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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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MFEA featured entertainer – Alan Turner

Party @ MI Place
February 19, 2018 3:00 PM

MFEA featured entertainer – Alan Turner (Country performer) shared the excitement of the country music awards he has received. During his interview with Sue Bila he also shared the great experience of getting involved with the MFEA annual convention each November and being booked by many MFEA Members.

Alan sticks around for two segments, and gets to share some songs from his latest album. Heading out of part 1 we hear a portion of "One Too Many" as one of his favorite songs to share in the MFEA “Party at MI Place” podcast today. This is a song that has done well on European charts.

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Many Festivals Are Adding Family Values in 2018

Party @ MI Place
February 19, 2018 2:00 PM

On these segments of Party @ MI Place, Brandon Morgan, Director of the Flint & Genesee Convention Vistitors Bureau highlighted many of the festivals and events scheduled for 2018 in the region… many are adding great family venues for memorable experiences. Flint features : The Crim – Back to the Bricks – Chrome & Ice, art festivals and many more iconic events!

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Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Offers Many Grants

Party @ MI Place
February 19, 2018 1:00 PM

On this segment of Party @ MI Place, guest Jeff Garrett of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs spoke of the great artists and events Michigan offers. Also shared statistics as to the many grants available via the Council.

 

 

 

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