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Last year, CriticCar set out with a video camera to capture cultural events across Detroit, and asked attendees to review what they had just seen. “I saw how empowering it was for them to be handed a microphone and asked on video to give their opinion about something happening in their community,” founder Jennifer Conlin […]

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In a repeat of last year’s monstrously fun and successful fundraiser, the MOCAD (a Knight Arts grantee) hosted its second Monster Drawing Rally on the evening of Friday, December 6. The event was well-attended and featured even more local favorite and emerging artists, who generously donated their talents in two-hour drawing shifts, during which time they produced […]

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With all the controversy surrounding the DIA in light of Detroit’s bankruptcy status, it is easy to start to think of it as an already lost cause. This assessment is far from true, with the DIA working harder than ever to engage Metro Detroiters in dynamic programming. Its latest special exhibit about animation, “Watch Me […]

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The latest manifestation of the Red Bull House of Art in Detroit opened on Friday, November 15, showcasing the work of its new batch of artists: Dessislava Terzieva, James Oscar Lee, Joshua Gaudette, Michael Eugene Burdick, Paula Schubatis, Sydney James, Tadd Mullinix, and Tagë Lee. The organization held its grand opening back in May of […]

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Artist Addie Langford made an appearance at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art on Sunday, Nov. 24, to talk about the debut of her painted work, one of three solo galleries within “CONSTRUCTIONS,” which also includes work by Heloisa Pomfret and Nanette Carter. She began her talk with an introduction of her background, including a […]

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Woodward Line Poetry, a monthly poetry series at the Scarab Club, held its regular meeting Wednesday, Nov. 20, with a curated collection of work from local ladies, Jacqui Au, Destiny Dorozan and Laura Beyer. Au led off the evening with a series of short, intermittently hilarious pieces that touched on themes of nature, femininity, race and […]

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Tonight (Nov. 19) is your last chance to see the first release of “Detroit Unleaded,” a small, independent film co-written and directed by Rola Nashef. The filmed premiered in the United States on Wednesday, Nov. 13, for a weeklong opening run at the Detroit Film Theatre. Nashef was on hand Sunday to introduce the film. […]

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Saturday, November 9th marked the opening of “Cut Paste Borrow Burn,” a show of new work by two artists, collagist Christina Galasso and multimedia artist Anne Harrington Hughes, at Public Pool in Hamtramck. The two collections flowed together quite seamlessly, with Hughes’ explorations of everyday objects and layered collage pieces interspersed with Galasso’s scrupulously aligned composite […]

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To see “Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams,” a collection of work never previously shown by Jessica Frelinghuysen, without the context of her finished work and installation pieces, is like hearing the set-up for a joke but missing out on the punchline. Or put better, seeing the assorted gouache rough sketches, video sculpture, and snippets of […]

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“Working Title” opens at Alley Culture

Published on 08 November 2013 by in Detroit

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Friday, November 1st brought the opening of “Working Title” at Alley Culture, and surely there has never been a cozier or more welcoming experimental gallery space. It takes the brave of heart to wander down alleys in Woodbridge, but on Fridays and Saturdays from 3-6 p.m., you can find Alley Culture tucked in between Trumbull and […]

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