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Detroit Youth Choir’s Moving Performance on America’s Got Talent

Did you catch the Detroit Youth Concert & Performing Arts Company (DYC) on America’s Got Talent (AGT)? The Detroit youth choir performed beautifully, singing a rendition of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ song “Can’t Hold Us” and are now headed to the finals! Founded in September 1996, DYC is a non-profit organization that serves the young… Read More Detroit Youth Choir’s Moving Performance on America’s Got Talent

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Here Are the Winners of the Inaugural Detroit City of Design Competition!

Last week, Design Core Detroit announced the winners of the first edition of Detroit City of Design Competition. Design Core Detroit received 26 submissions from local and international design teams. The designers were from 31 UNESCO Cities of Design and were invited to prototype design solutions for Detroit neighborhoods that address safety and walkability. Supported… Read More Here Are the Winners of the Inaugural Detroit City of Design Competition!

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Raven-Symone Plans on Motherhood, Her Degree & Directing TV

By Allison Kugel Raven-Symone’s alter ego, Raven Baxter, has been a staple on The Disney Channel since the child actor turned Hollywood renaissance woman debuted her famous character on the hit show, That’s So Raven, in 2003. Back then, Symone’s alter-ego played a teenager who could see into the future, and that extra-sensory ability often… Read More Raven-Symone Plans on Motherhood, Her Degree & Directing TV

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Catching Up with Coach D from Lifetime’s Hit T.V. Show ‘Bring It!’

You may recognize Dianna “Miss D” Williams from Lifetime’s hit television series Bring It— a reality show which documents Williams’ career as the founder and dance coach for The Dollhouse Dance Factory. Williams (or Coach D as her dance team calls her) is a successful, self-made businesswoman. She is a graduate of Jackson State University… Read More Catching Up with Coach D from Lifetime’s Hit T.V. Show ‘Bring It!’

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Check Out Who’s Performing at Beacon Park Detroit’s Free Summer Concert Series

Hi, friends! Beacon Park Detroit recently announced their FREE Summer Concert Series. Here are the headlining performers for the music series: June 15: Nashville-based indie rock group Moon Taxi wsg The War and Treaty July 21: Grammy nominated R&B singer, Tamia August 17: Thomas McClary Commodores Experience Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. with local DJs spinning music and opening acts… Read More Check Out Who’s Performing at Beacon Park Detroit’s Free Summer Concert Series

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Warmth Detroit’s Katie Boyce Talks Sustainable Fashion and Worldwide Knit in Public Day

Speech Pathologist Katie Boyce has lived in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan with her husband for three years now. She keeps a very busy schedule and often works long hours. To help her find relaxation from her career, she started knitting. “Right now, it’s truly therapeutic for me,” Katie explained to me during our phone conversation. “I’m… Read More Warmth Detroit’s Katie Boyce Talks Sustainable Fashion and Worldwide Knit in Public Day

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Hip Hop Artist Lando Chill Shares His Thoughts on His ‘Black Ego’ Album, Black Feminism, and Supporting Women’s Rights

For the past three months, I have been exploring new and seasoned music. From genres like hip hop and Neo Soul to indie music and even classic rock, I have kept an open mind in my music discoveries. I’m not sure why exactly I’ve been on this music kick, but it has turned into a… Read More Hip Hop Artist Lando Chill Shares His Thoughts on His ‘Black Ego’ Album, Black Feminism, and Supporting Women’s Rights

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Behind the Scenes: WXYZ Detroit T.V. Segment Was So Much Fun

Hi, friends! Last week, I had such a wonderful time doing a Mother’s Day T.V. segment on WXYZ Detroit. It was my fourth time participating in a segment on the Detroit-based news station and my fifth time doing a lifestyle segment on a Michigan-based news channel. My first time doing a T.V. segment was for… Read More Behind the Scenes: WXYZ Detroit T.V. Segment Was So Much Fun

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Celebrate National Concert Week with $20 Concert Tickets

Today Live Nation revealed their fifth annual National Concert Week will take place from May 1st through May 7th and give you an exclusive opportunity to purchases tickets for just $20 (all-in including fees). Kicking off an epic summer concert season, the offer will include over two million tickets to 2,800+ in-demand shows from Live Nation’s upcoming… Read More Celebrate National Concert Week with $20 Concert Tickets

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ANNOUNCED: The Aretha Franklin Ampitheatre Summer Concert Series Lineup

2019 marks the inaugural season for The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre, Detroit’s premiere summer concert venue located along the Detroit River. Formerly known as Chene Park, the venue was renamed as a permanent honor to the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin. The Right Productions, who manage and operate The Aretha, announces the lineup for the renowned… Read More ANNOUNCED: The Aretha Franklin Ampitheatre Summer Concert Series Lineup

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Detroit Singer C3 Talks New Song ‘Games’ and Inspiring Fans Through His Music

I’m sitting in my basement on the phone with new, up-and-coming Detroit singer Charles “C3” Laster III. The singer reached out to me via Instagram to share his new song “Games”. After listening to it one time on Spotify, I immediately DM’d C3 to ask if he’d like to do an interview for the blog.… Read More Detroit Singer C3 Talks New Song ‘Games’ and Inspiring Fans Through His Music