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Detroit Free Press - Entertainment

TV highlights for the week of March 29-April 4

4 hours ago

Detroit radio legend Bob Allison dies

2 days ago

Cinema Detroit's virtual screenings are stay-home events

2 days ago

Roger Waters postpones July show in Detroit

1 day ago

WDIV's Devin Scillian made rare statement after Trump briefing

1 day ago

Big Sean announces new album, 'Detroit 2'

2 days ago

Aretha gets birthday wishes from JHud, others

3 days ago

Freep Film Festival postponed until December

3 days ago

No layoffs at this restaurant group — for now

3 days ago

TV + Radio

7 months ago

Restaurant News + Reviews

7 months ago

Restaurant of the Year

7 months ago

Freep Film Festival

7 months ago

Aretha Franklin: Farewell to our Queen

7 months ago

Detroit TV news anchor tests positive for coronavirus -- Evrod Cassimy, who anchors the morning news for Local 4 Detroit (WDIV-TV) has tested positive for COVID-19, the station announced Tuesday night. -- TV + RADIO

1 day ago

Detroit musicians ponder ways to keep the music playing -- For musicians who earn their keep playing gigs, the mass shutdown of bars, clubs and venues has changed life in a major way. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

6 days ago

Ann Arbor Film Festival copes with crisis by livestreaming -- A noted event for avant-garde and experimental movies, the Ann Arbor Film Festival is replacing its theater events with livestreaming March 24-29 -- JULIE HINDS

1 day ago

Detroit Jazz Festival takes hopeful step announcing 2020 lineup -- Labor Day weekend is still five months away, so the Detroit Jazz Festival is revealing its 2020 schedule to be "a light at the end of the tunnel." -- Entertainment

2 days ago

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood break Facebook Live -- Fans were so eager to see Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood in a Facebook Live concert Monday night that the overloaded site crashed again and again. -- Music

3 days ago

Detroit's marquees are a sign of coronavirus times -- With most people staying at home or too busy with essential jobs to notice, those starry names up in lights are gone — replaced by messages of hope. -- Entertainment

3 days ago

Ann Arbor restaurant had to lay off nearly entire staff -- Independent restaurateurs devastated by the COVID-19 outbreak are begging government officials for emergency relief for their industry. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

2 days ago

Detroit TV newscasts look different during coronavirus outbreak -- As a visual lifeline for metro Detroiters, the anchors and reporters at the Motor City's TV stations are working hard to stay safe and deliver updates. -- TV + RADIO

3 days ago

' Go rest high brother: Keith Urban mourns Kenny Rogers - Across social media, friends and fans mourned country icon Kenny Rogers who died at 81 on Friday night. Music

4 days ago

Cinetopia film fest rescheduled because of coronavirus pandemic -- The Cinetopia Film Festival, now in its ninth year, is moving from May to late August as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. -- Movies

4 days ago

Movement techno festival postponed to September -- Detroit's arts and music calendar continues to get turned upside down: The Movement techno festival has postponed its 2020 edition to Sept. 11-13. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

6 days ago

Broadway in Detroit announces more show cancellations -- 'The Last Ship,' featuring former Police front man Sting, and a return Detroit engagement of 'The Color Purple' were scheduled for late April -- Arts

5 days ago

TV self-quarantine guide: 10 things to watch this week -- Although production is halting on most streaming and studio projects, there's lots of new content to watch while you're staying at home. -- TV + RADIO

10 days ago

Musical acts, performances move online as coronavirus forces cancellations -- A look at the blossoming live performance phenomenon online, as superstar artists and local Detroit acts bond with fans virtually amid coronavirus. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

10 days ago

Detroit restaurants can't catch a break: How you can help -- The restaurant business has been hit hard in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. There are multiple ways you can help. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

10 days ago

Last call at a Corktown neighborhood staple -- Here's what it was like inside Mudgie's Deli in Corktown on its last day of service before closing indefinitely over coronavirus concerns. -- Restaurant News Reviews

11 days ago

Rolling Stones postpone tour, including Detroit show in June -- The band's No Filter Tour joins the growing list of event cancellations and delays around the globe. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

8 days ago

Something good: How cats, dogs are helping us cope -- Social media has become a sharing zone for photos of cats and dogs that provide some good lessons on following coronavirus precautions -- Entertainment

