Monthly Archives: April 2014

Creating a Vibrant Arts Scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills: It’s Time for Some Foreign Films

Last week we wrote about the need for a performing arts center to be built in downtown Farmington to serve the Farmington/Farmington Hills community. Now we’ll consider the need for some alternative cinema options. In Farmington/Hills we have two movie theaters: … Continue reading

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Art at PLUSkateboarding

If you haven’t been to Rob Woelkers’ cool skate shop, PLUS, stop by the Village Mall and check out the store and Rob’s unique pen & ink and marker drawings. His work will be up for a month or so followed by … Continue reading

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What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills This Week (4/28/14): Festival of the Arts and CAMP ROCK

It’s Festival of the Arts Week so check out some of the great arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week: Wednesday, April 30th, at 7:00 pm: Surviving Genocide: Armenians and Jews in 20th … Continue reading

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kickstART Your Weekend with Some Good Reads: A New American Dream, Small and Resilient Cities, and Art for Children

Our Friday update here at kickstART farmington highlights some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make our community even better! 1. Top 10 Reasons for a … Continue reading

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The Return of FREE ART FRIDAY!

Free Art Friday will be back on May 16th. More info soon!

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Creating a Vibrant Arts Scene in Farmington/Hills: It’s Time for a Performing Arts Center in Downtown Farmington

Last week we noted the 23 characteristics of a vibrant and healthy arts scene, as formulated by Renny Pritikin. Today we’ll start the first in a series identifying some ideas to enhance the vibrancy of the Farmington/Farmington Hills arts scene. BUILDING … Continue reading

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What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (4/21/14): Earth Day, Local Beer, Rumors, and the Band

Check out some of the fun arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week: Tuesday, April 22nd, at 5:00 pm: Earth Day Celebration at Heritage Park, followed by an Afterglow at the Longacre House … Continue reading

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