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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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Metro Times // Detroit artist Sydney James is set to debut her first solo show

By Lee DeVito  For her first solo exhibition, Detroit-based fine artist Sydney James has been trying her best to keep things under wraps — no easy task in the age of social media. “That’s what Tylonn did last year for his solo show,” she says of her friend, the fellow Detroit fine artist Tylonn Sawyer. “We […]

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DETROIT ARTISTS CREATE PUBLIC ARTWORK IN REACTION TO FILM ‘DETROIT’

Detroiters may have noticed a few new ‘large-scale’ public artworks around the city over the past week. These ‘artwork’ vinyl wallscapes are part of a custom outdoor campaign for the movie DETROIT, commissioned by Annapurna Pictures by four local artists who have family history in connection to the events of 1967. This year is the […]

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Detroit Free Press // ‘Detroit’ movie’s themes depicted in powerful murals by local artists

The mural on Congress across from Cobo Center in Detroit depicts two somber young African-American men. Behind them are smaller scenes of a crowd in motion, a tank and the silhouettes of cops facing off against a group of citizens. “I really wanted to paint it so you could feel the discomfort,” says Detroit artist Sydney G. James, who also […]

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