Sign Up: Speaker Series, 3rd Anniversary Party at the Max This Week

Model D is celebrating our 3rd year with a special speaker series, music and party on June 20 at the Max -- in conjunction with the DSO's 8 Days in June.

It's free, but you must sign up. Click here to do so.

Our panel starts at 5 p.m. with registration, 5:30 for the presentation. The lineup is a group of doers, changemakers, people whose contributions are transforming the face of Detroit. Cool people doing cool things for the city.

They include:

Aaron Alston, developer of the Vinton Building in Detroit, CEO of Cadre Systems and a co-owner of Candor Marketing
Phil Cooley, co-founder of Slow's BarBQ in Corktown
Anne Parsons, director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Marsha Miro, founding director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Jason Huvaere, president of Paxahau, the music promoters behind the Movement festival
Claire Nelson, owner of Bureau of Urban Living and organizer of Open City Detroit

After the panel, we'll have a reception and entertainment from nospectacle in the atrium of the Max. Cranbrook Art Academy artists will show. The reception is open to the public, cash bar, starting at 6:30 p.m.

And our b-day gift to you: Model D readers get a 20 percent discount on that evening's 8 Days in June show. Purchase tickets at the box office or online here. Use the promotional code 08Days. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Photographs by Marvin Shaouni
Marvin Shaouni is the managing photographer for Metromode & Model D.

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