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Friday, December 3, 2021

Cult luxury lingerie brand The Great Eros opens in metro Detroit, its first location outside of New York City

Posted By on Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 1:15 PM

Something sexy this way comes ... or rather, has come. Cult favorite luxury lingerie, loungewear and intimate brand The Great Eros has spread to metro Detroit after five years as an exclusive Brooklyn, New York, staple. The brand, which offers minimalist and ethically-made intimates from Italy, with family-owned factories...

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The 16th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair returns with more than 100 vendors and Michigan makers

Posted By on Wed, Dec 1, 2021 at 10:30 AM

Life’s a stitch, then you D.I.Y. Thankfully, the annual indie shopping event aka the Detroit Urban Craft Fair has returned to take the bull-scrap out of the often soulless nightmare that is holiday shopping (because with every trip to Sharper Image to buy a step-dad a neck massager, an...

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Humorist David Sedaris will read from his diaries at Ann Arbor's Michigan Theater

Posted By on Wed, Dec 1, 2021 at 10:30 AM

No personal opinion, observation, or neurotic musing is off-limits for prolific humorist, nonfiction legend, and unironic lover of culottes, David Sedaris, who since taking to NPR in 1992 to read his now-famous essay "SantaLand Diaries" (during which he details his stint as a department store elf during Christmas) has...

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Drive-thru 'Magic of Lights' returns with illuminated holiday cheer at DTE Energy Music Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Dec 1, 2021 at 10:21 AM

Lights are, like, kind of a big deal. So much so that people write songs about, well, lights. There’s Kanye West’s "Flashing Lights" and the Weeknd’s "Blinding Lights," "There’s a Light that Never Goes Out" by the Smiths, and, of course, Ellie Goulding’s 2010 banger "Lights." Embracing the power...

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park unveils new welcome center featuring 'Crown Fountain' artist

Posted By on Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Good things come in small packages but in the case of a soon-to-be-unveiled work by one of the most important living artists, good things come in 19-foot tall portraits spanning the walls of a new welcome center at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids. "Utopia" is...

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Exhibition by queer artists opens at Ann Arbor's new art and technology space, CultureVerse

Posted By on Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 11:36 AM

Not to get super dark or anything but if the past 20 months (yes, it really has been that long) could be boiled down to a single idea, it would likely be liminality, or the disorienting state of transition between life stages and how those transitions disrupt our idea...

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Bring boxes of pads and tampons to Detroit's Old Soul Vintage charity pop-up at Ferndale's Loving Touch

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 10:17 PM

Earlier this month, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 5267, which repealed Michigan’s 6% sales tax on menstrual products like pads, tampons, and menstrual cups. Michigan is only one of 21 states without a “pink tax,” which is pretty wild when you consider the fact that the U.S.’s menstruating...

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'A Very Golden Girls Christmas' will bring geriatric gender-bending fun to Ferndale's Ringwald Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 10:17 PM

It’s been nearly 30 years since The Golden Girls went off the air, yet, Miami’s most beloved GILFs (sorry, not sorry) Blanche, Rose, Dorothy, and Sophia have amassed even more fans since the series finale in 1992. If celebrating the holiday with the sitcom’s two Christmas episodes (including the...

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Award-winning Broadway musical 'Hadestown' will bring a taste of hell to Detroit's Fisher Theatre

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 5:00 PM

We imagine the road to Hell is paved in, well, probably a number of things, including but not limited to Jeffrey Epstein, McDonald’s McRib sandwich, Kid Rock’s discography, Dancing with The Stars, memes, Trump’s tax returns, and bad musical theater. (Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, we’re looking at you!)...

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America's Thanksgiving Day Parade will trot through downtown Detroit for 95th celebration

Posted By on Wed, Nov 24, 2021 at 4:57 PM

Listen, we’re the first to take any opportunity to list off all the reasons why Thanksgiving sucks. There’s the mass turkey slaughter, the obligatory family facetime, and the fact that the beloved holiday is built on blood, colonization, and the attempted erasure of Native Americans, you know, the people...

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