“Art of Rebellion: Black Art of the Civil Rights Movement,” at the Detroit Institute of Art, features art from the 1960s and 1970s that evoke a powerful and emotional message of black nonconformity and solidarity.
Rainbow City Roller Rink, a holiday-inspired roller rink overlooking Campus Martius in Detroit, is an immersive art installation in which people can skate around eight vibrant, Candyland-like sculptures which hang from the ceiling.
Built in an abandoned fire station at the edge of Detroit’s Eastern Market stands the Wasserman Projects. The 9,000 square foot space is partially renovated being careful to show the scars of the lives that have lived in the building previously.
On Vermont St. in Detroit, creative incubator Ponyride offers local organizations and artists room to grow their businesses. Ponyride was started by Phil Cooley, who purchased the building in 2011 for $100,000 to use as a home and woodshop.
Detroit has held many monikers throughout the decades like Motown, Motor City, Hockeytown, and now, Detroit Bike City. The beautiful city has rapidly become a hub for cyclists and cyclists’ activities.
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.