The creator of the defining image from President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, the “Hope” posters, hit Detroit this week. Shepard Fairey’s largest mural, at 185-feet-high, now adorns One Campus Martius (formerly the Compuware Building), while another mural is nestled within what is referred to as “The Belt,” a repurposed alleyway connecting Grand River and Gratiot Avenues between Broadway and Library Street, and the home to several murals already.
Is this really the 16th edition of Detroit's Memorial Day weekend techno festival? Time flies when you're having too much fun, usually 'round the clock with little sleep.
Finally—places where being a drama queen or king is a good thing! These are five camps in the Detroit and Ann Arbor area perfect for any child looking to spend the summer honing their thespian talents.
The Detroit-Berlin Connection (DBC) is holding its second Detroit Conference on May 20, 2015, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD).
This free event is designed to challenge traditional views and boundaries in Detroit while involving community organizers and stakeholders, entrepreneurs, artists, and individuals from various backgrounds.
Getting older shouldn’t mean giving up the joys of summer camp. Luckily, there are plenty of camps in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas that are perfect for teens, letting them learn, grow and have fun doing activities they already love like art, media and even playing Minecraft.
The template for what's yet to come in Hamtramck might be the Porous Borders Festival, which is happening this weekend, May 16-17, at several locations on or near the Hamtramck border.
The festival will take place along Carpenter, the northern border the city shares with Detroit.
Plans for the festival were set in motion last year after a grant from Knight Arts was combined with another from the National Endowment for the Arts (a $100,000 Our Town grant) for a series of creative placemaking events.
The Detroit Children’s Choir presents its 9th Annual Spring Concert — for the first time this year at Orchestra Hall in Midtown Detroit.
The concert’s theme, "The Beauty Around Us," will be shared in song featuring the DCC’s nine combined choirs from more than 20 cities across metro Detroit.
With "Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit" at The Detroit Institute of Arts through July 12th, many other venues have Diego and Frida related programming planned throughout the spring and summer. Click here for a full guide to all events and activities related to the DIA show.