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The glorious potential of cities; or, How eight square blocks can change the world
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The city is essential. The potential is glorious. And eight square blocks can change the world," writes Claire Nelson, director of Urban Innovation Exchange.
Barbara Barefield: Dynamo of the Uptown arts scene
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Since moving to Detroit in the 1970s, Barbara Barefield has been highly involved in the local arts scene -- from publishing an alternative weekly to putting on concerts in historic homes. MJ Galbraith and our partners at Urban Innovation Exchange give us this profile.
It's time to capitalize on Detroit's status as a music capital
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
In the third and final installment of a series on the role local music can play in the economic development of Detroit, Keith Owens urges policy makers to put their political muscle behind arts and culture. He forsees big dividends in the future.
Bringing the party into the public sphere: The Detroit-Berlin Connection recapped
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
A weeklong learning experience based on the connection between the two capitals of electronic music -- Detroit and Berlin -- took place last week. For your reading pleasure, Walter Wasacz, a co-organizer of the Detroit-Berlin Connection, synthesizes some of the ideas generated during the event.
Berlin, Detroit, and reinvention through "creative industries": A conversation with Dimitri Hegemann
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Hegemann, a Berliner who is in town for a the Detroit-Berlin Connection, a conference coinciding with the Movement Festival, shares with Walter Wasacz his thoughts on how music and creative industries can spur economic growth in cities.
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$100K awarded for arts and culture programming along Hamtramck-Detroit border
Hello Records store owner opens second location in Jefferson-Chalmers
Hubbard Farms artist residency program hopes to grow
New Nigerian BBQ restaurant concept to debut in Southwest Detroit
New public art installations for Hart Plaza, then neighborhoods
Russell Industrial Center to host open studios, adds over 40 tenants in six months
Detroit guitar pedal biz increases sales, products
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Crash Detroit festival to bring nationally renowned brass bands to Corktown
Source: Detroit Unspun
Exploring the Detroit-Berlin connection
Source: Walter Wasacz
Crash Detroit, a new festival of street art and bands coming to Corktown this July
Source: Crash Detroit
Hell yeah, Hamtramck!
Source: Hell Yeah Detroit!
New York Times: DSO getting national attention for live streaming
Source: New York Times
Techno titan Carl Craig talks to Thump about Detroit
HuffPost Detroit: Get fresh spin on unknown classics of Motown
Source: HuffPost Detroit
UK techno artist Powell performs in newly branded Corktown venue
Source: We Are All Machines
Martin Anand's 'Big Happy Lie Did Not Come True'' opens at Public Pool
Source: Public Pool
Detroit Party Marching Band home from EU blast
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