michael moore http://michiganradio.org en Manistee's Vogue Theatre gets $100K anonymous donation http://michiganradio.org/post/manistees-vogue-theatre-gets-100k-anonymous-donation <p>The historic <a href="http://www.facebook.com/thevoguetheatre">Vogue Theatre</a> in downtown Manistee is $100,000 richer today, thanks to an anonymous donor. The generous gift will go towards helping restore the long-dormant theatre.</p><p>Beth McCarthy, a member of the Capital Campaign to restore the Vogue Theatre, released a statement this afternoon:</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:53:00 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 4391 at http://michiganradio.org Manistee's Vogue Theatre gets $100K anonymous donation North Woods: Old movie theaters get new lease on life http://michiganradio.org/post/north-woods-old-movie-theaters-get-new-lease-life <p>We wrap up our <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/topic/stories-north-woods">Stories from the North Woods</a> series with a look at how cities and towns from Detroit to Marquette are bringing new life to their old movie palaces.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>The Vista Theater as community theater</strong></p><p>When the <a href="http://www.vistatheater.org/history.php">Vista Theater</a> opened in Negaunee in the 1920s, the Upper Peninsula town was booming. Alfred Keefer says the Vista &quot;was the theater to be at, and they would fill this house up on movie nights.&quot;</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 4363 at http://michiganradio.org North Woods: Old movie theaters get new lease on life Michael Moore posts bail money for Julian Assange http://michiganradio.org/post/michael-moore-posts-bail-money-julian-assange <p><a href="http://www.michaelmoore.com/words/mike-friends-blog/why-im-posting-bail-money">Michael Moore</a> has announced that he is contributing $20,000 to help bail out <a href="http://213.251.145.96/">WikiLeaks</a> founder Julian Assange (that WikiLeaks link is liable to change).</p><p>On his blog post, Moore says he's offering Assange more than just money:</p><blockquote><p>I am publicly offering the assistance of my website, my servers, my domain names and anything else I can do to keep WikiLeaks alive and thriving as it continues its work to expose the crimes that were concocted in secret and carried out in our name and with our tax dollars.</p></blockquote><p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 22:29:43 +0000 Mark Brush 592 at http://michiganradio.org Michael Moore posts bail money for Julian Assange