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Get down with Banglatown at Oct. 3 block party

The cultural richness of Detroit's Banglatown neighborhood will be on display Saturday, Oct. 3, during the Banglatown Block Party.

Free Press explores Detroit's top 35 street art pieces

Detroit is a street artist Mecca. Check out why in an amazing feature from the Detroit Free Press.

Write a House, Detroit's permanent writer's residency, announces 10 finalists

Last year, Write a House renovated a vacant house it had purchased at the Wayne County tax foreclosure auction, then gave it away to a poet -- for free. This year, Write a House will give a second formerly vacant house away to another worthy writer.

Can Greece learn from Detroit's example?

While some publications are comparing Detroit to Brooklyn, CityLab sees a similarity between Detroit and Greece, the most financially distressed member or the Eurozone.

70 Knight Arts Challenge finalists anounced

On June 15, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the 70 finalists it is considering for 2015 Knight Arts Challenge grants in Detroit. Over 1,000 ideas were submitted to the challenge.

Ponyride seeks artists for new residency programs

Corktown's Ponyride is many things – a co-working space, a business incubator, a production space for social enterprises, and a carpentry workshop, to name a few. This summer, you can add artist residency program to the list.

New Center Park's summer series returns with movies, music, 'Macbeth,' and more

New Center Park's summer season kicks off on Wednesday, June 3, with a screening of local film "Detroit Unleaded" in conjunction with the Cinetopia International Film Festival.

Write a House begins second chapter of literary neighborhood development

For a second year, Write a House will be giving away a home in Detroit to a worthy writer.

Detroit Modernism Week kicks off April 16

Starting April 16, Detroit Modernism Week, the first 10-day period "structured around events celebrating the Detroit area's 20th century modernist architecture," will salute Michigan's contributions to the Modern Movement.

NPR host Michel Martin to visit Detroit for national radio series

?Longtime National Public Radio personality Michel Martin is coming to Detroit on May 21, when she will lead a panel discussion at the Carr Center about the role of creatives in redefining the city.

Detroit gets several massive new murals

Is street art becoming a crime in Detroit?

Hell yeah, Hamtramck!

Start making Noel Night plans now

Saluting Luis Croquer of MOCAD

One house at a time

Allied Media Conference gives press power to the people

The Allied Media Conference is a four-day long grassroots media training seminar, in which professionals and enthusiasts school each other on everything from graphic design and blogging to performance arts and social justice issues. This year's national conference picked Detroit as Ground Zero for the group's guerrilla education training. It all kicks off June 23 at the McGregor Memorial Hall at Wayne State.

Registration is still open and is on a sliding income scale ($100 is the suggested amount for the four-day conference).


At the AMC, media creation is not only about personal expression, but about transformation of ourselves and the structures of power around us. We create media that exposes, investigates, resists, heals, builds confidence and radical hope, incites dialogue and debate. We demystify technology, not only learning how to use it, but how to take it apart, fix it and build our own.  We do it ourselves and as communities, connecting across geographic and generational boundaries.

Find out more or reserve your spot here.

Video: Why CNN loves the D

Oh, and about your ruin porn ...

Whither Robocop?

Carl Craig opens up to UK blog

Sugar Hill district takes shape

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