Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

 

2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview to Feature Keynotes by Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Ralph Gilles and General Motors’ Dan Ammann

Tweet CHICAGO — The 2017 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview will open on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 a.m. with the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA) breakfast. MAMA will present the Family Vehicle of the Year award and introduce keynote speaker Ralph Gilles, head of design, FCA – Global. “It’s an honor to have someone of Ralph’s caliber to open the nation’s largest auto show,” said Mike McGrath, Chicago Auto Show chairman. “FCA has long supported the Chicago Auto Show with executive addresses, important product introductions, indoor test tracks andRead More


Want Free Beer? Come to Comedy Central’s Tuesday ‘Detroiters’ Premiere

TweetDETROIT — Comedy Central is taking a cue from Plato, who once said, “He’s a wise man who invented beer.” They haven’t invented a new brew, but they have created a hot new 10-episode series, called ‘Detroiters’  set and filmed right here in the Motor City. And, to celebrate, they want to buy you a cold one tomorrow night at select metro Detroit bars during its season premiere Tuesday, February 7 at 10:30 p.m. (ET). ‘Detroiters’ stars Detroit-native, Sam Richardson (of HBO’s ‘Veep’) and Clarkston’s own Tim Robinson as aRead More


Annenberg Space for Photography presents “Generation Wealth” by Lauren Greenfield A Visual History of the Growing Obsession with Wealth That Has Come to Define a Generation

TweetLOS ANGELES  — On April 8, 2017, the Annenberg Space for Photography will premiere GENERATION WEALTH by Lauren Greenfield, a multimedia exhibit by internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield that investigates the global obsession with wealth over the last 25 years. Through a collection of 195 color-saturated prints, 42 riveting first-person interviews, multimedia projections and short films, Greenfield creates a revelatory cultural exhibition that documents the values of materialism, celebrity culture, social status and media saturation that have touched nearly every corner of the globe. “There’s no hiding from the eyeRead More


Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

TweetEvery Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR. Look for five new questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar from Page-A-Day. This week’s questions: Name the three women actors Tom Cruise has  been married to. What is pogonophobia? Name the lizard who was one of the original characters in the Pokemon universe and whose tail ends in a flame that, the bigger it burns, the stronger he is. In advance of a visit from the pope, Filipino first lady Imelda Marcos commissioned a new palaceRead More