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PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PD PRESENTS: TUNDE OLANIRAN LIVE AT UNION POOL IN BROOKLYN WITH QUINCY VIDAL AND OLIVER DUNCAN

PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: Tunde Olaniran, Oliver Duncan, Quincy Vidal at Union Pool this Thursday night, April 3rd, at 9pm. We are pleased to showcase Tunde Olaniran, repping Detroit and his hometown of Flint, Michigan in Brooklyn this week. We are not the only one’s excited about this up-and-coming musician, The New York Times recently profiled Olaniran: Tunde Olaniran,...
LISTEN UP: WDET INTERVIEWS HAUTE TO DEATH, TAKEAWAYS FROM A DETROIT ART SHOW IN MANHATTAN

LISTEN UP: WDET INTERVIEWS HAUTE TO DEATH, TAKEAWAYS FROM A DETROIT ART SHOW IN MANHATTAN

WDET interviews Detroit artists and deejays Ash Nowak and Jon Dones, best known for their monthly Haute to Death party at the Temple Bar in Detroit. But the duo spent the last several weeks in New York City, where they curated an exhibition presented by PLAYGROUND DETROIT at the CultureFix gallery in Manhattan. Titled Emergency Nothing, the show featured a handful of established Detroit artists. Nowak and Dones spoke...
PD PRESENTS: THE EMERGENCY NOTHING PANEL DISCUSSION FT HAUTE TO DEATH WITH LIVE STREAM

PD PRESENTS: THE EMERGENCY NOTHING PANEL DISCUSSION FT HAUTE TO DEATH WITH LIVE STREAM

The EMERGENCY NOTHING Panel Discussion:  Sunday, February 23rd, at Culturefix, 9 Clinton Street 6pm-8pm An intimate conversation examining the artwork featured in the Emergency Nothing group show featuring ten Detroit-based artists and the topic of Art as it relates to Detroit and New York City. Artists will talk about their process, their work, Detroit and to...
PD PRESENTS: EMERGENCY NOTHING GROUP EXHIBITION FEATURING HAUTE TO DEATH & DETROIT ARTISTS

PD PRESENTS: EMERGENCY NOTHING GROUP EXHIBITION FEATURING HAUTE TO DEATH & DETROIT ARTISTS

PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents Emergency Nothing, a group exhibition at Culturefix Gallery in the Lower East Side. The exhibit will feature emerging artists from Detroit curated by the founders of Haute to Death. An opening reception will take place on Thursday February 20th, 2014 from 6pm-12am at 9 Clinton Street. Gallery hours and bar are open...
PD PRESENTS: LAURA QUATTROCCHI INSTALLATION & PERFORMANCE AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST

PD PRESENTS: LAURA QUATTROCCHI INSTALLATION & PERFORMANCE AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST

PLAYGROUND DETROIT Presents: Laura Quattrocchi and her installation entitled, Disposable Fashion  at  Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest.  Co-curated with Spread Art, Laura has been selected to participate in the Spread Art residency program. The installation and performance take place on September 7th, 2013 at 1274 Library Street in Detroit, MI [11am-7pm]. At 5pm, she will perform Environmental Investigation in collaboration with Shua Group. Born...
PD PRESENTS: CALL FOR NYC ARTISTS TO SHOW TALENT AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST 2013

PD PRESENTS: CALL FOR NYC ARTISTS TO SHOW TALENT AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST 2013

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is announcing a call for any NYC-based artists with a Michigan ‘connection’ to do an outdoor installation at the 2nd annual F.A.S.H Fest, organized by Presence II Productions.  PLAYGROUND DETROIT has been invited back to participate for the second year, with a 10 x10’  granted open air space at the festival. Our installation...
PD PRESENTS: MGUN// ZEBRA BABY// BREEZEE ONE// HIEROGLYPH THESAURUS SHOW AT DEATH BY AUDIO

PD PRESENTS: MGUN// ZEBRA BABY// BREEZEE ONE// HIEROGLYPH THESAURUS SHOW AT DEATH BY AUDIO

PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents: Detroit-based MGUN and Breezee One, along with Brooklyn-based Zebra Baby and Hieroglyph Thesaurus at Death By Audio on Saturday March 16th 2013. We are so excited to be bringing two of Southwest Detroit’s upcoming heavy-hitters to Williamsburg. OH MY ROCKNESS SHOW INFO! MGUN// On his latest release from Resident Advisor, Detroit’s Manuel...
PD PRESENTS: NYC ARTIST MICHELLE MATSON FOR SPREAD ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM

PD PRESENTS: NYC ARTIST MICHELLE MATSON FOR SPREAD ART RESIDENCY PROGRAM

PLAYGROUND DETROIT Presents: Michelle Matson, as our NYC artist resident to participate in our Spring 2013 Residency Program in collaboration with Spread Art in Southwest Detroit. Born 1981, she currently lives & works in Brooklyn, NY. She has had various solo shows in New York, including “Cactus Milk” (2012) at the Youth Group Gallery, Brooklyn and “Rise” (2012) paper...
CALL FOR NYC ARTISTS: PLAYGROUND DET X SPREAD ART DETROIT SPRING 2013 ARTIST RESIDENCY

CALL FOR NYC ARTISTS: PLAYGROUND DET X SPREAD ART DETROIT SPRING 2013 ARTIST RESIDENCY

Spread Art and PLAYGROUND DETROIT are teaming up to offer one NYC-based artist a month-long artist residency program in Detroit, MI this upcoming Spring 2013.  In collaboration with the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID), the residency will conclude in Detroit with a solo exhibit at Detroit Contemporary or Whitdel Arts, dependent on the artist medium. The artist will also participate in a group show...
PD PRESENTS: SOLID DUDES KITCHEN SAUSAGE PARTY NYC PREMIERE

PD PRESENTS: SOLID DUDES KITCHEN SAUSAGE PARTY NYC PREMIERE

DISCLAIMER- This cooking show is NOT for your average Martha Stewart fan. Birthed in 2007, by Detroit bassist Derek Swanson from Heads Will Roll and drummer Dave Graw, Solid Dudes Kitchen‘s wild antics have acquired a following all their own. Equipped with their witty conversational chemistry, love of food, and their own raunchy style, the duo...
PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: JEREMY WAUN AT KAVE EXPRESSO CAFE IN BUSHWICK

PLAYGROUND DETROIT PRESENTS: JEREMY WAUN AT KAVE EXPRESSO CAFE IN BUSHWICK

In a minimal set up reminiscent of Marc Bolan’s Tyrannosaurus Rex acoustic project, Detroit-based Jeremy Waun and his drummer, Johnny Weeks are currently touring the Midwest and East coast. Waun is performing an intimate Brooklyn show at Kave Espresso Bar in Bushwick this Wednesday, October 10th at 6pm. Waun is also a member of the...
PD PRESENTS: CRISTIN RICHARD INSTALLATION AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST

PD PRESENTS: CRISTIN RICHARD INSTALLATION AT MICHIGAN F.A.S.H. FEST

PLAYGROUND DETROIT Presents: Cristin Richard and her installation entitled, The American Dream at Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest. The installation takes place on September 15th, 2012 at Shain Park, Birmingham, MI [10am-5pm]. General admission is free to the public! Don’t miss the chance to see her work up close. Born in 1981, Cristin Richard is part of...