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Detroit Free Press - Entertainment

Black-owned fine dining restaurant in Detroit booted from space

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DFT to offer free streaming of docs dealing with race

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TV highlights for the week of June 7-13

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Doc about electric car racing generates little spark

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'Shirley' toys with life of celebrated horror novelist

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50 southeast Michigan arts groups get $10,000 grants from relief fund

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Detroit music school closes amid falling out with Denver university

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Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre postpones entire 2020 season

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TV + Radio

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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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TV highlights for the week of May 31-June 6 -- TV highlights for the week of May 31-June 6: AMC's 'Quiz' explores British game-show scandal; 'Fuller House' says farewell -- TV + RADIO

3 days ago

'The High Note' is easy listening for these tough times -- Likable but lightweight romantic comedy 'The High Note' sidesteps serious issues to tell a Cinderella-like tale -- Movies

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HopCat parent company files for bankruptcy protection -- BarFly Ventures filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Grand Rapids as part of a planned financial restructuring. -- Dining

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I'll never get to eat at beloved Farmington restaurant -- Four-year-old Farmington vegan restaurant Chive Kitchen won't re-open after the COVID-19 crisis eases and is changing its business model instead. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

1 month ago

' Parks and Rec' reunion reveals Michigan character is on coronavirus front lines - On 'A Parks and Recreation Special,' Ann Perkins — the Rashida Jones character —-revealed she's working as a nurse in Michigan during pandemic. TV + RADIO

30 days ago

Detroit star's CBS series returns with virtual episode -- Simone Missick, who plays an independent judge on the CBS series 'All Rise,' describes making a new episode under pandemic's shelter-in-place rules. -- TV + RADIO

1 month ago

Detroit artists turn accounts dark on Blackout Tuesday — but there's pushback, too -- Conceived as a way to pause music "business as usual," the campaign drew participation -- and some pushback -- from artists local and nationwide. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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Detroit arts organizations find unity, shared mission amid pandemic -- As the COVID-19 crisis took hold, the region's arts and culture leaders united around a shared mission: find ways to bring the healing power of the arts to people when they need it most. -- Entertainment

1 month ago

Music venues in metro Detroit and beyond band together for survival -- With big public gatherings indefinitely on hold, more than 20 Michigan music venues have joined a hastily formed association to seek emergency relief. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

1 month ago

When can we go to the movies again? Theaters don't know yet -- Hollywood is eyeing the July 17 opening of the action thriller 'Tenet' as a back-to-business date for movie theaters, but all plans are tentative. -- JULIE HINDS

1 month ago

' Saturday Night Live' Gov. Whitmer online skit: It's 'not live free and die' Cecily Strong played Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on a "Saturday Night Live" skit posted on social media by NBC. TV + RADIO

1 month ago

Decade of freelancing prepared photographer for this moment -- What does someone who makes their living taking pictures of people do in the era of COVID-19 and social distancing? -- Entertainment

1 month ago

Renowned local artist paints tribute to nurses amid pandemic -- The COVID-19 crisis has provided new challenges while deepening the meaning of renowned local painter Tony Roko's work. -- Entertainment

1 month ago

New DSO conductor to host online watch party -- DSO music director Jader Bignamini talks about coronavirus, the role of music and the Sunday watch party revisiting his January concert in Detroit. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

1 month ago

Mike Huckaby, influential Detroit techno figure, dies at 54 -- Huckaby, a prominent figure on the Detroit scene since the 1980s, was hospitalized in March following a stroke, later testing positive for COVID-19. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

1 month ago

Famous Cass Tech grad to deliver commencement speech -- 'The Real' host, who's got a new book of advice out soon, will livestream a commencement speech to graduates of her high school, Detroit's Cass Tech. -- TV + RADIO

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Eminem urges Detroit to keep up COVID-19 fight, fill out census forms -- Eminem promoted coronavirus diligence and the 2020 census during Detroit's Everybody vs. COVID-19 online event on Saturday. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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Watch: Closing night of Detroit's Everybody vs. COVID fest -- Icewear Vezzo, Mayer Hawthorne, Sada Baby and La'Britney are among the artists appearing Saturday on Detroit's Everybody vs. COVID-19 festival. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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3 generations of Ferndale family build backyard skate ramp -- When COVID-19 closed Ferndale's public skate park, Whitney Lemelin, his teen daughter and his 82-year-old dad set out to build a ramp of their own. -- Entertainment

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Whitmer at last dons sunglasses popularized by 'Big Gretch' rapper -- Weeks after a hip-hop tribute went viral, Gov. Whitmer wore a set of prized Cartier sunglasses in a salute to a distinctive Detroit fashion. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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Watch live: Detroit's Everybody vs. COVID-19 festival -- Big Sean, Mayer Hawthorne, Sada Baby, DJ D Nice and Gmac Cash are among the artists set to appear in performances and public-service announcements. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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Motown funds 2,000 home learning kits for Detroit kids -- Motown's ABC Initiative, launched during the coronavirus pandemic, is providing meals, grants and other needs during the coronavirus pandemic. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

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COVID-19 has decimated Michigan's restaurant industry -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has been disastrous for the restaurant industry as a whole, but its effects are being acutely felt in hard-hit Michigan. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

7 days ago

New romantic comedy has plenty of Detroit moments -- 'Black-ish' star Tracee Ellis Ross plays a famous singer in 'The High Note,' which is dotted with reference to mom Diana Ross' hometown of Detroit. -- JULIE HINDS

7 days ago

You're invited to Detroit Youth Choir online concert -- The Detroit Youth Choir, second-place winners of 'America's Got Talent,' is doing a digital version of spring concert canceled by COVID-19 crisis. -- TV + RADIO

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' A flat-out masterpiece': Detroit ad on COVID-19 crisis inspires rest of nation - When Detroit's Doner ad agency made a tribute to the D dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, it had no idea it would be embraced by America. TV + RADIO

7 days ago

Detroit entertainers forge virtual bonds, await reopening -- Although places like movie theaters and concert venues likely will be among the last to reopen, Detroit's creative spirit is staying strong through the COVID-19 shutdown. -- Arts

7 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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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