Wednesday, October 27, 2021

VH1 spotlights Black Detroit artists, innovators, and culture in YouTube series

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 3:22 PM

Detroit has a history that’s deep and plentiful. A city that has bounced back from an embarrassing bankruptcy and is currently suffering through the NFL's worst losing streak, Detroit has managed to rebuild when faced with adversity. As Detroit continues to grow and develop, the city’s gentrification has impacted...

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Tim Allen isn't voicing Buzz Lightyear in new Pixar movie and people have feelings

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 11:14 AM

One has America's ass, while the other is just an American ass — and only one is the voice of Buzz Lightyear in Pixar's upcoming origin story of the iconic plastic space ranger. Twitter was abuzz Wednesday when Pixar dropped the first teaser trailer for its latest, Lightyear, an...

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Art gallery and performance space Armageddon Beachparty Lounge celebrates three years in Detroit with Vibrant Oasis

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 11:09 AM

If 2020 was Armageddon and 2021 was a beach party then that must mean one thing: Woodbridge-area storefront, gallery, and performance space Armageddon Beachparty Lounge is back. Celebrating three years of vibrant, immersive, creative experiences is Detroit’s once-nomadic self-styled “ambassadors of psychedelia” — married couple Elena (aka “Kozma”) and...

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Detroit's Senate Theater to host art show and screening of 'The Crow' appropriately on Devil's Night

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 10:39 AM

There are plenty of films about tragedy but some films are, in their production, tragic. Most recently, actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun on the set of a Western film Rust, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and severely injuring director Joel Souza. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time something...

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Youmacon returns to Detroit with weekend-long celebration of anime, pop culture, and cosplay

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 10:32 AM

Con you believe it? Something anime-zing is returning to Detroit. Youmacon — Detroit’s celebration of Japanese animation, comics, video games, and culture — turns 15 this year. Thousands will attend, many of whom will cosplay, or dress as their favorite characters, and many will craft costumes from original concepts...

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Sorry, not sorry, we're really excited for this year's Pig & Whisky event in Ferndale

Posted By on Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 9:51 AM

We know what you’re thinking: isn’t summer, aka BBQ season, over? Well, Barbara, yes, summer is over and we are in the thick of autumn aka pumpkin spice season and seeing that, well, one, it’s a free country and, two, we’ve never really given a frickin’ heck about convention,...

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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Documentary explores Insane Clown Posse's journey from high school dropouts to First Amendment warriors

Posted By on Tue, Oct 26, 2021 at 2:31 PM

In 2009, Detroit's Insane Clown Posse, aka "The World's Most Hated Band," famously asked, "fucking magnets, how do they work?" Nearly 12 years later, the Psychopathic Records rappers — and believers of miracles, the power of family, and, of course, the all holy sticky sweet Eucharist that is Faygo...

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Mother-daughter duo to open Detroit's first selfie museum this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 2:15 PM

You might be thinking "Isn't there already a selfie museum in Detroit?" We're here to tell you, there's not — until this weekend. While there is the Detroit Selfie Museum in Novi's Twelve Oaks Mall, on Saturday, the Selfie Museum of Detroit will find a home at 719 Griswold...

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

'Immersive van Gogh' exhibit pushes Detroit's opening date to 2022, citing venue concerns

Posted By on Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 3:14 PM

Remember the confusion when it was announced that not one, but two competing projection-based events profiting off the life and work of tortured artist Vincent van Gogh (who allegedly died penniless, selling only one painting while alive) would pass through Detroit? Well, things are a bit less confusing now...

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