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Thursday, June 21, 2018

The many things that could wind up in Detroit's rehabbed Michigan Central Station

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Ford Motor Co. has big plans for its recently acquired Michigan Central Station in Detroit. If we're following this correctly, the complex is in talks to possibly include: • Ford's autonomous vehicle laboratory, the anchor of a campus where 2,500 people will work. • Retail open to the public. •...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Bo Burnham's 'Eighth Grade' will kick-off Cinetopia's opening night

Posted By on Tue, May 29, 2018 at 4:58 PM

Returning for its seventh year, the Cinetopia Film Festival showcases a handpicked program of the best of the best from global festivals. This year’s fest will feature more than 44 world-renowned films from May 31 through June 10, and will span Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Detroit. Kicking things off...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Queen of burlesque Dita Von Teese will seduce the masses at the Fillmore

Posted By on Tue, May 8, 2018 at 1:31 PM

They say less is more. Such is also true when it comes to the art of the tease, and no one is as well-versed in stripping down as burlesque vixen Dita Von Teese. The porcelain-skinned, feather-fanning queen (and Michigan native) will team up with some of the best in...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Stunning glassworks to be featured at 46th Glass Invitational in Royal Oak

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 7:22 AM

Are you ready to kick some serious glass?! Wait — we didn’t mean literally. The 46th Glass Invitational Award Exhibition returns to Royal Oak as the largest glass exhibit in the world, featuring a dazzling display of over 100 works of art by renowned artists from all over the...

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Michael Bolton believes in Detroit so much he made a documentary about it

Posted By on Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 6:13 PM

Michael Bolton, how would Detroit live without you? The answer? Fine. We would be just fine. But we'll hear you out. It was announced in 2015 that the majestically coiffed balladeer was forking up $250,000 of his own money to fund a documentary about Detroit, or as Bolton calls...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Stormy Daniels has postponed her Detroit appearance

Posted By on Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 6:47 AM

Porn star Stormy Daniels has postponed the Detroit stop on her "Make America Horny Again" tour. The actress was set to perform alongside a Donald Trump impersonator at a strip club called Truth Detroit on Wednesday but called the event off Tuesday evening due to strep throat, the Detroit Free Press...

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The grit, grease, and muscle of Autorama returns this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. You can keep your glitz and glam at the North American International Auto Show: Give us the grit, grease, and muscle of the 66th Annual Autorama. Known as America’s greatest hot rod show, Autorama will feature more than 800 custom rides, with America’s...

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Catch Oscar-nominated short films at the Detroit Film Theatre starting tomorrow

Posted By on Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 3:59 PM

Whoever said size matters clearly wasn’t referring to short films. Returning as DFT’s most popular annual program, comes the 2018 Academy Award Nominated Shorts. Offering creative visions from all over the world, the screening will feature all five nominees in both the short animation and live-action film categories as...

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Tangent Gallery's Breaking Borders offers freakish delights

Posted By on Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 6:00 AM

Have you ever dared to cross the line between space and time? How about the line between science and fiction? Does this sound at all crazy to you? Good. Tangent Gallery is breaking borders with their unique showcase. Check out the epic suspension battle from Urban Rituals Piercing and...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

If you like to cry and dance —
 Happy Endings at The Loving Touch is for you

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:32 PM

DJs Mike Trombley, Slofu, and Udenjoe's monthly dance party continues with a special "Panic on the Streets of Ferndale" edition, which promises all the best mopey (yet still highly danceable) cuts by Morrissey and the Smiths. Of course, expect plenty of other New Wave, classic alternative, Bitpop, shoegaze and...

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