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Knights Art Challenge

62 Finalists Announced for the 2019 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit

Wayne State University, Playground Detroit, and Cinema Detroit are among those competing for funding

A Wayne State University Theater Ensemble Performs Original Play in Scotland

Billicia Hines, artistic director of the school's Black Theatre and Dance Collective, reflects on the Freedom Player's trip to Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Stanley Clarke Gears Up for Detroit Jazz Festival’s 40th Anniversary

Plus, a roundup of other performers you don't want to miss
Wayne Brady

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Aug. 16-18)

With the Woodward Dream Cruise, Michigan Comic Con, and a Wayne Brady standup show, it’ll be one busy weekend
Landlord Colors

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Aug. 9-11)

Celebrate the weekend with a tour of Cranbrook Art Museum’s ‘Landlord Colors' exhibit, the Detroit Improv Festival, and a Pink Floyd film screening
detroit podcasts

9 Metro Detroit Podcasts to Listen to Now

From dating advice to interviews with notable locals, there’s something for everyone
impractical jokers

TruTV’s ‘Impractical Jokers’ Relish in Being the Butt of the Joke

The comedy troupe known as The Tenderloins will perform this month at DTE Energy Music Theatre

10 Things to Do This Weekend (Aug. 2-4)

John Mayer, Beck, and more music and arts events you won’t’ want to miss
mo pop

Photo Diary: Mo Pop 2019

A look back at the festival's performers

The Standout Street Style Looks We Saw at Mo Pop 2019

Concert goers sported their festival best

A Look at Rossetti: The Architecture Firm That’s Worked on Cobo Center, Ford Field,...

The downtown Detroit business is putting experience at the forefront of design
Concours d'Elegance

10 Things to Do This Weekend (July 26-28)

Highlights include a Queen concert, cultural festivals, and the Concours d’Elegance

City Guide 2019: Dance After Dusk at These Metro Detroit Nightlife Spots

Around here, things come to life after dark. Dance, drink, and make memories in the city that has a nightlife like no other.
Jesse Palter

Singer-Songwriter Jesse Palter Returns to Her Roots to Unveil Her Debut Album

The Detroit native isn’t your typical pop-princess

City Guide 2019: Celebrate Culture Like a Metro Detroiter

Museums, bookstores, and cultural institutions that expand your intellectual horizons
Cassedee Pope

Cassadee Pope Is Preparing for an Energetic Performance at Michigan’s Faster Horses

As the country music star gets ready for her set at the three-day festival, she reflects on her new material, the songwriting process, and her evolution as an artist
Detroit Art Week

10 Things to Do This Weekend (July 19-21)

Enjoy Detroit Art Week activities, classical music from masters like Mozart, and standup comedy by Nate Fridson

9 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

From a motherhood memoir to a suspenseful thriller, there's plenty to enjoy this season

The Messenger Birds Prepare to Shred at Mo Pop

The sought-after Detroit duo will play at the West Riverfront festival for the first time this month
Mary Santora

10 Things to Do This Weekend (July 12-14)

See a standup performance by comedian Mary Santora or enjoy the music of Queen performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra