Archive for September, 2007

The People’s Choice

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

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As I scanned the descriptions of the 12 finalists in the Manhattan Short Film Festival, in which the Michigan Theater participated on Sept. 29, 2007, I thought about the power that my vote gave me over the careers of the 12 filmmakers.  Then I realized that I wield the same power every time I decide on a movie to see.

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Forty Years of Musical Magic

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

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“We have survived for 40 years, and we’re still going strong!”  David Martin’s announcement from the stage of the Redford Theatre on Sept. 22, 2007 was met with a strong burst of applause, on this evening when the Motor City Theatre Organ Society celebrated 40 years of organ concerts at the Redford.

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A New Encounter of the DFT Kind

Friday, September 14th, 2007

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You can always count on something innovative and creative at the Detroit Film Theatre.  On my first visit of the Fall 2007 season, on September 13, I was greeted by a new entrance that the DFT will use while renovation goes on at the Detroit Institute of Arts near the DFT’s regular entrance.

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