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VIDEO PREMIERE: COUSIN MOUTH RELEASES “EVERY BAD MAN”

The new single and highly anticipated music video, “Every Bad Man,” comes from Cousin Mouth’s new album, MayflowerPeacemakerHolyrredeemer on Feeder Loft Records. Their signature groove and beat-based style, mixed with a psychedelic-dreamy sound, formulate the unique aesthetic they are known for. Watch the video premiere directed by Sidd Finch and filmed in Detroit, Michigan. “The song […]

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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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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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ALBUM RELEASE: Interview with Sara Marie Barron on “Existential Glam”

Sara Marie Barron’s Existential Glam is a powerful and convincing follow up to her 2018 debut full-length Sad, But True. Over the past few years, Barron has continued to refine her craft as vocalist and as an artist in general, resulting in a collection of tracks that is polished, poised, and remarkably moving. (Featured image […]

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Detroit Month of Design 2020: September Schedule Highlights

In celebration of Detroit’s designation as the first and only UNESCO City of Design in the United States, Detroit Month of Design (MoD) will take over the city from September 1-30, 2020. There are more than 75 events and special projects including talks, tours, exhibitions, workshops, installations and more. This year’s programming will reflect on […]

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Detroit Month Of Design 2020 Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Detroit Month of Design (MoD) returns this September 2020, marking a ten year milestone for the festival, produced by Design Core Detroit. This year, Month of Design will target the vital role inclusive design will play in cultivating Detroit’s new reality—one in which our cities, systems and products are designed to help all people thrive. What was initially thought to be a purely celebratory year for the MoD, has become a year marked […]

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Model D // Design in the City partners with Gucci to highlight Detroit designers on a global stage

Original article by LAUREN KARMO | TUESDAY, AUGUST 04, 2020 — The Design in the City competition through Design Core Detroit will give new artists the opportunity to publicly display their work and make connections with others in the community during the Detroit Month of Design this September. Elevating specifically female and BIPOC artists, Design in the […]

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Détroit Is the New Black X Ponyride to Celebrate Juneteenth

Ponyride, in collaboration with Détroit Is the New Black are hosting a 2-day Juneteenth celebration featuring a Block Party, virtual panel discussions, live performances from world-renowned poet, Jessica Care Moore, and the launch of Détroit Is the New Black Hyper Local online market. Partial proceeds of all sales from the Marketplace benefit Ponyride and Boys & Girls Clubs […]

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“The Longest Dusk” by Brandi Keeler

The Longest Dusk COVID vivid nightmaresof becoming a black man’s widow Fear filling my bellyBreakfast. Lynch. Dinner.I can’t stomach this. Unrest is my bedmateCan’t sleep even when I can breathe Can’t breathe too deep when I do breathe. COVID. Cops. COVID. Cops.Which one will kill us today? Shelter in place may be liftedBut not my […]

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Rent Party Detroit Launches to Raise Housing Injustice Funds

Rent Party Detroit is an emergency fund that harnesses the power of neighbors to help neighbors by raising money though social and cultural event. Our mission is to promote housing security in the Detroit area and help neighbors realize their collective power to fight housing injustice. It pays homage to traditional rent parties that were […]

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Eightfold Collective Partners with 3D Agents of Shield to Manufacture PPE

3D Agents of Shield is helping brave men and women on the front lines of COVID-19. After seeing the shocking shortage of PPE for our Doctors and Nurses across America, a group of friends began 3D Printing face shields around the clock and distributing it to medical professionals in need. Members of the organization happen […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Ayana Love’s “Space” takes her ‘To Be Human EP’ into the Beyond

The single, “Space,” is premiering below from Ayana Love’s To Be Human EP, exists as a climax within the project as a whole. In her own words she explained, “Quite literally, [with this project] I’m giving myself the ‘Space’ to get to know myself more, and to be the well-rounded artist and woman that I […]

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