Actual haunted Michigan theater turned into ghostly Halloween attraction
BIRMINGHAM, MI - Forget playing movies in October at this historic Michigan movie theater. Already said to be haunted, the Birmingham 8 has instead been turned into a haunted attraction leading up to Halloween. Emagine has teamed with Bluewater, a live event production company, to create the experience it calls “Ghosts on the Balcony.” The haunted attraction opens at the nearly 100-year old movie theater located at 211 South Old Woodward Avenue on October 1st and runs the entire month. Tickets can be purchased here.mlive.com
Michael Myers coming to haunted Michigan theater opening as Halloween attraction
BIRMINGHAM, MI - Michael Myers, himself, is coming to an actual haunted Michigan theater which is being transformed into a Halloween attraction. No movies will be shown in the entire month of October at the nearly 100-year old Michigan theatre that’s said to be haunted. After the ribbon cutting event, Jude Courtney will host a Q & A screening of “Halloween KIlls” at the Emagine Palladium at 209 Hamilton Row in Birmingham at 7:00 p.m. A portion of proceeds from popcorn sales for this event will benefit Jay’s Juniors, a foundation to benefit chronically and terminally ill children. MORE FROM MLIVE:Elvira ‘Mistress of the Dark’ is coming to Michigan right before HalloweenTwo Michigan small towns listed among the spookiest places to visit for Halloween‘Immersive Klimt’ surrounds you in the artist’s provocative and sensual worksmlive.com
Live haunted theater attraction coming to actual haunted Michigan theater
BIRMINGHAM, MI - No movies will be shown in the entire month of October at a nearly 100-year old Michigan theatre that’s already said to be haunted. That’s because the historic building will be turned into a haunted attraction for Halloween. The adult haunts (ages 13 and over) will run Sundays through Thursdays from 7:00pm -10:00pm, and Fridays and Saturdays from 7:00pm to 1:00am. The family-friendly haunts will last approximately 30 minutes, while the adult haunts will last around an hour. Tickets for the family-friendly sessions are $20 and the adult tickets are $30.mlive.com
National Geographic’s Aretha Franklin series to premiere at Detroit’s drive-in theatre with free screening on 313 Day
click to enlarge National Geographic/Richard DuCreeCynthia Erivo in Genius: Aretha. It stars Cynthia Erivo () as Franklin, and co-stars Courtney B. Vance, Malcolm Barrett, Patrice Covington, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Shaian Jordan, Marque Richardson, Pauletta Washington, Steven Norfleet, and Omar J. Dorsey.Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks serves as head writer and an executive producer.Not everyone is excited about the series, however. Franklin's youngest son, Kecalf, has denounced the film , saying that others in Franklin's family do not approve of the project. "If you are a true fan please do not support it!!!" Kecalf wrote on Instagrammetrotimes.com
Historic Birmingham 8 Theatre purchased by Emagine Entertainment
We are pleased to welcome the Birmingham 8 into the Emagine family. The community of Birmingham can be at ease knowing we plan to maintain all its charm under our ownership. We understand the value this theatre has held in the community and are committed to continuing that legacy while enhancing the consumer experience with all the virtues our brand will bring. Paul Glantz, Chairman of Emagine
Emagine to reopen Michigan theaters on Oct. 9 with free tickets for frontline workers
Movie theaters have been closed for more than six months in Michigan due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer signed an order to allow theaters to reopen on Oct. 9, with restrictions in place. Emagine Theatres says it will reopen its Michigan theaters on Oct. 9, with a special free ticket promotion for frontline workers through Oct. 15. To redeem this offer, please bring your valid work I.D., badge, nametag, etc., to the theatre when you purchase tickets. *Dates and times may vary, Michigan Emagine locations only open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel wants counties to decide when businesses can reopen
CLEMENS, Mich. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel believes that, like schools, counties should be given more autonomy to make decisions relating to coronavirus (COVID-19). Allow us to make the decision to work with our businesses, whether its gyms, whether its the entertainment venues like Emagine theater, or the ice arenas or roller rinks, Hackel said. Hackel cites the flattening of the COVID-19 curve and low death rate as the reason its time to extend counties the same ability schools have. The state allowed each district to come up with its own coronavirus school restart plan. Gretchen Whitmer has been under increasing pressure to allow business shuttered since March to reopenIm not going to be bullied into making that decision, Im going to follow the science, Whitmer said.
