The effects of celebrity can be powerful. Michael Moore has used his at times controversial star power to pull together his Traverse City community, putting on the last seven years of Traverse City Film Festivals. Now his sights are set on a project that has the potential to renovate old movie houses into centerpieces for downtowns all across Michigan.
At a time when many are focused upon the urban decay of Detroit, an impressive public art project spearheaded by Michigan artist John Sauvé, is using creativity to nurture hope and encouragement along the international Riverfront from inside Michigan's first "urban" State Park.
MARY KATHERINE QUASARANO THURSDAY AUGUST 25th, 2011
In 2010, The Michigan Jazz Trail Festival came to life when Molly McFadden began working with the Great Lakes Bay Area Alliance to pull three cities together in a celebration of each area's unique musical gifts. To uncover talent she asked this simple question: "Where's your gold?"
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