to September -- Detroit's arts and music calendar continues to get turned upside down: The Movement techno festival has postponed its 2020 edition to Sept. 11-13. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

11 days ago

Broadway in Detroit announces more show cancellations -- 'The Last Ship,' featuring former Police front man Sting, and a return Detroit engagement of 'The Color Purple' were scheduled for late April -- Arts

9 days ago

TV self-quarantine guide: 10 things to watch this week -- Although production is halting on most streaming and studio projects, there's lots of new content to watch while you're staying at home. -- TV + RADIO

15 days ago

Musical acts, performances move online as coronavirus forces cancellations -- A look at the blossoming live performance phenomenon online, as superstar artists and local Detroit acts bond with fans virtually amid coronavirus. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

15 days ago

Last call at a Corktown neighborhood staple -- Here's what it was like inside Mudgie's Deli in Corktown on its last day of service before closing indefinitely over coronavirus concerns. -- Restaurant News Reviews

16 days ago

Coronavirus is changing how metro Detroit restaurants operate -- Local restaurants were already feeling the impact of the novel coronavirus, and that was before Michigan's first two cases were detected. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

16 days ago

Why a movie from 2011 is suddenly a hot rental -- Made in 2011 by director Steven Soderbergh with an all-star cast, 'Contagion' is scary but packs a vital message about importance of precautions. -- JULIE HINDS

22 days ago

There's a heartbreaking Michigan story at center of new Pixar movie -- Dan Scanlon, who grew up in Clawson, lost his father as a toddler. Now he weaves a story of leaning on his mother and brother in Pixar's 'Onward.' -- JULIE HINDS

28 days ago

Deaf Detroit rapper set to make history with national chart debut -- A grassroots effort in the deaf community has Sean Forbes on track for a Billboard album debut — what would be a first by a profoundly deaf musician. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

28 days ago

TV star James Lipton, who was born in Detroit, dies -- "Inside the Actor's Studio' host and bon vivant -- TV + RADIO

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