Category Archives: Entertainment

Local Hip-hop Artist Releases Debut Album

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added January 19, 2014 at 6:01 pm After 5 years in the making, Ann Arbor native Harlin Newcomb, 35, will be celebrating the release of his freshman studio album, “Ground Zero,” Jan. … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Violin Monster Celebrates His 493 Birthday

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added September 29, 2013 at 5:54 pm Corner Brewery, located at 720 Norris St. in Ypsilanti, will be hosting the Violin Monster’s 493rd Birthday Bash on Thursday from 6 p.m. to midnight. … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Blind Pig Will Host Dual-release Party: 2 Area Rappers, Alibi Crew Members to Release Solo Albums Saturday

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added January 23, 2013 at 11:20 pm The Blind Pig, located at 208 S. First St. in downtown Ann Arbor, is hosting a dual CD release party Saturday for two southeast Michigan emcees, … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA Plays Detroit Show to Promote Directorial Debut ‘The Man With the Iron Fists’

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added October 28, 2012 at 10:26 pm   Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, better known as RZA of the rap group Wu-Tang Clan, performed at The Shelter in Detroit’s St. Andrew’s Hall Oct. 12 … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Movies, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMU Lecturer Releases Biography on Author, Poet Bukowski in US

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added October 21, 2012 at 7:07 pm Eastern Michigan University lecturer David Calonne’s biography on German-born American author and poet Charles Bukowski was released in the U.S. Sept. 15 as part of … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Entertainment, Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oddcore, Alibi Crew Team up for Huge Turntable Bash at Crossroads Bar & Grill

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added September 9, 2012 at 10:17 pm Ypsilanti-based music producers Oddcore Productions and Alibi Crew will be hosting the “Out of the Box” remix compilation release party Saturday, Sept. 15 at Crossroad’s … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

EMU to Host Ypsilanti Heritage Festival Events

By Bryan K. Alfaro | THE EASTERN ECHO Added August 12, 2012 at 5:19 pm Eastern Michigan University will cosponsor the 34th annual Ypsilanti Heritage Festival, which attracts nearly 100,000 visitors from southeast Michigan yearly, August 17-19 in Riverside Park, 515 … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Entertainment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment