Happy Friday! How did your week go?
We had a busy, full week of homeschooling. Last week, we started our fall homeschool season and it’s been quite the adventure with Zhen (my soon-to-be 9-year-old), my little boys, and baby Zaya! But I’m enjoying our moments together, too.
In case you missed it…
NEW ART EXHIBITION: WOMXNHOUSE DETROIT
The inaugural Womxnhouse Detroit: The Art of Being Female in America Today opens tomorrow in the Crary-St. Mary’s Community. There are available weekend dates this month and throughout October. Click here to purchase your tickets.
AN EGG ROLL MADE WITH CORNBREAD, GREENS, MACARONI, YAMS, AND SMOKED TURKEY?!
A FEW GOOD READS…
I’ve been listening to the audiobooks The Art of Living by Thich Nhat Hanh and The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight. Although the contrasting titles may seem unrelated, I’m actually finding both books are inspiring and insightful!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ARTIST PATRICK DOUGHERTY’S ‘STICKWORK’ SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
The opening of the ‘stickwork’ exhibit will be Sept. 25th at 3 P.M. Details here.
MOTOR CITY PRIDE 2021
Motor City Pride is this weekend! Are you going? Admission is only $5 and youth 12 and under are free. The festival starts tomorrow at 1 P.M. and the parade will be on Sunday at noon. You can get more details here.
FIRST BLACK WOMAN-OWNED ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGER MANUFACTURER
Detroit-based technology, manufacturing, and engineering firm Dunamis Clean Energy Partners (DCEP) will debut a new electric vehicle charger product line at the Motor Bella 2021.
THE SKYMINT X SHEEFY EXPERIENCE
Detroit artist and musician Sheefy McFly recently collaborated with cannabis company SKYMINT at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids. The art installation is called “The SKYMINT X Sheefy Experience and Sheefy transformed ArtPrize’s “Welcome Center” tent and social zone with his signature colorful figures and faces.
CRANBROOK ART-CON FUNDRAISER
Cranbrook Art Associates is hosting their inaugural Cranbrook Art-Con Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 2nd to support Cranbrook Art Museum’s educational outreach programs. Visit cranbrookartmuseum.org/product/artcon to purchase your tickets.
HOPE YOU HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND! XOXO
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