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Talk + Book Signing: Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

Journalist, author, and producer Vikki Tobak, photographer Brian B+ Cross, and special guests examine the fascinating world of hip-hop through the lens of the photographers who shaped the iconic album covers, t-shirts, and posters beloved by fans throughout the world. Tobak’s collectible book Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop features rare ou akes from… Read More Talk + Book Signing: Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop

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Black to Techno

MOCAD will host the screening of Black to Techno on Thursday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. EST. The second screening and conversation will be on Sunday, May 26 from 2 to 5 p.m. EST with the film’s director Jenn Nkiru, Cornelius Harris, and Nandi Comer. “Shot in Detroit by British filmmaker Jenn Nkiru, Black to… Read More Black to Techno

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Writing Workshop: Circle for the Potential of Literature

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is hosting a writing workshop on Sunday, March 31st at 2 P.M. Admission is $20 ($10 for MOCAD Members). You can register for the event by emailing MOCAD at info@mocadetroit.org. Event Details: This clever writing workshop presents participants with a series of playful timed exercises designed to challenge… Read More Writing Workshop: Circle for the Potential of Literature

Art & Entertainment, Culture, Feature Story

My Time at the Intersection Series: The Science of Food and Music with Questlove, Chef Max Hardy, and dream hampton

Last Friday, I attended a very special artist talk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD): The Intersection: The Science of Food and Music with Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (drummer and band member of The Roots), Chef Max Hardy (owner and chef of Detroit’s River Bistro), and dream hampton (filmmaker and writer). It was the eighth… Read More My Time at the Intersection Series: The Science of Food and Music with Questlove, Chef Max Hardy, and dream hampton

Art & Entertainment, Feature Story

MOCAD and SGLD’s ‘The Intersection Series’ Will Feature Special Guests Questlove, Chef Max Hardy, and dream hampton

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) and the Science Gallery Lab Detroit (SGLD) will host their eighth and final installment of the discussion series The Intersection: The Science of Food and Music with Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Chef Max Hardy, and dream hampton. According to the contemporary art museum, MOCAD’s Intersection Series is a program… Read More MOCAD and SGLD’s ‘The Intersection Series’ Will Feature Special Guests Questlove, Chef Max Hardy, and dream hampton