Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Bad Reputation — the new Taylor Swift will slither through Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Old Taylor can’t come to the stage right now because, well, she’s dead you guys, and new Tay-Tay is out for “Bad Blood.” At least this is what pop music’s number one heartbreaker (and seemingly eternally heartbroken) Taylor Swift claims on her latest record, Reputation, making her the reigning...

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Face the strange with Detroit's inaugural Weird Homes Tour this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 3:42 PM

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The same can be said of the strange, offbeat, and totally weird homes of the Motor City. The inaugural Detroit Weird Homes Tour makes its debut by offering a tour to explore eight unique homes throughout the city, with homeowners standing by...

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Trumbullplex turns 25 and we're all invited to celebrate

Posted By on Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 1:54 PM

Since 1993, the T-Plex has hosted poetry slams, live music, drag shows, zine workshops, themed fundraisers, and thousands of international artists and wandering souls in addition to a revolving door of like-minded local residents. Now, the Trumbullplex is kicking off a two-day bash with Quix Women and Queers comedy...

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Monday, August 20, 2018

The Metro Times Best of Detroit 2018 party is this Friday

Posted By on Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 6:26 PM

Back in April, Metro Times readers voted for the best that metro Detroit has to offer. Now, it’s time to celebrate with a night of bites from more than 20 restaurants and specialty cocktails. The evening’s festivities will be scored by headliners Rio & the Rockabilly Revival, the Beggars, and...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Detroit Institute of Arts to screen 'Black Panther' for free

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:50 PM

Whether you have yet to see Marvel's instant classic Black Panther or you're a comic book die-hard who has seen it, like, a billion times already, you're in luck — the Detroit Institute of Arts will offer free screenings of the film this month. The museum will show it at 3...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

TEDxDetroit reveals speaker lineup for 10-year anniversary

Posted By on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:37 AM

TEDxDetroit is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this September with a select panel of Detroit speakers. TEDx — an off-shoot of the original Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conferences — brings speakers to the stage to engage in deep discussions on a variety of topics. And this year, TEDxDetroit will be...

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Michael Moore is back with 'Fahrenheit 11/9' trailer

Posted By on Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 1:36 PM

Filmmaker Michael Moore’s latest documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 takes aim at the elephant in the room, President Donald Trump — or perhaps better said, the bull in the china shop. A play on the title of his 2004 George W. Bush doc, Fahrenheit 9/11, the film — which refers to...

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Friday, August 10, 2018

John David Washington on Spike Lee and the strange, true history behind 'BlacKkKlansman'

Posted By on Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 8:00 AM

John David Washington got a late start in acting, entering the field in his early 30s. But he was certainly no stranger to show business, making his big screen debut back in 1992 with a bit part as child in Spike Lee’s epic biography of Malcolm X. Of course,...

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Huzzah! Michigan Renaissance Festival returneth for 40th year

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 2:49 PM

Hark! The Earthly realm is so passe. Kicking it back to 1600 AD for its 40th year is the Michigan Renaissance Festival where all are invited to let their freak flags fly'th. The thematic Holly-based festival known for its elaborate pageantry, rivalry, revelry, and royalty announced the details of the upcoming event...

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Detroit is one of the best hidden gem cities according to Expedia

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 1:10 PM

In the midst of a Motor City comeback, Expedia recognized that Detroit is one of the nation's hidden gem destinations to vacation. Yes, you read that correctly. People want to vacation here. But things get even better from there. In Expedia's 2018 round-up, "Most Under-the-Radar Cities in America, Part...

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