Saturday, February 4th, 2017

 

Play Review: ‘The Lion King’ Roars into Detroit

TweetDETROIT — Disney brings pageantry, puppetry, poignancy and power to the stage production of “The Lion King” and Pride Rock has never looked or sounded better. The regal Detroit Opera House makes a fitting venue for the returning theatrical version of The Lion King, a musical I had never seen until now. But, after 18 years since the show bowed on Broadway, even the most veteran of viewers will find that this version promises something new with a few special surprises sprinkled in. Family is the one over-arching theme thatRead More


PHOTOS: “Moving Through The Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Michigan for their Bicentennial Celebration. In this gallery, look for photos of the “Moving Through The Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity” exhibit. It is a collection of photographs and memorabilia showcasing women’s physical activity at U-M. From early and restrictive physical education to D1 athletics, the exhibit explores early participatory nature of women’s movement. Despite inequities faced by women regarding physical activity, women have danced, flexed, fought, and championed for future women athletes at the university and beyond!Read More