Art & Entertainment

Date Night at Troy’s Bonefish Grill 5-Year Anniversary Event

Last night, Travis and I attended Bonefish Grill’s Troy location to celebrate their fifth anniversary. It was a full house at the restaurant as guests were gathered to also raise money for The North Woodward Community Foundation (NWCF). Twenty percent of all sales were donated to NWCF. NWCF is a nonprofit organization whose goal is… Read More Date Night at Troy’s Bonefish Grill 5-Year Anniversary Event

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Introducing a Fresh Marketplace of Ideas to Detroit Amidst the Rebirth: An Introduction to the Kee Mobile App

Presented by T1 FROM KEE MOBILE APP FOUNDER, JENNA HAGE HASSAN The innovative Kee application was founded on our shared desires to connect people and facilitate a more efficient marketplace for business and consumers. This is what drives each member of our team to come in and give it their all every day—and this is… Read More Introducing a Fresh Marketplace of Ideas to Detroit Amidst the Rebirth: An Introduction to the Kee Mobile App

Culture, Feature Story

20 Black History Month Events Happening in Detroit (February 22 – 28)

What’s good, friends? We are in the final days of the celebration of Black History Month. Do you have any plans to celebrate with your family and friends? My family and I are going to be attending a few events this weekend and next week, like the African American Read-In at the Southfield Public Library… Read More 20 Black History Month Events Happening in Detroit (February 22 – 28)

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You Can Safely Dispose of Expired & Unused Prescription Drugs at Meijer

With the Opioid Overdose Crisis being a serious public health problem, many companies and organizations are fighting hard to help prevent abuse of drugs including prescription medicine. One such company that’s joining the cause is Meijer. The Midwest-based company recently announced it’s launching their new Consumer Drug Take-Back Program. Secure in-store kiosks will be installed… Read More You Can Safely Dispose of Expired & Unused Prescription Drugs at Meijer

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MOCAD Announces 4 New Art Exhibitions for the Summer 2019 Season

What’s good, friends? Today, I’m sharing with you the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s (MOCAD) summer 2019 art exhibition season. Check out the summaries of the upcoming exhibitions. Dates for each exhibit is listed at the end of this post. Peace + Blessings– Jennifer MOCAD’s SUMMER 2019 SEASON For its summer 2019 season, MOCAD presents… Read More MOCAD Announces 4 New Art Exhibitions for the Summer 2019 Season

Art & Entertainment

6 Favorite Highlights from NBA All-Star 2019

What’s good, guys? Did you catch Janelle Monáe’s performance at the NBA All-Star 2019 over the past weekend? The AT&T Pregame Concert was a hot show as the Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter headlined the debut concert. Also an activist, actress, and music producer, Janelle headlined the debut AT&T Pregame Concert. The show was streamed live… Read More 6 Favorite Highlights from NBA All-Star 2019

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Dilla Youth Day 2019 Youth Performance Show Celebrates Young Performing Artists

On Sunday (2/10), Travis and I took the kids to watch the Youth Performances at Dilla Youth Day. Founded by Piper Carter, Dilla Youth Day celebrated its 8th year this past Sunday. The annual youth event was held for the fourth year in a row at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.… Read More Dilla Youth Day 2019 Youth Performance Show Celebrates Young Performing Artists

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Detroit Artist Charles McGee Honored with Legacy Award

Michigan Legacy Art Park will present Detroit artist Charles McGee with the 2019 Legacy Award in recognition of a lifetime of achievements and influences as an artist, teacher, advocate and global citizen. The award will be presented as part of the Legacy Gala, the signature fundraiser for the nonprofit Michigan Legacy Art Park. The annual event, presented again by… Read More Detroit Artist Charles McGee Honored with Legacy Award

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Dr. Sabrina Jackson Asks Six Detroit Men to Share What Men Really Want

A pastor, a comedian, and a journalist walk into a movie theater. They sit down to discuss the age-old question: what do men want. It sounds like an introduction to a corny, bar joke, doesn’t it? It’s actually three out of the six professions of the all-male panelists for Dr. Sabrina Jackson’s “Movie Night with… Read More Dr. Sabrina Jackson Asks Six Detroit Men to Share What Men Really Want

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Mel B on Sex, Drugs, Abuse, & Her Epic Healing Journey

By Allison Kugel Melanie Brown aka Mel B has reigned supreme as the spiciest of her bandmates since bursting onto the entertainment scene as Scary Spice in 1996 with the group’s #1 hit Wannabe. With her wild hair, piercings and a raucous personality to match, she instantly began making headlines, and she never stopped. Her… Read More Mel B on Sex, Drugs, Abuse, & Her Epic Healing Journey

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Bringing Therians The Awakening to Life (Part 2 Interview with B. Van Randall – “The Ghetto Nerd”)

By Jennifer Hamra Today’s blog post is the second part to my interview with Detroit writer B. Van Randall.   The Ghetto Nerd aka B. Van Randall– or as his family and friends call him, Van– is the creator and writer of the new graphic novel series Therians The Awakening.  The Detroit writer decided to try… Read More Bringing Therians The Awakening to Life (Part 2 Interview with B. Van Randall – “The Ghetto Nerd”)

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The Ghetto Nerd: Meet B. Van Randall the Creator of Therians The Awakening

By Jennifer Hamra Today’s interview is part one in a two-part blog series with Detroit writer B. Van Randall the creator of Therians The Awakening.  When I discover a new Instagram account, one of the things I like to do is read the person’s or company’s bio. I just love when people take the time… Read More The Ghetto Nerd: Meet B. Van Randall the Creator of Therians The Awakening

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Unapologetically Errin: Interview with Detroit Artist Errin “Lightheart” Whitaker

On a late summer night sometime in August, I met with artist Errin “Lightheart” Whitaker at his Black Door art studio in the Fisher Building. Located in Downtown Detroit, the Fisher Building has become home base for many Detroit creatives. Errin shares an office space-turned-art-studio with a few other Detroit artists, and occasionally the artists… Read More Unapologetically Errin: Interview with Detroit Artist Errin “Lightheart” Whitaker

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Waiting Until the Last Minute to Book Your Thanksgiving Flight May Save You Money

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  The holidays are upon us, my friends, and that means more people will be traveling to visit their loved ones.  AAA estimates more than 1.7 million Michigan residents will travel 50 or more miles from home this Thanksgiving holiday. It’s a 5% increase over last year’s travel… Read More Waiting Until the Last Minute to Book Your Thanksgiving Flight May Save You Money