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Inside A Director Producer Duo

Show Biz Weekly
February 22, 2018 4:00 PM

Filmmakers Angela DeGarmo and Ginny Hargrove stop by Show Biz Weekly and discuss their first time working together as producer/director on the most recent 36-Hour Film Challenge. DeGarmo, a 5 year veteran of filmmaking now, took on the role of producer and worked with first time director Hargrove to create a film that stood out at this year’s contest.

Written and starring Wulf (Danny) Hogan, who took on the creative role of taking the theme and building a show out of this. The film is built around “the theme” the Challenge committee comes up with. The film is written, acted out, edited and submitted within the 36-hour time limit.

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Entertainment & Film News

Show Biz Weekly
February 22, 2018 11:00 AM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum talks about the current extreme gun violence and its affect on the American youth today. Is there too much electronic entertainment in the lives of society today?

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Stars from "On Your Feet!" Join Show Biz Weekly

Show Biz Weekly
February 16, 2018 11:00 AM

Christie Prades, and Mauricio Martinez, the leads as Gloria, and Emilio, are currently on tour around our nation with “On Your Feet!” The musical is the Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan and is currently running at MSU’s Wharton Center.

Prades was hand picked by Gloria Estefan herself to be the tour lead. With a background in television commercials, and “Orange is the New Black”, the Miami native is blowing away audiences with her 13 song performances performed 7 times a week. Martinez’ background is huge in Mexico where he is a known star. Being a recognized star of stage and telenovela’s, Martinez’ work includes the current NBC Universal original series El Vato, airing on Netflix.

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Entertainment News With Taylor Kelsaw & Michael McCallum

Show Biz Weekly
February 6, 2018 2:00 PM

SUPER BOWL news is included in this week’s entertainment news. McCallum’s pulling for the Philadelphia Eagles, and Kelsaw, doesn’t care-LOL!

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Fiction: A First Fantastic Novel

Show Biz Weekly
February 6, 2018 12:00 PM

Show biz weekly welcomes first time guest and author Ryan Lieske. Ryan shares the story of his first book “FICTION’. The story is based off of a script Lieske wrote and thought to himself “maybe this could be a book”, and so he sought out on the adventure and the result is his first fantastic novel.

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Local Filmmaker Soaks in Sundance

Show Biz Weekly
January 30, 2018 11:00 PM

Co-host McCallum’s love of the filmmaking world, from acting, to writing, to producing, to directing is no surprise. His first trip to Sundance was a preparation he came ready for. SBW got to hear it from him while he was there getting ready to view several of the film shorts and features that Sundance presents.

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Grand Rapids 36hour Film Challenge Updates

Show Biz Weekly
January 26, 2018 5:00 PM

McCallum shares news & updates on the Grand Rapids 36hour film Challenge, of which he is this year’s host. The films will be viewed and chosen this week and Kelsaw is one of the judges. The winners and award ceremony will be held at Celebration Cinema North, in Grand Rapids, February 2, 2018

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6TH ANNUAL ART & CRAFT BEERFEST

Show Biz Weekly
January 26, 2018 4:00 PM

Past guest and enterprising local businessman Paul Starr joins us with news of the upcoming 6th Annual Art & Craft BeerFest this Saturday, January 27th from 5pm to 10pm or 4pm if you purchase VIP tickets.

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The Baked-up Love Story of “Waitress”

Show Biz Weekly
January 26, 2018 3:00 PM

Once again, Taylor and Michael broadcast from the Wharton Center for the Performance Arts on the campus of Michigan State University   - Musical theatre is en vogue and the renewed richness of story telling through these productions have found maddening success. Take that sense of warmth and see the “baked up” love story of “Waitress”, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award nominated Sara Bareilles, running now through Sunday!

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California Fire Sparks Heroic Journey

Show Biz Weekly
January 24, 2018 9:00 AM

Actor/Model/Director/Writer/Producer/Animal lover and a SBW favorite Michael King returns with updates on his life and the work he volunteered to do during the wildfires that enveloped Los Angeles,  California. King saw the plight of the animals in peril and immediately jumped into action to help.  

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