On Aug. 26, the Detroit Institute of Arts opened up the exhibition “Lost and Found: Photographs from the DIA’s Collection,” which highlights vernacular photography acquired from the DIA’s archives as well as personal collections.
The annual Midwest Cannabis Cup invaded the Auto City Speedway in Clio in a cloud of smoke. Along with the yearly award ceremony the impending prospect of recreational legalization hovers over Michigan with Proposal 1.
As part of the revitalization of the city, Detroit is witnessing a resurgence of local community-based movie houses. The Senate, The Alger, and Cinema Detroit are making a strong impact on Detroit’s neighborhoods.
On May 3, Henry Ford College will open the doors to room F-161 for the Studio Theatre. The space, which was originally used as a classroom for the Virtual Theatricality Lab, will provide an intimate setting similar to a black-box theatre.
In the 2.5 square mile city of Hamtramck is a large golden Buddha statue resting on the roof of a renovated house turned Zen Center. The home has been converted into a branch of Sudeok-sa Temple, Korea, where monastics train.
The city of Detroit has made big strides with neighborhood enrichment in recent years. Of all the big deals, big buildings, and big businesses making splashes, it could be the smallest establishments bringing the largest impact.