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  • DETROIT, April 16, 2010 – Southfield, Mich.-based WPON-AM 1460 radio will launch its newest program, Spooky Talk, on Wednesday, April 21st at 5:00 p.m. Spooky Talk, hosted by Clyde Brown, is family-oriented talk show, centered on all things supernatural. The show will air live each Wednesday on WPON-AM, between 5:00 and 5:30 p.m. Listeners are encouraged to call-in during the show and discuss everything from psychic beliefs and horror films to ghost stories and strange occurrences.

    With over 30 years of experience in the entertainment business, longtime Dearborn, Mich.-resident and Spooky Talk host Clyde Brown has created a niche as the go-to horror performer in the state. He is best known for his acting roles with the Purple Rose Theatre Company and for his horror host persona Creepy Clyde.  He has been performing live at venues in Hell, Mich. for years.   Clyde can also be seen in the feature film Meet Monica Velour, starring Kim Cattrall, in theatres later this year.

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  • DETROIT, Mich., November 5, 2009 – Southfield, Mich.-based The iGroup, Michigan’s leading and exclusive model and talent agency, has announced exclusive talent Reuben Yabuku as the artistic director for the acclaimed musical Purlie, to benefit the Family Affair Adoption Recruitment Festival. Tony DiMambro, lead talent agent for The iGroup, made the announcement.

    Produced by Buku Productions Theatre Company, an independent Detroit production company and a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing metro Detroit-area youth with opportunity in educational, cultural and artistic development, Purlie is welcomed to The Millennium Centre Theatre at 15600 J L Hudson Drive in Southfield, Mich. The production is an overture to its first theatrical run at the New McCree Theatre in Flint, Mich., where Yabuku was originally recruited to direct the show. After an enthusiastic response from theater patrons, Yabuku and his own company, Buku Productions, collaborated with New McCree in order to bring the musical to Detroit audiences. The show, based on the 1960 play Purlie Victorious was adapted as a Broadway musical in the 1970s, and will now be performed by Buku professionals in high-quality singing, acting, dancing and instrumental performance.

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