Scenes that caught the eye of Detroit News photographers
Earlier this month, hundreds of Jack-o’-lanterns lined the stone wall surrounding the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm during the facility’s spectacular annual pumpkin festival. Patrick McKay, Supervisor of Interpretive Services, said 800 people attended this year’s day-long festival, carving some 380 gourds. After nightfall, visitors return to the museum to see their creations … Continue Reading →
Fall color overtakes a vacant building in Detroit.
Gabriel Dawe’s “Plexus No 18″, a room-size sculpture of brightly colored sewing thread, dazzles visitors at Kendall College of Art and Design during Artprize, Grand Rapids’ annual democratic art exhibition that closes this Sunday. 1,517 works are on display at 161 venues around town until October 7, 2012.
Dubbed “Back-Beat and Treble-Makers,” singers from Northville High School’s choir performed an afternoon program of all Victorian music at historic Mill Race Village, including a crowd-surprising remix of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” complete with Hip Hop moves and beats, during the 24th Annual Victorian Festival in Northville, Michigan on September 23, 2012.
Earlier this week, a baby blue Thunderbird motors in front of a two-toned Chevy Bel-Air reflected in a side view mirror as car lovers gear up for the annual Dream Cruise along Woodward Avenue that happens tomorrow.
Visitors outside Canton Township Administrative Offices walk past William Maw Egley’s 1857 painting “Talking Oak,” one of 82 masterpieces on display around the Detroit Metro area as part of the Detroit Institute of Art’s “Inside/Out” program which brings elite reproductions of some of the museum’s treasures to 13 cities for a summer tour. “Talking … Continue Reading →
In Clawson, Michigan, a 1950 Plymouth, sans tires, sits in the parking lot of the Stirnemann machine shop where its owner had been putting in new brakes. At this time of year, around seemingly every corner, beautiful vintage rides like this one are getting prepped to roll down the avenue in one of the world’s … Continue Reading →
Examining a stainless steel sculpture by American artist Naum Gabo, James Rickle, 23, left, of Livonia, and Juliana Stewart, 19, Westland, tour the contemporary galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 2012. Voters inWayne, Oakland and Macomb counties will be asked to approve a 10-year 0.2-mill tax in the … Continue Reading →
Entertaining the lunchtime crowds, alto sax man Jack “Black” Bostic plays classics like “Satin Doll,” “When the Saints Go Marching In,” and “America” on a horn he calls “Sugar Baby” at Eastern Market in Detroit, Michigan on July 10, 2012. Hundreds packed Shed 2 for the opening of the market’s second annual season of … Continue Reading →