LMFAO fans (left to right) Breanna Stitchick, of Roseville, Ashlee Gazley of Roseville, Nicole Grabowski of Macomb Township (center), Carissa Brown of Grand Rapids and Chelsey Larsen of Grand Rapids dance to the music of LMFAO during their electro pop concert at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Techno music fans from around the world will … Continue Reading →
Scenes that caught the eye of Detroit News photographers
A costumed dancer performs with LMFAO at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
Redfoo, real name Stefan Kendal Gordy, rocks The Palace of Auburn Hills with his electro pop duo LMFAO on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Kendal’s father is Motown founder Barry Gordy.
Shooting pictures for our Trash or Treasure column today at DuMouchelle Art Galleries in Detroit, this autographed publicity photo of actress Brooke Shields caught my eye. It appears that the the photo may not have been Oarchivally fixed and the silver is oxidizing in some of the deep shadow areas, causing an interesting effect, especially … Continue Reading →
This is a detail of a graffiti mural painted on the alley side of the old Grinnell Piano Building in the historic Corktown section of Detroit. I don’t know who the artist is, but I like the commentary, which I interpret as depicting the evolution of people into capitalists and consumers.
Five-year-old Tashayla Cook, 5, of Detroit stands with her mother Virginia Cook’s arms around her as she listens to a police inspector talk about the murder liquor store owner, Faraj Dally, who was known to his west-side Detroit customers as “Freddie.” Fred Dally was well liked in the neighborhood, friendly and willing to extend credit … Continue Reading →
Today’s University of Michigan spring commencement ceremony featured CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, Michigan football players and Gumpy x 4. check out the photo gallery
Zachary Storey, aka the “Violin Monster,” plays for spare change on a street corner in downtown Ann Arbor on Hash Bash Saturday. Storey is back in Michigan after traveling across the country as the Violin Monster to escape the Michigan winter. During his trip, he played on the streets of New York City, Boston, Atlanta, … Continue Reading →
Hopefully it will be a good night for the Detroit Red Wings tonight in Tennessee as they face elimination at the hands of the Nashville Predators in their first-round playoff series. Here, Billy Joe Huels plays the guitar at Roberts Western World, which turned out to be my favorite honky tonk during my recent visit to … Continue Reading →
An indiscrete couple of college kids, presumably basketball fans, draw stares from other honky tonk patrons inside Roberts Western World in Nashville. I was in Nashville for the first time ever, covering the Michigan Wolverines’ appearance in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.