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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Comedian and elder millennial Iliza Shlesinger might tell jokes about party goblins and lying boyfrieds at the Crofoot

Posted By on Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 12:17 PM

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned … or a woman in comedy with the power to drag a lying piece of shit ex-boyfriend with a Netflix movie that spills all the tea. Comedian Iliza Shlesinger has been making the transition from stand-up to big screen to streaming...

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Fleatroit Junk City hosts annual vintage and collectors market because you need more stuff

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 5:36 PM

Listen, we all love buying new shit, right? But how many clearly imperfect discounted frocks and misspelled "Live. Lauf. Love." wall art destined to be donated to our donation center of choice shortly after purchasing can we possibly impulse buy during our moment of zen at TJ Maxx? While the...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

The 42nd Concours d'Elegance celebrates classic cars, auto design, and speed in Plymouth

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 10:48 AM

Have you ever seen the Black Ghost? As in the rare and totally famous triple-black Detroit-made 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T SE muscle car that would have Fast and Furious’ Dom Toretto fully torqued if you catch our Tokyo drift. Well, you may have your chance at the 42nd annual...

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Hotter Than July goes virtual for annual celebration of Detroit's Black LGBTQ+ community

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 9:52 AM

June might be the official Pride month, but in Detroit, July is considered Black gay pride month. Touted as the second-oldest event of its kind, Hotter Than July has celebrated Detroit’s Black LGBTQ+ community for more than 20 years. Hotter Than July festivities look a little different this year,...

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Week-long BLKOUT Walls mural festival will beautify New Center and celebrate POC artists

Posted By on Wed, Jul 21, 2021 at 2:36 PM

This is not your typical blackout we metro Detroiters are used to in the summer. The inaugural Black-produced BLKOUT Walls Festival is turning the spotlight on Black muralists, as well as the limited racial diversity and lack of sustainable compensation in the art world. The weeklong festival was conceived...

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Flooding and expansion efforts close Motown Museum until 2022

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 4:33 PM

There ain't no mountain high enough to keep the Motown Museum from closing its doors for an entire year — and nearly two months early. According to The Detroit News, those looking to visit hitmaker Berry Gordy's legendary Motown headquarters-turned-time capsule, which is home to Motown artifacts, photographs, and...

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Detroit's Festival of Books returns to save us from our screens

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 4:44 PM

Long before we spent every waking minute simultaneously binge-watching TV series we’ve already seen 1,000 times (Gilmore Girls) along with the hottest new limited series that was only ever intended to last one season but overzealous studios decided to scrape together a second, less superior season (Big Little Lies,...

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Detroit's Vault of Midnight eyes more space, announces move to Milwaukee Junction

Posted By on Wed, Jul 14, 2021 at 11:08 AM

Holy square footage, Batman! Popular Detroit comic and game shop Vault of Midnight is moving from its downtown location to some much larger digs in the Milwaukee Junction area later this year. In addition to being more spacious as to better accommodate new experiences for comic and game lovers,...

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of 'Star Wars' at Meadow Brook

Posted By on Thu, Jul 8, 2021 at 11:37 AM

To quote one beloved — and vocal — Wookiee: "RRRAARRWHHGWWR." While we're not 100% sure as to what Chewbacca is saying, like, ever, (we'll leave than to Han) the sounds of the Star Wars saga are among the most iconic in all of cinema and, for those who identify...

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Metro Detroit will soon have a thrilling indoor skydiving complex

Posted By on Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 12:20 PM

Many metro Detroiters will soon have an opportunity to check "skydiving" off of their bucket lists without having to confront a fear of heights, planes, or, you know, falling thousands of feet to their potential death. OK — so, like, only 11 people died in 2020 out of 2.8...

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