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New Music: Cousin Mouth Releases “MayflowerPeacemakerHolyredeemer”

If you have been around the Detroit Music scene over the last five years, you’ve more than likely ran into Alex Burns at one point or another. A towering figure with long blonde hair, his presence is undeniable, almost intimidating, and yet it is softened by his warm demeanor and his genuine investment in his […]

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TONEY X Detroit Hustles Harder Collaborate on Limited Edition Jacket for Downtown Boxing Gym

Downtown Boxing Gym has released a limited edition varsity jacket in collaboration with Detroit Hustles Harder and Detroit artist, Toney Whlgn. The jacket design was created by the inspired by their core values: Family, Trust, Commitment and Respect. Toney created the original artwork infusing his signature style with classic boxing insignia including a unique glove […]

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Hour Magazine // Local Artist Sun Wang to Show First Solo Exhibition at Playground Detroit

The painter explores social-economic and cultural struggles with ”Quiet Moonlight” Emma Klug, February 18, 2021 Painter Sun Wang will present his first solo exhibition on Feb. 19 with the opening of Quiet Moonlight at Playground Detroit. The show will feature the Pontiac-based artist’s kaleidoscopic paintings, which explore the relationship between Eastern and Western cultures. On display through March […]

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Michigan Legacy Art Park & Charles McGee Art Fund Artist Residency Program Seeks Applicants

In 2019, Michigan Legacy Art Park, a nonprofit arts and culture organization in northern Michigan, honored Charles McGee with our Legacy Award for his lifetime of contributions as an artist and a mentor. As the arts community learned of the passing of Charles McGee at the age of 96, we all mourn for his loss, […]

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Travel + Leisure // Detroit’s Shinola Hotel Just Curated the Perfect Weekend Escape

Two days packed with Detroit excellence. BY STACEY LEASCA JANUARY 29, 2021 CREDIT: EMILY BERGER/COURTESY OF SHINOLA HOTEL Detroit is ready for you to come back to enjoy everything the city has to offer, with an especially warm welcome by Bedrock Detroit and the Shinola Hotel. Bedrock Detroit, a full-service commercial real estate firm, launched its new initiative, “Decked out Detroit,” […]

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Fox2 Detroit // Beacon Park’s Hum and Glow art installation is inspired by Detroit

The Hum and Glow Winter Art Installation features a series of outdoor art panels by Michael Polakowski until Feb. 28, celebrating the city of Detroit. Original article: https://www.fox2detroit.com/video/892558

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Mike Han’s “Altered Plans” Solo Exhibition Celebrates his Rebirth as an Artist

A Detroit artist converts his apartment into his own gallery space despite everything going wrong. “It is life and death for me. As the year [2020] has done that to me as a sushi chef, part of me died, and I’m being re-born as an artist. And this work has the same opportunity to take […]

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Levon Kafafian Trunk Show on Sunday December 20th at Farmer Street Pop Up

Join weaver and visual artist Levon Kafafian at 1435 Farmer Street for an in-store trunk show of gorgeous handwoven scarfs, wraps and textiles. Levon Kafafian creates tactile and sensory works on the threshold of transition, applying the process of weaving beyond thread into visual, performative and social practice. Kafafian practices in the Detroit community through […]

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Fox2 Detroit // Bedrock is hosting Shop, Eat & Be in the D to encourage holiday shopping in downtown Detroit

DETROIT (FOX 2) – Bedrock is making sure you do your holiday shopping in downtown Detroit. It is part of its “Shop, Eat & Be in the D” campaign. More than 50 local brands will be represented in six pop up locations. “My practice is anchored in exploring the temporal nature of our world and understanding our […]

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GRiZ Announces 7th Annual ‘12 Days of GRiZMAS’ Event Series December 12-23rd

GRiZMAS will treat fans around the world to all the performances, activities, and community service initiatives, culminating with the GRiZMAS Mini Digital Festival on December 23rd. The Festival will feature performances by GRiZ Alongside Destructo, AC Slater, J.Worra, Blunts & Blondes, Codes, Sunsquabi, ProbCause, and 10+ unannounced artists.   With Detroit public schools under more pressure […]

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Crain’s Detroit // Downtown Detroit Markets replaced with pop-ups in empty storefronts for coronavirus holiday season

Bedrock, Rocket Community Fund replace usual market to allow shoppers to be more spread outEvents also planned alongside shopping open through early JanuaryFewer businesses participating than previous years Bedrock LLCDetroit retailers are popping up in six vacant downtown storefront spaces for the holiday season. DOSE Collective set up its clothing, accessories and gifts shop at […]

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DBusiness // Bedrock Unveils ‘Shop, Eat & Be in the D’ Campaign, U-M Future of Mobility Conference to Focus on Diversity, and More

Here is a roundup of the latest news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to announcements from local, state, and federal governments, as well as international channels. To share a business or nonprofit story, please send us a message. Bedrock Unveils ‘Shop, Eat & Be in the D’ CampaignBedrock today revealed plans that will bring new […]

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