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Vision Questing on the Autumn Dunes Photo Tour

Blog by Mark S. Carlson of Great Lakes Photo Tours

Photos by 2011 Autumn Dunes Eco-Photo Tour participants

The recent Great Lakes ‘Autumn Dunes’ Eco/Photo Tour weekend turned out to be a race against the weather that resulted in some fantastic photo…

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Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on December 22, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

October Visitors Boost Sleeping Bear Dunes Numbers

In our October blog, Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Numbers May Not Break Records, National Park officials were predicting that the summer of 2011 would only be the second-busiest summer on record. This week the LeelanauNews.com reported that October 2011 was a record…

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Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on December 15, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Sleeping Bear Dunes Inspires Nautica Fashion Designers

The fashion giant, Nautica, came to Sleeping Bear Dunes to get inspiration for their 2011 men’s fall clothing line and they were not disappointed. Majestic dunes, vast Lake Michigan waters and the region’s Maritime history were all influential in the final clothing designs.

Nautical 2011 Men's Fall Fashion Collection

The resulting fashion collection includes the colors of sandstone,…

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Added by The Homestead on December 1, 2011 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Numbers May Not Break Records

Empire Bluffs at Sleeping Bear Dunes by Cindy Ratowski

Sleeping Bear Dunes (Photo by Cindy Ratowski)

The National Park numbers are in for the summer season, but 2011 did not break the record for the most visitors. Park officials say that 2011 may be the second-busiest on record, as reported in the LeelanauNews.com article “…

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Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on October 17, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Conan O'Brien Can't Stop



I'd have to say, in general, the Q&A with filmmakers following the movies at Traverse City Film Festival add at least 50% of…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on August 1, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Babies At The Box Office



So tell me. Would you take a baby to the opera? Then why take a baby to the movies? Of course, I'm not actually talking about your baby. Your…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 31, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Traverse City Film Festival: The Trip

"The Trip" is a movie for grown-ups who appreciate stand-up comedy.  Have you ever wanted to spend the day with one of your favorite stand-up comedians and have them use you as a sounding board as they work out their bits?  Well if so, this movie is a dream come true.  I heard the first…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 29, 2011 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Shorts For Kids

Taking my 5-year-old and 7-yr-old to children's movies at the Traverse City Film Festival is becoming a family tradition.  My oldest son especially is truly developing an appreciation for good films and still talks about "Kiriku and the Sorceress" I took him to see last year.  He also remembered the family of…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 29, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Exporting Raymond

Writer, Director and Star of Exporting Raymond said Skype-ing with Traverse City Film Festival was "Just like Moscow."

 

TCFF crowd was delighted by Phil Rosenthal's dry commentary and good natured martyrdom throughout this documentary's depiction of the creation of the Russian tv…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Kids Fest

My family popped down to the Traverse City Film Festival Lawn Party "Kids Fest" today and were more than amazed at the scale of the event!  There is something for everyone: an entertainment stage, a tiny tots play area, games, food, presentations, special DIY creations, free swag, and even a…

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 27, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Traverse City Film Festival: Empire Strikes Back

My favorite part of the movie "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" is how everyone is dressed for snow, but Han Solo recklessly dons a jaunty windbreaker.  He's way too cool to be cold. …

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Added by Angeline Duran Piotrowski on July 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Northern Michigan Glaciers

If snowshoeing recharged my batteries two weekends ago, then the trip this weekend was the equivalent of swapping the old rechargeables out for new lithium ion ones!

After my Criminal Law midterm on Friday I hopped into the sideseat of the Subaru and pointed North for what I though was to be a weekend of quiet, boring studies alone.…
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Added by John Edward Yonkers III on March 2, 2011 at 3:50pm — 2 Comments

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