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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The plan for Belle Isle that never was

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 2:01 PM

In the research for today's feature story, we found a fair amount of material relating to the period between 1915, when the original Belle Isle Bridge burned, and 1923, when the current bridge was opened. The period involved the scrapping of the old bridge, the construction of a temporary...

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DIA adds extended hours to popular 'Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit'

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 7:44 AM

It's no hyperbole to suggest that Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit is one of the most hotly anticipated exhibitions in the DIA's recent history. That's no doubt because Rivera and Kahlo were some of the biggest personalities in modern art (also no hyperbole), and that Rivera's "Detroit...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

On using Meetup to play D&D with a group of strangers

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Using Meetup to play D&D with a group of strangers wound up reaffirming my faith in humanity

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

MT film critic talks about sex with 'It Follows' writer-director

Posted By on Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 10:33 AM

MT critic Jeff Meyers had the chance to catch up with filmmaker David Robert Mitchell at Sundance.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Detroit Dog Rescue documentary to premiere at Freep Film Festival this Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Detroit Dog Rescue documentary premieres at the Freep Films Festival this Sunday.

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The High Strung's Josh Malerman to perform 'mysterious' book reading

Posted By on Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:34 AM

When not rocking with his band the High Strung, Josh Malerman wrote a horror novel called Bird Box — a release that landed him a two-book, six-figure North American deal with HarperCollins and was optioned for a movie by Universal Studios. High String fans and horror fans take note:...

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dave Chappelle tacks on two more performances at the Fillmore in Detroit

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 6:08 PM

Comedian Dave Chappelle has added an additional two shows to his stint in Detroit next month. Chappelle will perform a run of six shows at The Fillmore Detroit from April 23-April 25. The newly-added shows are scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on April 25....

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Expensive painting sold for $12 at local Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 4:36 PM

It's an Antiques Roadshow dream come true. Meagan Nowicki was shopping at Habitat for Humanity's Habitat Metro Restore on Greenfield in Detroit when a painting caught her eye. She says she thought it looked familiar and for a price tag of $12, she couldn't pass it up. Because Nowicki does...

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Here's an "optimal Pure Michigan road trip"

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:50 AM

You may have seen a map floating around Facebook or other social sharing sites recently depicting an "optimal" U.S. road trip across every state in the country. It's certainly garnered lots of attention, and quite a few criticisms from folks disappointed to see their favorite state landmarks were not included....

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Detroit City Football Club's season starts one month from today

Posted By on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Detroit City Football Club plays its first game one month from today.

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