Arts

Explore Detroit's History with DIA's "Lost and Found" Exhibit

Photograph of two women with straw hats, around 1950-1960. Photographer unknown.

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 Midwest Cannabis Cup

Illustration of a woman smoking marijuana

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.

Top 10 Things to See at the DIA’s “Star Wars and the Power of Costume”

Photo showcasing Chewbacca and Han Solo costumes.

Ranging from the original trilogy to the newer films, the Detroit Institute of Art’s “Star Wars: Power of Costume” exhibit has something for fans of any movie.

Detroit Movie Theaters Emphasize Community

Photo of Original Movie Reel Storage in The Alger Theater's Projection Room

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.

A Cut Below The Rest

Dequindre Cut Freight Yard

A new attraction has opened near Eastern Market just in time for summer fun in the city.

Henry Ford College Presents “The Flick”

"The Flick" Promotional Poster

Annie Baker’s “The Flick,” opened June 14, in the Adray Auditorium.

Bubble Puppy Daycare Receives Backlash

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District), second from right, and Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack (far right) were on hand for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Bubble Puppy Pool House in downtown Trenton, Nov. 1, 2016.  Photo credit: Constance York for The News Herald

The Bubble Puppy company has ruffled some feathers in Trenton, Michigan, with its plans to expand and open a new pet daycare.

HFC Studio Theatre Showcase Debut: Six One Act Plays

illustration of a one sad, and one happy mask

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.

Going Zen In The D

Buddhist shrine at Detroit Zen Center

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.

Tiny Homes Make Big Difference

A Tiny Home from the insid

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.

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