Detroit 5th Battalion Chief James Provost says an underground explosion near the buiding blew three manhole covers off; one high into the air in what he calls a sewer gas explosion.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra music director/conductor Leonard Slatkin is getting a three-year contract extension, through the 2015-16 season.
Is there a lonely instrument collecting dust in your closet, basement or attic? If so, you can give that instrument a brand new life in the hands of a deserving student.
A celebration of cultural diversity from around the world is going on in the Motor City. The 19th annual “Concert of Colors” kicks off Thursday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.
If you’ve never gone to a classical music concert we’ve got the basic do’s and don’ts to help you have a good time. Even if you’re a seasoned veteran of the DSO you might still learn something.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra musicians had their first rehearsal today following a six month strike over wages.
Members of Detroit Symphony Orchestra have been on strike for more than 5 months and businesses near Orchestra Hall say they are losing customers and money.
WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas took an informal survey the morning after Bing delivered his address live from Orchestra Hall.
Musicians in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra plan to strike October 4th after last-minute talks failed to produce an agreement amid a budget battle.
WWJ’s Greg Bowman spoke with legendary jazz keyboardist Chick Corea, who will be playing in Detroit with his Freedom Band, Sunday at 7PM at Orchestra Hall. Dads get in Free. See the latest Chick Corea […]