The video includes music from a Grateful Dead performance at the theater in 1971.
A demolition crew toppled the stage and interior of the once-elegant Eastown Theatre on Detroit’s east side on Tuesday, bringing down power lines with it.
A large claw poked through the stage of the once-celebrated theater on Detroit’s east side today.
The Eastown Theatre was one of Detroit’s most elegant movie palaces and later a premier rock venue during the psychedelic era.
Once billed as “Detroit’s most beautiful dance rendezvous,” the ornate venue attracted musical acts as diverse as Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, MC5, Velvet Underground and The Stooges.
The 2014 Detroit Artist Fellowship was for artists working in film, music, theater and dance.
The 2,500-seat theater once hosted the Kinks, the Who, Jefferson Airplane, Cream, Yes, Fleetwood Mac, Steppenwolf, King Crimson, MC5 and the Stooges.
The beautifully arranged video shows images of Detroit and its heroes while Beyonce belted out Sam Cooke’s classic, “A Change is Gonna Come.”
The world’s largest Masonic temple is in danger of closing because of money troubles and plummeting membership, sources familiar with the situation said. DTE has threatened to shut off electricity this weekend to the 1,000-plus-room Masonic Temple along the Cass Corridor. With theaters, ballrooms and bars, the massive, 14-story Masonic Temple sometimes racks up energy […]