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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.
The three quiet kings of Detroit's music scene
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A conversation with Greg Baise, Joel Peterson, and Adriel Thornton, three Detroit promoters of underground and (slightly) above ground cultural events from the early 1990s to the present.
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?
Girls Rock Detroit empowers local girls to get loud
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Girls Rock Detroit co-founder Melissa Coppola describes the new summer camp for local girls as "a fusion of activism and feminism and music education."
DSO webcasts bring classical music to Detroit classrooms
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
An innovative program of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra provides students with an opportunity to "attend" the orchestra without leaving their desks.
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It's official: The Whisky Parlor transitions from soft opening into permanent downtown whisky bar
Coffee shop to open in Capitol Park in September
Ambitious art installation debuts in downtown's Paradise Valley Harmonie Park
Gabriel Hall to bring New Orleans vibe to West Village
Laika Dog coming to UFO Factory in Corktown
PJ's Lager House to raise money for future Detroit music store
Detroit's newest music venue, the Huma Room, opens with HopCat craft beer bar
Businesses work together to draw holiday shoppers to the Villages
West Village gains a record store, community hub with Paramita Sound
Michigan Audio Heritage Society Museum to celebrate grand opening
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Stunning short film showcases design in Detroit
Source: Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Get down with Banglatown at Oct. 3 block party
Source: Power House Productions
70 Knight Arts Challenge finalists anounced
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
New Center Park's summer series returns with movies, music, 'Macbeth,' and more
Source: Midtown Detroit Inc.
Detroit to be featured on Esquire TV's "Best Bars in America"
Source: PJ's Lager House
Celebrate Detroit's world-class Hackley Collection at 71st annual concert
Source: Detroit Public Library
WHPR techno radio show celebrates one year on the air on Jan. 19 at Menjo's
Porous Borders Festival seeks artists to engage with the Detroit/Hamtramck border
Meet funk pioneer George Clinton at book signing on Dec. 20 at United Sound Systems in Midtown
Source: United Sound Systems
Berliners want to invest in Detroit, but you already knew that because you read Model D
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