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The Rochester Symphony Orchestra “Summer Spectacular” presented as part of the 2024 Kiwanis Club’s Music in the Park

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) directed by Conductor and Music Director Maestro Zeljko Milicevic, opens their 2024-2025 Season as part of the Rochester Kiwanis Club’s “Music in the Park Concert Series.” Join our fantastic music community on Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Rochester Municipal Park as the RSO presents an evening of … [Read More...]

Rochester-Avon Historical Society presents “A Walk on Walnut” historical walking tour, on Wednesday, July 10

Join the Rochester-Avon Historical Society for a summer walking tour on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. Rochester’s Walnut Boulevard once played host to seven churches within a two-block stretch. Walk with us as we tell the incredible stories of these buildings and the residents who called Walnut home.  A Walk on Walnut hosted by the … [Read More...]

Tickets on Sale for ‘Britain’s Finest – The Complete Beatles Experience’

Performing live at Meadow Brook Theatre’s Annual Concert & Cuisine Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) presents Britain’s Finest – The Complete Beatles Experience on Friday, July 12, 2024, for the theatre’s annual fundraising event Concert & Cuisine. The event includes a pre-glow reception, a strolling dinner, and a one-night-only concert with … [Read More...]

Ribbon Cutting: Culinary Academy Rata2ee Celebrates 10 Years in Downtown Rochester

Rochester Chamber of Commerce welcomes Rata2ee to New Location The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Tonia Carsten, who celebrates 10 years of doing business in Downtown Rochester. Rata2ee, a culinary academy for children and adults, has been in business since 2014. Working out of various locations to start with … [Read More...]

Rocket Mortgage Classic Returns to Michigan for Sixth Year

The Rocket Mortgage Classic returns for the sixth year to the Detroit Golf Club from June 25-30. Fans can choose from a variety of ticket options that offer front row seats to some of the best professional golfers in the world, an experience unique to the sport of golf and fun for attendees of all ages.  “The Rocket Mortgage Classic is more than … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Avon Players’ ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ is Razor-Sharp Entertainment

As Avon Players brings another successful season to a close, it goes out on a hilarious high with the cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors running now, through June 8, 2024, in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Little Shop of Horrors is a quirky blend of genres that includes comedy, sci-fi, camp, and romance all set to a lively musical score of … [Read More...]

What will become of Adams Road?

The City of Rochester Hills, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) and Oakland University (OU) will host a public meeting Monday, June 17, to share information and receive feedback on the ongoing study to determine the future of the Adams Road corridor from Hamlin Road to Walton Boulevard in the city. The meeting is the third community … [Read More...]

Freda Payne stars in ‘Ella, First Lady of Song’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

Michigan premiere runs May 29 – June 23, 2024, on the campus of Oakland University L to R: Debra Walton as Young Ella, Nicole Powell as Young Georgiana, Freda Payne as Ella Fitzgerald, and Eric Coles as Norman Granz. Photo courtesty of Sean Carter Photograpy. Ella, First Lady of Song traces the 60-year career of the woman Mel Torme called … [Read More...]

Explosion Closes Main Street in Downtown Rochester

At 8:41 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, the Rochester Police Department received a report of a possible building fire in Downtown Rochester, which changed quickly to an explosion. Reports indicate a propane heater outside of 423 Main failed, caught fire, and exploded. Five people, three children and two adults, were transported to the hospital with … [Read More...]

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