Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Lucky Daye to perform free concert at Detroit’s Beacon Park

Posted By on Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 2:02 PM

The soothing sound of soul will fill Beacon Park this Friday as Grammy-nominated R&B soul singer Lucky Daye will take the stage with a free show. Sponsored by DTE Beacon Park Foundation, the event will also offer food and beverages for purchase from Lumen Detroit and local food trucks....

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Belle Isle Art Fair returns with two days filled with more than 100 juried artists

Posted By on Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 12:32 PM

Is there anything better than marveling at Belle Isle’s Scott Fountain when it’s in action on a steamy summer day? How about a massive art show featuring more than 100 juried artists from across the country with free interactive art projects next to Scott Fountain? Well, that’s what the...

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Motor City Car Crawl will transform Downtown Detroit into a motorheads' dream

Posted By on Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 11:32 AM

The Motor City is thirsty for cars. Not only is it impossible to get your hands on a new — or used — set of wheels, thanks to an international chip shortage, but we’ve also been deprived of popular events aimed at car enthusiasts, namely the North American International...

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Monday, August 2, 2021

Dave Chappelle will reopen the Fillmore with 4 live shows

Posted By on Mon, Aug 2, 2021 at 9:57 AM

The Fillmore Detroit is preparing to reopen with a pretty large show. Comedian Dave Chappelle will be doing four shows at the venue this month for its first live performance since the pandemic began last March. Hopefully this visit to the Fillmore won’t be like that one time Danny...

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Adeshola Makinde's 'Relevant' highlights civil rights protest signs of past and present at Playground Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 3:37 PM

Black Power! Police Brutality Must Go! Education For All! What has been made very clear in recent years is that the fight is not over and, frankly, it may be a very long time until we see environmental justice, racial and housing equality, an end to gender-based pay gaps,...

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Detroit fashion designer Quandell Wright walked for hours in Wyoming to get on Kanye West’s radar

Posted By on Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 10:32 AM

Quandell Wright’s Dearborn garage fashion studio is a masterpiece in messiness, functionality, and ambition. There’s a screen-printing press, a vinyl cutter, and a sewing machine all sitting stoically on makeshift desks. The clothing racks are full of Wright’s “William Palmer Homme” samples and merchandise. There are bikes hanging, a...

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Comedian and elder millennial Iliza Shlesinger might tell jokes about party goblins and lying boyfrieds at the Crofoot

Posted By on Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 12:17 PM

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned … or a woman in comedy with the power to drag a lying piece of shit ex-boyfriend with a Netflix movie that spills all the tea. Comedian Iliza Shlesinger has been making the transition from stand-up to big screen to streaming...

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Fleatroit Junk City hosts annual vintage and collectors market because you need more stuff

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 5:36 PM

Listen, we all love buying new shit, right? But how many clearly imperfect discounted frocks and misspelled "Live. Lauf. Love." wall art destined to be donated to our donation center of choice shortly after purchasing can we possibly impulse buy during our moment of zen at TJ Maxx? While the...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

The 42nd Concours d'Elegance celebrates classic cars, auto design, and speed in Plymouth

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 10:48 AM

Have you ever seen the Black Ghost? As in the rare and totally famous triple-black Detroit-made 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE muscle car that would have Fast and Furious’ Dom Toretto fully torqued if you catch our Tokyo drift. Well, you may have your chance at the 42nd annual...

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Hotter Than July goes virtual for annual celebration of Detroit's Black LGBTQ+ community

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 9:52 AM

June might be the official Pride month, but in Detroit, July is considered Black gay pride month. Touted as the second-oldest event of its kind, Hotter Than July has celebrated Detroit’s Black LGBTQ+ community for more than 20 years. Hotter Than July festivities look a little different this year,...

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