WVMV-FM's (98.7) 8th Annual Smooth Jazzfest will be held June 23-25 in Southfield, on the Green in front of the Southfield Civic Center (just south of I-696 off of Evergreen).
For a run down of the lineup of artists scheduled to appear, visit the station's web site at www.wvmv.com. Tickets are available at the Southfield Civic Center and all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 248-645-6666. Daily Tickets are set for $30/$40 and a weekend pass will go for $75/$105 along with the usual Ticketmaster service charges on each order.
Gates will open at 4:00pm on Friday, 2:30pm on Saturday and Sunday and performances will start approximately 1 hour after the gate opens. Smooth Jazzfest is a rain or shine event and no cans, bottles, liquid or glass containers, coolers, picnic baskets, beach umbrellas, tents, video or sound recording devices, strollers or pets allowed. Concessions will be available at the event. Blankets, tarps and low beach chairs are fine for lawn seating.
Adult Urban WMXD-FM (92.3) will present “Meeting of the Minds”, a progressive Town Hall meeting with the Detroit Board of Education, and the community it serves, on Wednesday, June 14th, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren, Detroit, Michigan, from 6 - 9 p.m.
Led by MIX92.3's Frankie Darcell, “Meeting of the Minds” is an opportunity for the community to address concerns with the Detroit Public Schools, in an attempt to resolve issues facings our community and the future of our children. Confirmed panelists include: Doctor Jimmy Womack – President of the Board of Education; William Coleman – Superintendent for DPS; Helen Moore – long standing activist for children; Attorney Paula Johnson – Chair of the Contract Procurement Committee; and others. The program will broadcast live from 7 - 8 p.m. on WMXD. Doors open at 5:30 p.m and the Town Hall Meeting is schedued to begin promptly at 6 p.m.
“It's now time for the Detroit Public School and the community to get on one accord to work for the best interest of our children,” said Frankie Darcell, host of MIX92.3's Mid-Day MIX, heard Monday through Friday, from 10a.m. to 3p.m.
Anyone interested in attending must RSVP in advance by emailing FrankieDarcell@clearchannel.com.
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