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Friday 12/08/2017
New film “Shape of Water” tells fairytale of mythical love
Posted: December 08, 2017

Acclaimed director Guillermo del Toro’s new movie, “Shape of Water”, is gaining Oscar buzz

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Thursday 12/07/2017
Get to know the cast of 'A Christmas Carol'
Updated: December 07, 2017 - 2:53 pm

'A Christmas Carol' will be at the Bonstelle Theater until December 17. 

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Wednesday 12/06/2017
Music’s role in Detroit history showcased at MOCAD
Updated: December 06, 2017 - 11:04 am

The Sonic Rebellion exhibition shows the power music has to change history.


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Sunday 11/19/2017
Darker and stranger, ‘Stranger Things’ takes season two to a new level
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 9:55 am

The second season promises more thrills and throwbacks, but a few episodes miss the mark.


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Thursday 11/16/2017
Kamasi Washington Brings ‘Harmony of Difference’ to Detroit
Updated: November 20, 2017 - 9:55 am

The acclaimed saxophonist played to a packed crowd at the Magic Stick on Nov. 15


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Light it up: Annual Christmas Tree Lighting to take place Nov. 17
Posted: November 16, 2017

The annual Detroit Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Nov. 17 from 5 p.m. to midnight.

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Saturday 11/11/2017
Come as you are, Nonsense Night at Tangent Gallery
Updated: November 13, 2017 - 10:52 am

Nonsense Night is a randomly occurring monthly event held at Tangent Gallery, while there are themes – some more eclectic than others – the night is more about community.

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Monday 10/30/2017
The College Student’s Guide to Fall Releases
Posted: October 30, 2017

Looking for a drama, horror flick or sci-fi thriller? You’ve come to the right place.


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Sunday 10/29/2017
Scary affordable Halloween ideas
Updated: November 01, 2017 - 10:04 am

Even money-strapped college students can get in on the holiday decorating with a few easy tips.


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Wednesday 10/25/2017
Closest apple orchard to WSU campus promises fall festivities
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 10:49 am

One of the closest apple orchards to campus is Apple Charlie's Orchard and Cider Mill, a spot to grab fresh cider, go on a hayride or feed some barnyard animals.

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Saturday 10/21/2017
Star Wars and the Power of Costume comes to DIA
Updated: October 23, 2017 - 9:06 am

Over 60 costumes costumes, 150 pieces and sketches will be displayed May 20-Sept. 30, 2018.


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Tuesday 10/17/2017
WSU choir performs fall concert
Updated: October 23, 2017 - 9:08 am

The fall choral showcase featured four Wayne State choir ensembles in a performance at the Schaver Music Recital Hall on Oct. 1

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Wednesday 10/11/2017
Take Root Returns to Red Bull House of Art
Updated: October 18, 2017 - 1:43 pm

The dance company will showcase a film of an underwater performance on Oct. 14.

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Tuesday 10/10/2017
Ditto! Fifth annual Detroit Art Book Fair kicks off Oct. 14
Posted: October 10, 2017

The event brings indie book vendors from across the country and Canada.

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Saturday 10/07/2017
Documentary All-Stars congregate at DIA
Updated: October 10, 2017 - 8:25 am

A score of documentary filmmakers including Morgan Spurlock, Barbara Kopple and Steve James spoke at the DIA on Oct. 7 on the importance of the genre.

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Thursday 09/28/2017
Pedestrians to run the road at Open Streets Detroit
Updated: September 29, 2017 - 8:20 am

The annual event allows pedestrians a chance to use the streets without cars, and will run from noon to 5 p.m. on Oct. 1 along Michigan Avenue and Vernor Highway. 

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Friday 09/22/2017
"What Happened" humanizes and hits back
Posted: September 22, 2017

Hillary Clinton’s latest book discusses the election, issues and the “bromance” between Putin and Trump.


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Wednesday 09/20/2017
All of the Lights
Posted: September 20, 2017

Midtown to be Dlectrified for the third time

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Saturday 09/16/2017
This burger does the impossible
Updated: September 16, 2017 - 8:03 pm

The Impossible Burger, a vegan burger patty light on the planet, has been getting national attention and has now made its way to Royal Oak.

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Thursday 09/07/2017
Cyclists Unite!
Posted: September 07, 2017

16th Annual Tour de Troit to Roll Out on Sept. 16

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Dally in the Alley celebrates 40th anniversary
Posted: September 07, 2017

Dally in the Alley will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Sept. 9. 

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Thursday 08/31/2017
Jazz Festival returns to Detroit Riverfront
Posted: August 31, 2017

Labor Day weekend marks the start of the 38th annual Detroit Jazz Festival, offering festival goers a variety of jazz music performed by local and international musicians.

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Tuesday 08/29/2017
El Club expands with new next-door cafe
Updated: August 29, 2017 - 9:48 am

In just over a year, El Club, located in southwest Detroit, has made a name for itself as an all ages artist venue and continues to expand its reach with a remodeling of an adjacent building into The Vernor Cafe.

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Monday 07/31/2017
Art exhibition draws interest
Posted: July 31, 2017

The Red Bull House of Art resident exhibition displays work of resident artists to the public.


