Latest exhibit at Lawrence Street has ‘Some Strings Attached”

Stephanie Sokol for Digital First Media Alice Frank combined her favorite artistic elements — watercolors, fired enamel on metal and stitching — to create unique pieces in her latest exhibit “Some Strings Attached.” “These works are my own recipe — I have never seen anything like it,” Frank says. “I tried to experiment and see ifContinue reading “Latest exhibit at Lawrence Street has ‘Some Strings Attached””

History of the Woodward Dream Cruise

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press What started as a small fundraiser for a soccer field has grown into the world’s largest automotive event, bringing more than one million people to Oakland County. This year marks the 19th annual Woodward Dream Cruise. In August of 1995, retired plumber Nelson House was setting up fundraising toContinue reading “History of the Woodward Dream Cruise”

Audio expert Vintage King hosts 20th anniversary party

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Ferndale-based music equipment company Vintage King Audio will celebrate the store’s 20th anniversary at The Loving Touch bar on Thursday, Aug. 1. Founded by Brothers Michael and Andrew Nehra in 1993, Vintage King started in Detroit, where they ran the White Room recording studio and performed in band RobertContinue reading “Audio expert Vintage King hosts 20th anniversary party”

Art Birmingham to brim with color during Mother’s Day weekend

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press With more than 150 juried artists, the annual Art Birmingham Fine Art Fair will happen during Mother’s Day weekend in downtown Birmingham’s Shain Park. Hosted by the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center and the Guild of Artists and Artisans, works by national and local artists include paintings, ceramics, photography, jewelry,Continue reading “Art Birmingham to brim with color during Mother’s Day weekend”

West Bloomfield artist exhibit at Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Folk art will be displayed at the Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale, as West Bloomfield artist Alice Frank presents her exhibit “Artful,” beginning Wednesday, May 1. The gallery, run by the 27 resident artists, changes displays monthly. This month features Frank’s works, which she created in various media. “IContinue reading “West Bloomfield artist exhibit at Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale”