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Throughout the weekend of Feb. 21-23, the Sphinx Organization  held its second annual convening on diversity in the performing arts. Founded in 1996 by Aaron P. Dworkin, Sphinx seeks to transform lives through involvement in the performing arts, and sees the diversification of cultural inclusion in the professional performing arts sphere as critical to that […]

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On Saturday, February 8th, Popps Packing celebrated the closing of the two-man show, “In Other Places People Lived,” with an artist talk featuring the two contributors, Will Hutchinson and Nathan Tonning. Hutchinson was beaming in via Skype from Montana, where the two first began to collaborate artistically, culminating in a non-profit artspace called the Frontier Space […]

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Saturday, February 15th was the first spring installment of Evidence: New Writing in the Metro, a reading series which seeks to “reflect an impressive range of experimental writing in Southeast Michigan.” The evening’s pairing of writers was art critic, fiction writer and poet Lynn Crawford, with prose poet and EMU teacher Rob Halpern. Crawford led […]

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By Anna Rose Canzano, MOCAD Here at the MOCAD Teen council, we are learning what it takes to plan an event. We came up with an idea for our first event: a teen night “icebreaker” for Detroit-area high school students. It will be centered around a big blank wall on which guests can draw and […]

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Assemble: IDEA launches at DSO

Published on 18 February 2014 by in Detroit

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On Monday, February 10th, the DSO’s Max M. Fisher Music Center was the location for the kickoff of the Assemble: IDEA Speaker Series, with a presentation by keynote speaker Vishaan Chakrabarti, followed by a panel discussion. Chakrabarti is a highly renowned urbanist, Principal at SHoP Architects and author of “A Country of Cities.” His presentation […]

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The latest at Public Pool is a group show, “ART AS ANTI-ART IS ART” that tackles one of the fundamental questions of contemporary art practice: “What makes that art?” The pieces on display at Public Pool seem largely to employ commonplace materials in the making of objects that, in the words of the exhibit’s curator […]

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By Ara Topouzian, Detroit HYE Times After months of preparation, I have launched my Kickstarter campaign to fund raise for my Detroit HYE Times film documentary project. Detroit HYE Times will be a 60-minute film documentary that highlights the history of Armenian musicians and music in Detroit, Michigan. The documentary will include rare interviews, photographs […]

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Friday, February 7th marked the opening of several new exhibits within the winter season for the MOCAD (a Knight Arts grantee). The headliner is a pseudo-retrospective of Detroit-native performance and conceptual artist James Lee Byars, “I Cancel All My Works at Death.” The paradox of this exhibit is captured even in the title; James Lee Byars […]

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This week, over two sessions that took place February 4-5, Ocelot Print Shop held its first Screen Print 101 class of 2014. The two-day series led students through the basic printing process, beginning with design, moving through screen prep and exposure, practicing printing, and rounding out with cleanup. Beginners were carried through step-by-step process by […]

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It is a simple joy to encounter a body of artwork that is both plainspoken, yet somehow does all the talking for itself. “Ether,” a new solo exhibit by Sharon Que, which opened at Re:View Gallery on Saturday, January 25th, is a quietly but clearly beautiful show. Que’s long experience as a luthier (violin-maker) and […]

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