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Passion in the Land of Opportunity

Show Biz Weekly
March 17, 2017 9:00 AM

Segment 4: From Hollywood, and on the road with his newest director and co-stars, former Lansing, MI actor/writer Dax Spanogle joins us. Spanolge, who co-starred in a McCallum Rebel Pictures vehicle “Slow Burn” has taken his newly found passion to the land of opportunity in LA. His career that started on a whim, has landed Spanogle into many films and platforms that continue to ignite his ambition in his career choice.

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A Path Towards Literary Freedom

Show Biz Weekly
March 16, 2017 3:30 PM

Show Biz Weekly welcomes back writer Jonathan Marcantoni to talk about the updates on the path he is paving towards literary freedom. The writer expresses concerns on the powerful words that streak across pages and pages of authors the world over.

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Improv in the Workplace

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
March 8, 2017 4:00 PM

This segment is an interview on location at Block Imaging following a "Learn and Lunch" workshop focusing on how the skill sets used in improvisation can be applied to the workforce.

Block Imaging recently was recognized by the Lansing Chamber of Commerce for their innovative work and global reach. They recently extended that reach to the Theater Department's Improv Troupe at DeWitt High School.

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From Big Screen to Local Theatre Stage, "Stand and Deliver"

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
March 3, 2017 10:00 AM

 

The Dewitt, MI, and Michigan Creativity groups were pleased to showcase a production of Stand and Deliver, last month. The play based on the 1988 award winning film still considered the "Rocky" of educational films. It tells the true story of a group of inner city students from Garfield High School in East Los Angeles who work to prove the skeptics wrong. It also features the relentless pursuit of their new teacher Jamie Escalante from Bolivia. His quirky sense of humor and odd teaching methods coupled with his determination to disrupt the status quo ends up saving students from becoming victims of a failed system and an ill-funded school where gangs, drugs, and dropouts are sadly the norm. 

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For the Love of Acting

Show Biz Weekly
February 23, 2017 4:00 PM

John DeMarco- The Lansing based actor/producer returns to Show Biz Weekly with news on his role in the 36 Hour Film Challenge, a part of the Grand Rapids Short Festival. This recent short, was directed by Lansing based filmmakers, Aaron GM Clark and Andrew K. Tebeau, and of course working with SBW co-host McCallum on the upcoming “Confidence of A Tall Man” from Rebel Pictures.

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Award-Winning Storyteller Creates New Projects

Show Biz Weekly
February 23, 2017 3:00 PM

Bret Miller - Calling in from on the road to Detroit, the Grand Rapids based film auteur returns with fresh news on his projects, including “Red Skies”, and  “Chasing A Star”.

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2016 MFEA Highlights and More!

Party @ MI Place
February 13, 2017 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher (Michigan Business Network Operations Director) and Sue Bila brought back memories of MFEA Conventions past. Also of attending the 25th. Silver Anniversary Convention later this year – November 2-5, 2017 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City/Acme. They also spoke of the important role festivals & events have in the successful positioning of “Social Equity” within our communities.

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Indoor Art Fest Proves to be Success!

Party @ MI Place
February 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Sue Bila welcomes Jackie McMahon of the Great Lakes Art Fair to share the concept of the Great Lakes Art Fair and its’ success.

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Get Ready for the 2017 Bay Rama Fishfly Festival!

Party @ MI Place
February 10, 2017 5:30 PM

Host Sue Bila of Party @ MI Place talks with Lisa Edward about the Bay Rama Fishfly Festival coming up June 21 – 25, 2017.

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Writing Gone Mad!

Show Biz Weekly
February 8, 2017 2:00 PM

Show Biz Weekly welcomes writer Justin Muschong to talk about his recent successes as a writer.

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