Emagine Royal Oak postpones Juneteenth Film Festival after AG threatens criminal charges
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Emagine Royal Oak has postponed its Juneteenth Film Festival after they said Emagines chairman, Paul Glantz, was given a letter from the Attorney Generals Office threatening to bring criminal charges against him if the film festival proceeded as planned. The film festival was to benefit the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and has been indefinitely postponed. The second festival stie is in Minneapolis, MN and is expected to still hold a festival. To our friends at UNCF, we continue to believe in the benefits this Film Festival can bring to the community. The Royal Oak show will go on at a later date.
Emagine Royal Oak to host film festival showcasing Black actors, directors and writers
ROYAL OAK, Mich. Emagine Royal Oak will be opening this Friday for a film festival showcasing Black actors, directors and writers. Tickets are $10 and after royalties $6.50 of each ticket will go to the United Negro College Fund. Emagine Chairman Paul Glanz anticipates the film festival will go for a week. READ: Heres everything thats reopening today in Michigan after COVID-19 shutdownThe idea is to help some wonderful people at the United Negro College Fund, its a great charity, Glantz said. READ: List of Michigan pandemic executive orders that are still active
Local 4 News at Noon -- Oct. 9, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what you missed on Local 4 News at Noon (watch the episode above).Stolen pickup truck crashes into Emagine Canton movie theatreA stolen pickup truck was smashed into the Emagine movie theatre Wednesday in Canton Township. Police said the truck was stolen from an apartment complex across the road, crashed into the doors and rammed an ATM inside the theatre. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Stolen pickup truck crashes into Emagine Canton movie theatre; ATM smashed
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Canton Township police are investigating a pickup truck that smashed into the Emagine movie theatre on Ford Road about 3:45 a.m. Wednesday. The pickup truck was stolen from an apartment complex across the street. There were people working inside the theatre at the time, but no one was hurt. About six or seven doors were taken out by what police said is a stolen pickup truck. The pickup was used as a battering ram to smash into the ATM inside the theatre lobby.
Watch Local 4 News at Noon -- Oct. 9, 2019
DETROIT - Here's what's coming up on Local 4 News at Noon:Stolen pickup truck crashes into Emagine Canton movie theatreA stolen pickup truck was smashed into the Emagine movie theatre Wednesday in Canton Township. Police said the truck was stolen from an apartment complex across the road, crashed into the doors and rammed an ATM inside the theatre. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Oct. 9, 2019
The Clare Area Chamber of Commerce posted an alert about the American dagger caterpillar, the caterpillar of the American dagger moth. The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for their research in improving battery technology. The trio will share the prize for their work on "the development of lithium ion batteries," according to the Nobel committee. Submit a news tipTell us what's happening in your community -- submit a news tip to Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit right here. Tweets by Local4NewsCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Truck smashes into Emagine movie theatre in Canton Townshio
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Canton Township police are investigating a truck that smashed into the Emagine movie theatre on Ford Road about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. It's unclear if anything was taken from the theatre. There have been several recent smash-and-grab robberies in Metro Detroit where thieves have been stealing the ATMs. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Truck smashes into Emagine movie theatre in Canton
CANTON, Mich. - Canton Police Department are investigating a truck that smashed into the Emagine movie theatre on Ford Road this morning around 3:30 a.m.At this time we don't know what, if anything, was taken although there have been several smash and grabs metro Detroit lately where thieves have been stealing the ATMs. Canton Police have not released any information yet. Local 4 has a reporter at the scene gathering more information. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.