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10 Virtual Arts & Entertainment Events Happening in June

Participate in digital art tours, book clubs, and film viewings at home
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Could Detroit Lose its Flavor?

What will the dining scene look like if only bigger, corporate-backed restaurants survive this crisis?
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City of Detroit Hosts Virtual Discussions on Art After the Pandemic

Tracy Reese and jessica Care moore are among the creatives who will be participating in the Office of Arts, Culture, and Entrepreneurship’s events

Feeling Stressed? Try These Guided Meditations from Headspace

Gov. Whitmer partners with the subscription service to bring wellness programming to Michiganders
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Poet jessica Care moore Regroups, Goes Digital, and Advocates for Artists

Facing personal and professional losses,the poet is finding inspiration in a life upended
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Gov. Whitmer Rescinds Michigan’s Stay-at-Home Order

Restaurants can reopen on June 8, while retailers may reopen on June 4
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 29

University of Michigan develops new digital tools for reopening the state, Ford-Wyoming Drive-in Theatre closes after its reopening night, and Southfield City Council passes temporary approvals for the city’s restaurants to expand outdoor dining areas
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12 Hours on the Front Line With a Beaumont Doctor

The Dearborn hospital’s chief of emergency medicine shares what it's like working during the coronavirus pandemic
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New Limited-Edition Shinola Timepiece to Benefit Healthcare Workers

Shannon Washburn, the CEO and president of Shinola, and Mariam Noland, president of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan, talk about the partnership
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 28

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer shares the state’s COVID-19 budget priorities, public pools in Southeast Michigan must remain closed indefinitely, and United Shore prepares to hire 1,5000 employees
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Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on the Racial Disparities Revealed by COVID-19

Recent data shows that black people comprise some 40% of Michigan's coronavirus deaths despite being just 14% of the state's population
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 27

Michigan State University prepares to welcome back students in the fall, the City of Detroit offers free COVID-19 testing to suburbanites, and actress Gal Gadot surprises Henry Ford Health System emergency workers
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Over 20 Musical Acts Planned for Everybody vs. COVID-19 Unity Festival

Big Sean, Curtis Roach, and Oba Roland are just a few of the artists participating in the digital event
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 26

Somerset Collection to reopen on Friday, Orchard Laboratories begins testing samples collected at Oakland County’s drive-thru testing sites, and the Detroit Pistons host a virtual mental health panel

Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 22

Gov. Whitmer extends Michigan’s stay-at-home order, Flower Day goes virtual, and Detroit retailers prepare to reopen
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Local Hair Experts Share Their At-Home Care and Styling Tips

Here’s how to keep your hair healthy and stylish without a trip to the salon
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 21

Gov. Whitmer allows gatherings of 10 people or fewer, President Trump visits a Ford plant in Ypsilanti, and the Michigan Brewers Guild cancels its Summer Beer Festival
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How to Make Your Own Face Mask

Sew your mask or try the no-sew method
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Listen to Andy Warhol’s Favorite Music with the DIA’s New Spotify Playlists

You can also explore playlists inspired by Diego Rivera and Vincent Van Gogh
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Metro Detroit’s Latest COVID-19 Updates: May 20

The Ford Fireworks move to a televised-only event, College for Creative Studies eliminates 5% of its workforce, and the state of Michigan reports 659 new COVID-19 cases