December 5, 2014
WCSX’s Doug Podell and his daughter Lauren, who is reporter/anchor at WDIV-4 are teaming up to help ring in the holiday season and help those in need.
On Saturday, December 6th, Doug and Lauren will take part in The Salvation Army’s Celebrity Bell Ringer Day. The media duo will be manning a red kettle at Kroger on 23 Mile Road in Macomb Township from 8am to 10am. This isn’t Doug’s first time at a red kettle. He’s helped The Salvation Army with their Red Kettle Campaign for five years.
Another Greater Media Detroit co-worker is also joining in the fun and fundraising this Saturday. WRIF-FM’s Screamin’ Scott will be a bell ringer at the east entrance of Walmart on Gratiot in Roseville, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Read more about the Doug, Lauren and Scott’s efforts to help The Salvation Army in The Macomb Daily.
December 4, 2014
The 14th Annual 102.9 WMGK Classic Rock Art Show and Sale features the world’s largest collection of photographs, paintings and drawings made by and featuring the biggest names in classic rock. The show’s amazing collection of works includes pieces created by classic rockers such as Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, John Entwistle (The Who), Jimi Hendrix, Ron Wood (Rolling Stones), Robby Krieger (The Doors), Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana and many others. This year’s Classic Rock Art Show will also feature photos of The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Van Halen, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, Beatles animation art, gold records, concert tour posters and hand signed artwork.
The exhibit space is located on the lower level, right next to Sears. Admission to the exhibit is free and all of the art is available for purchase with prices ranging from $5 to $10,000, with plenty of items priced under $200.
Some of the new additions to this year’s collection include hand signed art made by Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Santana plus Tom M Morton’s never before published photo of The Who when they opened for Herman’s Hermits in St. Louis.
This year’s show will feature an appearance by MGK nighttime DJ, Ray Koob, who will give attendees the chance to register to win Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ signed by Roger Waters, a live broadcast from WMGK’s afternoon DJ, Andre Gardner (2p-7p) on Friday December 12 as well an appearance by Ron Campbell, Director of the Beatles Cartoon Series and Animator for the film, Yellow Submarine. From December 12 through December 14, Campbell will sign autographs, talk to attendees and he’ll also be displaying ‘Childhood Memories II’ a brand new piece featuring 50 years of his cartoons. Campbell was involved in legendary cartoons such as: Scooby Doo, Rugrats, Winnie the Pooh, Smurfs, Flintstones, Jetsons, George of the Jungle, Krazy Kat, Ed, Edd & Eddy.
Hours of the MGK Classic Rock Art Show are:
- Monday-Saturday from 10:00am-9:00pm
- Sunday from 11:00am-6:00pm