Farmington painter believes in the power of art to heal the world

Ann Loveland’s current exhibition “The Still Life,” is on display on Farmington Hills City Hall. The exhibition consists of 12 watercolor paintings of objects and people, inspired by things she sees in everyday life.

Local Author Releases Newest Book in Bestselling Mystery Series

By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Ferndale author Donald Levin has always had a strong passion for the written word. Originally born in Massachusetts, the writer moved to Detroit as a small child and spent his days weaving together exciting fiction stories. In his thirties, he left Michigan to move to New York where…

Huntington Woods author to discuss her book about disability and inclusion

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Huntington Woods resident Janice Fialka is a speaker and activist who fights for inclusion for those who live with disabilities. Fialka is the mother of two adult children, daughter Emma and a son, Micah, who lives with an intellectual disability. As a social worker, she spent 40 years working…

Farmington native’s first novel “Letting Go” of the past

Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Oakland County author Kristin Lenz has always been a writer at heart. As she grew up in Farmington and attended University of Michigan, she says she lacked confidence to pursue a career in writing. Instead, she chose psychology as her major and went on to earn a master’s in…

Teacher brings the art of hula to Southeast Michigan

By Rachel Moulden for Digital First Media Oakland County resident Frances Price has brought the art of hula to the mainland through her Polynesian dance classes. The Polynesian Dancers of Michigan halau (school) mission is to spread the spirit of aloha and share the passion for hula and Polynesian dance with all who are interested….