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Save the Grande! F.O.G. volunteers meeting – Nov.13

This month’s Friends of the Grande Volunteer meeting will again be at the Techshop in Allen Park where I’ll provide updates on: The National Register Nomination for the Grande Ballroom. Crowdfunding update for the Structural Engineering Inspection costs. Conditional plans … Continue reading

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Save the Grande! Friends of the Grande Volunteer meeting. August 2017

Tuesday evening August 8th from 7-9 P.M. we are calling to order the August volunteer meeting for the Friends of the Grande. This is a public meeting that is open to anyone interested in contributing to the cause of preserving and restoring the … Continue reading

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Save the Grande! Friends of the Grande meeting July 6

Thursday evening July 6 from 7-9 P.M. we are calling to order the July meeting of the Friends of the Grande. This is a public meeting that is open to anyone interested in contributing to the cause of preserving and restoring the … Continue reading

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Friends of the Grande volunteer meeting June 5

Monday evening June 5 from 7-9 P.M. we are calling to order the first Friends of the Grande meeting in over ten years. This is a public meeting that is open to anyone interested in contributing to the cause of preserving … Continue reading

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Leo Early @ B&N Book Fair Saturday March 4

Although it’s technically in Northville, I’ll be appearing at the Livonia Barnes and Noble Local Author Book Fair on Saturday March 4 @ 7 P.M. I am one of ten local authors invited to participate based upon the success of … Continue reading

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Leo Early Book Signing @ Briarwood “Art is in Market” 10-30

I’ll be signing copies of “The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace” Sunday October 30 From 1-4 P.M. at Briarwood Mall. “Art is in Market” is a very cool “Detroit-centric” shop with some great works by local artists and … Continue reading

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Leo Early Book Signing @ Twelve Oaks “Art is in Market” 10-23

I’ll be signing copies of “The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace” Sunday October 23 From 1-4 P.M. Art is in Market is a very cool “Detroit-centric” shop with some great works by local artists and creatives. Shop local! http://www.shoptwelveoaks.com/directory/art-is-in-market_north

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October 5, 2016 Grande Ballroom Inspection

On Wednesday October 5, 2016 a team of experts and students led by author Leo Early entered the Grande Ballroom. The purpose of the visit was to formally determine the viability of the property on behalf of its current owners, … Continue reading

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Author Leo Early At Detroit Sound Conservancy Conference Saturday Oct. 15

Leo Early at Detroit Sound Conservancy 3rd Annual Music Conference Sound scholars unite for two days / three events dedicated to Detroit’s musical legacies Detroit, MI: The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the … Continue reading

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Grande Ballroom 50th Anniversary – History Bus Tour w/Photos

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In remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of the Rock n Roll re-opening of the Grande Ballroom, author Leo Early led a group of 35 Grande fans on a music history tour of downriver and the west side of Detroit. On … Continue reading

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