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Chess grandmaster faces 50 Detroit-area students...and meets his match
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Chess Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, the strongest American chess player (currently fourth-ranked in the world), played a simultaneous exhibition (or, simul) against 50 metro Detroit-area students. The results weren't as lopsided as you might think.
10 Years of Change: Remember when ex-Tiger Johnny Damon's wife badmouthed Detroit?
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Remember Johnny Damon's one season with the Detroit Tigers in 2010? Probably not. Remember this 2010 Model D piece by Sean Mann in response to the ballplayer's wife's misgivings about whether Detroit was cosmopolitan enough for her and her big league husband? We hope so, because it's pretty damn funny.
Hitsville vs. Soulsville: How Detroit and Memphis are embracing their soul music heritage
Glen Morren & Craig Meek
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
There were two rival labels – and two cities – that defined soul music in the public consciousness. Arguing Hitsville (Detroit) vs. Soulsville (Memphis) is like arguing Beatles vs. Stones. But how do these two cities stack up when it comes to preserving and embracing their soul music heritage?
7 wonders of Detroit Public Library's Main Branch
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
In honor of the Detroit Public Library's 150th anniversary, explore the wonders of Main Library, many of which are hidden in plain sight.
Daytripping from metro Detroit: Five amazing destinations less than a tank of gas away
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
What's a wanderlusty Detroiter to do this time of year, when mid-winter voyages feel forever ago, but summer vacations still lie months ahead? Time to pencil in a day trip—somewhere you've never been to or perhaps never even heard of.
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Video: Get ready for a summer of robots and discovery at the Michigan Science Center
Cass Corridor Films
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
From its planetarium to its new RobotLab exhibit, the Michigan Science Center has a little something for everyone. Get a sense of the sights and sounds of the museum before your next visit to Michigan's STEM hub.
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Ambitious art installation debuts in downtown's Paradise Valley Harmonie Park
Gabriel Hall to bring New Orleans vibe to West Village
May development news round-up: Brush Park, power washing the DIA, and more
Hamtramck's 'Pope Park' subject of crowdfunding campaign
Cafe 78, a new bar and eatery inside MOCAD, opens Friday
Michigan Audio Heritage Society Museum to celebrate grand opening
Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge
Community group purchases historic Ford Highland Park Plant building with intent to redevelop
The DIA's Cultural Living Room in the Kresge Court opens June 14
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum now open to public after $2 million renovation
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Celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Detroit activist and philosopher, Grace Lee Boggs
Source: James and Grace Lee Boggs Center
Rivera-Kahlo exhibit highlighting artists' time in Detroit coming to DIA
Source: Crain's Detroit Business
Exploring the Detroit-Berlin connection
Source: Walter Wasacz
Freep Film Fest features Michigan-based docs, panel discussions March 20-23
Source: Detroit Free Press
Detroit love: Come feel it at daylong event at Charles H. Wright
MOCAD opens two new shows with Friday party
Source: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Artspace: 'Everything and every idea is possible' in Detroit
WSU Press 'Celebration of Books' fete this Thursday
Source: WSU Press
MOCAD hires new director with local roots
Source: Detroit Free Press
MOCAD renovation winning awards even before construction begins
Source: HuffPost Detroit
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