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Horizon League Felder Oakland University Athletics
The Horizon League Executive Council recently approved a five-year agreement with Olympia Entertainment to host the Horizon League Men’s Basketball Tournament in Detroit. The popular tournament, now dubbed “Motor City Madness”, features all 10 league members: Cleveland State, Detroit, Green Bay, Milwaukee, Northern Kentucky, Oakland, UIC, Valparaiso, Wright State and Youngstown State.

This year, the tournament will be held at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday, March 5 through Tuesday, March 8, and there are many ticket options available for those who plan to attend.

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Hamtramck Disneyland Deanna Majchrzak

Paul McCartney once said, “I used to think that anyone doing anything weird was weird. I suddenly realized that anyone doing anything weird wasn’t weird at all, and it was the people saying they were weird that were weird”. Moral of the story? Channel your inner-weirdness and support fellow weirdos by checking out the places and events in metro Detroit listed below.

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Village of Rochester Hills2

The hallmarks of Detroit as a destination — cars, culture, music and sports — echo into the metro area’s Oakland County, an attractive mix of tony suburbs with upscale shopping, dining, entertainment, commerce and industry.

The county is home to the North American headquarters of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Oakland University, transportation services company Penske Corporation and Taubman Centers, owners of regional malls throughout the country. If you’re seeking a meeting destination that’s sure to impress, you’ve found it in Oakland County.

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StPatricksDay Gaelic League and Irish American Club of Detroit

No green river? No problem. There are many St. Patrick’s Day events and activities to entertain metro Detroit’s lads and lasses before and on Thursday, March 17.

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Red Bull House of Art

The Red Bull House of Art isn’t your typical art gallery. It’s actually a residency program for local artists, one that develops their skills and showcases their abilities in a collaborative and inspirational environment — and it’s the only gallery of its kind in the United States.

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