Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Update: Full 'American Horror Story' trailer reveals more about the plot line set in Michigan

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 4:47 PM

Last week news broke that the impending seventh season of Fox's drama series American Horror Story would be set in Michigan. Today, more details about the season emerged via a one minute trailer. The trailer confirms what we already know, that the season will be set in Michigan during the...

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The mysterious horseman of Northwest Detroit spotted again

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 6:24 AM

Thanks to one of our quick-acting readers, we have more photos of the mysterious horseman of Northwest Detroit. This dude has been spotted before, riding his horse at Greenfield and Seven Mile roads. The latest photos come from Southfield and Seven Mile. According to the photographer, he rides like...

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Frida Kahlo watched the 1932 total solar eclipse in Detroit

Posted By on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:56 PM

While everyone is celebrating the total solar eclipse today, we can't believe that that legendary artist Frida Kahlo watched the 1932 eclipse at the Detroit Institute of Arts with fellow artist Diego Rivera and others. The Detroit Institute of Arts tweeted out this historic (and dare we say iconic)...

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Carlos Rolon brings a dose of Puerto Rican culture to the Belt this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 1:26 PM

A previously unused alleyway located between Grand River and Gratiot Avenue, The Belt has become an increasingly popular hangout that still feels a little secret. Between colorfully painted walls, the exhibition space hosts outdoor events during the summer months. As the warm season comes to a close, Library Street Collective...

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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Viral internet comedian Ryan Davis to headline Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle

Posted By on Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 11:35 AM

A viral internet star with over a million followers, Ryan Davis has ascended comedy’s lower ranks at lightening speed. Having made his fame online, you might think the transition to stand- up headliner would be troublesome, but Davis has managed to transcend the gap with astonishing agility. He’s been on...

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Wanted: fall editorial interns

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 1:48 PM

Are you an aspiring journalist looking for the perfect place to increase your clips, work experience, and professional network? Metro Times is looking for highly motivated, skilled, and news-savvy fall interns. The ideal editorial intern already has general journalistic writing skills, published stories (a story published in your school newspaper...

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A Detroit native's surreal sculptures are coming to Library Street Collective

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 6:19 AM

A Detroit native, Portland, Ore.-based fine artist AJ Fosik has gone on to make a name for himself in the world of contemporary fine art through his signature style of intricate, hand-carved, and surreal wooden sculptures of animal busts — making From Ripe to Rot, the artist's latest exhibition, something...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Detroit Repertory Theatre to host outdoor street fair this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 7:29 AM

Come preview the Detroit Rep Theatre's 61st season in great company. The Detroit Repertory's Arts & Culture Street Fair will feature theatrical performances along with a host of other attractions, including live music, refreshments, DIY arts and crafts, and art and clothing from local vendors (that's all just scratching the...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Updated: Highland Park vintage and resale store remains open, will change name

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 1:24 PM

Updated: The store located at 12521 Woodward Ave., Highland Park is still open, but is no longer operating under the name Flossy's Suitcase. Store owner Lucy Frye says her stepdaughter, Ramona Dandridge, left the business two weeks ago. Dandridge will continue to operate Flossy's Suitcase through online platforms, while Frye plans...

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Detroit’s Robocop statue is coming along

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 8:37 AM

In an unmarked west side foundry, bronze cemetery busts, a life-sized crucifix from the top of a Michigan church, and plump fountain cherubs are spread across tables in various stages of repair by the Venus Bronze Works Inc. staff. The company's name should ring a bell as part of...

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