The Detroit Film Critic’s Society Has Spoken… Almost

December 11, 2012
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The Detroit Film Critic’s Society Has Spoken… Almost

So, as The Metro Times’ intrepid film critics Corey and I are part of the illustrious DFCS (Detroit Film Critic’s Society), which, like film critic societies across the country is far too male and far too white for my tastes. Nevertheless, as one of those said white males, I am loathe to give up...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

December 10, 2012
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Remember – if you send it, it will get reviewed. That’s the City Slang promise. It doesn’t matter what genre the music is – as long as it has a Metro Detroit connection, it’ll get in. Preferably, we’d like to concentrate on new releases but, while we’re getting warmed up here, feel free to...
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City Slang: Andre Williams to headline Anti-Freeze

December 10, 2012
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City Slang: Andre Williams to headline Anti-Freeze

Andre Williams will headline the Anti-Freeze Blues Festival at the Magic Bag in January, along with Savoy Brown. There’s no word as yet on who else is playing, but look out for a big Williams feature in the pages of the MT in the new year. They say, “Andre Williams’ new album Life (released...
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City Slang: Home for the Holidaze

December 8, 2012
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City Slang: Home for the Holidaze

The 10th annual Home for the Holidaze songwriter showcase and charity drive takes place at the Corktown Tavern on Friday, December 21. Static Network says that it has “been hosting this night of song for the past ten years to benefit the community’s homeless residents. The event brings together six local singer-songwriters in one...
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City Slang: Black Jake teams up with Lac La Belle

December 8, 2012
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City Slang: Black Jake teams up with Lac La Belle

Black Jake & the Carnies will play the Ark in Ann Arbor on December 21 with Lac La Belle, simultaneously waving goodbye to departing mandolin player Zach Pollock. They say, “Never afraid to eschew exploiting tragedy for personal gain, Black Jake & The Carnies are taking advantage of Zach’s farewell appearance to construct a...
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It’s Miller time on Comedy Central

December 7, 2012
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For those of you in need of a laugh to lift sagging spirits — and we imagine there are lot of you, given what’s being going down in Lansing these past few days — we offer this clip from a recent episode of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show featuring U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, a...
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