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PD PRESENTS: 'YEAR ONE' AN INSTALLATION AT GET SUMMERED: DETROIT EDITION BY SAMANTHA BANKS AND MOLLY SODA

PD PRESENTS: ‘YEAR ONE’ AN INSTALLATION AT GET SUMMERED: DETROIT EDITION BY SAMANTHA BANKS AND MOLLY SODA

Paying homage to the first year of DEMF in 2000 and to anyone’s first experience at Detroit’s internationally magnetic annual music festival, now run by Paxahau as Movement Festival, PLAYGROUND DETROIT presents a multi-media installation by Samantha Banks and Molly Soda. The work will be showcased Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Northern Lights Lounge in conjunction...
PLAYGROUND DETROIT X SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS BROOKLYN'S HEAVY PYSCH WILD BORE & DETROIT'S CASUAL SWEETHEART

PLAYGROUND DETROIT X SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS BROOKLYN’S HEAVY PYSCH WILD BORE & DETROIT’S CASUAL SWEETHEART

Wild Bore is a heavy, psych trio from Brooklyn, NY. The female rockers are hitting the road for the a national tour. This is their first time on the road and first time in Detroit, so we can’t wait to show them a good time! PLAYGROUND DETROIT X Seraphine Collective presents Wild Bore // Casual...
SELECTIONS & SELECTORS FILM SERIES LAUNCHES IN DETROIT FEATURING N’KISI CONCORDE DOCUMENTARY

SELECTIONS & SELECTORS FILM SERIES LAUNCHES IN DETROIT FEATURING N’KISI CONCORDE DOCUMENTARY

PLAYGROUND DETROIT is thrilled to host the private screening of the magical documentary film N’kisi Concorde to kick off the beginning of Selections + Selectors film series at The Carr Center! We just got back from our NYC screening of the film at The Wythe Hotel and left a room full of New Yorkers mesmerized. [Check...
#NYC2DET CREATIVE CARAVAN BRINGS NEW YORKERS TO THE DETROIT DESIGN FESTIVAL 2014

#NYC2DET CREATIVE CARAVAN BRINGS NEW YORKERS TO THE DETROIT DESIGN FESTIVAL 2014

Have you ever wanted to explore Detroit? Meet cool new people? Check out what’s really happening in the Motor City? Here’s your chance! The #NYC2DET CREATIVE CARAVAN returns again! PLAYGROUND DETROIT  is offering a round-trip to Detroit from New York City with accommodation included to attend the Detroit Design Festival! This long weekend will be full of...
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...