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The creative arts of all kinds - visual, music, and more - in Detroit.

A Photo Look Backstage At Cirque du Soleil: OVO

On Thursday I had the chance to watch the practice of Cirque du Soleil: OVO before the Detroit premiere. We were also able to go...

Menorah in the D aims to brings people of all faiths together on December...

The menorah stands for light, wisdom and divine inspiration and the light of its candles is a reminder of past miracles. That message transcends...

Detroit to name “Stevie Wonder Avenue” after Motown legend

A Motown legend is about to get his own avenue.Milwaukee near Woodward in Detroit's New Center area will have a portion of it renamed "Stevie...

There’s a new playground coming for emerging artists to get together in Detroit

It’s sad but true. Detroit lacks a major infrastructure for the arts.Sure, there are established institutions such as the Detroit Institute of Arts, the...
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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...

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Buzz: Wahlburgers To Open In Royal Oak And Taylor

There has been a lot of online commotion around Mark Wahlberg being the state. Whenever he shows up people seem to go wild. Thursday he made...