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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is coming to Detroit — can you believe?

Posted By on Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:16 AM

She's strong like a Kelly Clarkson song and she's gonna show you how to pomade, sashay, and serve up some confidence realness, hunty. When Netflix launched the Queer Eye reboot last year, a friggin' star was born in Jonathan Van Ness (or JVN for the true stans.) As Queer...

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The 'Baby Trump' balloon is coming to Grand Rapids

Posted By on Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:04 AM

What's orange, childish, full of hot air, and coming to Grand Rapids on Thursday? For one, President Donald Trump, who is holding a campaign rally at 7 p.m. at Van Andel Arena. But also the world-famous "Baby Trump" balloon — literally Trump rendered as a big, round baby, cellphone...

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Aretha Franklin concert film 'Amazing Grace' to premiere at Detroit Institute of Arts

Posted By on Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 10:37 AM

A 1972 Aretha Franklin concert film will premiere in Detroit on Monday after being shelved for nearly half a century. The film, entitled Amazing Grace, documents the Queen of Soul during a two-day recording session at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. The film features few...

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Loss takes center stage at overnight 'Science of Grief' event at DIA

Staff Pick

Posted By on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 7:00 AM

There are said to be five stages of the grieving process — denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Even within this formula, everyone experiences loss deeply and personally, often out of sync with what we are conditioned to feel. Returning for its second year at the DIA is Natasha T....

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Detroit welcomes the return of LGBTQ+ outpost with soft open

Staff Pick

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Detroit’s LGBTQ+ scene will celebrate the return of one of its cultural outposts with the soft opening of Backstreet’s new location at 14925 Livernois Ave. The nightclub, which first opened in 1979 and was foundational to the creation of Detroit’s LGBTQ+ community, will christen its new safe space with...

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Artist Cristin Richard unveils performative installation at the Detroit Club

Staff Pick

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM

The word “value” can mean many different things to many different people. Detroit artist Cristin Richard explores the variants of its meaning in what is being described as a “performative installation” within the Detroit Club’s historic Presidential Ballroom. Richard, who gained recognition for her bold conversation on consumerism with 2012’s...

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