Category Archives: culture

No weekend plans? Visit the vendor and resource expo at Macomb’s Celebration of Black Excellence

Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further than OneMacomb’s first-ever Celebration of Black Excellence, presented by Consumers Energy! This daylong event will honor the long history and contributions of Macomb County’s black community and it all goes … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale now for OneMacomb’s first-ever Celebration of Black Excellence

This February, the country will recognize Black History Month, four weeks to honor and celebrate the long history and contributions of black Americans. OneMacomb, an organization dedicated to promoting multiculturalism and inclusion here in Macomb County, recently announced that it … Continue reading

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12 months of free art programming announced by the Anton Art Center

Art lovers rejoice! The Anton Art Center has announced new programming for 2019 – SatARTdays! The events, which are presented by First State Bank as part of the center’s 50th anniversary, are free and feature a variety of art activities … Continue reading

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24 immigrants become U.S. citizens during naturalization ceremony in Macomb County

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”  (“The New Colossus,” Emma Lazarus) … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” wows local audience

For one night and one night only Broadway came to Macomb County. In front of a sold out crowd at the Macomb County Family Resource Center, actors from the Mobile Unit of the Public Theater of New York put on … Continue reading

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Submit art this week and win two tickets to the Anton Art Party

Public art is just about everywhere. From parks to paths, library walls to building exteriors – there’s beautiful murals, sculptures, paintings and architecture all around us. Sometimes you just need a reason to stop and notice it. Well today, we … Continue reading

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We’re mapping Macomb art – and you can help!

Lately we’ve shared several social media posts with the hashtag #MapMacombArt. We’ve also written an art-focused blog on MMYH and created a colorful art-centric flyer. If you’ve seen those things and wondered what we’re up to, you’re in luck! Today … Continue reading

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Let’s celebrate public art in Macomb County

Communities throughout Macomb County are making big investments in public art. So much so you could say our region is experiencing a bit of a renaissance. For instance, in Mount Clemens, the Anton Art Center has a map of all … Continue reading

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Consider the library

Many of us spent the last few weeks barbequing, gardening or swimming at the pool or beach. In Michigan, there’s nothing like spending the warm summer months outdoors under the sun. But sometimes you need a break from these activities … Continue reading

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A fragrant festival: Event to celebrate Michigan lavender crop

The lavender plant has found its way into just about every area of our lives. From candles and lotions, to cooking and cleaning products, the purple flower has become an essential element in many items. And it’s no wonder – … Continue reading

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