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Friday, November 30, 2018

Michigan's Electric Forest Festival downsizes to one weekend in 2019

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:02 PM

Michigan's long-running Electric Forest Festival is going to be a little more intimate this year. For its past two iterations, the festival offered expanded programming across two weekends at Rothbury's Double JJ Ranch. However, on Thursday, Electric Forest officially announced on Facebook its dates for 2019, which will take...

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Juan Atkins to perform Motor City Wine for Deep Space Radio fundraiser

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Detroit's own Godfather of Techno will be performing an intimate DJ set in Corktown on Saturday, Dec. 1. Juan Atkins will take the decks at Motor City Wine to help raise money in support of his Deep Space Radio brand. Though the online radio station was launched in 2014 by...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Loco Dice shares his favorite things about Detroit before TV Lounge performance

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 5:18 PM

For Loco Dice, returning to Detroit is always a family affair. The German DJ and producer has had a longstanding relationship with the city — both personally and musically — for the past decade, having played several events for local event producers Paxahau. In 2018, Loco Dice earned the...

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Minimalist streetwear boutique Urban Angelo opens in Brush Park

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 1:31 PM

Detroit is welcoming another store to its burgeoning streetwear scene. Urban Angelo, a brick and mortar location at 90 Erskine Street within The Scott at Brush Park apartment complex, opened its doors on Sunday. The new retail location is the streetwear extension of its sister-store, the clothing boutique Bird...

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Don't D.I.Y. on us — Detroit Urban Craft Fair will cure shopping woes at the Masonic

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Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Leave it to Detroit Urban Craft Fair to take the bull-scrap out of holiday shopping. Now in its 13th year, Michigan’s longest-running indie craft fair anticipates more than 10,000 visitors to peruse more than 100 juried vendors specializing in everything from jewelry, clothing, accessories, home decor, bath products, children’s items,...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Detroit's 2019 Winter Blast is now free, extended to four weekends

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 1:38 PM

Downtown Detroit's Winter Blast has grown. The annual festival, now dubbed Quicken Loans Winter Blast, is entering its 14th year, and will now be spread over four weekends — up from its previous incarnation as a three-day event. Additionally, organizers announced on Wednesday that the event will now be free...

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Showtime Clothing owner tests waters with Noel Night pop-up

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 12:49 PM

It will be three years in January since Dan Tatarian's longstanding clothing store, Showtime Clothing, closed its Midtown location. After nearly 30 years in business, Tatarian cited the changes in the city's culture, development, and the long construction of the QLine for a dip in his sales and disinterest...

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Catch Peter Pan's crazy origin story with Stagecrafters' production of 'Peter and the Starcatcher'

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Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Let’s be honest — growing up sucks, which is why the mischievous, green tunic-wearing dreamer, Peter Pan, had the right idea all along. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, Peter and the Starcatcher provides the backstories of an orphaned Peter, Tinker Bell, and that rude as...

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Kick-off Chanukah with eighth annual Menorah in the D at Campus Martius

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 10:58 AM

The Jewish Festival of Lights is going big in Detroit for the eighth annual Menorah in the D. Each year on the first day of Chanukah, a 26-foot one-of-a-kind steel and glass Menorah appears in Campus Martius surrounded by a family-friendly celebration that includes everything from dancing dreidels to...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

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