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Convergence: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling Exhibition Opens on January 26th at GVSU

A new exhibition including various Detroit artists, Convergence: Cracks in the Glass Ceiling group exhibition “represents the pushing of boundaries into spaces that cultivate growth and coordinated expansion. The opening reception will take place at Grand Valley State University, opening to the public on Thursday, January 26th from 5-7pm “Breaking barriers helps us to grow […]

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PLAYGROUND DETROIT Celebrates Five Year Anniversary with ARCHIVE Exhibition Opening on Small Business Saturday

Join us for the public opening of our ARCHIVE Exhibition (November 26- January 31) on Small Business Saturday, November 26th. This November, PLAYGROUND DETROIT is proud to celebrate our Five Year Anniversary! This is your opportunity to peek into the vault and last opportunity to revisit some of our favorite exhibits hosted at the gallery at 2845 Gratiot Avenue. SINCE OPENING […]

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“The Eye of Horus” Bakpak Durden Exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum Opens on November 5th

Bakpak Durden: The Eye of Horus November 5, 2022 – March 19, 2023 Upper Galleries, Cranbrook Art Museum Bakpak Durden is a self-taught artist born and raised in Detroit. Durden’s hyperrealistic work draws upon diverse inspirations, including dramatic cinema and Dutch Baroque painting. The Eye of Horus is Durden’s first solo museum exhibition and the inaugural […]

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Haute to Death Celebrates 15 Years of Dancing in Detroit WSG Justin Strauss (NYC) + H2D Friends

15 years is basically an entire lifetime when it comes to throwing parties. For their latest birthday extravaganza, Haute To Death has invited living NYC nightlife legend Justin Strauss to the decks. If you have spent any time in the Detroit party or music scene in the last 15 years, then you most likely have […]

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St. Lucia Celebrates New LP Album “Utopia” at Saint Andrew’s Hall in Detroit [Image Gallery]

Electropop act St. Lucia has kicked off their US headline tour with the release of their highly-anticipated LP Utopia. The husband/wife duo first made a splash with their Billboard-charting debut album, When The Night. We caught them performing the new album live at Saint Andrew’s Hall on Saturday evening with their opener, Blanks.

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Vanessa Cuccia “Gemini” Music Video Release at The Warehouse on October 18th

The Warehouse will host its first one-night experience featuring the premiere of artist Vanessa Cuccia’s music video, “Gemini,” and live piano concert on Tuesday, October 18th in Corktown, Detroit, Michigan. The space boasts its own unique take on a traditional music venue. Guests walk into a spacious, dimly lit arena, featuring a baby grand piano and furniture that mimics […]

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MURALS IN THE MARKET Returns to Eastern Market

Eastern Market Partnership (EMP) Dan Carmody, President, Eastern Market Partnership,1xRUN, Roula David, Vice President, 1xRUN Murals in the Market Festival proudly returns to Eastern Market after two years, hosted by 1xRUN and Eastern Market Partnership. This year’s festival is a smaller version compared to past events from 2015-2019. After a two-year pandemic-related hiatus, Murals in […]

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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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