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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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MFEA Strategic Plan For 2018

Party @ MI Place
March 15, 2018 12:00 PM

Dale Johnson, MFEA Vice Chair, and Sue share highlights of the recent MFEA Strategic Plan and Board Meeting held at the Double Tree/Hilton in Bay City. MichiganFun.com is the “key” branding for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. The 2018 award-winning MichiganFun.com magazine (300,000+) will be available late March. The 2018 MFEA Signature On-Line Auction opens April 12 and will close May 22. The 2018 MFEA Annual Convention is scheduled November 8-11 at the Boyne Mountain Resort – Boyne Falls.

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Michigan’s Oldest & Largest Multi-Community Festival

Party @ MI Place
March 15, 2018 11:00 AM

Sally Geodhof and Anna Abdelnour invites guest to the Annual Blossomtime Festival in St. Joe/Benton Harbor come April 29 – May 5. Both Mr. Blossomtime and Miss Blossomtime welcome guests to the Grand Floral Parade, the Shoe Box Parade and all the festivities that follow. Blossomtime is Michigan’s oldest and largest multi-community festival…celebrating 86 years in 2018!!

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Michigan Beer Based Events

Party @ MI Place
March 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Paul Starr, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound, shares his enthusiasm in becoming the creator of I’m a Beer Hound as well as sharing some of the lessons learned in starting an event.

Paul Starr, Guest Speaker, Creator of I’m a Beer Hound
Paul and Sue talk of some of the challenges and successes of working with volunteers and community leaders in producing the many events he is responsible for. Lansing & Grand Rapids…a couple of the locations Paul chose to produce the Michigan beer based events.

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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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44 Day Journey On the Ocean

Show Biz Weekly
February 27, 2018 4:00 PM

Segment 1:  With the mindset of a young Olympian, the honor and pleasure was all ours when we got to virtually meet and speak with the 19-year-old history maker, Oliver Crane. This conversation was a thrill beyond belief. The youngest of the remarkable Crane Dynasty of over achievers, Oliver set out to fulfill his gap year, a family tradition by doing something for our oceans, and he set out to prove he could do this task by taking on the Atlantic ocean off the coast the Canary Islands northern African shores and sailed for 44 days.

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Guns, Black Panther, and More Entertainment News

Show Biz Weekly
February 27, 2018 3:00 PM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum talk on the latest entertainment news including a timely editorial “Guns in America. This must end", The Black Panther movie- the cast, the story, the first, The Black Panther movie- why this movie will change things in Hollywood. 

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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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