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Celebrate The Healing Power Of Music This Sunday

It can make us feel like dancing, it can moves us to tears and in many times of life, music can help us heal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

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The Blues Hit Ferndale For 9 Day Run Of Concerts, Food And Funk

Craig Covey, a Ferndale resident, founded the festival 13 years ago, as a way to motivate people to get out of the house in the middle of winter and into local businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

At the 2013 Movement Electronic Movement Festival in Detroit. (credit:  Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Artists Announced For 2014 Movement Electronic Music Festival In Detroit

The 2014 Movement Electronic Music Festival makes its way back to Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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Music Is The Cure For Singer-Songwriter With Tourette Syndrome

Throughout his career DannyD has used music as a way to combat the symptoms of Tourette Syndrome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2013

George Gershwin. FILE Photo.

Michigan In Rhapsody Over Gershwin Partnership

The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has teamed up with the estates of George and Ira Gershwin to form the “Gershwin Initiative.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2013

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Michigan Made Music: A New Generation Of Motown Arists

“I think that is something this city needs right now …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

Dally in the Alley

Local Filmmaker Goes Behind The Scenes at Detroit’s ‘Dally In The Alley’

Dally in the Alley turned 36 this year – and in our opinion…it’s never looked better. The single-day festival celebrating Detroit’s arts and cultural diversity (that – quite literally – is set in the alleys of Cass Corridor) took place on Saturday, September 7th, and local up-and-coming filmmaker Daniel Berhane was on-site, camera in hand.

CBS 62–09/12/2013

Members of 'Motown' perform during A Capitol Fourth 2013 Independence Day Concert on the west lawn of the US Capitol on July 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images for Capital Concerts)

Robinson Pays Tribute To Motown’s Chief Of Charm Maxine Powell

She didn’t sing a note or write lyrics, but Smokey Robinson contends that Maxine Powell was essential to Motown Records’ operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Director Denny Tedesco talks with Tibetan monk Ven. Palden Gyatso and Makoto Sasa at HBO Documentary Films and the International Documentary Association (IDA) present the World premiere of Section 60: Arlington National Cemetary on August 21 at IDA?s annual DocuWeek Festival at the Arclight Theatres,Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Wrecking Crew Documentary Showing At Royal Oak’s Main Art Theatre

While Motown was Detroit’s music staple, The Wrecking Crew was the West Coast’s best kept music secret.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Big Sean poses on arrival for the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California, on Nov. 13, 2012. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Own Big Sean Finds Spotlight By Staying Out Of It

Big Sean has discovered that in order to find the spotlight, sometimes you have to stay out of it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

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