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Show Biz Weekly, hosted by Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum, looks into the business side of the entertainment industry by discussing various aspects of how the field of entertainment is a component of our economy and how their situations translate to the rest of the business community.

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Unique Art of Tintype Comes Back to Life in Michigan

Show Biz Weekly
May 14, 2018 10:00 AM

Tall, dashingly handsome, and a ginger of a lad, the Lansing based Mr. Steven Glynn has brought a unique art back to life here in Michigan. Circa the 1800’s, his work with “Tintype” photography is elegant and early Americana ectoplasmically reflected onto a tin plate that takes about 30 minutes to process just one image. 

The talented artist has recaptured the process of the work involved with these images of time stood still.You can see for yourself and book Glynn for work in Portraits, Tintype, Brands and more…. 

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Artist Incubator Comes Alive in Lansing

Show Biz Weekly
May 11, 2018 11:00 AM

With over 250 shows, Show Biz Weekly has met some fascinating people from all over the world, but one of our greatest interviews has to be with Mr. Jerry Norris who founded “The Fledge”, opening Tuesday, May 15th. Norris is one of those people that you never, ever, forget. A man of successful experiences, Norris decided that he and his now more silent partner, decided to open the doors to an incubator without doors of separation either mentally or physically. It’s a place where agility is accepted, but not required. It blends with accelerating creative competitions based on a paradigm of innovation, and combines many, with skills they may know or not.

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Stories From 2018 Capital City Film Fest

Show Biz Weekly
April 13, 2018 1:00 PM

Segment 1: Angela & Ginny join SBW again, but this time as team members of McCallum’s film for the CAFF’s Fortnight competition being held this Sunday April 15th, beginning at 11:00am.  Both first timers on the Fortnight comp, the ladies share their experiences and working on the “two-week” project entitled “ Breaking Wheel”, a Rebel Pictures film. DeGarmo and Hargrove just competed in the Grand Rapids 36- hour Challenge and have taken in a great deal of lessons learned from that experience and brought it to the table with

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Entertainment News!

Show Biz Weekly
April 6, 2018 6:00 PM

We catch up on entertainment news, Steven Spielberg, John Kasinski, Emily Blunt, movies, to see, remakes. McCallum shares news on his films from Rebel Pictures- www.rebelpicures.net and next week’s Fort Night at the annual Capital Area Film Festival!

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Dark Comedy "Silver Platter" Screens in Grand Rapids, April 15th

Show Biz Weekly
April 6, 2018 5:00 PM

Segment 1: Grand Rapids, Michigan resident and graduate of Grand Valley State, filmmaker Tim Lieber chats up his most recent endeavor. The filmmaker just announced his first feature film “Sliver Platter”, will premiere on April 15, 2018 at Celebration Cinema North in Grand Rapids.

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The Business of Modeling

Show Biz Weekly
April 6, 2018 4:00 PM

Segment 1: EXCLUSIVE! BCB returns to SBW- Brandon Cole Bailey is a part of fashion history. At the tender age of 14/15, he was sent into a model agency after being scouted. He was immediately welcomed and tagged ‘a Ken Doll” because of his strong jaw line, crystal clear dark blue eyes, and smile. The doors flew open and for the next 5-6 years the life of traveling, and modeling all over the world was a dream come true. Now, at 22 the “not tall enough for runway” successful model, who has walked many runways is back and he’s sharing his story of coming out as a gay man and being let go by a modeling agency. To becoming an icon of what is possible if you believe in yourself!

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From the Class Room to the Big Screen

Show Biz Weekly
April 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Segment 1:While on set in Mississippi for a film, Actor/Model Ryan Anthony Williams joins Show Biz Weekly and shares an inspiring story of how a he was scouted by an instructor to join the school theatre. The spotting by one of his instructors for being the class clown, he was plucked into doing plays and the bug bit him hard, but with a plan of back up. His smarts landed him in premed and theatre studies at university where he graduated, and pursued his career.

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Absolute Music Chamber Series This Week!

Show Biz Weekly
March 19, 2018 2:00 PM

Michigan State University professor of Flute at the
College of Music, Richard Sherman joins SBW for a
bonus spot on SBW with the announcement on the
forth-coming last concert in the series of concerts called the Absolute Music Chamber Series.

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All Star Team Creates "WILD FAITH"

Show Biz Weekly
March 9, 2018 1:00 PM

Segment 1: It’s always a delight to welcome filmmakers actors, writers, producers DJ Perry and Shane Hagedorn on SBW. Second time guest, but first time-live, in studio Director Jesse Low also joins us with news on the release of their next collaborations “Wild Faith”.  A departure for these filmmakers, the film will be released on March 16th simultaneously at Celebration Cinema, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI, and will run through March 27th.  Starring Hagedorn, in his first lead in a film, the film brings us the story of Civil War veteran Blue Coat Northerner, Emmitt Murphy, who makes a dying promise to his wounded soldier friend to take care of his wife and daughter. Murphy is a man of his word, and as a widower himself, he brings Hattie and her daughter, Grace, into his home to live with him and his teenaged son.  

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"Chocolate and Cigarettes" Accepted Into GR Film Festival

Show Biz Weekly
March 7, 2018 4:00 PM

Segment 1: Dave Tappan returns to SBW for an update on his short “Chocolate and Cigarettes” that has been accepted into the Grand Rapids Film Festival. His production partner, Hamody Jafar’s film “Detroit Diamond” a documentary, was also picked to play at the festival, coming this April 14, 2018
Segment 2: Entertainment news, Oscars
Segment 3: Entertainment news, Productions
Segment 4: Entertainment news, Guns
Segment 5: Entertainment news, Ryan Seacrest
Segment 6: Entertainment news, castings for film and television

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