Tag Archives: Travel

  1. Safe Summer Memories Being Made at the Royal Park Hotel

    Royal Park Hotel Creates Local Summer Tour to Help Families Safely Enjoy the Season

    Family ‘Glamping’, Golf Excursions and Creekside Cabanas are a just a few of the features planned for southeast Michigan travelers this summer at Royal Park Hotel. The hotel, a four-diamond award winning hotel located in Downtown Rochester, recently announced its Travel Like a Local Summer Tour. The themed room and attraction packages are designed to help guests enjoy a Pure Michigan summer with family and friends.

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  2. Oakland University students travel to Greece to study, perform classical theatre

    A group of 10 Oakland University students were recently given an opportunity to showcase their talents on a global stage as they travelled to the Greek island of Hydra, where they studied, rehearsed and performed their production of Orestes in the island’s outdoor amphitheater.

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  3. Oakland University to host symposium on royal music traditions of East and West Africa

    From 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4, Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Royal Court Music from East and West Africa: Ethnomusicology Symposium with James Isabirye and Kwasi Ampene in Room 134 in Varner Hall on the OU campus. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Oakland University students spend a year in South Korea

    Beyond their familial ties, sisters Santeiu and Nerys Butler share a lot in common. They came to Oakland University as transfer students and are majoring in liberal studies with minors in international studies and anthropology. Both have a strong affinity for East Asian cultures and spent the past year studying abroad in South Korea. Read the rest of this entry »

  5. OU theatre professor, alum explore Spain’s artist community during month-long residency

    Oakland University’s Jeremy Barnett, an assistant professor of theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, and OU theatre alum Jason Maracani recently spent a month living and working at the Art’N’Ground artists’ residency in Rojales, Spain.

    “Artist residencies provide an opportunity for an artist to focus on their work in a new place,” Barnett said. “Often times this means a continuation of pre-existing projects or ideas. In our case, the change of environment gave us inspiration to adapt some previous work, and begin a new series of projects around a fresh vocabulary. And above all else, the residency gave us a month to put sole focus on learning and creating.” Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Oakland University dancers and Take Root display ‘top-notch’ talent in Berlin

    Students, alumni and faculty from Oakland University’s Dance Department recently travelled to Berlin, Germany where they were able to learn about German contemporary dance techniques, take classes at the well-known Tanzfabrik dance center and work with German dance artists, including Berlin-based choreographer Henrik Kaalund.

    “Berlin is not only the capital of Germany, and the focal point of much 20th century history, it is also a major center for the arts, especially the freelance contemporary dance scene,” said Elizabeth Kattner, Ph.D., an assistant professor of dance and coordinator of dance education at OU who accompanied the students on their trip to Berlin Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Help Children in Need Of Therapies, Chance to Win Hawaii Cruise

    Purchase a raffle for a Hawaiian Cruise for two including air. Tickets are $50 and only 1,000 will be sold. Proceeds help children in need of therapies that are not covered by insurance. Learn more about Oxford Kids Foundation at https://oxfordkidsfoundation.org

  8. Room Rental available at our Professional Office in Troy

    Very nice room available at our professional 3 room office in Troy within the central business district on east Big Beaver road. Additional amenities: Wifi, Utilities included, small storage area, room already furnished, 24 hour access with elevator on first floor. Lobby availability with coffee machine and small refrigerator. $250 per month and available now or move in by September 1st! Call Cedric McSween at 248-217-3046 for more information.

  9. the Kingsley Inn re-branding as a DoubleTree by Hilton

    As the only hotel in Bloomfield Hills, the hotel’s mission is to strive for perfection and deliver nothing short of excellence for all its events and guests. By June of 2018,the Kingsley Inn Courtyard and Event Center and DoubleTree by Hilton will be entirely transformed. Read the rest of this entry »


    Hotel management company White Lodging is pleased to announce the completion of the 290-room Auburn Hills Marriott renovation that includes a new food and beverage experience, a redesigned lobby, reimagined meeting spaces, common areas and the introduction of Marriott Hotel’s signature MClub Lounge. The Auburn Hills Pontiac Campus also houses Courtyard and Residence Inn properties.

    Boasting a new elevated experience, the property’s restaurant, Woodward’s, highlights a new look inspired by the wheels of progress along Woodward Avenue, a historic pipeline through Detroit’s proud industrial communities. The all-American restaurant features a menu that combines comfort food with craft cocktails. In addition to the restaurant, the addition of the exclusive Marriott MClub introduces a modern lounge open 24/7 with complimentary food and drinks for premium loyalty guests to indulge. Read the rest of this entry »


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