Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ann Arbor venue Blind Pig listed for sale

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 7:14 PM

After months of rumors, Ann Arbor music venue the Blind Pig is officially up for sale. Swisher Commercial listed the building on Thursday, which includes the venue and its attached 8 Ball Saloon bar. Founded in 1971, the club is famous for hosting an early gig by Nirvana, who sang the praises of the venue....

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This parrot singing 'Monster' by Rihanna and Eminem is the best thing you'll see all day

Posted By on Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 12:04 PM

Or it may be the most terrifying thing you see, depending on your views towards parrots. YouTube user Edilson Barros posted the video of a parrot singing along to the tune of Rihanna and Eminem's 2014 summer hit "Monster" and it is glorious. Sadly, the parrot doesn't rap Eminem's...

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Cinema Detroit will show '1984' in protest of President Trump

Posted By on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 1:27 PM

If you haven't heard the latest news coming from Donald Trump's White House, you may want to shield your eyes. Rumors have been swirling recently that the Trump administration was going to cut funding from art programs. According to the New York Times, the cuts will come from nine...

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'Family Guy' made a pretty awful joke about Flint's water in latest episode

Posted By on Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 10:26 AM

Just when you thought that Seth MacFarlane and his writers at Family Guy reached the bottom of the barrel of tasteless jokes, we find out that the Flint water crisis is apparently not off-limits for the long-running cartoon. In Sunday's night episode, Brian the dog and Stewie are seen trying...

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Scenes from yesterday's Detroit appear in Hamtramck photo exhibit

Posted By on Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 9:59 AM

Some artists gain fame instantly. Others work quietly for years, building up a body of work that suddenly bursts onto the scene and gains all the acclaim it has long deserved. For the most part, photographer Bruce Harkness is one of those latter artists. Over the last several years,...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Detroit's 19th annual Allied Media Conference is now accepting proposals

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM

Have something you want to share with aspiring and working media professionals? The 19th annual Allied Media Conference, which focuses on bringing together a community of people who are using media, art, or technology to creatively address social justice issues, returns June 15-18 and they're currently accepting session proposals for this...

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Red Wings will sport special patch for Mike Ilitch

Posted By on Wed, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:21 AM

The Detroit Red Wings announced on Twitter this morning that the players will were a commemorative patch on their jerseys in honor of Mike Ilitch. In case you missed it, Mike Ilitch died on Friday, February 10. Ilitch not only owned the Red Wings, but also the Detroit Tigers,...

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

8 ways to 'treat yo self' if you're single on Valentine's Day in Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 12:49 PM

As I sit at my desk, single as fuck, listening to a curated Valentine's Day playlist on Spotify, I can't help but think that even though I don't have a SO doesn't mean that I can't enjoy the splurges and indulgences of Valentine's Day, right? I love myself, dammit!...

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Jimmy Fallon pokes fun at Betsy DeVos and her misspelling department on 'Tonight Show'

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:17 AM

Betsy DeVos hasn't had the smoothest transition since she bought her way into becoming Education Secretary — blocked by protestors, dragged by Twitter, and now, dealing with insane typos on her department's Twitter account. In case you missed it, the U.S. Department of Education's tweeted a photo of W.E.B....

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New podcast compares Detroit and Comedy Central show 'Detroiters'

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:31 AM

Comedy Central's new show Detroiters shown through the lens of the show's creators — very niche, quirky, and tons of soul. But how does it stack up against the Detroit that we all know and love? Well, this new podcast is here to help. Detroit vs. Detroiters is a...

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