Film & TV

Specs Howard

Specs Howard Marks 50 years of Launching Broadcast Careers

At 93, the disc jokey-turned mentor is as sharp and charismatic as ever and still goes to his namesake institution weekly

Detroit’s 24-Hour Economy Ambassador Loves The Nightlife

Adrian Tonon is tasked with keeping the city’s economic resurgence ticking around the clock
Abby Quinn

Hollywood Newcomer Abby Quinn is On The Rise

Look out for the Bloomfield native in this month's "Little Women"
Miss Michigan

Is This Year Miss America’s Final Bow?

Sorry, Mom — Miss America’s time has come and gone
Joe Cada

Joe Cada 10 Years After His Historic Poker Win

In November 2009, the Macomb County wunderkind became the youngest world series of poker main event winner. A decade later, his success story continues.

Hollywood Dives Inside the History of Le Mans 1966 with “Ford v Ferrari”

In an upcoming film, Matt Damon and Christian Bale teach the rest of the world something locals have always known — nothing stops Detroit
Nicole Curtis - TEDXDetroit

5 Takeaways About Life and Business From TEDxDetroit 2019

Presenters included voice actor Rob Paulsen, HGTV star Nicole Curtis, business owners, and doctors
Leo Sheng

Actor Leo Sheng Makes His Small-Screen Debut in the “The L Word” Reboot

The transgender, Chinese-born sociology student from University of Michigan is also bringing awareness to LGBTQ issues
manhattan short film festival

The Manhattan Short Film Festival Makes Its Way Back to Metro Detroit

A look at the week-long event where attendees pick their favorite films and forecast Oscar nods
Mara Hall

Actress Mara Hall on Her New Role in “Ambitions”

The Detroit native was born for the drama
Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell Returns to Royal Oak to Reminisce on “The Evil Dead”

The metro Detroit native has gone on to become a legendary actor, comedian, producer, and more

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at The Musical “Cats”

Ahead of its run in Detroit, cast member Timothy Gulan gives the inside scoop on getting into character and rehearsing during showtime
impractical jokers

TruTV’s ‘Impractical Jokers’ Relish in Being the Butt of the Joke

The comedy troupe known as The Tenderloins will perform this month at DTE Energy Music Theatre
Toy Story 4

‘Toy Story 4’ Delivers a Tinge of Nostalgia and a Good Dose of Humor

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang hit the big screen this month

Corktown Hotel Trumbull & Porter Has You Covered for Weekend Plans

At least over the next seven months
Diana Ross

Sing “Happy Birthday” to Diana Ross for Her 75th at Royal Oak’s Emagine Theatre

Motown Museum has arranged a screening of “Diana Ross, Her Life, Love and Legacy” to celebrate the legend
Jennifer Hudson

Recapping Aretha Franklin’s Celebrity-Studded CBS Tribute

Smokey Robinson, Common, Celine Dion, Patti LaBelle, and more performed throughout the night, proving that the late icon’s impact spans far beyond Detroit
Nicole Curtis

24 Hours With Nicole Curtis, Star of ‘Rehab Addict’

Nationally, Nicole Curtis is best known as a motivational speaker, author, and the renovation extraordinaire behind the historic home projects featured on DIY Network...
Sophia Bush and Nia Batts

24 Hours with … Sophia Bush

Actress, activist, and co-founder of Detroit Blows

A Free Beacon Park Movie Festival Offers a Winter Escape Throughout February

Winter and its bone-chilling temperatures are in full effect, imposing a weekend agenda to be spent indoors. The DTE Beacon Park Foundation and Downtown Detroit Partnership have arranged February Flicks, a month-long movie-festival starting Feb. 2 at no cost.