Latest Traverse City, Michigan Stories

2009-09-20 15:08:46

The upcoming ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers professionals and amateurs alike a chance to enjoy contemporary art, an expert says. Brett Colley, associate professor of art and design at Grand Valley State University, said the annual event allows artists of all levels of talent show off their personal interpretations of art in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize, The Detroit Free Press said Sunday. There are professionals and amateurs and many variations in between, and...

2008-10-02 18:00:30

Priority Health is recognizing four regional winners with Senior Impact Awards in Jackson, Kent, Mecosta and Leelanau counties. The award program recognizes the way volunteers 63 years and older put their energy and commitment to work for the community.

2008-09-01 21:00:05

n Traverse City, Mich. There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan. Rich Fasi of Traverse City says he found a dead 2-foot shark in the water while fishing on West Grand Traverse Bay on Wednesday.

2008-09-01 09:30:00

There's no telling what might turn up in Lake Michigan.

2008-08-04 00:00:14


2008-08-03 12:00:02

Madonna arrived in the resort town of Traverse City, Mich., Saturday as one of the headliners of a film festival founded by fellow Michigan native Michael Moore.

2008-08-03 03:00:02

The Traverse City Film Festival in rural Michigan got some major Hollywood glitz Saturday when Madonna showed her documentary about Malawi orphans.

2008-08-02 21:00:13

By Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press Aug. 2--Michael Moore brought the funny to the Traverse City Film Festival this morning, hosting a panel discussion on comedy at the City Opera House. "I've got my Madonna shorts on today," said the festival's founder, who paired them with a black T-shirt.

2008-08-02 15:00:16

By Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press Aug. 2--The critics who say Madonna's presence in her film about Malawi's orphans is a distraction are missing the point, says the director of "I Am Because We Are." And that point is we're all connected -- and that includes mega-celebrities.

2008-08-02 09:00:17

By Julie Hinds, Detroit Free Press Aug. 2--The Cannes film festival has champagne and starlets. The Traverse City version has baby buggies and hot dogs.

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