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Bikes, Beers, And Balusters

Sat., Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Over the course of a relaxing bike ride through Detroit, we will explore the architectural ornamentation of Corrado Parducci, the man who helped make Detroit beautiful. Parducci Society President Jennifer Baross and Detroit bike enthusiast Tom Page will guide the tour with guests and share details, secrets, and stories about Parducci’s and other craftsmen’s contributions to Detroit’s built environment. Afterward, we will unwind at the Beaubien House, one of Detroit’s oldest homes, with optional lunch, beers and informal conversation on ornamentation and craftsmanship in Detroit.

http://bit.ly/2M1IpV4

Public X Design: From Inclusion To Equity

Sat., Sept. 22

Public x Design is a convening for people contributing to the vitality of our cities. What role can design play in shaping more equitable public spaces? The Program will feature curated site visits, shared learning experiences, applied policy analyses, and hands-on exercises. We will share ideas, forge new relationships, and transform the way we co-create our cities. $195-$450

TED X Detroit

Wed., Sept. 26, 8 a.m.
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“Thanks for coming to my TED Talk” might be one of 2018’s most viral and esoteric memes, but all joking aside, this year’s TED X Detroit speakers have insight that will outlive social media sarcasm. A single-day event, TED X Detroit will spotlight some of the area’s leading creators, entrepreneurs, educators, and artists, and will host over 25 speakers, performers, and exhibitors. 2018 Metro Times cover subject and NABJ Journalist of the Year recipient Jemele Hill is among the contributing speakers, along with Dr. Ravina Kullar, Lip Bar founder Melissa Butler, famed magician Stuart MacDonald, Google’s Cyrus Mistry, and WJBK FOX 2 news anchor Roop Raj. $85

Masonic Temple (map)
500 Temple St.
Midtown
phone 313- 832-7100
TED X Detroit

Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lecture

Wed., Sept. 26, 12-1 p.m.

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Eis will present a Curators Talk, Wednesday, September 26 at noon. Eis is Professor of Cinema Studies, Department of English, Oakland University. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lecture

The Future Of Information With Dr. Rumman Chowdhury

Wed., Sept. 26, 1-3 p.m.

Every day, our lives and decisions are impacted by the algorithms of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Sometimes we’re aware, and sometimes we are not. On September 26, data scientist Dr. Rumman Chowdhury will share the social implications of AI built on biased information as well as her ideas on how communities can be a part of developing and using AI to improve equity and mobility for all.

http://cfsem.org/event/future-of-information-with-rumman-chowdhury/

DCDT Talk: Growing up Creative in Detroit

Wed., Sept. 26, 6-8 p.m.
phone 313-818-3596

From that DIY drive to the music scene of the 2000s, Detroit has fostered creative generations in all realms of work. We check in with the artists who made a name for themselves and remained in Detroit. What did it take? What resources and skills made it possible? And what does it all mean to the generation to come? Speakers to include: Author Karen Dybis, Alex Clark of Bon Bon Bon and Kiki Louya, co-owner of The Farmer’s Hand and Folk. Free

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcdt-talk-growing-up-creative-in-detroit-tickets-44412416734?aff=ebapi
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Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Wed., Sept. 26, 12-1 p.m.
phone 248-370-2008

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Rebecca Baumann will present “Haunted Pages: Rare Books and Their Ghosts,” Sunday, September 16 at 2 pm Baumann is Head of Public Services at the Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Ariel Waldman

Thu., Sept. 27, 5-6:30 p.m.
phone 734-764-0397
stamps-series@umich.edu

Ariel Waldman currently sits on the council for the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Program, which aims to nurture radical, science-fiction-inspired ideas that could transform future space missions. She is also the founder of Spacehack.org, a directory for citizen scientist participation in space exploration, and is the global director of Science Hack Day — a grassroots science prototyping initiative that takes place in more than 25 countries. Waldman was recognized by the Obama administration in 2013 as a Champion of Change in Citizen Science. Free

https://stamps.umich.edu/stamps/detail/ariel_waldman
Michigan Theater (map)
603 E. Liberty St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-668-8480
Ariel Waldman

Noir Design Parti Lecture

Fri., Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m.

Karen A.D. Burton and Saundra Little will present a history and exploration of the influence of African American architects on the evolution of the built environment in Detroit. According to the National Organization of Minority Architects, fewer than two percent of licensed architects in the United States are African American. In 2016, Saundra and Karen launched “Noir Design Parti,” a Knight Arts Challenge winning project that explores how black architects helped shape the physical identity and landscape of Detroit. Stick around and enjoy a companion exhibition at the Northwest Detroit Neighborhood HomeBase. LECTURE: Friday, September 28, 5:30 pm. EXHIBITION: September 24- October 1

http://architecture.udmercy.edu/lecture.php

Wittenberg

Starts Sept. 28. Fridays-Sundays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 14
tasiopeg@udmercy.edu
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It’s October 1517. Hamlet, a student at Germany’s University of Wittenberg, is caught amid an escalating debate between Martin Luther and Doctor Faustus. It’s faith vs. reason...with some incidental whimsy, quirky comedy, and a bit of tennis on the side. $25

http://www.udmercy.edu/life/theatre/index.php
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Marlene Boll Theatre (map)
1401 Broadway
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 223-2753 (FAX); (313)
Wittenberg
Michigan Theater (map)
603 E. Liberty St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-668-8480
Michigan Theater (map)
603 E. Liberty St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-668-8480

PATTERNS + SYMBOLS: The Art of Hiroko Lancour

Starts Oct. 5. Fri., Oct. 5, 6-9 p.m., Saturdays, 12-4 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27
phone 248-344-0497
exhibits@northvillearthouse.org
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PATTERNS + SYMBOLS features hand-dyed fabrics, ink drawings, acrylic paintings and paper weavings by Japanese native Hiroko Lancour. Often methodical and process-oriented, Lancour shares a body of mixed media work with repetitive motifs and underlying symbolism. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about this Royal Oak artist and her work through a unique interactive drawing where chance dictates the outcome. 0

https://www.facebook.com/events/250634155793736/
Northville Art House (map)
215 W. Cady
Downtown Northville
phone (248) 344-0497 (FAX); (248)
arthouseinfo@northvillearts.org
PATTERNS + SYMBOLS: The Art of Hiroko Lancour

Lenawee Byways Art Tour

Sat., Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 7, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
lenaweearttour@gmail.com
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@ Clinton Arts Center, 115 W Michigan Avenue, Clinton MI 49236
Join the tour, see artwork by over 50 Lenawee county artists in art centers, galleries, studios and businesses hosting artists. The county-wide tour, highlighting the vibrant art Lenawee county art scene, includes stops in Adrian, Clinton, Manitou Beach, Tecumseh and Tipton. Maps and information will be available at tour locations, at Facebook.com/LenaweeArtTour, visitlenawee.com/lenawee-byways-art-tour. Free

http://visitlenawee.com/lenawee-byways-art-tour
Lenawee Byways Art Tour
Michigan Theater (map)
603 E. Liberty St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone 734-668-8480
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