Fri04182014

Reflection: A Different Kind Of Listening Experience

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If you, like yours truly, are the kind of person who savors new and unexpected music experiences, you might want to give consi­deration to acquiring “The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis.”

The album is a collection of 15 tracks, almost all of which were taken from seven of the Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz trumpeter’s spiritual albums.

The

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Prince, Diddy and Memorable Celebrity Halloween Costumes

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Halloween, in its' most harmless and creative form, is maybe the only day where people can be applauded for their outrageous style and creative sense. Channeling their favorite movie character, popular culture setting, or childhood memory, Halloween-lovers capture what's great about the controversial day (other than candy). But, in the

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Real or ‘Humpty Dumpty’ Leadership?

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There is a dearth of political and civic leadership in this town which makes me wonder why some people choose to accept certain positions if they are not going to either speak out or act on the basic functions of those positions.

For some reason it’s fancy to be called a leader or to occupy a key position in government, but seldom do most of the p

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Waterman Mayoral Campaign Gaining Momentum in Pontiac

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Dr. Deirdre Waterman, Pontiac Library Board chairwoman, City Charter commissioner and opthalmologist, won the largest number of votes in the mayoral primary and is poised to finish her race in victory on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the general election against incumbent Mayor Leon Jukowski.

Dr. Waterman has been endorsed by the Oakland Press, the Metro

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Snyder’s chief of staff speaks out on the EM e-mail saga

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Few issues and stories in the history of Detroit have garnered more local, national and international attention than the continuous saga surrounding the appointment of Detroit’s first emergency manager (EM) last March.

In an unprecedented move by Gov. Rick Snyder, Kevyn Orr was appointed to usurp the executive powers of Mayor Dave Bing, as well as

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