Paradise Fears talk about tour, new music

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Paradise Fears entertained fans at The Crofoot in Pontiac last night, for the second stop on their first big headlining tour. This wasn’t their first time performing in the Metro Detroit area, and they said they had a good time. “(The Crofoot brings) a really good group of concert-going kids,”Continue reading “Paradise Fears talk about tour, new music”

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”

Royal Hoax band performs benefit concert for Scarab Club

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press Oakland County band Royal Hoax will rock the Scarab Club on June 28, bringing music to the art gallery at the Preserve the Arts benefit concert. Brothers Jake and Mark Hoke with Elijah Nelson make up Royal Hoax, a band that plays for causes — this one an effortContinue reading “Royal Hoax band performs benefit concert for Scarab Club”

Student Organic Farming Program receives $20,400 grant

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Post The Americana Foundation awarded the Student Organic Farming Program with a $20,400 grant which will be matched by the university. The money the group received will be used toward work with farm expansion and maintaining staff, according to Fay Hansen, associate professor of biological sciences. The foundation behind theContinue reading “Student Organic Farming Program receives $20,400 grant”