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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Address Absurdity: Rotland Press - 'Black Eye 2' (...an interview: Part 2)

Posted By on Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Illustration by Sarah Randles Learn to love the bomb.   Strange-love   An interview with Ryan Standfest “Dr. Strangelove” (1964, dir. Stanley Kubrick)- was co written by Terry Southern, another key influence upon the multifaceted Ryan Standfest, local publisher / artist / writer / performance artist and that...

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Black Eye 2 - Rotland Press (Part 1)

Posted By on Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 11:19 AM

Part 1 of 3 (...or at least, "...of 2")   Ryan Standfest is no comedian. Well, technically not. If his art is humorous at all, it’s by no means escapist or some hackneyed stand-up styled 'Hey–what's-the-deal-is with airline food' riffing. No comedian, “by any stretch of the imagination,”...

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Detroit Hoedown 2013

Posted By on Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 5:55 PM

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

The colorful visions of Detroit's new Whole Foods Market

Posted By on Thu, May 30, 2013 at 10:29 AM

Go with whatever comes through your head. That's what the decor director of Detroit's Whole Foods store told Nathan Bortz. That welcomes a wealth of wild and wonderful possibilities. A zany, effervescent spill tying the light to the dark, the grotesque to the whimsical, the cute and cartoonish, bursting with...

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Local Global Dance

Posted By on Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Young’un electronic up-comers are set to dish out hearing loss Saturday night. Zedd, Porter Robinson and headliner Skrillex announced the final stop of their Global Dance tour a few months back, so the day’s finally here for dub dudes and bass heads to do their thing in Royal Oak. Having...

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011

Allan Ester, Made in Detroit Stage, Sunday #Movement2011

Posted By on Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:59 AM

Allan Ester, a longtime Detroit DJ and the progeny of Detroit's first generation of underground DJs like Ken Collier, gave a sermon on Sunday at the Made in Detroit stage. It was one of the finest sets I have ever seen him deliver. Singer Michelle Weeks joined him for one...

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Morris Mitchell, Detroit DJ Since 1971 #Movement2011

Posted By on Sun, May 29, 2011 at 11:25 AM

Morris Mitchell began DJing on one turntable in 1971. Within a few years he began promoting and DJing parties as "True Disco" with Renaldo White and Ken Collier. Mr. Mitchell, who has been retired from DJing and promoting since 1998, is the only living member left of that original disco...

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