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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Detroit that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Detroit Program Director Katy Locker.

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There are artist residencies, and then there is this idea out of Detroit: Artists-Musicians Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller, the couple behind the electro band ADULT., are inviting musicians from around the country into their home to collaborate on an album. Starting this month, the selected musicians will get to know the city, have a […]

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Saturday, December 13th was the opening for “Welcoming a Bygone Landscape,” a two-man show at the Cass Café, featuring the combined woodsy wonderland of work by artists Matthew Hanna and James Milostan. Setting the tone with a thematically tight assemblage of collage/mixed media works—nearly 20 in the collection, produced over a single year—Matthew Hanna’s works […]

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It’s one action-packed weekend after another this holiday season, with last weekend seeing the return of traditional favorites of the season: Noel Night and the Detroit Urban Craft Fair, as well as a gamut of art happenings, openings and shenanigans. The 42nd Annual Noel Night was full of dramatic contrasts, as holiday revelries played out […]

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Chess, anyone? It was a good old-fashioned chess brawl over at Popps Packing on Friday, December 5th, in celebration of the chess-themed group show. Participants were invited to contribute a chess set of their own design, and the offerings were as intricate and varied as the show’s eponymous inspiration. With chess laid out in every […]

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Over the last decade, Corine Vermeulen has built out a quiet niche for herself as one of the premier photographers in Detroit, with an emphasis on capturing the essence of her subjects, semi-staged and in their element. Her meticulous approach to portraiture-as-documentation draws upon a long tradition of semi-candid photography, and has showcased such Detroit […]

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By Ara Topouzian, Detroit Hye Times I have been working on Detroit Hye Times from the moment I knew I was a recipient of funds from the Knight Foundation. Some may disagree with me, but the hardest part is putting the narrative script together. I have interviewed over a dozen musicians and their relatives and […]

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Last week was the last chance to see “Delray: Beyond Isolation,” a collection of black and white photographs by Karpov the Wrecked Train, which was on display at Galerie Camille from Friday, November 21st through Saturday, November 29th, as part of the ongoing event/art series organized through WDET in partnership with local art spaces (including […]

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By Christina deRoos, Kresge Arts in Detroit Emerging and established metropolitan Detroit Literary and Visual artists are invited to apply for a $25,000 Kresge Artist Fellowship. Fellowships are funded by The Kresge Foundation and administered by the Kresge Arts in Detroit office at the College for Creative Studies, with professional practice opportunities for the selected […]

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Steven Shaviro is a one-man brain trust, currently holding a position at Wayne State University as he broadens his oeuvre of published work, most recently with The Universe of Things. He graced me with a little Q&A on the areas of his expertise, which I hope you enjoy as much as I did! 1. Wow. […]

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Saturday, November 22nd was a banner night for the arts in Hamtramck. There was a packed house for the Ben Hall/Andrew Mehall artist talk at Popps Packing, as well as a lively crowd on hand at 9338 Campau for the poster auction benefiting the Hamtramck Neighborhood Art Festival. The evening also featured a reprisal of […]

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