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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Detroit rapper Trick Trick is pledging $5k toward unsolved murder of 4-year-old boy

Posted By on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 at 1:41 PM

Two months after 4-year-old Nathaniel Messiah Townsend was shot and killed inside his grandmother's Detroit home, the shooter has yet to be identified. But rapper Trick Trick has pledged a hefty reward in hopes someone with more information regarding Townsend's death comes forward — someone who might feel more...

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Friday, July 10, 2020

The note a Michigan antique store owner put on this ceramic jug is the darkest, bleakest thing we've read all week

Posted By on Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 2:58 PM

Wow. Just wow. We thought we've been going through some shit, but clearly we have nothing on a Michigan antique store owner, who let it rip in a lengthy note to customers. Apparently, somebody stole the brass spout of a ceramic water jug. But they didn't just steal the...

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Detroit's Dally in the Alley is officially called off due to the coronavirus

Posted By on Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 2:35 PM

For the first time in more than 40 years, organizers have canceled Dally in the Alley, the annual block party in Midtown, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12. "After conversations with city officials and amongst ourselves, we've made the decision that the health and well-being of our community members...

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Detroit's Charivari electronic music festival switches to online format due to coronavirus

Posted By on Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 1:52 PM

Detroit's other electronic music festival, Charivari, has now switched to a digital format, following other local fests that have pulled the plug due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The festival, now in its seventh year, was originally set for July 31 through Aug. 2 at Riverside Extension Park. But...

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Dani Darling shares lyric video for lonely quarantine song 'S+M,' talks performing live shows during a pandemic

Posted By on Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 10:48 AM

For her new video, Ann Arbor singer-songwriter Dani Darling goes full lo-fi bedroom pop — literally. She recorded a timelapse of herself during a recent night in, a familiar sight for many of us during the coronavirus quarantine: strumming on her guitar, and toggling between checking both her phone...

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Detroit's Movement festival officially canceled for 2020, promises to return in 2021

Posted By on Thu, Jul 2, 2020 at 2:54 PM

It was a long time coming, but now it's official: Paxahau, producers of Detroit's annual Movement electronic music festival, have called the 2020 event off. The festival has been held Memorial Day weekend since 2000. This year, Paxahau postponed the event until Sept. 11-13 to see if the coronavirus...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Detroit Jazz Fest scraps lineup and prepares for an audience-less broadcast event in September

Posted By on Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 3:32 PM

The annual Detroit Jazz Festival is taking five. Last month, organizers of the 41st Jazz Fest said that the show would go on as planned during its traditional Labor Day weekend slot, albeit with a revised format. But on Wednesday afternoon organizers said that the festival will instead move...

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