The 22nd Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, takes place June 13-28 2015, and will feature the music of traditional and contemporary classical music composers under new festival artistic director Paul Watkins. Watkins, cellist for the Emerson String Quartet takes over from the festivals founding artistic director, James Tocco, who retired in 2014. He will continue the festival’s tradition of creating imaginative projects with world class musicians. Continue reading
Get Ready to be FRIGHTENED! (2014 version)
October has arrived and with it comes your favorite haunts! For those of you hardcore thrill-seekers that just love to be horrified, terrified and scared out of your minds, we have just what you’re looking for!
Here is your 2014 list of the scariest ‘Haunted Attractions’ in and around Oakland County. Check them out…if you dare!
For current attractions look to the Oakland County Things To Do page.Continue reading
2014 Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival
The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival was founded in 1994 as a vision of James Tocco and his brother, Msgr Anthony M. Tocco, pastor at St. Hugo of Hills Catholic Church. Through them, a remarkable relationship between religious and cultural institutions was formed.
Each season has brought a rotating contingent of world-class musicians to the festival and it has grown into an event of national significance.
Enter The Lost World @ Cranbrook
You still have time to see one of the most significant private fossil collections in the world at the Cranbrook Institute of Science. Dinosaurs – The Lost World showcases more then 50 species from the collection of John and Jack Hankla.
The Lost World reveals the incredible diversity of dinosaurs, pterosaurs, and marine reptiles of western North America. Continue reading
DSO Neighborhood Concerts
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the fourth-oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, continues this season of their Neighborhood Concert Series with a few spring concerts in seven different Southeast Michigan communities, including four right here in Oakland County.