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Royal Oak Celebrates Ford Arts, Beats & Eats

Ahh, Labor Day. Every year, I’m filled with bittersweet sentiment as this holiday (symbolic of the end of summer) approaches. Bitter, of course, because this means the awesome summer weather we’ve

The Art of Style: Styleshack

Readers, you know I love writing about our Awesome Mitten’s many artists, artisans, and art festivals, but there is one type of art I don’t often get the chance to talk

The Kalamazoo Garage Sale Art Fair

There are only a handful of things Michiganders appreciate more than craft beer and summer’s at the beach and local art is one of them! The Mitten is home to a

Leigh Difulvio: Mixed-Media in the Mitten

Michigan has long been a source of inspiration for artists around the country and internationally. Leigh Difulvio is an Illinois native, whose time at Northern Michigan University cultivated her love of art

Michgan’s Awesome Potters Market

It is rare to find such a vast and impressive display of pottery prowess in one easily accessible location–especially with free admission! Lucky for you, art lovers, one of the largest

Ann Arbor Fiber Expo 2014

Autumn certainly is in the air! The leaves are changing hues; bright yellows and brilliant reds line the sidewalks. The breeze not only smells heavenly, but chills my nose. I

Photography in the Mitten: Candi, Inc.

A name like Candi Inc (pronounced “ince”) procures thoughts of sweetness, perhaps a little bit of business savviness, and, if you’re like me, an impressive set of photographic skills. After all, Candi

deck art 2014

Deck Art: Where Sport Meets Art

South Street Skateshop and the Rochester Downtown Development Authority are collaborating a fourth time to hold Deck Art 2014 on East Fourth Street and Main in Downtown Rochester, May 15th