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Thursday, September 13, 2018

Art show at N'Namdi Center returns power to refugees

Posted By on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM

America is a country of immigrants. This is irrefutable. While the followers of the “orange persuasion” are calling for stronger borders, the voices of immigrants and refugees are growing louder. After spending years conducting “creative interventions” with refugee youth, Michigan native Biba Sheikh returns to Detroit with her inaugural...

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Monday, September 10, 2018

'Rick And Morty' fans can visit the Rickmobile in Michigan

Posted By on Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 1:04 PM

If you find yourself living by the gospel of animated mad scientist Rick Sanchez, then paying a visit to the "Rickmobile" might be akin to some sort of twisted, belching mecca. While many fans of Adult Swim's Emmy Award-winning series Rick And Morty have proven themselves to be toxic...

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Ann Arbor joins the Bird electric scooter craze

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 4:08 PM

The electric scooter ridesharing craze has reached Ann Arbor. On Friday morning, Ann Arbor tweeters reported spotting Bird scooters around the U-M campus. Some had business cards attached offering a free ride with a voucher code. The scooters are reportedly part of a smaller-scale pop-up tour introducing the...

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Emagine Theatres to screen every Harry Potter movie

Posted By on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 9:34 AM

Expecto Patronum! Dammit. Accused abuser Johnny Depp hasn't been recast in the latest installment of the Wizarding World series, but metro Detroit Harry Potter fans have reason to celebrate. Repeat after us: “Harry Potter Month-athon.” Starting Saturday, Sept. 8 Emagine Entertainment Theatres in Canton, Royal Oak, and Rochester Hills will screen each...

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

Detroit artists auction works to support the Youth Arts Alliance

Posted By on Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 11:03 AM

When Hollywood was 15, she was placed in juvenile detention in Washtenaw County for armed robbery. When asked how she wound up as a criminal at such a young age, she cites the circumstances of her upbringing: being raised by a single mother working three jobs, and peer pressure....

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Detroit Artists Market's 'Symbiosis' explores the power of two

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 2:43 PM

It takes two to tango — or in the case of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera or Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, it takes two to create. "Symbiosis" at Detroit Artists Market is described as the exploration of the balance between symbiotic interdependence and autonomy. Curated by Melissa Jones,...

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Afrofuturism takes the spotlight at artist's talk at the Wright Museum

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 9:42 AM

Though afrofuturism most recently saw a mainstream resurgence via Marvel’s blockbuster Black Panther, the cultural artistic movement has roots going as far back as the 1950s. One of the students and now acclaimed and seminal artists of the philosophy is Kenyan award-winning photographer and digital creator Osborne Macharia. As...

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All systems go for the 41st Dally in the Alley festival

Posted By on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 at 8:43 AM

If you love people, art, music, and a steady flow of beer, Dally in the Ally returns for its 41st year as Detroit’s largest annual community festival. Tradition is the mission with the 12-hour festival, which is made possible by a team of community volunteers and a slew of...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Detroit MoGo riders now get Lyft discounts

Posted By on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:43 AM

A new pilot program is offering Detroiters even more reason to forget the Motor City, or at least personal automobiles. Starting today, ridesharing companies MoGo and Lyft have partnered up for a six-month pilot program that will offer discounts to MoGo riders who get picked up or dropped off...

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Cirque du Soleil brings levity to a clown's mortality with 'Corteo' at Little Caesars Arena

Posted By on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Corteo, which means cortege, or funeral, in Italian, might make for a morbid plot for a family-friendly theatrical acrobatic performance. But in keeping with the delightfully strange tradition of Cirque du Soleil, Corteo challenges the ridiculous and the tragic with a little bit of magic. The Corteo cast includes over...

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