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Listening to Black Male Writers Read

Source Booksellers is hosting a great event for Black male writers. The event is called “Listening to Black Male Writers Read” and it is in celebration of Black History Month. Feature image courtesy of Source Booksellers

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African American History Day

Feature image courtesy of the Detroit Historical Museum   On Saturday, February 23rd, the Detroit Historical Museum will host African American History Day. Admission is FREE! There will be vendors, crafts, West African Dance, and a discussion about youth sports in Detroit. Click on the event link below for more event details!

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February Flicks: Black Panther and Selma

Beacon Park in Detroit will host free showings of Black Panther and Selma the weekend of February 22nd. Here is the movie schedule for the weekend: February 22nd: 7 p.m. – Black Panther (PG-13) 2hrs 15m February 23rd: 4 p.m. – Black Panther (PG-13) 2hrs 15m 6:30 p.m. – Selma (PG-13) 2hrs 8m

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American Black Journal 50th Anniversary Celebration

The American Black Journal will celebrate their 50th anniversary at The Garden Theater in Detroit on February 21st. Event festivities will include music, dance, and spoken word performances. Click on the event link below to get more details about the event. Feature image courtesy of the American Black Journal.

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15th Annual Detroit Tree Lighting & Light Up Beacon Park

The Downtown Detroit Partnership, DTE Energy Foundation and DTE Beacon Park Foundation are proud to present the 2018 #Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony and Light Up Beacon Park. SPECIAL GUESTS Headlining the show at Campus Martius Park is 12-time GRAMMY award-winning, gospel artist and Detroit native CeCe Winans. Taking center ice are U.S. Olympic figure skating duo Alex Shibutani and Maia Shibutani. … Read More 15th Annual Detroit Tree Lighting & Light Up Beacon Park

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pronoun @ Saint Andrews Hall

One-woman band, pronoun (Alyse Vellturo) premiered her new single ‘wrong’ (Rhyme and Reason Records) on NPR and today, she arrives with the visuals for the song, premiering exclusively on Clash Music. ‘wrong’, the second single from her debut album, set to drop in 2019, maintains the niche, lo-fi sound that has garnered attention from the likes of The New York Times and NPR while embodying all… Read More pronoun @ Saint Andrews Hall

Art & Entertainment, Feature Story

Light Up Livernois 2018 Shines Bright on the Avenue of Fashion

What’s up, Detroit!  I’m excited to share with you my post about my experience at Light Up Livernois 2018! It seems like I’ve experienced a lot of firsts over the past few weeks: Murals in the Market Eastern Market After Dark MOCAD’s Intersection Series Now I can add my first Light Up Livernois to my list… Read More Light Up Livernois 2018 Shines Bright on the Avenue of Fashion

Art & Entertainment, Life in Detroit

Feet on the Street Tours Show Detroiters and Visitors the Beauty of the City

The first year we moved to Michigan, Eastern Market was the second Detroit place we visited (Greektown was the first). Our introduction to Eastern Market was in December 2015 during a city tour. I registered Travis and me to take a tour of the market with Feet on the Street Tours. After spending three months… Read More Feet on the Street Tours Show Detroiters and Visitors the Beauty of the City