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Video: Stand-up comedy showcase finds loyal following in unlikely venue
Monday, June 06, 2016
The monthly stand-up comedy showcase Chuckie Finster, which takes place at Recycle Here, has to be seen to be appreciated. That's why we sent filmmaker Michael Babbish there last month to find out what makes the show so popular.
An interview with the co-director of "SEMBENE!", a movie about "the father of African cinema"
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
"SEMBENE!", a movie about the highly influential Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene, will be screened at the Cinetopia Film Festival. Model D spoke with co-director of "SEMBENE!" Jason Silverman about the movie, and what it means to screen it in Detroit.
Art and science collide in Daniel Land's video work at the Michigan Science Center
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Artist Daniel Land and New D Media's video installations have appeared at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Movement Electronic Music Festival, but what might be their most interesting work will be on display at the Michigan Science Center.
Video: Healing the Great Lakes with green infrastructure
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Across the Great Lakes, water resource systems in urban areas have been heavily altered by human development. But a new vision is emerging; one in which cities move from fragmentation to integration, treating water as a single, holistic resource.
Opinion: Film incentives are good business for Detroit and Michigan
Monday, March 23, 2015
With the future of Michigan's film tax incentives in question, Detroit cinematographer Geoff George makes the case for why we can't afford to give up on them yet.
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Brightmoor's Artesian Farms and the power of impact investing
Council of Michigan Foundations
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
In just 36 square feet of growing space, Detroit's Artesian Farms can grow as much produce as a 3700-square-foot conventional farm or garden. The owners credit a low-interest loan from the Max & Marjorie M. Fisher Foundation for their success.
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.
Stories from the new economy: Michigan Women's Foundation
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Michigan Women's Foundation's mission is to transform the state to achieve equality and empowerment for women and girls.
Stories from the new economy: Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Wayne State University's Office of Technology Commercialization is responsible for protecting and commercializing the intellectual properties developed at Wayne State, helping researchers and practitioners translate bedside and laboratory discoveries into products that can change lives.
Stories from the new economy: D2D business connect
New Economy Initiative
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By helping large Detroit institutions and corporations purchase goods and services within the city of Detroit, D2D is creating an environment where all Detroit-based businesses can thrive.
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New documentary film follows struggle for community benefits agreement in Delray
Better living through transit: Detroit firm seeks to improve public transportation throughout region
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Summer program at downtown YMCA teaches teens about media arts
Source: Y Arts Detroit
Unique program offers grants for "narrative shifting" Detroit video projects
Source: Allied Media Projects
Stunning short film showcases design in Detroit
Source: Detroit Creative Corridor Center
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
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog makes short film about Corktown's Ponyride for American Express
Knight Arts Challenge launches for third year
Source: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Tavis Smiley, late night king of PBS, to tape five episodes in Detroit
Source: Detroit Public Television
Get hype! Detroit City FC releases video teaser of 2015 season
Detroit Food Academy is raising funds to support young food entrepreneurs
Source: Detroit Food Academy
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