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Visit Detroit // Don’t Miss Monroe Street Midway’s New Features!

POP-UP SHOP: New this year, the Monroe Street Midway has officially launched its first ever Pop-Up Shop! The shop features local artwork and goods facilitated by Playground Detroit gallery artists, as well as an array of rotating vendors throughout the summer. The Pop-Up Shop offers a variety of local startups and artists the opportunity to […]

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Pride Source // Detroit Painter Mieyoshi Ragernoir Focuses on Black and Brown Joy and Radiance in a Challenging Era

Artist featured in citywide Mighty Real Queer Detroit LGBTQ+ art project By Sarah Bricker Hunt|June 10th, 2022|Michigan, News Of all the joyful Black and Brown faces filling the frames of Mieyoshi Ragernoir’s vibrant paintings, only one is a self-portrait, but then again, she says, “all artwork is a self-portrait.”  Ragernoir’s lone “official” self-portrait stands out in her […]

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Detroitisit // Come and Play at Monroe Street Midway

Large Corporations, Small Businesses, Non-Profits, and the Community Converge to Imagine and Create This Authentically-Detroit, Deeply-Immersive Recreation Hub Article written by: Kim Kisner Remember those sun-soaked summers as a child when you spent warm days running through the sprinklers, shooting hoops in your driveway, skating on the sidewalk with friends, playing games on your front […]

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Movement Festival 2022 in Photos

There is not a better single word to describe one of the most exciting weekends in downtown detroit “Movement”.  The famous electronic festival movement always has an impressive line to get in to see amazing artists on stage.  Saturday through Monday the party rages on.  Even once the doors to the festival have closed, venues […]

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Stories From The Last Grand Prix on Belle Isle

Photography and writing by Niki Williams. Learn more about Niki and his work on his website and Instagram. If there is an event that serves as an overview of Detroit’s economic revitalization it is perhaps the Grand Prix on Belle Isle. On Sunday June 5, Indycar racers took their final laps around the course, which […]

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Your Guide to Movement Festival 2022: Artist Highlights

Movement Electronic Music Festival is back with a vengeance. This year’s lineup has a fierce injection of new acts and major talent. Check out our must-see guide to the hottest new acts of the weekend. Between treasured local acts debuting at the festival and world-renowned talent, there is so much to see this Memorial Day […]

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Ke Thu Drops New Visual + Remixes to Celebrate Debut Set at Movement Festival 2022

Detroit-based live electronic duo ke thu are gearing up for their debut performance at Movement Electronic Music Festival on Sunday, May 29th with a one-two punch of releases: a live video for their new track “Every Soul Knows The Infinite,” as well as a split with Beatloaf of JoJo remixes released on local Detroit label, […]

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Scott Avery Releases Debut Vinyl EP “Child Self”

Detroit-based musician Scott Avery has dropped his debut project, Child Self, a four-track EP that interprets “dance” music from a place of wanderlust, play, experimentation, and unencumbered curiosity today. An homage to innocence and the source of his creative expression, “Child Self represents a juncture in my personal history, a moment of reflection as I consider the roads […]

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Movement Festival 2022: PLAYGROUND Official After-Party Guide

As you already know, the after parties during Memorial Day Weekend in Detroit are just as important- if not more so- as the festival itself. If you want to see dance music where it was meant to be played, whether it’s in dark underground refuges and intricately lit clubs, we’ve got a list of our […]

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Down Draft: An Immersive Sound Event ft. Jesse Clayton, John Churchville + Sophiyah-E at Leon Speakers Loft on June 17th

“Down Draft” is a completely new surround sound experience, and only 50 tickets available for this exclusive event. Ancient meets future…. Jesse Clayton and John Churchville’s Immersion Zone is a cinematic, electronic experience that surrounds your senses and transcends you into a full spectrum of sound, bringing you to the closest form of existence in […]

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Sara Marie Barron ‘Angel Numbers’ EP Release- Coming Soon With Your Support

Singer-songwriter extraordinaire Sara Marie Barron, who was awarded the Motown Accelerator Artist Grant in 2020, has been putting in the work this year preparing for her biggest project to date. Angel Numbers will be Barron’s third music release and latest body of work following Sad, but True and Existential Glam, each which have garnered acclaim from Billboard, Pop Matters, WDET and more.  With her anticipated […]

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