What to expect on the 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards
Detroit has a long, strong, proud history of gospel music, and some of our favorites are once again taking the national stage and being recognized. The 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards air this Sunday, August 1st, and Detroit will definitely be well represented.
Isaiah Livers, Franz Wagner, Hunter Dickinson earn All-Big Ten honors for Michigan basketball
Isaiah Livers #2 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates after a made basket by Franz Wagner #21 of the Michigan Wolverines in the game against the Indiana Hoosiers during the first half at Assembly Hall on February 27, 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan basketball landed three players on All-Big Ten teams this season: wings Isaiah Livers and Franz Wagner, and freshman center Hunter Dickinson. He was named to the second team by the coaches and third team by the media. Dickinson, who led Michigan with 14.3 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game, was named the to the first team by the media and second team by Big Ten coaches. RELATED: Hunter Dickinson named Big Ten Freshman of the YearThe trio led Michigan in scoring and rebounding this season while playing strong defense.
Tickets now on sale for 59th Ann Arbor Film Festival
ANN ARBOR – For the second year, the Ann Arbor Film Festival will take place online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Now in its 59th year, the Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest experimental film festival in North America. This year, the festival will run from March 23-28 and will feature over 100 films in competition. Tickets for individual events start at $2, but the suggested price is $12 to help support the festival. AdThree levels of festival passes give viewers varying access to programming.
Detroit Youth Choir’s ‘Glory’ remake being considered for Grammy nomination
DETROIT – After the Detroit Youth Choir earned second place on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent (AGT),” the group is on the verge of hitting a new level of fame. Now the group is being considered for a Grammy for their rendition of the song “Glory" -- an Oscar-winning song from the 2014 movie “Selma.”“The production company sent me an email saying, 'Congratulations, you guys are considered for a Grammy for the re-imagination of ‘Glory’," said Anthony White with the Detroit Youth Choir. You can watch the Detroit Youth Choir’s performance in the video below. “Detroit Youth Choir is up for the challenge,” he said. Click here for more coverage of the Detroit Youth Choir.
Regional companies celebrated for remarkable growth at annual a2Tech360 FastTrack Awards
ANN ARBOR – Kicking off a2Tech360, Ann Arbor SPARK presented its 22nd annual FastTrack Awards to 19 companies located in Washtenaw and Livingston counties. More than half of the 2020 FastTrack Award recipients were multiple-year winners. Rehmann is the 2020 Ann Arbor SPARK FastTrack Awards accounting partner and verified all of the award applications. FastTrack Award winners were recognized on Friday, September 18, during a virtual celebration and supported by presenting sponsor Northstar Bank. Eight-year award winnerOxford Companies is rooted in acquiring, managing, leasing, and constructing commercial and multifamily properties in the Ann Arbor area.
Ann Arbors CTN receive numerous honors for excellence in media creation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Community Television Network of Ann Arbor has received several Philo honors for its work in public, educational and government access TV. Named after the father of modern television, Philo T. Farnsworth, the awards are given to those recognized for further developing the use of television and promoting the use of media in communities. CTN and Ann Arbor Public School programs also received nominations for 2020 Philo Excellence Awards in the categories of Excellence in Animation -Cutting, Excellence Directing, Best Series Program and Best in Show. Political Awareness (Professional Division) -- AAPS 2019 Bond Informational Video with Scott Nadeau Video and Internet Stuff, LLC. Ann Arbor Public Schools Finalist HonorsDocumentary (Professional Division) -- A2 Engage - Volume III with Scott Nadeau Video and Internet Stuff, LLC.