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LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

Dulcinea Detwah, an emcee and electronic music producer originally from Detroit, currently resides in Brooklyn. In 2011, she released her first EP Cool Kid, influenced by Detroit techno and has continued to create music with collaborations and live performances. Dulcinea Detwah returns to her hometown to perform at the Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts on August 2nd, 2014, alongside a stellar local line-up...
CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and electro-rock duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH.” CHURCH: REVIVAL is the album release show, which will highlight their independent and collaborative work, as well as a collection of other prominent local and national musicians who influence...
THE BOYS IN THE HOOD: ROSA PARKS BOYS VENUE SPACE OPENS IN CORKTOWN WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THEIR FRIENDS & LEVIS

THE BOYS IN THE HOOD: ROSA PARKS BOYS VENUE SPACE OPENS IN CORKTOWN WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM THEIR FRIENDS & LEVIS

The Rosa Parks Boys are making a name for themselves in the flourishing neighbourhood of Corktown in Detroit, MI. The crew behind this new venue space is Jim Tumey, Justin Bohl, and Francois Decomble, three roommates that who have known each other for years and currently live together near the venue space at 2051 Rosa Parks. Along with...
GO SEE: EMERGING SPACES GROUP ART SHOW FROM NEUE HAUS DETROIT

GO SEE: EMERGING SPACES GROUP ART SHOW FROM NEUE HAUS DETROIT

Neue Haus Detroit is celebrating its third iteration of exhibitions featuring artists, musicians and specialty food makers on Saturday July 19th at 7pm. Emerging Spaces “reflects a relationship between humans and technology, nature’s decay, and the behavioral patterns of the everyday experiences.” Featured artists include Bailey Scieszka,Paula Schubatis,Dessislava Terzieva,Maggie Piellusch, Caroline Caswell,Cassie McQuater.Mike Dias, Lindsay Farris, Hannah Chalew, Alexander Weyer, Eleni Zaharopoulos, Ellen...
SIGN THE PETITION: TELL THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER NATIONAL DETROIT MONTH

SIGN THE PETITION: TELL THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER NATIONAL DETROIT MONTH

PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO Declare the month of September “National Detroit Month.” Detroit birthed the American middle class. It served as the Arsenal of Democracy during WWII. Its cultural products – from cars to Motown to techno – have influenced modern American existence more than those of any other city. Beyond its historical contributions to...
GO SEE: ANOTHER LOOK AT DETROIT GALLERY SHOW OPENING THURSDAY IN CHELSEA

GO SEE: ANOTHER LOOK AT DETROIT GALLERY SHOW OPENING THURSDAY IN CHELSEA

This Thursday, June 26th from 6-8pm, ANOTHER LOOK at DETROIT: PARTS 1 and 2 opens at  Marianne Boesky Gallery and Marlborough Chelsea. Another Look at Detroit presents works and objects by over fifty artists, designers, and cultural contributors. The focus of this exhibition is the city of Detroit as a creative center, historically through to today. Spanning a period...
GO SEE: DE LA TIERRA GROUP ART SHOW PAIRING UPCOMING ARTISTS FOR COLLABORATION IN EASTERN MARKET POP-UP SPACE

GO SEE: DE LA TIERRA GROUP ART SHOW PAIRING UPCOMING ARTISTS FOR COLLABORATION IN EASTERN MARKET POP-UP SPACE

De La Tierra is a collaborative art show happening in Eastern Market, Detroit, Michigan on June 21, 2014, co-curated by Salam Rida and Allison Vince. The theme of the show stems from its title, which in Spanish means from the Earth. Two artists are paired to come together and organically create a singular piece based off the symbiotic relationship while also...
LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

ZelooperZ, the 20-year-old Detroit lyricist and member of Danny Brown’s Bruiser Brigade crew, is the youngest of the bunch to tear up the internet with his latest mixtape release, HELP.  The 17-track mixtape was released earlier this week with much internet anticipation on LiveMixtapes. Complex premiered the video for the album’s first single, “Plateau,” [watch below] featuring Danny Brown, shot in Detroit. The internet has been...
PUBLIC ART: LEAN PEAKS INSTALLATION STANDS OUT AT CAMP DETROIT DURING MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC FESTIVAL

PUBLIC ART: LEAN PEAKS INSTALLATION STANDS OUT AT CAMP DETROIT DURING MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC FESTIVAL

In its fourth year, CAMP Detroit [Community Arts Moving Projects] has once again challenged “creators to make pieces that reflect the heart & future of Detroit” during Memorial Day weekend, AKA Movement weekend. CAMP chose seven large-scale installations to be featured during the internationally-known music festival providing a huge audience to the inspiring and playful works. PLAYGROUND DETROIT spoke to artist Ellen Rutt and...
SPARK INITIATIVE PAIRS LONG-TIME DETROITERS WITH NEWCOMERS ENCOURAGING FRIENDSHIPS & COMMUNITY

SPARK INITIATIVE PAIRS LONG-TIME DETROITERS WITH NEWCOMERS ENCOURAGING FRIENDSHIPS & COMMUNITY

Collision Works has partnered with WDET & the Detroit Public Library to match veteran Detroiters with newcomers to see the city with a new set of eyes while making new friends through the Spark program. This is a really amazing opportunity to make personal connections for Detroiters new and old to share experiences and information with one another. Why didn’t we think of this ourselves?  When a flint...
WATCH NOW: JIM JARMUSCH BRINGS DETROIT TO THE BIG SCREEN WITH "ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE"

WATCH NOW: JIM JARMUSCH BRINGS DETROIT TO THE BIG SCREEN WITH “ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE”

Jim Jarmusch’s latest film release, Only Lovers Left Alive casts Detroit as a main character in the film, which centers around two vampires who have been in love for centuries. The film is set against the romantic desolation of the cities of Detroit and Tangiers,  where we find an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of...
LOWER EAST SIDE ABC NO RIO COLLECTIVE ART CENTER PREPARES FOR CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

LOWER EAST SIDE ABC NO RIO COLLECTIVE ART CENTER PREPARES FOR CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

ABC No Rio is a ‘social center‘ located at 156 Rivington Street on New York City‘s Lower East Side, founded in 1980. It’s the kind of place that once inspired people to move to the LES, but now it’s facade sticks out as a lone reminder of  ‘the good old days’ in a neighborhood filled with boutiques and Zagat-rated restaurants.  Inside it features...