Friday, June 24, 2016

Borderlands: on Brexit and why we should all give a damn

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 5:56 PM

London Bridge has fallen.

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Guns N' Roses show at Ford Field, described in GIFs

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 3:04 PM

It was a historic evening at Ford Field last night as Guns N' Roses kicked off their official summer tour featuring most of the band's original lineup. Duff McKagan, Slash, and good ole' Axl Rose were there and sounded better than ever.  Since this millennial was a wee little one...

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Hatch Art launches crowdfunding campaign to restore Hamtramck Disneyland

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:47 PM

There is a colorful medley of plastic horses, fan propellers, and other contraptions that needs your help. It's Hamtramck Disneyland, of course, the popular art installation by the late Ukrainian-born artist Dmytro Szylak that was recently sold to Hatch Art, a non-profit arts organization based in Hamtramck. About a...

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Here's a preview of JTC's self-titled album (which dropped today)

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 2:43 PM

Tadd Mullinix previews the new album under his JTC alias.

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Detroiters' favorite 4th of July drink... might not be what you think

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 1:16 PM

What's your fave adult beverage to ring in the 4th?

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Former Detroit Lion Stanley Wilson II found naked, shot after alleged break-in attempt

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 1:12 PM

Wilson was shot by a homeowner and found naked in a fountain.

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F*cked up from the neck up: 'The Neon Demon' is real weird

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 1:02 PM

Hypnosis is some scary shit. Not because you could potentially do something stupid in front of a crowd while being hypnotized — we've all been drunk. No, the fact that a stranger has the ability to control your consciousness is … frightening. Nicholas Winding Refn taps into that fear in...

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Guns N' Roses open reunion tour in Detroit with a bang

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:53 PM

There must have been a frost advisory in hell on Thursday, because Axl Rose was onstage at Ford Field by 9:43 p.m. for night No. 1 of the Guns N’ Roses reunion tour. There were moments — when Axl was charging with the mic stand, or doing the snake...

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A guide to spoken word open mic nights in metro Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:41 PM

You're in the mood for something intimate: murky lights, fresh roasted coffee, chapbooks. Maybe you're a great poet searching for an underground outlet or someone interested in being part of a small, artistic community. Chances are you can find what you're looking for in one of the many open...

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Celebrate love and renew your vows at the Ford House this weekend

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:14 PM

The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House and grounds is one of the prettiest places in all of metro Detroit. The Grosse Pointe Shores estate was designed by Albert Kahn with grounds and gardens cultivated by famed landscape designer Jens Jenson. The family moved into the home in 1929.  Edsel Ford...

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