Tuesday, June 28, 2016

How Njia Kai schedules 500 fun summer events at downtown Detroit parks

Posted By on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 6:50 AM

Njia Kai is a dyed-in-the-wool Detroiter. The Cass Tech graduate has been working to promote our fair city so long that she worked for a group called the University Cultural Center Association back before it became what’s now Midtown Inc. Such is her notoriety as a Detroit-booster that the nonprofit...

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Learn to move like an assassin at the Canton Public Library

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:20 PM

If you ever wanted to move around like they do in Assassin's Creed, now is your chance. On July 8th the Canton Public Library will host staff from Phoenix Freerunning Academy, and will instruct guests ages seven and up on aspects of parkour and freerunning.  Eric Zimmerman, of Phoenix Freerunning...

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Mark Wahlberg visits Detroit, announces opening date for Wahlburgers

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Mark Wahlberg is roaming the streets of Detroit talking about everyone's favorite things: burgers and movies.  "I'm so excited to be in downtown Detroit," Wahlberg told reporters in Greektown on Saturday. WXYZ reported Wahlberg revealed the resturant will open around July 20.  Besides checking on the resturant construction, Wahlberg...

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Collaboration is key to Assemble Sound's Sunday Song Series

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 2:11 PM

You may have seen the latest video from Detroit songstress Bevlove, and if you haven't, you're behind.  What you might not know is the song is a product of the Sunday Song Series by Assemble Sound, a collaborative recording studio and residency headquartered in a historic Church in...

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Rest in peace, Bernie Worrell

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:23 PM

Funk wouldn't have been the same without this Parliament and Funkadelic keysman and trailblazer.

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Tickets now on sale for All White Everything concert and party featuring George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 12:09 PM

George Clinton and P Funk headline the All White Everything party at Freedom Hill September 4th.

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Supreme Court rejects Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:55 AM

Local news outlets confirm that the United States Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s conviction, which saw him sentenced to prison for 28 years. Kilpatrick had argued that his lawyer in the original trial had a conflict of interest, and his current...

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Violent Ramp gets violent on New Years Eve 2002

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 11:08 AM

Ok, not literally violent, like the shit we're numb to seeing on the TV, but sometimes we happen across a video that takes us back and makes us feel all kinds of rage-y.  In today's installment, we've got an archival video of Ann Arbor skate rock supergroup Violent Ramp, recorded at...

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Detroit's fireworks: 5 tips for owning the night like the 4th of July

Posted By on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 9:24 AM

Boom, boom, boom. Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Taste of Ramadan: Fasting and running, the ultimate cleanse

Posted By on Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 3:23 PM

Runners in the Fasting 5K will hit the trails this evening.

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