Posts Tagged ‘detroit’

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Banks want bailout from retirees

By: Dave Palmer Detroit’s bankruptcy case is is full swing, and the stakes couldn’t be higher for Detroit. Ultimately, it will be up to one man, Judge Stephen Rhodes, to decide whether to accept Kevyn Orr’s “Grand Bargain” which would require creditors to accept between 0 and 10 cents on the dollar, cut pensions by 4.5% along with […]

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Detroit: Bankrupt, DIA and workers: screwed

By Dave Palmer Today marks a new low in America’s history. Today is that day that Judge Steven W. Rhodes decided that Detroit is officially eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, according to the New York Times. (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/04/us/detroit-bankruptcy-ruling.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20131204) The Times also states that Rhodes decided that the pensions of thousands of retired, soon-to-be-retired, and current workers […]


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Photo of the Moment: Fitz & The Tantrums See them LIVE 11/16/11 AT St. Andrew’s Hall!

Genre Soul, Indie, Pop Members Fitz (Lead Vocals), Noelle Scaggs (Co-Vocals), James King( Saxophone & Flute), Joseph Karnes (Bass), John Wicks (Drums), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards) http://fitzandthetantrums.com

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Every Avenue @ St. Andrew’s 10/23/11 (Photos and Review)

David Ryan Strauchman – Vocals, Piano Joshua Withenshaw – Guitar, Backup Vocals Jimmie Deeghan- Guitar, Backup Vocals Matt Black – Bass, Backup Vocals Dennis Wilson – Drums Hometown-Marysville, MI! Michigan band Every Avenue is a musically strong group that produces contagious songs. Sunday night in Detroit the band meshed well together and performed with a zest […]

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The Same Old Education Song (Society’s Slideshow)

Legislators across the nation and here in Michigan all love to sing the same ‘ol education song. I’m sure you’ve heard the lyrics before. It goes a little like this: Let’s raise the standards for students while we take away the means for educators to meet them. Let’s require that all students take the ACT […]


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Right to Work=Right to Jerk Employees Around (Society’s Slideshow)

Michigan politicians are currently batting around an idea to bring jobs to our state. This idea involves creating right to work legislation in Michigan, which will only serve to undermine collective bargaining, break unions, and do absolutely nothing to bring us the jobs we so desperately need for the 11% of the population who is […]

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Black Milk @ MI Fest (Photos and Interview)

Detroit native Black Milk lives for music. As a producer and an emcee he has worked with such names as:  J Dilla, Lloyd Banks, Jack White, Canibus, Pharoahe Monch, Royce da 5’9″, Danny Brown, Slum Village’s Elzi and Bisthop Lamont. His previous albums and most recent endeavor, Album of the Year, have allowed him to tour extensively around  the […]

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Blink 182 and My Chemical Romance @ DTE 09/09/2011 (Photos and Review)

My Chemical Romance played a strong set Sunday night at DTE, but lead singer, Gerard Way, had his top moment when performing “First Date” with Blink 182 in order to give Tom Delonge some time to rest his voice due to a nasty cold. After the song, it was evident Gerard was thrilled to have […]


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An Interview with Black Milk

Detroit native Black Milk lives for music. As a producer and an emcee he has worked with such names as:  J Dilla, Lloyd Banks, Jack White, Canibus, Pharoahe Monch, Royce da 5’9″, Danny Brown, Slum Village’s Elzi and Bisthop Lamont. His previous albums and most recent endeavor, Album of the Year, have allowed him to tour extensively around  the […]

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Improving Michigan Schools? New Michigan Legislation is Introduced…(Society’s Slideshow)

 A seven-bill education package was introduced to the Michigan legislature as a way for parents to leverage more power in the school district. Parents should have a say in the education of their children. They are the ones who pay the taxes that make public schools possible. What ever happened to the PTA? However, rather […]

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An Interview with Bear Lake

Bear Lake of Rochester-Hills, MI is one of the great bands Noize is looking forward to checking out at MI fest ’11 on September 17th. The band is made up of of Hines (acoustic guitar, vocals), Jon Rice (electric guitar, vocals), Keith May (bass and vocals), Brian Kwasnik (keyboards, vocals), Erik Pederson (percussion, keyboards) and […]


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2011: The Year of Bright Eyes (Photos and Concert Review @ Majestic Theatre Detroit, MI)

Michigan was lucky enough to host Bright Eyes three times in 2011. The Majestic Theatre show was special because the band fully displayed a performance that was, “…for the love of the game”. This is the statement I like to use when I find an artist of any sort that participates in their art for […]

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Hole in the Wall: Steve’s Bar Revisited Detroit, MI

We go to shows at St. Andrew’s in Detroit a lot. Door times can be unpredictable so a lot of time is spent at Steve’s Bar because it’s next to St. Andrew’s. The place has a type of old-world charm that is uniquely its own. Three things make this place interesting: 1. The Owners 2. […]

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