Showing posts with label Event. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Event. Show all posts

Friday, January 29, 2021

See Shock Narcotic LIVE on a Screen Near You Friday Night

This Friday night, Shock Narcotic will be coming to you live from the internet! Shock Narcotic is a grind band from Detroit, featuring ex-Dillinger Escape Plan, ex-Black Dahlia Murder, Battlecross, Child Bite members. They will be playing a livestream show along with Scour (featuring Members Of Down, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Pig Destroyer, Misery Index, And More). The show is being called Live From The Lair and it won't be one of those livestreams from an iPad propped up in the corner of a basement. It's a full on production, with Shock Narcotic's portion shot at The Crofoot in Pontiac. So, even though you can't go to The Crofoot for a show right now, it will kind of be like you are there. 

The show starts at 7 p.m. on Friday night, and will also be available as a video on demand until midnight on Sunday. You do have to purchase tickets in order to view the show, but they are only $9. You can pick yours up here. Once you purchase your tickets, you will get a link to the show three hours before it starts. If you purchase your tickets once the show has already started, you'll get a link within 5 minutes. To even further the experience and make it feel like you actually went to a show, there is merch available for this livestream! You can check that out here

Give Shock Narcotic's album I've Seen The Future and It Doesn't Work a listen below or by heading over to their Bandcamp


~C

Friday, January 15, 2021

Hoe Army Wants to Sell You Some Sweets

This Saturday afternoon, head to Outer Limits Lounge in Hamtramck to show your support for Hoe Army! They will be taking over the pop-up window on the patio for a bake sale to raise funds for their organization and their mission. Hoe Army (or 304 Army) is "a group of radical sex positives working to support a culture which advocates for grassroots campaigns and pertinent calls to action." The group will be selling pastries, cake, and all sorts of sweet treats, as well as Hoe Army merch and masks. The sale will take place on Saturday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. outside at OLL. 

If you can't make it out this Saturday, they will also be holding a bake sale on January 30th at Senate Theater. This sale will also take place from 1-4 p.m. and will be held in the concessions area of the theatre. In addition to selling baked goods to-go, you can also purchase Senate Theatre merch while you're there, to help support the historic theatre during these difficult times. 

If you want to show your support for Hoe Army Detroit, but can't make it out to either of these events, you can also make a donation via PayPal at PayPal.me/304Armydetroit. Unfortunately, donations to this organization are not tax deductible.

To learn more about Hoe Army and their initiatives, and to stay in the know about their upcoming events, follow them on Instagram @304armydetroit.


~C

Saturday, December 12, 2020

The Boston-Edison Holiday Home Tour Goes Virtual

Have you ever driven through Boston-Edison and wondered what those beautiful homes look like inside? Well, here is your chance to check them out from the comfort of your own home! 

Every year, the Historic Boston-Edison Association hosts a holiday home tour. The tour is usually limited to 800 guests and sells out very quickly. Well, this year, to keep everyone safe, the non-profit has moved the tour to a virtual platform. The tour will be narrated and will feature five historically significant properties on display, decorated for the holiday season. You will get a chance to "meet" the current owners of these homes, and tour the exterior and interior of the properties. 
The holiday home tour is the largest annual fundraiser for HBEA. Tickets for this year's event are $10 and can be purchase online here. The tour will debut on Sunday, December 13th on the Boston-Edison website and can be viewed anytime through January 1, 2021. You can also help out this great non-profit by purchasing merchandise from their online store here


~C

Monday, October 26, 2020

Pup Halloween Party at Eastern Market Brewing Co.

 
Halloween is just a few days away and it seems like everyone is getting in the spirit. Although there might not be the usual giant Halloween parties and galas around town, there are still some events where you can show off your sweet costume. In fact, there's even an event where your dog can show off his costume too! 

This Tuesday, October 27th Eastern Market Brewing Co. will be hosting a Pup Halloween Party. The socially distant event will be taking place outdoors at the brewery, located on Riopelle in Eastern Market. So, there will be lots of room for all of the people and pups to hangout and show off their costumes. There will even be a dog costume contest at 6 p.m.! Admission to the event is free, but make sure you bring money for some beers because $1 from each beer sold will be donated to the Michigan Humane Society. 

The Pup Party will take place from 5 - 9 p.m. Eastern Market Brewing Co. is located at 2515 Riopelle in Detroit.

~C

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Celebrate October Nights at Bagley Central

2020 has been hard on the food, drink, and entertainment industries. Everyone has had to find a new way to keep their doors open but some spots are having a harder time than others. Small local bars like Bagley Central have not been able to safely reopen, so they have had to find new ways to stay afloat. They have been making special to go cocktails every weekend for the last few months, but they are ready to do a little bit more. 

They have just announced a  new socially distanced hangout called "October Nights". These nights will feature an outdoor tent and a cool breeze blowing through the gallery while you enjoy some spooky Halloween classics on the big screen. They will also have some food popups stopping by throughout the next few weeks, the first of which will be Pizza Plex on Friday, October 23rd. To stay up to date on who is popping up and what movies are playing you can follow Bagley Central on Facebook or Instagram

October Nights are planned for the next two weekends. They also have some other socially distance events on the horizon, so make sure to stay in the loop!


~S 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Black Cat Art Pop-Up Presented by PinzuCon

You've heard of Christmas arts & craft shows, but have you ever been to a market full of Halloween makers? This Saturday, the Black Cat Art Pop-Up will bring together 13 creators selling scary spooky art, pins, patches and more. The event is presented by the same people that have brought you PinzuCon for the last few years. So, if you've been to one of their conventions, you kind of have an idea of what you can expect. Think PinzuCon, but a little spookier. Plus, this show will be held outdoors to keep things safer. 

