Monthly Archives: June 2014

Your favorite piece of art

A recent poll via Art Everywhere US has Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks (1942) winning the popular vote. He was going against well known pieces by artists such as Warhol, O’Keefe and Mapplethorpe. Do you have a favorite work of art? Have … Continue reading

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7 Songs to Inspire a Better Day (or at least put a smile on your face)

Okay, here’s a few songs to inspire you to have a better day … or to just get you moving with a smile on your face. We’ve listed 7 … What songs would you recommend? 1. Walk On by U2 And if the … Continue reading

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What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (6/23/14): Swing, Hullabaloo, and More

Check out some of the great arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week: Thursday, June 26th, at 7:00 pm: The summer concert series at Heritage Park (24915 Farmington Road) continues with AllenAsTim and The … Continue reading

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kickstART Your Weekend with Some Good Reads: Sticky Streets, Environmental Art, Taxes for the Arts, and More

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 your life and our community even better! 1. The End of … Continue reading

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Voices From Around Town: Kerrie Moyer and K3 Creations Artworks

Farmington and Farmington Hills is home to many talented musicians, writers, craftspeople, and artists. Each week we will examine their work, process, and creations. You might not recognize her name, but if you’ve spent any time in downtown Farmington you’ve seen … Continue reading

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Do You Want a More Vibrant and Diverse Arts Scene in Our Community?

Over the last two months, in a series of posts, we’ve considered what is missing from the arts scene in Farmington/Farmington Hills to make it more vibrant. We wrote about the need for a performing arts center to be built in downtown Farmington, along with … Continue reading

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DWNTWN 2014: An Interview with Austin Godwin

Austin Godwin is the force behind the upcoming DWNTWN 2014 concert taking place in Riley Park this Saturday night, June 21st, at 7:00 pm. This is the second year for this event and hopefully it will be around for many … Continue reading

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