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Gilberts buy 17-foot-tall sculpture for Campus Martius

Gilberts buy 17-foot-tall sculpture for Campus MartiusDan Gilbert and his wife Jennifer Gilbert have chosen a 17-foot bronze statue by artist KAWS to be placed downtown
  • Detroit
  • 8 hours, 30 minutes ago
Arts

Taurus Burns makes trouble at Hatch Art

Troublemaker’ at Hatch Art by Taurus Burns"Troublemaker," a one-man show by Taurus Burns, was inspired by police killings of unarmed black men and is up through May 26
  • Arts
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Michigan

UM plans new $19M dance school building

University of Michigan plans new $19M dance school buildingThe new dance school building would include a 100-seat performance venue
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Entertainment

'Star Wars' costumes dazzle in DIA show

Star Wars’ costumes dazzle in DIA show'Star Wars: The Power of Costume' opens at the Detroit Institute of Arts May 20, and runs through Sept. 30.
  • Entertainment
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Arts

DIA to open 'Star Wars' costume exhibit

DIA to open ‘Star Wars’ costume exhibitDIA to open 'Star Wars' costume exhibit
  • Arts
  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
Arts

DSO announces conductors for three concerts

DSO announces conductors for three concertsSlatkin is recovering rom his unexpected May 8 heart bypass
  • Arts
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Arts

‘The Summer King’ debuts at Detroit Opera House

‘The Summer King’ debuts Saturday at Detroit Opera HouseDaniel Sonenberg helped compose the anti-segregation opera that will be performed in only its second city
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Arts

The Henry Ford highlights work of Charles & Ray Eames

Designers Charles and Ray Eames are the subject of an exhibition at The Henry FordMuch modern furniture we use daily was designed by Charles and Ray Eames, the subject of a new show at The Henry Ford.
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Arts

Grand Rapids to unveil rendering of LOVE sculpture

Grand Rapids to unveil rendering of famous LOVE sculptureThe artwork will be unveiled by members of the Frey family representing the Frey Foundation, which bought the sculpture
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Immigration fears for Cinco de Mayo fest downplayed

Immigration fears for Cinco de Mayo fest downplayedSouthwest Detroit community says it won’t shy away from annual Mexican celebration this year
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Detroit

Belle Isle Aquarium hosts Koi Festival on Saturday

Belle Isle Aquarium hosts Koi Festival on SaturdayFree event offers traditional Japanese games, origami, cultural performances
  • Detroit
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Arts

Murals and other public art focus of Cinco de Mayo

Murals and other public art focus of Cinco de MayoThis year’s Cinco de Mayo will focus in part on Mexicantown’s rich collection of outdoor artworks.
  • Arts
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

RoboCop statue

RoboCop statueGiorgio Gikas, President of Venus Bronze Works, Inc., and a sculptor conservator talks about the process of making the RoboCop statue.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Detroit Historical Museum exhibit wins national award

Detroit Historical Museum exhibit wins national award“Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward" has received the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ National Medal
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Arts

Cranbrook Art Academy hosts Sunday open house

Cranbrook Art Academy hosts Sunday open houseVisit the ‘Graduate Degree Exhibition’ at the Cranbrook Art Museum; all Cranbrook institutions are free Sunday
  • Arts
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Life

Albert Kahn, Detroit's master architect

Albert Kahn, Detroit’s master architectAlbert Kahn, Detroit's master architect
  • Life
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
World

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a boy

Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to a boyThe baby is the third child for her and husband Prince William and fifth in line to the throne
  • World
  • 4 weeks ago
Arts

Cranbrook acquires Frank Lloyd Wright house

Cranbrook acquires Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Smith HouseThe Smith House in Bloomfield Hills, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950, has been donated to Cranbrook
  • Arts
  • 4 weeks ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Debbie Allen to hold dance auditions

Grapevine: Debbie Allen to hold dance auditionsIn other celebrity news: Ballet star Lauren Anderson to direct “Coppelia,” and actress Allison Mack busted in sex cult
  • Celebrities
  • 1 month ago
Arts

MOCAD hosts gay ‘Tom of Finland’ exhibition

MOCAD hosts gay ‘Tom of Finland’ exhibitionMOCAD exhibits ‘TOM House: The Work and Life of Tom of Finland,’ featuring the artist’s gay porn, through May 19
  • Arts
  • 1 month ago
Arts

Jon Parrish Peede, NEH chairman-elect, visits Detroit

Jon Parrish Peede, NEH chairman-elect, visits DetroitActing head of the National Endowment for the Humanities talks cultural funding and city’s revival
  • Arts
  • 1 month ago
Arts

Venus Rising: All Women Art Exhibition

Venus Rising: All Women Art ExhibitionVenus Rising: All Women Art Exhibition
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Photographer Ben Nowak overcomes obstacles through art

Photographer Ben Nowak overcomes obstacles through artPhotographer Ben Nowak overcomes obstacles through art
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Artist uses ordeals to create edgy exhibit

Personal ordeals led to artist’s work on view at Vitrine GalleryOak Park's Ben Nowak, who has a show at the Berkley venue through Apr. 30, turned misfortune into art
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

3 great houses will be the focus of Cranbrook gala

3 great houses will be the focus of Cranbrook galaFrank Lloyd Wright house recently donated to Cranbrook to be featured in gala fundraiser June 24, ‘A House Party’
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Hubert Massey fresco in Cobo Center nears completion

Hubert Massey fresco in Cobo Center nears completionThe Detroit artist will complete his Cobo fresco, ‘Detroit: Crossroad of Innovation,’ by early June
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Large mural in progress at Cobo Center

Large mural in progress at Cobo CenterArtist Hubert Massey works on his vast fresco at Cobo Center in Detroit. Titled "Detroit: Crossroad of Innovation," it will be completed later this spring.
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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