Issue 776

12th September, 2013 - 25th September, 2013

Self-Discovery, Realization, and Documentaries Broaden the Scope of the Lens at the 2013 Hells Half-Mile Film & Music Festival

Since it's inception back in 2006, The Hell's Half Mile Film & Music Festival has diligently strived to bring a divergent array of cutting edge independent films & music to venues throughout Bay City for a four-day artistic excursion that stands out from the predictable fodder of comic book epics that populate the mainstream Cineplexes that are located next to your local shopping mall.

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An Exclusive Interview with 400 Pounds of Fun On the Eve of His Appearance at Saginaw's Temple Theatre

For those that missed his earlier Saginaw appearances two years ago, 'larger than life' comedian Ralphie May is slated to make a return appearance at Saginaw's Temple Theatre on Wednesday, September 25th at 7:30 PM with a fresh show containing all new material.

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The Other Side of the Camera * Conversations with Directors

Farah Goes Bangis a film for our times.  Ostensibly the tale of a young, low-level staffer working within John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign, Farah has another goal in mind besides winning the election: losing her virginity.

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The Other Side of the Camera * Conversations with Directors

In this charming romantic comedy, an Indian woman studying in Prague and a lonely New Yorker begin an unconventional correspondence through video letters - two strangers searching for human connection in a hyper-connected world.

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The Other Side of the Camera * Conversations with Directors

Discover Punk Rock before it became cool. Discover a band called “Death,” three Detroit brothers who, in their bedroom in the early 1970s, would begin a movement before its time, only to be prematurely discarded in the age of Disco.

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Celebrating the Creativity and Synergy of Artistic Endeavor in the Great Lakes Bay

In terms of the richness of our cultural climate, each of the counties populating the Great Lakes Bay area have enjoyed considerable success over the decades at providing outlets for cultivating talent in the visual and performing arts.

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Guest Conductor Laura Jackson Illuminates the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra's 'Toast to Vienna'

The Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra kicks off their 2013-14 Concert Season with musical excursions spanning generations and musical destinations circling the globe, beginning with a return engagement from the  popular Swedish Tribute group Arrival, who will perform the Music of Abba on September 21st at 8:00 PM at Saginaw's Temple Theatre.

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Spirit Beef Up and Open 12th OHL Season Adding Off-Season Acquisitions Into the Mix

The Saginaw Spirit embark on their twelfth OHL season on the road Thursday September 19 against the Barrie Colts, and Friday September 20 against the Kitchener Rangers before returning home Wednesday September 25 for the home-opener against the Erie Otters.

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Some of the most interesting combinations aren't immediately obvious.  For instance, last year I was sitting in a planning meeting for the Bustle By The Bay Christmas festival when Brewtopia Coffee owner Aaron Bolt slid a mug in front of me containing bacon hot chocolate, his entry in a winter drink contest going on between downtown Bay City food and beverage businesses.

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