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The creative arts of all kinds - visual, music, and more - in Detroit.
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Figure Skating in Harlem selects Detroit as their first expansion city

The world of figure skating and the discipline, self-confidence and leadership skills it can bring just opened up for 300 Detroit girls ages six...

Ford & UAW-Ford Contribute $6 Million In Funding For New Motown Museum Theater

Recently we brought you word of the expansion plans of the Motown Museum – but, as with all plans, money needs to be raised.Ford...

Humans Of New York To Focus On Macomb County

Humans of New York, a project by photographer and storyteller Brandon Stanton, has profiled thousands of subjects. Some as big as President Barack Obama, and some...
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Detroit “A Premier Place For Artists And Entrepreneurs,” Says Complex

In this six minute video, Complex News visits Detroit and talks to artists and entrepreneurs and is upbeat about the city.One of the things to...
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A Silent Night Story That Gives Us Hope For Our Future Will Be At...

Nov. 12-20 the Michigan Opera Theatre will present American Composer Kevin Puts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary opera, Silent Night. The two-act opera is based on...
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Marvel Masters Teach The Comic Book Business At Detroit Area Classes

In the 1970s Arvell Jones and Keith Pollard were among the artists who came out of Detroit and made a splash in the world...
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When A Bike Ride And Storytelling Collide, You Get The New Documentary “Pedaler” (TRAILER)...

What happens when a bike ride and storytelling collide? You end up with a great documentary about the people of Detroit. The organization Pedal...
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28 Photos Of The Stunning New Murals In Eastern Market Show Detroit Is A...

Amazing. Jaw-dropping. Yes, they're strong words, but these new murals in Eastern Market, put up last month by various artists as part of the...

QUICK TIP: Check Out The Gary Simmons Art Installation In The Cary Building

At the corner of Gratiot and Broadway is the very cool Cary Building that has a bunch of history to it. Not to mention,...
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Motown’s First Engineer And “Please Mr. Postman” Songwriter Robert Bateman Dies

"Wait a minute Mr. Postman... Wait Mr. Postman..."If you grew up in Detroit in a certain era and don't know that song, it'd be...

Scarab Club Selects Ashley Hennen As New Executive Director

There have been a lot of exciting things happening at the Scarab Club this year. In June they unveiled a brand new campaign "We...

New Detroit Flower Week Blooms Out Of The Success Of Flower House Experiment

Ideas, like people, evolve and change. What you’ve done in the past should be remembered. But it is what you do today that truly...
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8 Must-See Things At The Detroit Design Festival This Weekend

One of the city’s most anticipated events, the Detroit Design Festival, is back for 2016 with a wide range of activities. As a creative...
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Detroit’s Creatives, Frustrated With Waiting For Recognition And Opportunity, Form “The Gathering”

The creative pool of talent in Detroit has grown impatient and frustrated with the lack of visibility and opportunity that's being offered globally. To combat...
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QUICK TIP: Don’t Miss The Colorful Islandview Pop-Up Parade This Sunday (9/18)

One of the most colorful corners of Detroit - if you peek in their warehouse, or notice splashes of color of items left outside...

Jazzin’ On Jefferson Is An East Side Party Across Two Communities

A nice night on the river as jazz fills the air … and all for free. What a calm and enjoyable way to spend...

Innovative Write A House Expands Into Detroit’s North End

I'm a fan of the nonprofit Write A House. They have done some remarkable work on the border of Detroit and Hamtramck, putting people in...

Throwback Hip Hop Station 105.1 FM Is The New King Of Detroit Radio

It's quite the turnaround for 105.1 WMGC FM. Languishing for a long time near the bottom of the radio ratings, the station made a...

Kayne West’s Life Of Pablo Pop-Up Store Coming To Detroit Area This Weekend

Kanye West is about to make a splash in Detroit, as well as 20 other cities across the world with a weekend-only pop-up of...

Meet The 10 Businesses Looking For Your Vote To Win $50,000 Through Hatch Detroit

Hatch Detroit is one of Detroit's most anticipated entrepreneurship competitions because the public has a huge say in which businesses will get a $50,000 and...

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PHOTOS: Inside Zarkpa’s Purses & Accessories, Celebrating Three Years In Detroit

Three years for any business is an accomplishment, and I never need an additional reason to look at purses, so on Friday I visited Zarkpa's...