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Celebrating a Musical Legacy of Cross-Cultural Camaraderie

As one of the region’s pioneering summer concert festival series, Friday Night Live is also one of the pivotal events for the the organizing group known as Positive Results in Downtown Saginaw that patented the concept for packaging six consecutive weekends that merge commerce, culture and community together in a series of weekly Theme Concerts that are held in Morley Plaza on Washington Avenue (M-13) in Downtown Saginaw.

22nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments

An autobiographical Riiff by Michael Nesmith

The book opens in the late 1980’s with Nesmith having lunch with Timothy Leary. During lunch they talked about priorities and motivation. Nesmith asked Leary how old he’d been when he started thinking about the order of life’s big questions. Early high school, Leary said. Next question: What was the hierarchy? What was your quest, the most important thing to you? Leary’s response: The same thing that is most important to everyone in their teens – “what do you think of me.”

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2017 Review Magazine Awards- Honoring Bob Martin

02nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ‘Best Alternative Band’ of 2017 Set to Release New CD ‘Holy Water’ on June 2nd

It’s often said, “the devil is in the details.” In music this is as true as in any pursuit, as it is the ability to interject a performance with nuance and guile that separates the derivative from the deft.

01st June, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Visual Symphony of Light, Color & Regional Inspiration

For the third consecutive year from June 12-17th artists from throughout Michigan and beyond will converge upon designated locations in Saginaw, Bay & Midland counties, each of them focused upon a goal of capturing the diverse and resplendent beauty of our region at the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Bay En Plein Air Festival, culminating in an expansive exhibition at The Saginaw Art Museum and other nearby venues that will showcase the resulting paintings from their five-day mission.

01st June, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Announces a ‘Daring & De-lovely’ 86th Season

Pit & Balcony Community Theatre will be introducing their new After Dark Series with an innovative and powerful production of playwright Doug Wright’s Stonewater Rapture.

01st June, 2017 | 0 Comments

Winners & Recap of the 31st Annual Review Music Awards Celebration

REVIEW Magazine presented their 31st Annual Music Awards Celebration on April 23rd at Lumber Baron's Genevieve Ballroom in Bay City the evening of April 23rd and honored 61 different artists that have enriched the cultural climate throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region. With a total of 4,288 votescast by the general public between January & March of this year and a total of 546 artists nominated from the region, the top five nominees in each division moved to a final round of voting and the winners were honored at this special annual celebration.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the exciting components involved with the annual Review Music Awards celebration is when a new artist or group surfaces and manages to grab enough attention of both their fan base and voting public to seemingly surface out of the blue and sweep numerous honors.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

Breaking Barriers & Solidifying their Reputation

When we last checked in with Tweed & Dixie, the newly formed band had walked off with an amazing number of eight individual and group trophies at the 2016 Review Awards, including ‘Best Original Band’, ‘Best Country Band’, and ‘Best New Band of the Year’.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

Always among the busiest musicians in this region, 2017 is the year in which Michael Robertson and Ron “Rosco” Selley take things to new heights. Along with Bay City native and current South Carolina resident Daniel Patrick, the two have recorded a new CD of songs under the name The Sky Blue Sky.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

Third Annual Bay City Event Set for Sunday June 4th at Wenonah Park

2017 marked the second year in a row that the D-Street Music Foundation walked away with the honor of being named Best Music Festival in the region for their annual Parkapalooza event at the 31st Annual Review Music Awards Ceremony, and according to D-Street’s Ed Kerns, “Winning this award back-to-back in an amazing honor and I think all of were surprised!”

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Theatre Presents the Regional Premier of a Cult Classic Zeroing in on High School Cliques & Teenage Angst

The film Heathers is hands-down one of the true contemporary cinematic cult classics that the stuff of legend is made of. When originally released in 1988 this dark comedy about high school cliques, popularity, and teenage angst first introduced the world to the actor Christian Slater and also featured breakout performances from Winona Ryder in the lead role of Veronica Sawyer and Shannen Doherty as one of the infamous ‘Heathers’ that propagate much of the action and focus throughout its dark terrain.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

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