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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...
READ NOW: ∞ MILE ONLINE ART JOURNAL RELEASES ISSUE #5 EXPLORING ARTISTS & THE CITY

READ NOW: ∞ MILE ONLINE ART JOURNAL RELEASES ISSUE #5 EXPLORING ARTISTS & THE CITY

∞ mile (infinite mile) is a recently launched monthly online Detroit-based art journal.  Through reviews, interviews, articles, writings and photo essays, ∞ mile  fosters critical discourse in support of art and culture in Detroit.  Inflecting on Detroit and its nuanced, experimental and diverse art scene, ∞ mile seeks to proliferate and formalize discussions and critique. The release of issue #5 contains contributions by...
PARTY ON: BORN & RAISED DETROIT FOUNDATION HOLDS NYC BENEFIT TO SHOW LOVE FOR THE CITY

PARTY ON: BORN & RAISED DETROIT FOUNDATION HOLDS NYC BENEFIT TO SHOW LOVE FOR THE CITY

On Saturday April 5th, The Born & Raised Detroit Foundation is throwing a benefit to “Show Your Love For Detroit” at The Bowery Hotel in Manhattan. The evening is sponsored by Shinola and will include an open bar and a silent auction. The Born & Raised Detroit Foundation supports initiatives that contribute to building a stronger community...
GO SEE: THE PLEASURE OF SOUND DOCUMENTARY MOVIE PREMIERE AT THE WYTHE HOTEL IN BROOKLYN

GO SEE: THE PLEASURE OF SOUND DOCUMENTARY MOVIE PREMIERE AT THE WYTHE HOTEL IN BROOKLYN

The Pleasure of Sound is an independent film WDET produced in partnership with Ghostly International and The Work. The film captures two days with Jad Abumrad & Matthew Dear as they make music and explore the creativity that fuels their work.    The film is premiering tonight at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one screening at 7 p.m. and...