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GO SEE: SING'S MILLENNIUM MART AT INTERSTATE PROJECTS FEATURING WATER FROM DETROIT WATER PROJECT

GO SEE: SING’S MILLENNIUM MART AT INTERSTATE PROJECTS FEATURING WATER FROM DETROIT WATER PROJECT

Sing’s Millennium Mart, curated by Seung-Min Lee, is on view until February 1st at Interstate Projects gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The installation features, “…A wall of edible plants growing in plastic bottles, conceived in collaboration with Simone Frazier, provides a living salad bar. Water bottles filled with tap water brought in from Detroit are...
GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

Seraphine Collective presents Last Thursday, a monthly residency at PJ’s Lager House, in Detroit, Michigan. Seraphine Collective is an inclusive, supportive and active community of female musicians and artists designed to foster creative expression and camaraderie among feminists in Detroit. The Last Thursday Residency was born from the idea of continuing last summer’s successful Best...
"LET'S TALK ABOUT DETROIT!" PANEL DISCUSSION FROM [WHEREVER] MAG AT SHINOLA TRIBECA

“LET’S TALK ABOUT DETROIT!” PANEL DISCUSSION FROM [WHEREVER] MAG AT SHINOLA TRIBECA

    Let’s Talk About Detroit!     Please join PLAYGROUND DETROIT and [wherever] magazine at Shinola TriBeCa for a panel conversation to discuss the future of travel to Motor City. [wherever]: an out of place journal of travel literature, travel culture, and travel politics. According to Cool Hunting, “newcomer [wherever] gets more literary [as...
GO SEE: WHAT'S YOUR WIFI? GROUP ART SHOW CURATED BY DIGITAL ARTIST MOLLY SODA

GO SEE: WHAT’S YOUR WIFI? GROUP ART SHOW CURATED BY DIGITAL ARTIST MOLLY SODA

NEW HIVE (DOT COM) PRESENTS “WHAT’S YOUR WIFI,” Curated by Molly Soda Molly Soda is an internationally-known digital media artist, who moved to Detroit in 2013 from Brooklyn and also happened to be named one of the “Most Important Artists of 2013″ by Complex Magazine. The majority of her work is created on NewHive.com, which...
WATCH NOW: SOL'LE RELEASES "HUH" MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

WATCH NOW: SOL’LE RELEASES “HUH” MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

Detroit musician Sol’Le [pronounced Soh-Lee] just released her music video for the single, “HUH” from her latest mixtape release, Booger Sugar. The minimal yet visually striking music video was directed/edited by Leland Stein IV of 3Dimensional Media Group. HUH focuses on Sol’Le spitting hard about the struggles of making it in music industry and the daily...
ADULT. ANNOUNCES 'DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS' ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. ANNOUNCES ‘DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS’ ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. will invite six musicians from around the country into their home over the next seven months to collaborate and ultimately create an album together that resonates with a spirit of Detroit, thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ADULT. will begin work with their first collaborator and hope that...
GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON BY DONATING ART SUPPLIES TO DETROIT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON BY DONATING ART SUPPLIES TO DETROIT COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

It’s that time of year! We are celebrating the holiday season with an annual art supplies fundraiser and party! In the spirit of the giving season, PLAYGROUND DETROIT in cooperation with Detroit By Design is collecting art supplies for Detroit high school students. We are so excited for the opportunity to give back to the youth...
GALAPAGOS ART SPACE RELOCATING FROM #NYC2DET & ANNOUNCES 2016 DETROIT BIENNIAL PLANS

GALAPAGOS ART SPACE RELOCATING FROM #NYC2DET & ANNOUNCES 2016 DETROIT BIENNIAL PLANS

Galapagos Art Space just announced that the Brooklyn-based performance and art venue is relocating from Williamsburg, now in DUMBO, Brooklyn, to Detroit. Why Is Galapagos Moving to Detroit? According to their website: Simply put, New York City has become too expensive to continue incubating young artists. The white-hot real estate market burning through affordable cultural habit is no longer a crisis, it’s...
THE PLAYGROUND DETROIT GUIDE TO NAVIGATING MIAMI ART BASEL 2014

THE PLAYGROUND DETROIT GUIDE TO NAVIGATING MIAMI ART BASEL 2014

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is heading to Art Basel Miami to keep you up to date on all the happenings from Detroit and NYC making waves in the international art scene in Miami this week! Here are some of our top picks for exhibitions, parties and more! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook for LIVE updates!...
APPLY NOW: KRESGE ARTS DETROIT OFFERING LITERARY & VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIPS

APPLY NOW: KRESGE ARTS DETROIT OFFERING LITERARY & VISUAL ARTS FELLOWSHIPS

Kresge Arts in Detroit provides significant financial support for Kresge Artist Fellowships annually, each consisting of a $25,000 award and professional practice opportunities for emerging and established metropolitan Detroit artists in the dance/music, film/theatre, literary arts and visual arts. The Kresge Artist Fellowships are given to artists whose commitment to artistic achievement, in contemporary or...
FARE SOLO SHOW FROM PAULA SCHUBATIS AT THE GALLERY PROJECT SHINES BRIGHT FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

FARE SOLO SHOW FROM PAULA SCHUBATIS AT THE GALLERY PROJECT SHINES BRIGHT FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

Last night fiber-artist Paula Schubatis had a one night solo exhibition of interwoven artifacts at The Gallery Project, an industrial very large 2-story warehouse in Eastern Market. The enormous space quietly sits across from the popular Redbull House of Art gallery space, which also had it’s Cycle 9 opening happening. Ironically, Schubatis is a Redbull HOA graduate; her...
WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas performed on The Late Show with David Letterman Monday night, playing “Sorry I Stole Your Man,” in New York City. Detroit-based Hernandez grew up in the metro area and was behind DIY venue, The Bakery Loft, which sat above a Mexicantown Bakery where local music shows blossomed in years past. The band just released their first full-length...