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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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12/2/15 – All the World’s a Playground

Art Space: Playground Detroit (Paulina Petkoski & Samantha ‘Banks’ Schefman) Location: David Klein Gallery Breakfast: PP & SS – Too chic for breakfast SRS – Coffee (black) ** every mug is a to-go mug, if you can walk These Playground girls have their stuff figured out. They are some stylish, […]

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Garrett MacLean’s “Make Way for Progress” @ Knight Arts Blog

At Popps Packing, a Knight Foundation grantee in Hamtramck, Mich., the November exhibition focused on the work of photographer Garrett MacLean. “Make Way for Progress (A Story of Displacement)” presented people MacLean met over the course of two visits to Nicaragua. His first trip was three years ago, when MacLean first met […]

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CALL FOR ART – “Borders” by River House Arts & Owens Center for Fine and Performing Art, juried by ME

Okay, this is fun to get to announce!! I really encourage Great Lake State artists to apply for this show. PLEASE DO NOT SEND WORK DIRECTLY TO ME OR SOLICIT ME IN ANY WAY – you must apply through the channels indicated below. But please do apply. I’m looking forward […]

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Sonya Clark’s UofM IforH installation @ Hyperallergic

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Sonya Clark is all about hair. At least, that’s the first impression when one encounters her works on canvas — detailed arrangements of braids rendered in thick black thread, stitched down to emulate the elaborate patterns of cornrows and other braided hairstyles most commonly worn by […]

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Andrew Mehall’s “New Ideas” @ Hyperallergic

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. — The disclaimer “No animals were harmed in the making of this film” is something films like to let you know when it appears that some animals may have been harmed in the movie’s making. My suspicion is that artist Andrew Mehall is not in the position to offer […]

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