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Help select which mural gets painted at the Adams Butzel Recreation Complex

Every year, the 8-week Summer in the City program culminates in a celebration and mural painting. This year, they've chosen to adorn the Adams Butzel Recreation Complex in northwest Detroit with a hockey-themed mural.

Hatch Art launches fundraiser to save Hamtramck Disneyland

The Hamtramck art collective Hatch Art, using the local crowdfunding platform Patronicity, has launched a fundraiser to help save Hamtramck Disneyland, the famous folk-art site started in the backyard of Ukrainian immigrant Dmytro Szylak.

Developers take lead installing public art in downtown Detroit

Public art is fast becoming part of Detroit's redevelopment. According to artist Nicole MacDonald, it's "all about empowerment."

Summer program at downtown YMCA teaches teens about media arts

The Y Media Works Summer Institute gives campers the opportunity to learn from local media talent and produce their own film ideas.

Knight Arts Challenge Detroit accepting submissions now through May 2

The Knight Foundation Arts Challenge begins its fourth year of awarding artists grants for engaging Detroit through the arts. 

Third annual Freep Film Festival kicks off

The film festival that showcases documentary film relevant to Detroit and Michigan is building on past success.

Detroit's SXSW? Corktown Strut festival has bold ambitions

A large-scale music festival is coming to Corktown in July.

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.
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