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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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In celebration of the traditional Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos, the DIA sponsored a special installation of 10 traditional and nontraditional “ofrendas,” which are altars created by the living to honor and memorialize the dead. The week-long special exhibit culminated on Sunday, November 3rd, with an artist talk that featured all 11 participants in […]

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Knight Arts Challenge winner Michigan Arab Orchestra makes headlines this month. The ArabAmericanNews.com reported on the orchestra’s Building Bridges through Music program at Detroit’s Woodward Academy. Click here to read the complete article and/or read an excerpt below… Cross-posted from ArabAmericanNews.com After spending eight centuries in the Iberian Peninsula, Arabs left a long-lasting mark on […]

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On Sunday, October 27th, the Detroit Film Theatre screened the 2001 anime version of Metropolis, loosely based on the original 1927 German silent film of the same name, directed by Fritz Lang. Aside from the very basic character elements of a wealthy industrialist, his disaffected son, and a robot woman, the two movies have little […]

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