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Friday, February 17, 2017

Scenes from yesterday's Detroit appear in Hamtramck photo exhibit

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 9:59 AM

Some artists gain fame instantly. Others work quietly for years, building up a body of work that suddenly bursts onto the scene and gains all the acclaim it has long deserved. For the most part, photographer Bruce Harkness is one of those latter artists. Over the last several years,...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Detroit's 19th annual Allied Media Conference is now accepting proposals

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Have something you want to share with aspiring and working media professionals? The 19th annual Allied Media Conference, which focuses on bringing together a community of people who are using media, art, or technology to creatively address social justice issues, returns June 15-18 and they're currently accepting session proposals for this...

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Red Wings will sport special patch for Mike Ilitch

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:21 AM

The Detroit Red Wings announced on Twitter this morning that the players will were a commemorative patch on their jerseys in honor of Mike Ilitch. In case you missed it, Mike Ilitch died on Friday, February 10. Ilitch not only owned the Red Wings, but also the Detroit Tigers,...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

8 ways to 'treat yo self' if you're single on Valentine's Day in Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 12:49 PM

As I sit at my desk, single as fuck, listening to a curated Valentine's Day playlist on Spotify, I can't help but think that even though I don't have a SO doesn't mean that I can't enjoy the splurges and indulgences of Valentine's Day, right? I love myself, dammit!...

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New podcast compares Detroit and Comedy Central show 'Detroiters'

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:31 AM

Comedy Central's new show Detroiters shown through the lens of the show's creators — very niche, quirky, and tons of soul. But how does it stack up against the Detroit that we all know and love? Well, this new podcast is here to help. Detroit vs. Detroiters is a...

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

All the people we saw at night 1 of the Dirty Show

Posted By on Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 12:06 PM

We have a special place in our hearts for the annual Dirty Show at the Russel Industrial Center. This year, the sex art show turned the big 18 and did not disappoint. Here are some of our favorite shots from night one of the dirty, dirty show. All photos by...

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Swim school offers chance to bob with your newborn for free

Posted By on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 1:55 PM

In this time of reactionary politics, xenophobia, and warfare, it’s nice to take a break and talk about something I think we can all embrace: Free swim classes for newborn infants. Starting next week, parents will be able to experience swimming with their newborn babies for two-hour periods called...

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Betsy DeVos asked Twitter a question and everyone dragged her with a response

Posted By on Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 9:58 AM

After senate Republicans decided that getting paid is more important than the future of our education system, Betsy DeVos took to Twitter to give herself a pat on the back while asking the question "now where do I find the pencils? :)" The little joke that DeVos made was totally...

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Here's what Michigan has been Googling since the election ended

Posted By on Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 7:30 AM

Many like-minded individuals took to the internet after the election looking for answers, and their collective unconscious manifested itself via Google. In a recent blog post by Estately, they used Google Trends to establish the phrases each state searched more often than the others. In Michigan’s case: “Did Trump...

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The reviews are in and the critics love 'Detroiters'

Posted By on Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 1:08 PM

While we had some mixed feelings this morning in the newsroom about Comedy Central's new show Detroiters that premiered last night (OK, the TVs in Temple Bar don't need a bat to be turned on), it seems that critics took a well liking to the show created by and...

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