DIA's "Ofrendas" is a Spirited Tribute to the Dead

Photo of the ofrenda "Alebrijes Also Celebrate" by Mario Alberto Martínez Méndez

On Oct. 12, the Detroit Institute of Arts opened the exhibit, “Ofrendas,” in partnership with the Mexican Consulate of Detroit for its sixth year.

Henry Ford College Presents: "The Laramie Project"

Photo of the cast of "The Laramie Project."

In 1998, the story of Matthew Shepard began to unfold before the nation.

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.


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