MOTORCITYBLOG - All jokes aside, We're in for twenty five - WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!!
we are promoting all the great talent in/around detroit music, art, fun things to do and other motorcity aspects etc... in the most dangerous city in the US
5 – 11 pm. No Cover. Live music. Traditional Munich-style Oktoberfest with German bands, bratwurst, polkas, drinking songs. Family-friendly. This is an outdoor street party complete with beer tents and festival seating.
"The Motor City Scramble is an urban adventure quest taking place from 10am—2pm on Saturday, September 29, 2007 in downtown Detroit. Teams of two will be “scrambling” to complete a series of mental and physical challenges found at secret locations throughout the downtown area." Get more info and sign up
Winning team gets a trip to Las Vegas $100 fee per team (OUCH! - could almost buy 2 tickets to vegas for that)
2:00pm - 4:30pm Schaver Music Auditorium - Old Main Building Annex: *Hear the perspectives of scholars, community leaders, college students, and the artist about the Heidelberg Project and its implications for understanding the role of art in society.
Attendees will also have an opportunity to respond, ask questions, and lend their comments.
Free & Open to the Public. 5:00pm - 7:00pm The Inn at 97 Winder: *A reception will immediately follow at The Inn at 97 Winder, located @ 97 Winder Street, between Woodward & John R. Aves., near I75 and the ballpark campus.
Find a Furry Friend This Weekend! Hundreds of adoptable animals will be waiting to meet YOU
The Detroit Zoo on Saturday Sunday, September 29th 30th
You’re sure to find a four-legged best friend at the country’s largest off-site adoption event, with dogs, cats, puppies, kittens and rabbits from the Michigan Humane Society and 24 additional adoption groups.
"Want to know more about your family tree? You’re invited to the 2nd Annual Family History Festival at the Detroit Public Library Burton Historical Collection on September 29, 2007. Throughout the day, nationally known genealogists will share their expertise through lectures and open discussions. Classes include a beginning genealogy course and genealogical research via the Web. This festival also places a special emphasis on DNA Research, Native American Genealogy, African American Genealogy and the National Archives.
Featuring Scott Forsythe Authority from the National Archives and expert on Native American Genealogy Deborah Abbott and De Witt Dykes, Jr.Authorities on African American Genealogy Colleen Fitzpatrick Authority on DNA and Genealogy
This program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the library’s Putnam Street parking lot and handicapped parking is available at the Cass entrance.
The Historic Scarab Club Presents: Celebrating 100 years: An Egyptian Themed Costume Ball“ A Fundraiser for the Preservation of the Historic Scarab Clubhouse” Saturday, September 29, 2007
costume party with the option of black tie apparel Tickets: 6:30pm – 2am: $100.00 per person, includes cocktails, supper and full open bar until 1:30am OR 10:00pm – 2am:$25.00 pre-sale, $35.00 at the door,includes a limited open bar (beer and wine) until 1:30am and pizza
The Scarab Club is bad ass - get out and support the motorcity classic
Open air Farmers Market @ Greenfield Village Saturdays September 29th & October 6th
10am-3pm "Enjoy an open air farm market where you can purchaselocal grains and baking mixes, handcrafted creations from Greenfield Village’s Herb Society, organic breads, local farm fresh produce, pumpkins, meats, poultry, honey, apples from local farmers and more. The market will be held in the Greenfield Village Picnic Pavilion. Shop to your heart’s content and let us carry your purchases back to our gatehouse for convenient pick-up on your way out of the Village for the day. Complimentary apples and recipe cards courtesy of Michigan Apples"
The Bloids are playing a set on WDET Detroit Today tomorrow at 11:30am
Blender hand-picked them in a nationwide contest for a chance to go back to SXSW next year. The Bloids won their round and they'll be back to compete in the final round that starts at the end of October.
These Ann Arbor natives are making their own lane - look for some details soon on an upcoming show here in the motorcity
It may sound silly but I drink a lot of milk - always have always will.
I started to get home delivery of Oberweis dairy products (it is only $2.50 per delivery and they give you this awesome coleman cooler so you dont even have to be home when they drop the stuff off)- the ice cream is awesome. They opened a new store downtown near the Main Theatre.
"A portrait of Mexican artist Diego Rivera (1886-1957), a Marxist whose work invited both opposition and respect. Included: footage of Rivera at work; examples of his brightly colored, realistic murals."
American Masters Rivera in America A portrait of artist Diego Rivero. Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 PM WFUM - Channel 28