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Friday, April 3, 2020

Detroit's Anna Burch delivers a patient plea for rest on 'If You're Dreaming'

Posted By on Fri, Apr 3, 2020 at 6:07 PM

Anna Burch appears to have gotten her wish. “Do we have to go?/ Could we just stay home?/ 'Cause I'm so tired/ I'm so tired,” Burch pleads on “Party's Over,” the second single from her latest record, If You're Dreaming, out now on Polyvinyl. Where Burch's 2018 debut Quit...

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Sorry, metro Detroit ticket holders, StubHub will no longer offer refunds for canceled or postponed events

Posted By on Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:47 PM

As the great Cat Stevens once wrote, “the first cut is the deepest.” For many, the first cut suffered may have been the ongoing wave of concert and event postponements and cancellations across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, forcing the event industry at large to press pause...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Lizzo treats ER nurses and doctors to lunch across the country, including those at Henry Ford Hospital

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 11:22 AM

Superstar Lizzo didn't just treat emergency room staff at Henry Ford Hospital to a snack — she gave them a whole damn meal. As part of National Doctor's Day on Monday, Detroit-born twerk goddess Lizzo decided to show her appreciation to those working tirelessly during the COVID-19 crisis by...

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Detroit rapper Curtis Roach took TikTok by storm with 'Bored in the House' — the coronavirus quarantine anthem we need

Posted By on Sat, Mar 28, 2020 at 1:25 PM

For those of us who are well into the double-digit days of our coronavirus quarantine, being bored has become the new normal. By now, we've already binged Netflix's Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness; meticulously cleaned, organized, re-organized, and labeled junk drawers and linen closets; and in some very...

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, and Dee Dee Bridgewater among headliners for 41st Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 3:47 PM

Detroit's Hart Plaza is going to see a lot of action come September. The lineup for the 41st Annual Detroit Jazz Festival was announced Monday, just after Gov. Whitmer issued a state-wide stay-at-home order for the next three weeks in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. This...

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The Detroit Music Awards are a go — but will shift to an online format

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 12:20 PM

The show must go online. On Monday, organizers announced that the 29th annual Detroit Music Awards would still take place, but through an online ceremony. The event, which was slated to take place on Friday, April 19 at the Fillmore, will now stream its award presentations and performances online....

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Madonna thinks COVID-19 is the 'great equalizer,' sings about fried fish, and is using a typewriter to pen her 'coronavirus diaries'

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 10:47 AM

Madonna is just trying to express herself ... or something. As with many artists who were on the road when the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic struck, the Queen of Pop was forced to cancel the remaining two dates of her heavily political Madame X world tour — which didn't offer...

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Watch this 47-minute love fest between Eminem and boxer Mike Tyson on 'Hotboxin'

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 1:44 PM

Who would have thought that chatting with controversial professional boxer Mike Tyson would make Detroit's hometown rap god feel like a kid again? Eminem is the latest to take to the ring on Hotboxin' — Tyson's podcast, where the record-breaking once-undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, author, and convicted rapist...

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Detroit's Movement festival has been rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 10:10 AM

It's official, folks. Detroit's Techno Christmas has been postponed and will now take place closer to actual Christmas. On Thursday, organizers announced that Movement, Detroit's longstanding electronic music festival and Memorial Day weekend tradition, would be moving to Friday, Sep. 11 through Sunday, Sep. 13 due to the coronavirus....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Big Sean finds zen, defends Detroit-style pizza, and talks coronavirus while eating the world's hottest chicken wings on 'Hot Ones'

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 4:04 PM

Let's hope Detroit rapper Big Sean — and his mouth — can “Bounce Back” after his appearance on the latest episode of the internet's spiciest and most expertly edited show, Hot Ones. For the uninitiated, a typical episode of Hot Ones goes a little something like this: Hot Ones'...

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