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Michael Moore is less in ‘Terms of My Surrender’ play

Filmmaker’s well-meaning rallying cry for the anti-Trump crowd is a misfire on Broadway

Hollywood’s hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks

Besides upcoming episodes, the HBO data dumps included what appeared to be contact information of Hollywood actors

‘Seeing Red’ has strong characters, emotional narrative

One man’s heroic act in the past has ramifications in the present makes it one of Sandra Brown’s best books in years

Grapevine: Bonnie Tyler sings ‘Total Eclipse’

The singer’s 1983 song surged in popularity Monday; also, celebrities pay homage to the late Dick Gregory

Monday, Aug 21


Cosby hires Michael Jackson’s lawyer for retrial

Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial

Nolan Finley to host morning show on 910AM

The Detroit News editorial page editor’s weekday show will start Sept. 5


‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ tops box office

Audiences on the whole put their dollars toward “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” over “Logan Lucky,” which is favored by critics


Exploring Michigan’s Wetland Wonders


Michigan has 7 natural wonders that offer exceptional wildlife viewing, bird watching, paddling and hiking opportunities.

Sunday, Aug 20


Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

He first became a star in a duo with Dean Martin, entertaining audiences in nightclubs, on television and in the movies


Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

Gregory broke racial barriers in the ‘60s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health


Ghostbusters Detroit bring their Ecto 1 to Ferndale

The movie fan club spent the Dream Cruise on Nine Mile showing off their 1977 AMC Wagoneer.

Saturday, Aug 19


Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

The decision came a day after the entire membership of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigned


Vice: Wave of the future for news

The HBO nightly program’s immersive, on-the-ground video reporting got a boost with its Charlottesville, Va., coverage


Carr Center finds temporary home on Woodward

The nonprofit Carr Center is leasing space from Bedrock on Woodward indefinitely, could get permanent space

Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday

Michigan Ren Fair kicks off in Holly, KEM sings at Freedom Hill and African World Festival is at the Wright Museum

Artists studios to fill entire floor in Fisher Building

Developers of Detroit’s Fisher Building will devote fourth floor to studios for creatives

Friday, Aug 18


‘Predator’ actor Sonny Landham dead at 76

Actor, who played the trigger-happy criminal Billy Bear in 1982’s ‘48 Hrs,’ died Thursday of congestive heart failure

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit

This weekend see the St. Clair Jazz Festival, National Avaiation Day at The Henry Ford, PuppetART ‘s ‘Banana for Turtle’


Details of ‘Deadpool 2’ stuntwoman’s death released

British Columbia’s workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman’s death


Tina Fey returns to ‘SNL’ to talk Charlottesville

Comedienne criticized Trump for blaming “both sides” for the violence. ‘Nazis are always bad. I don’t care what you say’


Trey Songz says sorry; pleads guilty to misdemeanors

The entertainer was accused of punching a police officer after performing at a Joe Louis Arena last year


Review: Heist almighty! Craig steals ‘Logan Lucky’

Steven Soderbergh returns with this late summer surprise, a NASCAR-set heist flick with several tricks up its sleeve

Review: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ a wryly charming assault

Bullets fly and jokes do too in this tough-talking old-school action comedy

Review: ‘Brigsby Bear’ a puzzler for ‘SNL’s’ Mooney

‘Saturday Night Live’ star Kyle Mooney heads up this bizarre trip that feels at times like a parody of itself

Review: Filmmaker gives ‘Menashe’ authentic feel

Film unfolds in Brooklyn’s Hasidic community and has a strong sense of realness

Review: ‘Whose Streets?’ a riveting, urgent documentary

Doc looks at the 2014 uprising in Ferguson, Missouri, and feels as timely as the evening news

Review: Characters, environment enrich ace ‘Wind River’

‘Hell or High Water’ writer Taylor Sheridan hits another home run with this exquisite Wyoming-set crime drama


Tune in solar eclipse online or on TV

A least 6 shows will take at look at the phenomena

SC: Robert Kidd Gallery to host Mick Rock show

In other news, actress Erin Cummings plans to focus on family, health

Thursday, Aug 17


Ex-Lion Suh kicks up the humor in shoe ad

He and NBA player Cousins poke fun at bad boy reputations