9 days ago

Something good: A brief coronavirus break for Eminem jokes -- At least coronavirus anxiety is helping with some vocabulary lessons, as a Marco Rubio mistake on Twitter involving Marshall Mathers demonstrates. -- Entertainment

10 days ago

Elton John concerts in Detroit, Grand Rapids postponed -- Elton John is delaying six weeks of dates, including an April show in Grand Rapids and a pair of May dates in Detroit. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

10 days ago

Craving epic sports action during coronavirus pandemic? Here's what to watch -- Here's the best of what Netflix has to get us through the COVID-19-enforced sports withdrawal -- Sports

12 days ago

Coronavirus is changing how metro Detroit restaurants operate -- Local restaurants were already feeling the impact of the novel coronavirus, and that was before Michigan's first two cases were detected. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

12 days ago

Billie Eilish show at LCA postponed amid touring freeze -- The concert industry's heaviest hitters have teamed up for a global touring freeze until April, inevitably affecting shows at Little Caesars Arena. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

12 days ago

Mo Pop unveils 2020 lineup, new Detroit location -- The music fest has announced its 2020 lineup — and a move down the Detroit River to Historic Fort Wayne, after five years at West Riverfront Park. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

17 days ago

Why a movie from 2011 is suddenly a hot rental -- Made in 2011 by director Steven Soderbergh with an all-star cast, 'Contagion' is scary but packs a vital message about importance of precautions. -- JULIE HINDS

17 days ago

New bill will allow wine from out-of-state retailers -- Out of state wine retailers will be allowed to ship to Michigan customers under proposed bill by state senators McMorrow and Johnson. -- Dining

16 days ago

RATT, Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Skid Row and Slaughter summer tour includes metro Detroit -- The Big Rock Summer Tour featuring RATT, Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Skid Row and Slaughter stopping at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre this summer. -- Music

16 days ago

Justin Bieber's Detroit show changing venue, date -- Bieber's August show will move down the road to Little Caesars Arena, one night after the originally scheduled date at Ford Field. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

22 days ago

There's a heartbreaking Michigan story at center of new Pixar movie -- Dan Scanlon, who grew up in Clawson, lost his father as a toddler. Now he weaves a story of leaning on his mother and brother in Pixar's 'Onward.' -- JULIE HINDS

23 days ago

Deaf Detroit rapper set to make history with national chart debut -- A grassroots effort in the deaf community has Sean Forbes on track for a Billboard album debut — what would be a first by a profoundly deaf musician. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

23 days ago

TV star James Lipton, who was born in Detroit, dies -- "Inside the Actor's Studio' host and bon vivant -- TV + RADIO

23 days ago

Troubled downtown food hall to close after just 14 months -- The Pittsburgh-based Galley Group is pulling the plug on its Detroit location after 14 rocky months downtown; Cleveland outpost also shutters. -- Mark Kurlyandchik

26 days ago

Comic book stars coming to Henry Ford Museum -- Two writers who helped shape vital chapters of the Marvel comic book universe will appear at Henry Ford Museum preview event. -- JULIE HINDS

25 days ago

Movie linked to 'Avengers' stars needs extras in Detroit -- 'Kill Switch,' a crime drama set in 1950s Detroit and to be shot here, is looking for extras and will hold auditions in Southfield, Michigan -- JULIE HINDS

1 month ago

NBC pilot: Detroit automaker trying to survive tough times -- 'Superstore' creator Justin Spitzer is behind the NBC pilot about a Detroit automaker trying to survive in tough times for the industry. -- TV + RADIO

1 month ago

Temptations musical gears up for Detroit run -- The Tempts' Otis Williams and Detroit playwright Dominique Morisseau hit the Roostertail as "Ain't Too Proud" gears up for its summer run in Detroit. -- BRIAN MCCOLLUM

1 month ago

Grosse Pointe's most famous fictional hit man is coming home -- The star of "Grosse Pointe Blank" will be in Detroit for a screening of the 1997 movie about a hitman who hails from Grosse Pointe. -- Movies

1 month ago

' America You Kill Me,' about gay rights activist Jeffrey Montgomery, to open Freep Film Festival - The film looks back on how Jeffrey Montgomery became an activist against anti-gay hate crimes. Movies

1 month ago

Freep Film Festival announces its 2020 dates -- The Detroit-based documentary film festival will be back for its seventh edition in April 2020. Early bird passes on sale through June 30. -- Movies

7 months ago