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Wednesday 07/26/2017
WSU art therapy program trains students for future career
Updated: July 30, 2017 - 10:48 am


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Tuesday 07/25/2017
Mo Pop makes room for local artists
Updated: July 25, 2017 - 8:38 am

This year’s Mo Pop festival at Riverfront Park on July 29 and July 30 promises a unique food and drink experience, as well as local and national music.


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Saturday 07/01/2017
Catch a free movie at New Center Park
Updated: July 05, 2017 - 10:47 am

Movies, performances and more are shown at New Center Park every Friday until the end of August.


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Thursday 06/08/2017
Top ten singles of summer 2017
Updated: June 12, 2017 - 10:03 am

As the weather heats up, so does the music. Check out the top ten singles of summer so far. 

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Tuesday 06/06/2017
Comedian Chris Gethard to tape podcast in Ferndale
Posted: June 06, 2017

Comedian Chris Gethard shares his inspiration before upcoming show in Ferndale on June 7.

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Monday 05/08/2017
THE SHOP @ TechTown provides retail space near campus
Updated: May 11, 2017 - 7:58 am

TechTown, the innovation hub located just north of campus, is providing a monthly pop up shop for local businesses to get their feet wet.

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Sunday 05/07/2017
WSU senior graphics show ‘You Are Here’ opens
Posted: May 07, 2017

Senior graphic design students revealed their projects centered on the theme of journey, place and self-exploration. The show runs May 6-7 at the Baltimore Gallery.

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DeMarco’s ‘This Old Dog’ is signature, introspective listening
Updated: May 07, 2017 - 2:04 pm

Mac DeMarco tackles the essentials like regret, love and daddy issues with surprisingly grown-up candor on his latest album “This Old Dog.”

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Thursday 05/04/2017
A conversation with punk sisters Skating Polly
Updated: May 04, 2017 - 11:35 am

Skating Polly is coming to the Magic Stick on May 14, so learn why they make music and why they’re excited to visit Detroit.

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Wednesday 04/26/2017
WSU professor creates book on Detroit music
Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:28 pm

“Heaven Was Detroit,” published by the Wayne State University Press, features essays from different writers about their experiences with Detroit’s music scene.


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Friday 04/21/2017
‘Narcos’ creator speaks at MOCAD
Posted: April 21, 2017

Creator of the Netflix original series “Narcos” spoke to the museum crowd about the creative process of television.

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Light Box event features Detroit artists
Posted: April 21, 2017

Visual and performance art venue Light Box presents an evening of local and foreign artists.


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Thursday 04/20/2017
Detroit shops celebrate Record Store Day
Posted: April 20, 2017

Grab some fresh vinyl in celebration of Record Store Day on April 22 – and maybe see a famous face or two.

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Tuesday 04/18/2017
Road to Mo Pop kicks off
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 10:32 am

Get ready for Mo Pop, one of Detroit’s biggest festivals, with a series of concerts leading up to the big weekend.

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Monday 04/17/2017
Italian Film Festival USA coming to Wayne State
Posted: April 17, 2017

The festival will feature comedies, dramas, experimental cinema and more at different locations around metro Detroit.

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Protest songs fueling movements then and now
Updated: April 20, 2017 - 3:45 pm

Musical historian at Wayne State and Detroit artist talk protest songs from Detroit to Washington D.C. 

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Friday 04/14/2017
FDMO spring fashion show returns for 15th year
Updated: April 14, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Experience the changing fashion world through the designs of 10 local designers on April 29. 

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Wednesday 04/12/2017
GQWSU to host inclusive music showcase on campus
Posted: April 12, 2017

Local LGBT musicians will be giving a free performance at St. Andrew’s Hall on April 13.

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Sunday 04/09/2017
Wayne State chamber music course to hold recital
Updated: April 10, 2017 - 1:39 pm

Students in the chamber music class will perform an end of semester concert on April 24.

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
Detroit Free Press reporter uncovers Detroit bankruptcy
Updated: April 06, 2017 - 12:41 pm

Nathan Bomey talks about his book Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back and sheds a new light on the ins-and-outs of the Detroit bankruptcy

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Tuesday 03/28/2017
Student trio attracts attention at MHRFC
Updated: March 29, 2017 - 11:16 am

String Avenue, a musical trio from Wayne State, earns campus-wide recognition for their weekly performances for the patrons of the campus fitness center.

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Friday 03/24/2017
New York Times film critic to give lecture at DFT
Posted: March 24, 2017

Film critic A.O. Scott will hold the talk “Better Living Through Criticism” on March 24 on the purpose and value of criticism.

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Marche du Nain Rouge moves beyond the corridor
Updated: March 25, 2017 - 2:20 pm

Annual festival will again celebrate the defeat of the Nain Rouge along the Cass Corridor and beyond on March 26.

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Wednesday 03/22/2017
WSU and UDM collaborate on African culture show
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 10:26 am

The ROOTS culture show will be a celebration of African and Caribbean heritage through the effort of two universities taking place on March 25.

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Monday 03/20/2017
Detroit’s art and culture programs at risk under Trump
Updated: March 20, 2017 - 10:40 am

Arts and culture programs in Wayne State’s community are set to face consequential losses due to proposed federal budget cuts.

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