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Mad Liberation

Web Exclusive: With sold out shows nationwide, metro Detroit DJ GRiZ plans to release his third album next fall.

No Longer Forgotten

Web Exclusive: Detroit Negro League Star William Binga’s legacy gets a boost

Green is Good

It's the time of the season for digging, pruning, and (maybe) planting

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Mad Liberation

Web Exclusive: With sold out shows nationwide, metro Detroit DJ GRiZ plans to release his third album next fall.

The Way it Was - Opening Pitch at Briggs Stadium

Long Gone

Tiger Stadium isn't the Detroit area's only bygone baseball venue

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Spring Special

Paesano's Dave Whitney puts a Michigan spin on lamb

Identity Crisis?

The Crowne Plaza's Jefferson House restaurant fare deserves attention — and more customers

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Into the Deep

n an underwater world of mystery and intrigue, an enchanting creature reveals the season's most covetable treasures

Fashion Meets Furniture

Nigel Barker left N.Y. Fashion Week early to team up with Art Van

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Body Business

Research at Wayne State's Department of Biomedical Engineering set new standards for the auto industry and continues to makes us safer in a dangerous world.

When Will We Figure Out Depression?

A better approach to this elusive condition shows promise with recent research out of Southeast Michigan.

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We've Got Mail...

Praise us or pan us, but just put it down in words. Bravos or boos, we want to hear from you.

Temperamental Artists and All That Jazz

Contributors: April 2014

Cassidy Zobl, George Bulanda, Jim McFarlin, Lynn Henning

Four Great Places To Shop

The Root

Joe Muer Seafood
Tre Monti Ristorante

Bacco Ristorante
The Stand

The Lark
Hong Hua

Coach Insignia
Selden Standard

Event Calendar

Arts & Entertainment Listings

  • Cranbrook House Docent Training


    Interested in leading themed or traditional tours of Cranbrook House? Then consider participating in the Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary...

  • Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center


    The linear landscapes of Larry Cressman, a Michigan artist, will be on display. Cressman uses the branches of plant life native to Michigan to...

  • Michigan Theater


    The theater continues its Hitchcock Film Series this month and will screen Notorious, April 1; The Farmers Wife, April 2; Rope, April 8; Strangers...

  • Artspace II


    Detroit Realists will showcase paintings of architectural landmark buildings of Detroit. The artists are Stephen Magsig, Robert Gniewek, and...

  • Lawrence Street Gallery


    Exposures: Photography 14 is a juried show. The juror is Jenny Richer. April 2-25.

  • Purple Rose


    A world premiere created by various playwrights, Spring Comedy Festival: Lovers, Liars and Lunatics, is a collection of short plays focusing on...

  • Tipping Point Theatre


    Spanning three decades, Norm Fosters Old Love tells the story of salesman Bud and his boss wife, Mary. The comedy follows their relationships ups...

  • U-M Museum of Art


    Affecting the Audience focuses on the effects of the construction of images, and how the environment in which they are presented impacts the...

  • Hilberry Theatre


    The Tracy Letts Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning show, August: Osage County, examines the Westons after the family patriarch vanishes, and the...

  • Detroit Film Theatre


    Exhibition highlights the day-to-day living of a middle-aged couple, both of whom are artists, in an artsy, avant-garde production. April 18-26.

  • Detroit Artists Market


    The Annual Scholarship Awards and Exhibition: Cranbrook Academy of Art highlights work done by 10 students from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. The...

  • Cranbrook Art Museum


    The 2014 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art features the culmination of two years of studio work from 75 artists, architects,...

  • Fisher Theatre


    Sister Act is based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg comedy. The musical follows Deloris Van Cartier as she goes from wannabe diva to hiding out from...

  • Meadow Brook Theatre


    After an infamous trio of sisters doesnt show up to a USO show three stagehands must go on to perform in the Michigan premiere of Roger Beans The...

  • JET (Jewish Ensemble Theatre)


    In Jon Robin Baitzs Other Desert Cities a family gets a rude awakening when their daughter comes home for Christmas, bringing her memoir manuscript...

  • Ted Alexandro


    Ted Alexandro has made several television appearances including spots on David Letterman, Conan OBrien, Jimmy Kimmel, and Craig Ferguson. Alexandro...

  • Alexander Zonjic at the Historic Hotel St. Regis Detroit


    Enjoy the music of Alexander Zonjic at 8 PM and 10 PM for only a $10.00 cover charge for each performance in La Musique. Have dinner and drinks...

  • Dmitri Matheny Group JAZZ NOIR


      Dmitri Matheny Group at Cliff Bell’s  Flugelhornist brings Jazz Noir to Detroit April 25    “Dmitri Matheny is a jazz treasure....

  • Detroit Music Awards


    In January we had the Grammys and got to sit on our couches and watch as Daft Punk won numerous awards. This month watch musicians win awards at a...

  • Detroit Film Theatre


    Faust is a dream-like adaptation of Goethes popular play, in which a man sells his soul to the devil. April 25-27.

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