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PREVIEW: Ian & Chad from A Great Big World to perform at The Ark on March 26

TweetANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ian Axel and Chad King from the pop/rock duo A Great Big World will hold an acoustic concert on March 26 at The Ark in Ann Arbor, Mich. They are best known for the hits “Say Something” and “Hold Each Other.” Musician Allie Moss will serve as the opener for that show. I spoke with Ian and Chad during an exclusive phone interview last week. First, I asked how they got started in the music business. “I met Ian at NYU, we both were studying theRead More


NASCAR Driver Joey Logano excited for the Auto Club 400 in SoCal

TweetEL SEGUNDO, Calif. — NASCAR driver Joey Logano made a stop in southern California to tour the Automobile Driving Museum on Wednesday afternoon. He was in the area to promote the upcoming Auto Club 400 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on March 26. I spoke with Logano on the phone during his visit to the museum in El Segundo. “It was a blast. I got to check out a lot of great cars that they have there and also give a lotRead More


LISTEN: Exclusive interview with NASCAR driver Joey Logano

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Joey Logano. The Penske Racing driver was touring the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, Calif. during our interview. Find out more about his experience at the museum. How excited is he to race in the Auto Club 400? What does he enjoy most about being in Southern California? Learn what he thinks about new NASCAR rules including the stages. What are his goals for the 2017 season? Get those questions answered and more.    


Subaru Debuts 2018 Legacy at the Chicago Auto Show With More Elegant Styling, Upgraded Interior, New Safety Features and Advanced Multimedia

TweetCHERRY HILL, N.J. — Subaru of America, Inc., which posted its eighth consecutive year of record-breaking sales, today announced that it will debut the 2018 Legacy midsize sedan at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show on February 9th. The new Legacy features revised styling and significant upgrades to comfort, safety, and multimedia capability. In addition to major changes, myriad smaller engineering and design details throughout the 2018 Legacy enhance the driving experience. The 2018 Subaru Legacy will go on sale this summer. The 2018 Legacy, the roomiest sedan in the midsizeRead More


2017 Detroit Boat Show Preview: A Boat Show and so much more!

Tweet DETROIT — The Detroit Boat Show cruises into Cobo Center February 11-19 for the premier showcase of everything boating. But this show isn’t just all about the boats – join more than 60,000 boaters expected to attend for a full day of fun with promotions, giveaways and more! Show goers will be impressed with the premier showing of hundreds of boats under one roof with sleek yachts, runabouts, personal watercrafts, pontoons, fishing, ski boats, inflatables and more! Dozens of new models introductions will be unveiled to the Detroit market.Read More


The Paley Center for Media announces festival line-up for PaleyFest LA, March 17-26, 2017

TweetBEVERLY HILLS, CA  – The Paley Center for Media announced the extended lineup for PaleyFest LA 2017, to take place at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood, CA March 17-26. The celebrated event will open on March 17th with the cast and creative team of AMC’s critically acclaimed and wildly popular The Walking Dead. PaleyFest will run through March 26 and features a diverse lineup of television shows including breakout freshman hits and longtime fan favorites. “For 34 years PaleyFest has grown in size, presence and prestige – solidifying its spotRead More


Zehnder’s Snowfest offers six days of Winter Fun – January 25 – 30, 2017

Tweet FRANKENMUTH, Mich. — Just ninety miles north of Detroit, the popular Bavarian-themed village of Frankenmuth, will be transformed into a landscape of stunning snow and ice sculptures for the 26th annual Zehnder’s Snowfest. From January 25 through January 30, visitors will watch the progress and vote for the top artistic efforts of carving teams from around the world including Argentina, Canada, France and Mexico. Plenty of other activities will be on tap to warm up more than 100,000 expected visitors. “We’re grateful to have such a terrific team ofRead More


2017 Meridian Winter Blast announces stellar music line-up featuring new food options and family fun activities

TweetDETROIT –  The 2017 Meridian Winter Blast presented by Quicken Loans will feature new entertainment stages, local food and winter-themed attractions. The festival will begin during the last weekend of the North American International Auto Show on Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 22 at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit. Meridian Winter Blast hours are Friday, 4 – 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Entertainment Brand new stages added to the festival this year will amp up the excitementRead More


Waymo to begin testing autonomous Chrysler Pacificas; Pixar offers a preview of “Cars 3”

TweetDETROIT — Waymo CEO, John Krafcik, made a major announcement at the Automobili-D conference at the North American International Auto Show.  He said that 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans will begin road testing in Arizona and California later this month. “Our mission is to make things safe and easy to move around.  That’s why we are committed at Waymo to build a better self-driving car.  The hybrid Pacifica is the most advanced car on the road.” There are three unique sensors that complement each other.  They are: Resolution:  Resolution matters.  ItRead More


PHOTO GALLERY: Ultra-luxury vehicles at The Gallery (NAIAS Kick-Off)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the MGM Grand Detroit Casino Hotel for The Gallery, the official kick-off event of the 2017 NAIAS. On Saturday, Jan. 7th, guests enjoyed a dinner served by world-renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. They also had the opportunity to stroll  through a $10 million collection of the most amazing automobiles the world has to offer from brands such as Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Porsche, Rolls Royce, and many more iconic nameplates. In addition, NAIAS and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital has curated a world-classRead More