Arts and Entertainment

Specs Howard

Specs Howard Marks 50 years of Launching Broadcast Careers

At 93, the disc jokey-turned mentor is as sharp and charismatic as ever and still goes to his namesake institution weekly
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5 Michigan True Crime Podcasts to Listen to Now

Get through social distancing with one of these riveting picks
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Theo Katzman on How His Time in Michigan Impacts His Music

The singer-songwriter, known for his work with the funk-pop group Vulfpeck, recently released his first solo album
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Object Lesson: Frida Kahlo’s ‘Self-Portrait with Monkey’

The DIA’s Dorota Chudzicka, assistant curator of modern European art, decodes the piece
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Khalid and The 1975 to Headline the 2020 Mo Pop Festival

The music festival is heading to Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne Park this year
Means TV

The Founders of Means TV on Their Post-Capitalist Streaming Service

The revolution will not be televised — but it just might be binge-watched
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Spring Reading Pick: ‘Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist’

How the Motor City helped the artist find her voice

25 Things to do in Metro Detroit This March

Grammy-Award winner Billie Eilish, country group Little Big Town, and jazz opera 'Champion' are in town

‘Dearborn Girl’ Explores the Intersection of Being Muslim and Feminist

The women behind the podcast are challenging stereotypes that exclude many from the mainstream movement
Trans Sistas of Color Project Detroit - Ahya Simone

Trans Sistas of Color Project Detroit’s Co-founder on Art and Identity

Multidisciplinary artist and Kresge fellow Ahya Simone talks the burdens and the blessings of being transgender
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Detroit Dream Day with Artist Jova Lynne

The MOCAD curator's perfect day is filled with art, artists, and tasty food
Loni Love

Detroit Native Loni Love is Helping Other Women Gain Ground in Comedy

The funny-businesswoman talks navigating the male-dominated field
Christin Lee Room Project

The Founder of Room Project on Fostering Community

Christin Lee shares why women and non-binary artists and writers need a space of their own

32 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This February

The Lumineers, "Jesus Christ Superstar," and Riverdance's 25th anniversary show come to town
Billy Strings

Bluegrass Artist Billy Strings Stays True to His Michigan Roots

Home isn’t just one place for this rising star

Muralist Hubert Massey Celebrates Detroit’s Culture Through Art

Massey’s works adorn spaces across Detroit. Now, he’s jurying an exhibition with Detroit Artists Market to honor the city he loves.
Chaka Khan

33 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This January

Welcome in the new year with plenty of arts and entertainment events in the metro Detroit area. This January, Comedy Castle in Royal Oak...
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Sex Educator Zoë Ligon on Consent and MOCAD’s Richard Prince Exhibit

The Detroiter chose to speak up when she discovered her Instagram image was being appropriated by the New York artist for a local exhibit. Here’s why.
Laurie Love, Olivia Millerschin, Emma Guzman, Sam Austins, Raye Williams

Jay-Z’s Streaming Service Tidal Makes a Splash in Detroit

Detroit-area musicians will be the first to receive awards from Tidal's new grant program