Get Your Kicks: 3 Things to Do in F2H this Week (February 2, 2015): Musicale, Free Beer, & the Red Carpet

KickstART farmington is committed to kicking the community in the arts and so we recommend these three cultural arts events taking place in Farmington/Farmington Hills this week:

Wednesday, February 4th, 1:00 PM: The Farmington Musicale presents “Our America” at the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills.

Friday, Library OscarFebruary 6th, 9:30 PM: Get your classic rock fix with Free Beer performing at John Cowley & Sons in downtown Farmington.

Sunday, February 8th, 6:15 PM: Red Carpet Event, hosted by the Farmington Community Library, featuring the Oscar-nominated short films. Pre-glow begins at 6:15 pm at the Farmington branch library with films to follow at 7:30 pm at the Farmington Civic Theater.


What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (9/8/14): Ehnes Quartet, Jazz, New Christy Minstrels, and Auditions!

Check out some of the great arts & cultural Riley Park in Farmingtonevents to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Monday, September 8th, at 7:30 pm: Internationally recognized Ehnes Quartet open Chamber Soloists of Detroit‘s 2014-2015 season at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Road at 11 Mile.

Ehnes Quartet
Ehnes Quartet

Tuesday, September 9th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm: Open audition for singers & dancers in grades 6-12 to participate in Vocalmotion, a fun show choir designed to highlight the talented performers in the Farmington/Farmington Hills area (open to both residents and non-residents). At Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd.

Tuesday, September 9th, at 7:30 pm: Auditions for the Farmington Community Chorus, at Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd.

Thursday, September 11th, at 6:00 pm: The STM Jazz Quartet, led by Farmington musician Stan Bawol, performs at the Governor Warner Mansion Porch Party, on Grand River in Farmington.

Thursday, September 11th, at 7:30 pm: Swing Farmington takes over the Pavilion in downtown Farmington.

Friday, September 12th, at 7:30 pm: The New Christy Minstrels, Under the Direction of Randy Sparks, perform at the Farmington Players Barn Theatre, located at 32332 W. Twelve Mile Road.

Saturday, September 13th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market, at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion in George F. Riley Park.

Saturday, September 13th, at 10:00 am: Audition for the Farmington Players production of the comedy Leading Ladies: “despite our best (or worst) intentions, love derails our well-constructed plans and makes us behave like fools for those we love and can’t live without.” At the Farmington Players Barn Theater, 32332 West 12 Mile Rd.


What to do in Farmington/Hills this Week (3/31/14): Farmington Empowered, Flutes, and the Colors of Italy

Check out some of the fun arts & cultural events to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Farmington EmpoweredMonday, March 31st, at 6:30 pm: Farmington Empowered, a student-led anti-bullying initiative, representing students from all four high schools, and supported by Beaumont’s NoBLE ABC (No Bullying, Live Empowered Anti-Bullying Coalition), is hosting a Community Forum About Bullying at North Farmington High School.

Wednesday, April 2nd, at 1:00 pm: Flute Fusion,  the Farmington Musicale features flutists Deborah Rebeck Ash and Holly Clemans at the Farmington Community Library @ 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd.

Wednesday, April 2nd, from 5:00-7:00 pm: 29th Annual Farmington Area Arts Commission Competition, open to all high school students residing in Farmington or Farmington Hills who attend public, private, parochial or home schools. Fifteen prizes ranging from $25 to $100 will be awarded in the categories of two-dimensional and three-dimensional art, and in photography. Awards will be presented at the Art Awards Reception on May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Costick Center. Winning pieces will be exhibited during the Festival of the Arts at the Costick Center on May 1-3. To enter, students must deliver no more than three pieces of work to the Costick Center, 28600 West Eleven Mile Road, 5-7 p.m. on April 2. More information available here.

Friday, April 4th, at 7:30 pm: The Chamber Soloists of Detroit present internationally acclaimed violinist Aaron Berofsky, joined by celebrated colleagues, fellow University of Michigan faculty violist Kathryn Votapek, Detroit Symphony Orchestra cellist Ŭna O’Riordan and pianist Pauline Martin. Tickets can be purchased by calling (586) 944-5353. At the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington, 26165 Farmington Road.

Now through April 22, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm: View colorfAnthony Macioceul oil paintings by Anthony Macioce, inspired by his lively Italian family heritage, at the City Gallery, Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile, in Farmington Hills.