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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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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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Bret Miller & Taylor Kelsaw Talk Entertainment News

Show Biz Weekly
January 24, 2018 6:00 AM

First time co-host, but regular guest, Bret Miller shows he’s a natural in the seat fill for McCallum and talks about his work as a filmmaker and updates us on his next projects. Entertainment News, shout out to Michael McCallum attending Sundance Film Festival.

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SBW highlights the 75th Golden Globes

Show Biz Weekly
January 17, 2018 4:00 PM

As Show Biz Weekly's regular co-host Michael McCallum was away in the editing studio busy working on one of his several recent projects, Taylor Kelsaw is joined by MBN's Operations Director, and show producer on the day Jeffrey Mosher.

The pair rock out an excellent podcast primarily covering the recent 75th Annual Golden Globes!

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Artist Easton: New Year, New Music

Show Biz Weekly
January 17, 2018 3:00 PM

William Easton or simply the Artist Easton joins Show Biz Weekly from his home in Massachusetts where his love of music has pivoted his life to produce and record over two albums worth of music that will soon be released.  

One of Easton's tracks is now the new theme music for Show Biz Weekly!

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The Music Master Zak Astor

Show Biz Weekly
January 17, 2018 2:00 PM

Zak Astor- English/Latin recording artist, producer, publisher, and writer returns to SBW with updates on his career. Zak shows his musical genius through his creative process, mature messages, and inspiration behind the music.

Astor says he finds that the music must be made fast, otherwise the artists often never finishes the work. “Creativity to the sound must be captured quickly”. In addition, he mentions how important it is to understand that the business is all about just doing the work.

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Lisa Enos New Film Wins Award

Show Biz Weekly
December 15, 2017 1:00 PM

Lisa Enos- Grand Rapids filmmaker, director, actress, producer, and writer returns to Show Biz Weekly with a new film “State of Modern Love”, and starring Michigan actor Daniel Falicki. Enos’ scripted and directs this production that she began writing back in 2015, the film was personal and revealing yet a strengthening project of reality from it’s author.

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SBW Catches Up with Actor Jake Ferree

Show Biz Weekly
December 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Jake Ferree-Actor/Singer St. Louis, MO native Ferree, is a face on the rise with many acting credits already added to his name, he continues his work with a new short film that has landed at the Culver City Film Festival. Ferree holds a Acting/Directing BFA degree from Southeast Missouri State University where he begin his stage work around the US that eventually landed him in Hollywood. His work includes major studio projects, including television giant “How I Met Your Mother”. Ferree co-produced and stared in the short thriller “In Flames”, with horror icon Kika Magalhaes.

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