Arts

Detroit’s Music Scene Through the Lens of Leni Sinclair

Poster of the exhibit of Music and the Time: Photographs by Leni Sinclair

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History exhibit, “The Music and the Time: Photographs by Leni Sinclair” explores the history and talent of prominent black musicians in Detroit.

Write-A-House Transforms Vacant Homes and Builds Community

Kitchen - Home of  Casey Rocheteau

Under warm lamplight and up creaking, wooden stairs they trickle in, the heavy and unassuming door closing behind, closing out the stinging cold on Farnsworth St. in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood.

African Bead Museum Connects Cultures

Olayami Dabls inside the African Bead Museum gift shop.

When Olayami Dabls came to the corner of West Grand Blvd. and Grand River with his magic beads, he really had no idea where they might take him.

New Japan Gallery at the DIA

Art piece shaped like two horns called creature and made by the artist Tomoko Konno displayed in the DIA

A new Japan Gallery is part of the permanent exhibits at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The opening weekend, Nov.

Sonic Rebellion

Jerry White’s Record Shop's window written on it  the Black History Music Sale

“Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit explores the city’s rich musical artistry and the powerful ways it can been used to combat social and political injustices.

Insights into Writing from “American English, Italian Chocolate” Author

Photo of author Rick Bailey reading from his book Italian Chocolate American English

In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, Rick Bailey, retired Henry Ford College English professor and published author, visited HFC on Nov.

Music for the Good of All

Group of music students playing instruments

The door to the Fine Arts Building lobby swings softly shut and I’m standing in an unfamiliar hallway, one I didn’t know existed.

Kesha’s Comeback

Image of Kesha performing and a guitar player behind her

Since 2014, Kesha has been seemingly absent from the music industry.

A Golden Legacy: Beloved Children’s Book Series Celebrates 75 Years

Logo of of the golden Legacy

From baseball to apple pie, to country, jazz and hip-hop music, we love our American culture. And when it comes to literature, one children’s series has topped the list of American icons.

The Figurative Condition: Humanity Reflected in the Mud

Artists next to their clay sculptures.

Three artists with three unique life experiences bring three sets of questions and challenges for the viewer.

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