August 22, 2011
The Furniture Factory
4126 3rd Street
Breathe Art Theatre Project invites you to Contemporary Cabaret, their 2011 Season and an evening of entertainment that will feature music from the most exciting contemporary musical Kickoff Fundraiser on August 22, 2011 at the Furniture Factory in Midtown. Come enjoy great food, wine, and theatre composers working today. Performers include Broadway’s own Eric Gutman and Wilde Award winner Diane Hill, as well as some other very special guests.
In addition, the 2011-2012 season will be announced, and tickets for the first show will go on sale.
Admission is free, but donations are strongly encouraged.
Your donation helps support Breathe Art Theatre Project’s pay-what-you-can Sundays, as well as developing new work.
The Furniture Factory
4126 3rd Street
Detroit, MI 48201
Doors open at 7pm for pre-show glow
Show starts at 8pm
Reservations for this popular event are suggested, and can be made by calling 248-982-4121.
or by emailing email@example.com
You can learn more about our company at http://breathearttheatre.com/
Do you have an idea for the next great retail spot in Detroit? Have you always dreamed of owning your own storefront business, but never taken the plunge?
Hatch Detroit is a non-profit organization founded by Ted Balowski and Nick Gorga, and they are giving away $50,000 in cash, and thousands of dollars more in free business services to the winner of their inaugural retail contest. Hatch Detroit defines a retail business as a brick and mortar storefront, where someone can walk in, and pay money for goods, services, food, or drinks. Think yoga studios, coffee shops, art galleries, barber shops, clothing boutiques, etc…The type of stores that make a neighborhood vibrant and cool.
The deadline to enter the contest is September 1st. Check out their Submission Guidelines for all the details on what’s required. 10 semi-finalists will be chosen. The semi-finalists will have their bios, videos, and plans plastered all over the Hatch Detroit website, social media sites and other media outlets for the world to see. From there, Detroiters, suburbanites, and Detroiters-at-heart around the world will cast their votes online to pick the Final Four. The Final Four will then compete in a live Q&A session with a panel of judges, streamed live for the world to see. The public will vote again to ultimately pick the winner.
The winner gets the $50,000, and the business services, while all of the others get weeks of unprecedented exposure to potential funders and the public at large. In reality, everyone wins. Please let us know if you are interested in supporting Hatch Detroit through monetary donations, or donations of services to the winner. We call this “crowd entrepreneurship”–Detroit lovers banding together to hatch and support businesses that will enhance the vibrancy and diversity of Detroit’s neighborhoods.
To learn more about submitting your idea, or donating money and services to the cause, go to www.hatchdetroit.com. You can also follow Hatch Detroit on Twitter or Like them on Facebook.
The financial literacy eBus is coming to 2nd Ebenezer! DTE, DPN, the Water Department and more will be there. Receive money management & foreclosure prevention info & free giveaways!!!
For its third annual year, The Parade Company is pleased to continue its Princess Scholarship program. The winner, who is crowned the America’s Thanksgiving Parade® Queen, will receive $1000 in scholarship money, and the four runner-ups, who will be designated as the Princess Court, will receive $250 each in scholarship money.
This exciting program offers more than just a scholarship as the America’s Thanksgiving Parade® Queen and Princess court will have the opportunity to ride in the 85th America’s Thanksgiving Parade on the Princess Fairy Tale float. In addition to being a part of the parade, the Queen will be crowned during a special Princess Brunch, receive VIP access to all Parade Company events throughout the year, such as Target Fireworks VIP Rooftop Party, VIP Pancake Breakfast, Parade Preview Party and Hob Nobble Gobble®.
Applicants must be full-time female students, currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the State of Michigan, or be a high school senior. In addition, all applicants must have a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, must be 17-23 years old as of September 9, 2011, and must be committed to serving as Parade Princess from October 2011 to October 2012.
Applicants are judged based on academics, campus and community involvement, personality and knowledge of America’s Thanksgiving Parade, as well as their completed application and interview. Interested candidates must fill out the application and pay the $25 application fee to the Parade Company by September 9, 2011.
Please note that the winner must be present at the Princess Brunch on Thursday, October 8 in order to win, in addition to being present at the Volunteer and Interview Day on Saturday, September 17 from 9- 3 p.m. and at America’s Thanksgiving Parade® from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m.
The D4 Food Justice Workgroup needs YOU! Find out how YOU can get involved in a city-wide effort to make sure that businesses with liquor licenses sell safe foods to our communities and treat workers fairly. Join us for the Good Food, Good Jobs Town Hall Meeting on August 11th, 5:30 PM at St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s Church located on 8850 Woodward. Call 313-962-5020 for more information.