Daily Archive: July 26, 2013

    Ford Foundation Announces New President

    Page 1 of 2Darren Walker, who emerged from small-town Texas to an international career in law and finance before becoming a leader in the nonprofit and philanthropic worlds, will become the 10th president of the Ford Foundation this September, succeeding Luis A. Ubiñas, the foundation’s Board of Trustees announced today.The Ford Foundation, with…

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    Fruitvale Station Opens Friday Nationwide: View Official Trailer

    This is the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother, whose birthday falls on New Year’s Eve, being a better partner …

    Megastar shows special love for the Motor City

    Page 1 of 2 Detroit is certainly experiencing its share — probably more than its share — of trials and tribulations, the latest and most publicized being the chapter 9 bankruptcy filed by emergency financial manager Kevyn Orr.At the same time, good things are happening in the city, including a new Meijer superstore, young professionals moving…

    Fantasia set to return to the Broadway stage

    Page 1 of 2 Fantasia has come a long way since emerging as the season 3 winner on “American Idol” in 2004. Her winning was virtually assured when she delivered a spellbinding rendition of the George Gershwin classic “Summertime” from “Porgy and Bess.” The famed opera has, of course, been presented on the Broadway stage….

    Detroit Jazz Festival 2013

    Page 1 of 2 One of the most highly anticipated events in Detroit every year is the Detroit Jazz Festival, which takes place on Labor Day weekend, this year, Aug. 30 through Sept. 2. It is also a sure sign that summer is coming to a close….