Under the Streetlamp a toe tapping joy for summer

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Doo-wop, Motown and old rock ’n’ roll will fill Meadowbrook Theatre on Saturday, July 20, as Under the Streetlamp brings the retro sounds of the four-piece vocal group to the stage for a benefit concert. Michael Cunio, Michael Ingersoll, Chris Jones and Shonn Wiley were the original “Jersey Boys.”Continue reading “Under the Streetlamp a toe tapping joy for summer”

Power2Give campaign helps Oakland arts groups raise needed funds

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Oakland County arts organizations are seeking funding help with the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign through Power2Give. Arts and culture organization CultureSource will launch the 17th market of national Kickstarter site Power2Give Thursday, June 27. The site matches prospective donors with arts organizations seeking financial assistance. “We’ve gotContinue reading “Power2Give campaign helps Oakland arts groups raise needed funds”

“The Kings of Summer:” A Q&A with director Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press “The Kings of Summer” follows three teenage boys, who are fed up with adolescence and their parents. They decide to  run away from home and try to make it on their own by building a house in the woods and living off the land. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, a metroContinue reading ““The Kings of Summer:” A Q&A with director Jordan Vogt-Roberts”

Local band, Kougaran, plays benefit concert for Rochester Adams High School music program

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press The golden age of rock ‘n’ roll will return to Rochester Adams High School in the form of a benefit concert, where local band Kougaran, with special guests The Old Adage will perform. Niko Puzio, lead guitarist for Kougaran, and Rochester Adams High School graduate, said the group wantedContinue reading “Local band, Kougaran, plays benefit concert for Rochester Adams High School music program”