Monday, March 1, 2021

Detroit Vs. Everybody partners with Gucci for $390 T-shirt collection to benefit local nonprofits

Posted By on Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 1:23 PM

A local T-shirt and lifestyle brand is getting a major boost from an international luxury clothing and accessory empire, all in the name of “everybody.” Tommey Walker, founder of clothing brand Detroit Vs. Everybody, has partnered with Gucci for a run of limited-edition T-shirts that expand the iconic Detroit...

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Community rallies behind owner of Cinema Detroit with GoFundMe as she battles lupus

Posted By on Mon, Mar 1, 2021 at 11:15 AM

It's curtains up for Cinema Detroit co-owner Paula Guthat, who is the subject of a recent crowdfunding effort to assist in paying some of her hospital bills following a dangerous lupus flare-up. In just 24 hours, the metro Detroit community has donated more than $7,000 of a $10,000 goal...

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

We want to get murdered in these cute WiFi-less cabins with phone lock boxes in western Michigan

Posted By on Thu, Feb 25, 2021 at 12:25 PM

It sounds great, right? A cozy and aesthetically pleasing, reasonably-priced cabin situated in nature where your iPhone's red notification bubbles, social media pings, and unanswered work emails are no match for the peace and serenity that comes with truly logging the fuck off. But for anyone who's ever listened...

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Virtual discussion will go 'beyond the headlines' of Flint water crisis

Posted By on Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 2:13 PM

Seven years ago in April, state officials made the disastrous decision to switch Flint's water source to save a few million dollars — a costly mistake that resulted in the Flint water crisis, and the poisoning of tens of thousands of people. While the state announced a historic $600...

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Virtual art conference Reinventaissance to feature artists and culture leaders from Detroit and across the globe

Posted By on Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 11:36 AM

If you're finding it hard to come up with new pandemic hobbies, you're not alone. Because let's be real, the high of making the perfect sourdough loaf has died, along with our enthusiasm for most things. But for creatives — from fine artists, street performers, dancers, and yes, even...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Metro Detroit retail legend Linda Dresner to close Birmingham boutique after 28 years

Posted By on Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 2:26 PM

It's the end of the runway for high fashion retailer and industry icon Linda Dresner, who announced that she'll be closing her Birmingham boutique after 28 years. According to Downtown Newsmagazine, Dresner's minimalist boutique at 299 W. Maple is currently holding an 80% off sale and is expected to...

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Ferndale Public Library will host digital lecture on history of pandemics

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Posted By on Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 11:58 AM

We've heard plenty of people compare the COVID-19 pandemic of today to the 1918 influenza pandemic, but what does that really mean? On Tuesday, March 9, the Ferndale Public Library will host an online lecture by Dennis Fiems, a retired longstanding professor from Oakland Community College who can shed light on...

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Dlectricity art and light festival plots 2021 return to Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 5:18 PM

Though it may seem as though our social lights are dimming, as is the light at the end of this event-less tunnel we've been trapped in for almost a year, one local event is remaining optimistic and plotting a 2021 return. Organizers of Dlectricity, the on-and-off biannual outdoor nighttime...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Ann Arbor's FoolMoon festival returns to light up businesses in wake of pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 11:38 AM

Things are going to get a bit brighter in Ann Arbor when this year's annual FoolMoon Festival illuminates streets, storefronts, and public spaces with paintings and light-filled art. The 11th annual quirky celebration of community will boast the theme “Shine Your Light A2,” but will not promote the fest's...

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Monday, February 15, 2021

The 59th annual Ann Arbor Film Fest goes virtual, again

Posted By on Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 1:24 PM

Go ahead and hit pause on those CGI-heavy Marvel movies, un-wonderful D.C. flops, and head-spinning convoluted Christopher Nolan flicks, because the 59th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival returns with a selection of thoughtfully curated and bold independent films from all over the world that you can watch from the...

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