Guardian of the Great Lakes, presented by The Detroit Historical Society at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle, honors the ships and mariners that made history in their service to the country, as well as others who use the shared waterways.
What is a “Maker?”
According to Shauna Wilson, Senior Manager of National Events at The Henry Ford, the answer is seemingly simple. “If you make something, you’re a maker.”
Going to the movies is expensive, but it doesn’t have to be! There’s nothing like getting together with friends and family to watch a movie outdoors—especially if that movie’s free! These are just a few local venues offering free outdoor movies for the remainder of the summer.
“Life itself and the universe is based upon rhythm. Period.”
Bill Summers, internationally renowned percussionist and folklorist—and native Detroiter—brings this ideology to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History’s Call of the Drum: International Drum Summit this Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26.
Promoters Dan McGowan and Jason Rogalewski wanted the perfect location for the Mo Pop Festival, which for the past two years had been held at the Freedom Hill Ampitheatre in Sterling Heights.
They found a willing partner in the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy (DRC), which recently opened up access to the West Riverfront on the grounds of a former newspaper printing facility.
The Ark’s past and present collide during the 50 Year Fling, from July 22-26. The five nights of concerts each celebrate a different genre and theme, celebrating the musical heritage The Ark has nurtured. As The Ark maintains its new, permanent home on Ann Arbor's South Main Street, artists return to the place where it all began for an interactive sing-along, movie night, and fantastic tunes.
It's art fair time in Ann Arbor. This year's art fair takeover of downtown Ann Arbor runs from Wednesday, July 15 through Saturday, July 18. Here are 5 things to know before you go — including hours, a map, parking and other tips.