This article originally appeared in The South End's Winter 2019 Back to School print edition.
From Mabel Normand to Lois Weber and other female filmmakers buried by time, Cinema Detroit is showcasing the works of female pioneers in the film industry.
Students may have developed stronger bonds with each other after attending the third annual poetry slam on Oct. 31, organized by Phi Beta Sigma.
Jeffrey Eugenides, author of “The Virgin Suicides” and Detroit native, spoke at Wayne State on Oct. 24 as part of the Department of English’s Open Field Reading Series. This event was put on in cooperation with Pages Bookshop.
With over 27 creative programs at Wayne State, there's no shortage of diverse artists to discover on campus. Many artists are unique in age, style and choice of medium. This group of 10 artists includes photographers, musicians, producers and many more. Here, in no particular order, are your…
“Xtigone,” directed by Wayne State associate theater professor Cheryl Turski, is a modern take on Sophocles’ “Antigone.” The play portrays the Greek tale from the point of view of a young woman living in present-day Chicago.
One of the most exciting aspects about learning and living in Detroit is the eclectic music experiences students can be a part of. The city’s lively music scene leaves fans with a plethora of events to choose from, so it is important to be on the lookout for the latest and most affordable events.
With the advent of television streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, binge-watching has become a cultural staple — especially for college students. Binge-watching can be a perfect escape from the everyday grind of work, school and other stressors for many students.
"White Boy Rick," which hit theaters Friday, tells the story of Richard Wershe Jr., a Detroit teenager who was the youngest FBI informant in history.
In Detroit’s dynamic Belt alley, there’s a door with a red neon sign with four, bright X’s over it. Through the door is a venue that is solely illuminated by black lights and bright neon artwork plastered over every inch of the walls and floor. It’s the ultimate psychedelic, acid-saturated d…
On the stage of the Schaver Music Recital Hall in Old Main are a drum set, a guitar amp and an upright bass. The hall is filled with Wayne State students and faculty awaiting the start of the music convocation.
To add to the long list of events taking place the first month of the semester, another exciting midtown staple is set to kick off early September.
#MeToo is more than a hashtag — it is a catalyst ripping open discussion about sexual assault in the U.S. and across the globe. The hashtag has given the opportunity for victims to share and connect with others through their stories.
Earlier this year, Wayne State’s Board of Governors approved a plan to expand the Hilberry Theatre and permanently close the Bonstelle Theatre.
Three Wayne State students felt frustrated with the lack of creative media platforms in Detroit. After spending countless hours reading blogs based out of cities such as New York or Los Angeles, the students were inspired to start their very own blog. This led to the birth of La Vie Détroit,…
Wayne State’s Underground Theatre, a group of students putting on experimental plays in the basement of the Hillberry Theatre, began their fifth season on June 21.
Club Virago, a multidisciplinary art collective founded by a Wayne State student in March, will be hosting its first event, The Dog Bite, at the Korner Bar in Hamtramck on June 28.
In honor of Women’s History Month, here is a list compiled of some of the most inspirational and impactful artists that had their start right here in metro Detroit.
The Marvel blockbuster Black Panther came into theaters last weekend with record-breaking numbers. However, this film defies the standard superhero movie that comes with hyper-masculine white male leads. The latest installment provides the most diverse superhero movie and succeeds on every level.
Sarah Kayed has been writing poetry from an early age and has recently decided to compile her poems and publish her first poetry book titled “The Way the Sun Sets” in December 2017.
The annual Meridian Winter Blast returns to Detroit this year. The festival in Campus Martius Park runs from Friday, Jan. 26 - Sunday, Jan. 28. The event features various activities for the whole family to enjoy, including skiing and zip lining, a variety of food trucks and live entertainment featuring Detroit artists and DJs from the Movement Festival.
Emagine Theater is giving discounted tickets to Wayne State students and staff. At any Metro Detroit Emagine Theater, students and staff can show their Wayne State OneCard to receive one movie ticket and a free small popcorn.
Actress Beanie Feldstein opens up about her experience on the set of "Lady Bird" where she plays a chubby loyal friend opposite leading lady Saoirse Ronan.
With each step planned to compliment the next, the members of the Mafia Dance Team at Wayne State University look towards their future impact on Detroit
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.
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.