Monthly Archives: December 2015

12/13/15 – Artwork of Life with Halima Cassells

Artist: Halima Cassells & Nia Location: New Center Eatery Breakfast: HC & N – Coffee (black)/OJ, Split strawberry pancakes & side of potatoes SRS – Coffee (black), Country catfish fillet w/ side of grits, rye toast (grape jelly) “So,” says Halima, “what are we here to talk about?” Can I tell you how much I […]

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12/12/15 – Subtle Horror with Ryan Barger

Artist: Ryan Barger Location: Original Pancake House, Grosse Pointe Woods Breakfast: RB – Coffee (cream), Spinach & cheese omelet, side of sausage, side of pancakes SRS – Coffee (black), Order of pancakes (1/2 pumpkin, 1/2 buttermilk), side of bacon Ryan is a buddy from my days in New York, who decided to take a few […]

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Brenda Goodman retrospectives @ Knight Art blog

Painter Brenda Goodman was part of Detroit’s Cass Corridor art movement, which arose in the counterculture context of the 1960s and 1970s and found an audience and group of avid contributors on local campuses. One of those campuses was the College for Creative Studies (then known as the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts), which […]

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12/8/15 – We Need Everybody w/ Ash Nowak

Artist: Ash Nowak & Jon Dones Location: Astro Coffee Breakfast: AN & JD – Coffee drinks of some kind SRS – Coffee (black), slice of vegan coconut cake Every city has their version of the “power couple.” The Detroit version is typically two individuals that align professionally and creatively to make amazing things together. Ash […]

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EDITION/15 pieces for sale at Simone DeSousa Gallery online!

If you’re just pining away to purchase one of my tree-ring pieces (pun very much intended, as always), but can’t make it to Detroit in the next couple weeks, never fear! Simone DeSousa Gallery is making them available through the online store! There’s one up for sale right now: check it out! Some have already […]

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Detroit vs. Zimbabwe, DJ battle at N’Namdi @ Knight Arts Blog

Detroit’s 43rd annual Noel Night enjoyed some added international flavor this past weekend thanks to a long-form dance party and DJ battle at the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, a two-time Knight Arts Challenge winner. Facilitated in collaboration with Zimbabwean Cultural Centre of Detroit, the event was part of the N’Namdi Center’s continuing interaction with […]

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12/4/15 – Lynn Bennett-Carpenter & The Weaving Sisters of Namtenga

Artist: Marcelyn “Lynn” Bennett-Carpenter Location: Hunter House Breakfast: LB-C – Burger, fries, pop SRS – Cheeseburger, fries True fact: anytime I am going out to Cranbrook, there is a stop at the Hunter House involved in my day. I don’t know if I love the food or the throwback environment, and I don’t care. I […]

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