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2 10, 2017

Holocaust museum CEO: Education about genocide key to finding tolerance

2017-10-02T13:57:13+00:00

Eli Mayerfeld Oct. 1, 2017 (Photo: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star) Recently, the Jewish community observed the “10 Days of Repentance,“ which is a period between Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. During this time, people of the Jewish faith are encouraged to apologize to those we have [...]

Holocaust museum CEO: Education about genocide key to finding tolerance 2017-10-02T13:57:13+00:00
26 09, 2017

Stitching History From the Holocaust – Eye on Detroit

2017-09-26T15:19:40+00:00

  Eye On Detroit - Stitching History From the Holocaust Laura Bonnell reports on a new exhibit at the Holocaust Museum. This content was created and produced by CBS Detroit you can view the original video here.

Stitching History From the Holocaust – Eye on Detroit 2017-09-26T15:19:40+00:00
14 09, 2017

Four Prominent Detroit-Area Hispanic Media Outlets Announce Partnership to Address Issues and Concerns Affecting Local Immigrant Community

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

Newly-formed Detroit Hispanic Media to share news and editorial coverage as well as strategies and initiatives to inform and support Hispanics who are living in southeast Michigan From left to right: Elias Gutierrez, editor and publisher of Latino Press, Jose Luis Vazquez, owner of La Explosiva 1480 AM, Maria Hayes, editor and publisher of [...]

Four Prominent Detroit-Area Hispanic Media Outlets Announce Partnership to Address Issues and Concerns Affecting Local Immigrant Community 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
9 09, 2017

Dickerson: When lives are at stake, should it be a crime to look the other way?

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

Brian Dickerson,  Sept. 9, 2017 What is the role of a bystander in the world's genocides? An upcoming lecture will explore that question. (Photo: Illustration by Mike Thompson) More than half a million Hungarian Jews were exterminated between May and July of 1944. Amos Guiora's parents were among the fraction who survived — no thanks to [...]

Dickerson: When lives are at stake, should it be a crime to look the other way? 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
5 09, 2017

Rally on the River Raisin Commemorates POW/MIA Remembrance Day

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

Scott Bentley – Superintendent of River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe - September 5, 2017 On Sept. 16. All day, free for all to attend. Rally on the River Raisin commemorates POW/MIA Remembrance Day and provides visitors with a fun-filled way to become familiar with the Park, its history and ongoing activities. Rally on [...]

Rally on the River Raisin Commemorates POW/MIA Remembrance Day 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
3 09, 2017

Japanese Sax Trio at the Detroit Jazz Festival

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

  SEP 03, 2017 The Detroit Jazz Festival is known as the largest free jazz music festival on the planet, and draws artists from all around the world. That includes the Akihiro Nishiguchi Sax Trio, which takes the stage tonight at 5:45 p.m. They dropped by the Fox2 News Studios Sunday morning to preview the performance. Watch the video above and click [...]

Japanese Sax Trio at the Detroit Jazz Festival 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
3 09, 2017

A banker’s worries, outside bankers’ hours

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

  September 03, 2017 Ron Fournier On a weekend trip to Chicago this summer, a Michigan woman named Anne lost her wallet. She called the bank in a panic, hoping to cancel her credit cards. Anne talked to several people at the bank, who coordinated their efforts and quickly shielded her accounts. "Everything was handled [...]

A banker’s worries, outside bankers’ hours 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
1 09, 2017

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats takes over downtown Royal Oak

2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00

Ann Zaniewski, Sept. 1, 2017  (Photo: Rachel Woolf, Special to the Free Press) Nadia Abdallah, 6, dipped her fishing line in a small pool and pulled out a plastic fish, a catch that earned her an inflatable mermaid doll. Overjoyed with her prize, she was even more excited about her next stop at Ford [...]

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats takes over downtown Royal Oak 2017-09-19T12:18:56+00:00
21 08, 2017

Spring Arbor history professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship

2017-09-19T12:18:57+00:00

  Kathy Blake | 08/21/17 Mark Edwards, associate professor of history at Spring Arbor University, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. The Fulbright Program allows for 8,000 chosen scholars, students, artist and others to participate in international educational exchanges each year. Edwards will move with his family to South Korea for four months beginning in March of 2018, [...]

Spring Arbor history professor awarded Fulbright Scholarship 2017-09-19T12:18:57+00:00
16 08, 2017

Unexpected settings and collaborators shake up classical music concerts

2017-09-19T12:18:57+00:00

By K. Michelle Moran August 15, 2017   Grosse Pointe native Ivan Moshchuk, an internationally acclaimed pianist, is drawing new audiences to classical music with his Detroit Sessions and Detroit Secret Sessions concert events. (Photo by Lisa Spindler, provided by Ivan Moshchuk) DETROIT — At 26, Grosse Pointe Farms native Ivan Moshchuk is [...]

Unexpected settings and collaborators shake up classical music concerts 2017-09-19T12:18:57+00:00