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Whitall: Reflections of covering the Queen of Soul

Whitall: Reflections of covering the QueenSusan Whitall spent years covering Aretha Franklin for The Detroit News, and she never got over her awe of the legend
  • Detroit
  • 42 minutes ago
Detroit

Fans, officials say farewell to 'the voice of Detroit'

Fans say farewell to ‘the voice of Detroit’Tributes poured in Thursday for the Queen of Soul across Metro Detroit from fans and public officials as news spread of Aretha Franklin's death
  • Detroit
  • 6 hours, 43 minutes ago
Detroit

Special section: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul

Special section: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of SoulA retrospective of words, music and pictures from the life of Aretha Franklin.
  • Detroit
  • 8 hours, 4 minutes ago
Dream Cruise

The guide: What to know about the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Guide to 2018 Woodward Dream CruiseThe 24th annual Woodward Dream Cruise is set for August 18. Over one million people and 40,000 cars are expected to attend.
  • Dream Cruise
  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Celebrities

Aretha Franklin's honors through the years

Aretha Franklin’s honors through the yearsHere are some of the Queen of Soul's achievements and honors over the years
  • Celebrities
  • 12 minutes ago
Movies

Genius wrestles with cliche in 'McQueen'

Genius’ wrestles with cliche in documentary ‘McQueen’A brilliant fashion designer's life follows a too familiar path
  • Movies
  • 4 hours, 35 minutes ago
Movies

Review: 'Miseducation of Cameron Post' misses its mark

Miseducation of Cameron Post’ misses its markGay conversion drama lacks passion
  • Movies
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Movies

Review: Macho 'Mile 22' not worth the trek

Review: Macho ‘Mile 22’ not worth the trekMark Wahlberg stars in absurd action-thriller about shadow government operatives
  • Movies
  • 4 hours, 40 minutes ago
Entertainment

‘Alpha’ simple, but will melt any dog lover’s heart

Movie review: ‘Alpha’ is simple, but will melt any dog lover’s heartWhen it comes to sheer spectacle, “Alpha” is a stunning production, especially in 3D IMAX
  • Entertainment
  • 4 hours, 41 minutes ago
Movies

Review: Charmless romantic comedy 'Breaking & Exiting' is broken

Romantic comedy ‘Breaking & Exiting’ is brokenA thief saves a dying girl in this rom-com that's not worth the effort
  • Movies
  • 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Music

Earth Wind & Fire's Verdine White still shining bright

EW&F’s Verdine White still shining brightBass player and founding member talks music education, his foundation, success of the Afro-pop-funk group that's still going strong 4 decades later
  • Music
  • 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
Detroit

Promoter recalls Aretha Franklin's final Detroit concert

Promoter recalls Aretha’s final Detroit concertThe Queen of Soul performed at the inaugural Detroit Music Weekend in June 2017
  • Detroit
  • 5 hours, 16 minutes ago
Movies

Five films to consider for newest Oscar accolade

Five films to consider for newest Oscar accoladeBut let’s consider a future where a newly created Academy Award for Best Popular Picture is actually good.
  • Movies
  • 5 hours, 27 minutes ago
Music

Music Hall to rename Jazz Cafe to honor Aretha Franklin

Music Hall to rename Jazz Cafe to honor ArethaThe renamed Aretha's Jazz Cafe will open in November
  • Music
  • 5 hours, 37 minutes ago
Detroit

Musical family helped launch Franklin’s success

Musical family helped launch Franklin’s successBefore she was the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin was known as Rev. Franklin’s daughter
  • Detroit
  • 6 hours, 14 minutes ago
Music

Detroit's 105.9 FM & WDET pay tribute to Aretha Franklin

105.9 FM & WDET pay tribute to Aretha Franklin105.9 switchs to wall-to-wall Aretha following the Queen of Soul's passing
  • Music
  • 6 hours, 35 minutes ago
Celebrities

Equality, community close to Franklin’s heart

Equality, justice close to Franklin’s heartThroughout her life, Aretha Franklin supported numerous charities in the Detroit area and supported her father’s church
  • Celebrities
  • 20 minutes ago
Celebrities

Celebrities, friends memorialize 'irreplaceable' Aretha

Celebrities, friends memorialize ‘irreplaceable’ ArethaWhen news of her death from pancreatic cancer spread Thursday, celebrities and public figures from all areas memorialized the Detroit legend
  • Celebrities
  • 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
Detroit

Aretha Franklin’s greatest live performances

Aretha Franklin’s greatest live performancesHere are some unforgettable, must-see performances from the Queen of Soul
  • Detroit
  • 8 hours, 35 minutes ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Aretha a ‘soul force’ for civil rights

Bankole: Aretha, ‘soul force’ for civil rightsAretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, is being remembered for many things she has done as one of the musical greats of the last century.
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Music

Kid Rock shares 'Rock Steady' memory of Aretha Franklin

Kid Rock shares ‘Rock Steady’ memory of ArethaRock performed with Franklin in 2001 at a tribute to the Queen of Soul
  • Music
  • 8 hours, 57 minutes ago
Music

Motown Museum to honor Aretha Franklin all weekend long

Motown Museum to honor Aretha FranklinHitsville USA will be playing the Queen of Soul's music for visitors throughout the weekend
  • Music
  • 10 hours, 34 minutes ago
Molly Abraham

Dining Review: Craft Work excels in the unexpected

Abraham: Craft Work excels in the unexpectedCraft Work offers classics too, such as beautifully golden brown fried chicken and New York strip, but the thrust of the menu is more unexpected.
  • Molly Abraham
  • 10 hours, 52 minutes ago
Detroit

Aretha Franklin’s essential recordings

Aretha Franklin’s essential recordingsAretha Franklin’s best-known song is “Respect,” but there are so many other songs that show her depth and skill as an artist
  • Detroit
  • 13 hours, 1 minute ago
Nation

Witherspoon, Urban on board for cancer telethon

Witherspoon, Urban on board for cancer telethonStand Up To Cancer has raised more than $480 million over 10 years
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 59 minutes ago
Entertainment

MOCAD welcomes new senior curator in search of 'diamonds in the rough'

MOCAD appoints new senior curatorLarry Ossei-Mensah appointed senior curator at MOCAD
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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