What are you doing to celebrate the first day back to school? Stacey is going to lunch with her friends’ but Bobby’s kids only have a half day today so he will be in full celebration mode tomorrow. (We hear the day involves cotton candy, fireworks, and a nap.)
Stevie Nicks invites fashion designers and stylists across the world to design a shawl inspired by her mystical visual style and symbolic lyrics.
Designers can submit a ready-made shawl design or a sketch. Both should include a written description about why they think this shawl is perfect for Stevie Nicks. The selected artist will receive $2,000 to use in the creation of their final piece.
Madonna will be moving her daughter into her dorm room at the University of Michigan next week and is celebrating by doing what many of us do in the fall – having a garage sale.
Bobby and I were lucky to be invited to be part of the WXYZ Woodward Dream Cruise broadcast on Saturday night – and what fun we had with Alicia Smith and Vic Faust!
I have been reading my way through the summer. Have you read anything good? If you’re looking for suggestions for the second half of summer here’s a few more books I’ve read or are on my list. Again, if you’ve read anything good let the rest of know!
Weird Al Yankovic has released a track list for his forthcoming album Mandatory Fun. Some of the titles seem more obvious than others: Tacky is probably a parody of Iggy Azalea’s Fancy and Handy is probably a spoof of Happy. Word Crimes may be Blurred Lines. Jackson Park Express could be a parody of the 1969 Crosby, Stills and Nash song Marrakesh Express. If it is, should we play it? Here are all the titles, what are your guesses?
Madonna said she was incredibly inspired by her recent visit to Detroit and just pledged financial support to three local organizations.
Summer reading season is finally here! There’s nothing I love better than taking my kids to the pool so I can get some reading done. (Mom, why don’t you ever get in the water?!) If you’re looking for some suggestions for vacation reading, here are my picks. Please let me know what you’re reading in the comments or on our Facebook page.
When I told my daughter I was taking her to the press preview of The Fault In Our Stars she was so excited she re-read the book (in two days!). We both had read it years ago and loved it and were a little nervous about the movie adaptation. We had no reason to be worried. It was well cast (for the most part) and well done, and the few changes that they made- to the beginning of their relationship and to the end of the movie – actually helped the story to make more sense.
Two Muses Theatre (located inside Barnes & Noble Booksellers at 6800 Orchard Lake Road in West Bloomfield) presents Love, Loss and What I Wore by famous screenwriter sisters, Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. The show will be performed with a unique cast each weekend, headed up by a different local celebrity, May 30 through June 15. In conjunction with this production, Two Muses Theatre is partnering with Closet NV to raise clothing donations for Dress for Success, a worldwide organization, whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire to help them thrive in work and in life.