The Black Cat Art-Pop Up will be taking place on Saturday, October 24th outdoors at Balloon Factory, located at 530 Livernois in Ferndale. The event is free to attend and will run from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Although this event is being held outdoors, masks are still required. Checkout the full list of makers that will be at the pop-up below, and click here to get a preview of some of the goods that will be available.



~C

The Loving Touch Public Domain Horror Cinema Guild

Things are getting spooky at The Loving Touch! You may not be able to see a Halloween cover show at the Ferndale venue this fall, but you can get in the Halloween spirit with some classic horror films. The Loving Touch will be transforming into a movie theatre and playing public domain horror films throughout the remainder of this month. The lineup includes classics like Night of the Living Dead, House on Haunted Hill, and Nosferatu. Check out the full lineup below:









Movie nights at The Loving Touch are free to attend, but reservations are required. Just head over to the website here and you can reserve a picnic table for 2, barstools for 2, a hightop table for 3, or a large table for 6 or 7. The movies are only open to those 21+ and the showtime is 9 p.m. nightly. 


~C

Friday, September 25, 2020

The Truck Stops Here, Barbie and Hello Kitty are Coming to Town!


 
Are you a sucker for some good nostalgia? Were you into Barbie in the '90s? Did you rock an entire Hello Kitty pencil set on the first day of school? If hot pink is your color and trying something new is your kink we have something exciting for you to check out this weekend. The Hello Kitty and Barbie Throwback Trucks are coming to Twelve Oaks Mall this weekend. 


The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck has visited before and it was a big hit. They serve up a variety of desserts and snacks alongside some limited edition Hello Kitty Swag. This includes pin sets, lunch boxes, canvas totes, water bottles, and more. They even have a signature bottled water that is probably overpriced and way too cute to pass up! On the other hand, this will be Barbie's first time in town. Her truck promises awesome accessories, fly fashions, and sweet stuff.  Think lots of 90's era natasalagia splashed across every item you can think of.

Both trucks will be parked outside of Twelve Oaks Mall from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. this Saturday, September 26th. Please wear a mask, and keep 6 feet between yourself and others when you visit the truck!


~S

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Celebrate Halloween at B.Nektar's HallowMead Party

B.Nektar Meadery in Ferndale is celebrating the spookiest season of the year by hosting a Halloween party inside their taproom. This Saturday, October 29th they will celebrating the season by releasing their two new brews, The Devil's Juice and Don't Fear The Carolina Reaper! The event will feature a costume contest and a few food trucks will be parked outside when you're ready for a snack!

The celebration will take place from Noon 'til 2 a.m. on Saturday. The costume contest will be called around 10 p.m. The meadery is located at 1511 Jarvis in Ferndale, MI. If you have never been to the taproom, this is your perfect chance to check it out! It's one of the hippest and most under appreciated spots in Metro Detroit!

~S 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Covenfest II

This Friday, October 28th Small's will be celebrating Halloween by welcoming the second annual Covenfest to its stage. This annual event features a mix of cool cover bands and fun performances to raise money for one of our all time favorite local charities, Turning Point. This year's lineup includes Kommander as Twins of Evil: Rob Zombie vs. Marilyn Manson, Nique Love Rhodes and The NLR Experience as Missy Elliott, The Scrappers as The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Queens of Noise a Joan Jett/Runaways cover band and the students from the School of Rock as The Ramones.

Tickets to get into the show are $10 with 100% of the cover going to charity. There will be a silent auction featuring a variety of amazing items that were donated from local businesses and a one of a kind pin that you can purchase for an additional $10 below.
This is a really fun way to celebrate Halloween and a great way to hep raise money for an amazing organization that needs every dollar they can get!


~S

Monday, October 17, 2016

Illuminate at The Michigan Science Center

There is always a new reason to visit The Michigan Science Center. They are constantly opening new exhibits and hosting fun events that give you a unique opportunity to check out the center up close and personal. Last month they opened a new exhibit called the Creatures of Light, this exhibit features organisms that produce their own light and explores the various reasons they are able to do this. This exhibit was curated by the American Museum of Natural History and will be showing at the Science Center through mid January.

If you would like to get an in depth look at light and see the Science Center after hours you can attend Illuminate, an after hours event at the museum this Saturday, October 22nd. The museum will open its doors for a special after hours event that will feature hands on activities, demonstrations, performances, desserts and adult beverages. We have attended one of these after hours in the past and we were pleasantly surprised by how much fun we had. It was fun to walk around the place with a glass of wine after hours, much different from the days of going there on a school trip!

Tickets to attend Illuminate are $40 a piece for adults and $12 a piece for children. There are also VIP reception tickets available for $250 a person. The event runs from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday. If you would like more details about speakers and VIP tickets please visit the website here.


~S

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Celebrate The Fourth of July at Slow Jams

It's been awhile since we mentioned one of our favorite weekly events, so we wanted to remind all of you that Slow Jams is still the coolest place to spend a Monday night in the City of Detroit. DJs Eastside Jon and Erno have been bringing good music to your ears every Monday night for almost 8  years. My favorite part about Slow Jams is it has always been and will always be all vinyl.

This Monday, July 4th they will be taking over Marble Bar to celebrate the Fourth of July with a full day of celebration. They also invited some friends to come and trade sets throughout the day. The lineup for the party includes Jeremy Kypta, Mister Joshooa, Aran Daniels, Soren and Foton. The music will start at 2 p.m. and go until 2 a.m. They will be BBQ-ing on the patio and they will have fireworks once it is dark enough to see them.

~S
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