Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Athletes set to mix with fans to raise funds for the the South Oakland Family YMCA and the NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship Fund.
The South Oakland Family YMCA and the NFL Alumni Association are partnering for the fourth year to host what has become one of the "must attend" charity events of the year at the Star Lanes at Emagine Royal Oak. The Draft Party has been a hit since its inception. It's where celebrity bartenders mix with a crowd of charitable attendees, athletes and local celebrates. Nate Berleson, Jimmy King, Ron Rice, Stefan Logan, Lem Barney and the 2013 Detroit Pride cheerleaders will be attending. Admission is $25 (purchased on www.neptix.com) or $30 at the door. The majority of the cover is split between the South Oakland Family YMCA and the NFL Alumni Detroit Chapter Student Athlete Scholarship Fund, the rest covers food. Drinks are available via …
Friday, October 12, 2012
To help say thank you to the troops, Wells Fargo Advisors are inviting the public to sign 1,000 Cards for 1,000 Troops Thursday at multiple locations throughout metro Detroit.
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- Judy Davids
Friday, October 12, 2012
Wells Fargo advisor Allen Olender and his colleagues usually spend most of their time planning their clients’ financial futures at Wells Fargo Advisors offices across metro Detroit. This month, they are taking time to give back to the troops stationed overseas. But they can't do it alone, and they're asking for your help. “This is an amazing opportunity to say thank you to our service members," Olender said. "We have it so easy here, and we often take it for granted.” Olender is inviting anybody who wants to sign a card for the troops to visit certain Emagine theaters and Wells Fargo Advisor offices Oct. 18 as part of the "1,000 cards for 1,000 troops" event. Olender will collect and distribute the signed cards in time for Christmas or …
Friday, September 28, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Royal Oak Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Highlights from Royal Oak Police Department reports from the past week: If you have any questions about this report, email Judy.Davids@Patch.com
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The Motown songstress leaves her handprints and signature in cement at the Detroit Historical Society’s Detroit Legends Plaza at the theater.
Martha Reeves, one of many artists who helped to create the Motown sound, put her handprints and signature in cement for the Detroit Historical Society’s Detroit Legends Plaza at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak today. Reeves told reporters it was fun to stick her hands in the cement, a first for the 70-year-old songstress. "This felt great," Reeves said. "I used to make mud pies and I'd make my brother eat them. But this was more fun than mud." Reeves, whose hit songs with the Vandellas include Heat Wave and Dancing in the Streets, will be back at the Emagine tonight for a screening of the documentary Re:Generation Music Project, in which she is featured. The film starts at 8 p.m. The Detroit Legends Plaza is part of the Detroit …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Spend the night with that special someone at Royal Oak Emagine or Main Art Theatre.
If you still haven't decided how to best spend your Valentine's Day, consider catching a flick tonight with your sweetie. There are a variety of movies to choose from to interest both you and your valentine including Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and One for the Money. The Vow just came out in theaters and will most likely be a popular Valentine's Day film. It revolves around a young couple who are in a car accident and the wife, played by Rachel McAdams, no longer remembers her husband, played by Channing Tatum. Instead McAdams' character recollects her relationship with a former boyfriend and Tatum's character has to work hard to make her fall back in love with him again. Here are showtimes for Emagine Theatre: *Unless otherwise …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
A look at what's showing at the Royal Oak Emagine and Main Art Theatre.
Feel like heading to the movies this weekend? Here's what's showing; search for movie times and details using the Moviefone widget just above: Main Art Theatre Like Crazy ( Anton Yelchin , Felicity Jones), PG-13 Melancholia (Kirsten Dunst, Alexander Skarsgard), R The Skin I Live In (Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya), R Emagine Royal Oak Happy Feet Two (Elijah Wood, Robin Williams), PG Happy Feet Two in 3D (Elijah Wood, Robin Williams), PG Hugo (Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen), PG Immortals (Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke), R J. Edgar (Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts), R Jack and Jill (Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes) PG New Year's Eve (Halle Berry, Michelle Pfeiffer), PG-13 The Muppets (Jason Segel, Amy Adams), PG The Sitter (Jonah Hill, Sam …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
During the world premiere of Mitch Albom's 'Have A Little Faith' in Royal Oak, the actors reflect on the movie and what the city means to them.
Celebrities attending the premiere of author Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith on Wednesday night in Royal Oak had great things to say about Detroit. After moviegoers watched the Hallmark Hall of Fame production, based on Albom's best-selling 2009 book of the same name, they were treated to a bonus panel discussion that included many of the actors and actresses who appeared in the movie. The live discussion took place in one theater at the Emagine complex and was broadcast into the other nine. Audience members were given the opportunity to ask questions of actors Laurence Fishburne, Bradley Whitford, Martin Landau, Deanna Dunagan, Anika Noni Rose, Melinda McGraw and others. The movie was shot in and around Detroit, and many members of the …
Best-selling author Mitch Albom brings star-studded cast to Royal Oak's Emagine to open his new movie.
Local celebrities and movie stars walked the red carpet along with author Mitch Albom for a sneak preview of Albom's Have a Little Faith Wednesday night at the Emagine theater in Royal Oak. Attending the premiere were Lawrence Fishburne, Martin Landau, Bradley Whitford, Matthew Stafford, Carman Harlan, Bernie Smilovitz, game show host Chuck Woolery and others. Albom, who lives in Farmington Hills, introduced the cast members to the crowd, calling them gracious. “The fact is they didn’t need to do this. This is not contractual. This is not part of their obligations," Albom said. "They don’t get paid anything for it. They did it because I asked them to come help us do something important in Detroit. And everyone of them said yes.” Proceeds …
Monday, November 14, 2011
To celebrate movie opening, metro Detroit events include a few in Royal Oak.
As part of a series of local happenings dubbed The 12 Days of Arthur Christmas to promote the family comedy, enjoy the Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice event 3 to 5 p.m. today at Just Baked. Get in the Holiday spirit by decorating a cupcake during the event. Top designs will be featured on the Just Baked Facebook fan page. Participation is free and limited to one cupcake per person. The 3-D animated family comedy Arthur Christmas answers the question: So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night? The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the heart of the film is a story with the ingredients of a Christmas classic – a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Nov. 16 event at the Emagine in Royal Oak will benefit two local charities. Just tell us about faith to enter to win.
Do you have a little faith? If so, you might want to enter our contest to win two tickets to the premiere of Have A Little Faith, based on Mitch Albom's best-selling nonfiction book. The movie, which was filmed in Detroit, is described as being about a life's purpose; about losing belief and finding it again; about the divine spark inside everyone. The story was sparked by a request made of Albom to deliver the eulogy at a rabbi's funeral, which prompted him to to do some soul-searching. Actors Laurence Fishburne, Bradley Whitford and Martin Landau are expected to attend the premiere on Nov. 16 at the Emagine theater in Royal Oak. Winners of the Have a Little Faith contest will receive general admission tickets to the premiere as well as …