Dr. Anton Anderssen is a cultural anthropologist, specializing in "high culture." Visit his web page at Hartforth.com. Anton is a member of several high IQ societies, including Mensa, Triple 9, ISPE and Prometheus. He has seasonal residency on the Italian Riviera, The Alps, Hawaii, Michigan and elsewhere world-wide covering cultural events. Dr. Anderssen's articles are included in the United States Library of Congress as part of their Official Performing Arts Historical Web Archives.
Starting June 12, the sounds of some of Hawaii's most popular performers will fill the air for the 2014 Ke Kani O Ke Kai summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium, presented by Outrigger Hotels and Resorts. Visitors and residents alike are invited to kick back on the cool, beachfront lawn at the Aquarium for an evening of live entertainment and food under the stars.Stagecrafters Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ Thru June 22 May 26, 2014
Complete with flying monkeys and witches, colorful munchkins, and a real 'Toto,' The Wizard of Oz will run June 6th through the 22nd at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak.Actors re-create Civil War at Greenfield Village May 25, 2014
This holiday weekend, hundreds of actors re-enact scenes from the Civil War at the amazing Greenfield Village Museum in Dearborn. We visited the site Saturday to take in all its splendor. At 240 acres, it is the largest indoor-outdoor museum complex in America. Nearly one hundred historical buildings have been moved to the property from their original locations and arranged in a 'village' setting. The museum's intent is to show how Americans lived and worked since the founding of the country. This weekend, feel the Civil War come alive all around you as bustling camps, cavalry and period music enliven an entire weekend filled with reenacted events.Music for the Generations Concert Set for Today at Waikiki Beach Walk May 23, 2014
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts will take the stage as a sponsor for this year's 4th Annual Mele Mei Celebration, a month-long festival highlighting the music, language and culture of Hawaii. As part of the celebration, the company is cued up to host the 'Music for the Generations Concert' at the Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza Stage today, May 23, 2014.Secret World beneath London airs on PBS June 22 May 19, 2014
Airing next month on PBS is a unique documentary about sites beneath London, for example the secret bunkers used by Winston Churchill during WWII and silver vaults housing the world's most fascinating silverworks. Called "Secrets of underground London," the show will air to the public beginning June 22.Music for the Generations Concert Set for May 23 at Waikiki Beach Walk May 1, 2014
Outrigger Hotels and Resorts will take the stage as a sponsor for this year's 4th Annual Mele Mei Celebration, a month-long festival highlighting the music, language and culture of Hawaii. As part of the celebration, the company is cued up to host the 'Music for the Generations Concert' at the Waikiki Beach Walk Plaza Stage on Friday, May 23, 2014.Nathan Gunn with Julie Jordan Gunn Fill the Berman Theater with Opera Tonight April 24, 2014
Nathan Gunn has made a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. He has appeared in internationally renowned opera houses including the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Paris Opera, and Teatro Real in Madrid.Heartbeat Of Home Closing Sunday at Fisher Theatre March 23, 2014
Heartbeat of Home, the high energy dance show from the producers of Riverdance, closes in Detroit on Sunday. On stage at the Fisher Theatre, the spectacle is part of the Broadway In Detroit entertainment series.Bigalora Royal Oak Celebrates Restaurant Week March 18, 2014
Chef Luciano DelSignore and the team at Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina in Royal Oak, Michigan (711 S. Main St.) team up with over 20 downtown chefs and restaurants for Royal Oak Restaurant Week 2014! This special dining week celebrates Royal Oak's culinary prowess. For a limited time, top restaurants feature three-course lunch and dinner prix fixe menus at excellent prices, kicking off on Friday, March 28 and runs through Sunday, April 6.BWW Reviews: Dogwoods and Azaleas Spell Springtime in Pigeon Forge March 17, 2014
How does the thought of spring grab you? Millions of tulips blooming, cream petals on dogwood trees, azaleas bursting in hot pink, beautiful greenery everywhere and best of all, no more snow! Is it just me, or has this been the most miserable winter on record? It's time to spill the secret to springtime bliss: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.Nathan Gunn with Julie Jordan Gunn Fill the Berman Theater with Opera 4/24 March 16, 2014
Broadway stars Ryan Silverman and Nikki Renee Daniels joined the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Friday in its most recent pops program, 'The Cocktail Hour: Music of the Mad Men Era.' The program was created and conducted by Maestro Steven Reineke, Music Director of the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, and Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run through March 16.INHERIT THE WIND Opens at Village Players of Birmingham Tonight March 14, 2014
Stagecrafters announced its 2014 - 2015 lineup which they have deemed 'a season of transformations' at an open house and preview presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Baldwin Theatre. This will be Stagecrafters 58th year of presenting entertainment and their 29th year in the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette Ave., in downtown Royal Oak.Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO Live Plays Fisher Theatre, 3/12-16 March 10, 2014
Erth Visual & Physical, Inc., in association with TCG Entertainment, ArKtype and East Bank Entertainment are pleased to confirm that you're not imagining things - there's an undeniable rumble and a far off roar -- which is indeed the arrival of Erth's DINOSAUR ZOO Live. Created in Australia, the immensely popular, international theatre attraction will play Detroit's Fisher Theatre, for ten shows only, March 12 - 16, 2014. Don't miss this chance to experience what life was like amongst these giant creatures! Tickets are now on sale at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com, and at the Fisher Theatre box office.Oscar Winner Edward Saxon to Lead Online Education Program for Screenwriters March 3, 2014
The Writers Store (www.writersstore.com) announced open registration for 'A Producer's Guide to Navigating Your Screenwriting Career,' an eight-session online education course with Edward Saxon, producer of acclaimed films including Silence of the Lambs, Adaptation and Philadelphia.INHERIT THE WIND to Open at Village Players of Birmingham, 3/14 March 3, 2014
St. Dunstan's Theatre Guild of Cranbrook is one of the oldest extant community theatres around and has been performing in its current theater since 1932. The group stays rigorously current, however, and this weekend will be offering a production of the Broadway favorite, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.