Three Metro Detroit bands held a concert to raise money for local social justice organizations on Saturday.
Wayne State alumna Aysha Jamali’s visual narrative “From Other to Center” is being featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s exhibition, “Detroit Narrative Agency: Radical Remedies,” from Feb. 5 to May 2.
Wayne State’s Department of Art and Art History presented the “Ghost Words” virtual lecture by artist, designer and educator Helen Lee on Thursday.
Undergraduate students of the Wayne State Black Theatre and Dance Collective’s Freedom Players held a virtual showing of their pre-recorded performance, “Unveiling the Mask,” on Friday at 7 p.m.
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance debuted its pre-recorded virtual performance titled “Unveiling the Mask” on Saturday, featuring 12 members of the Graduate Acting Company.
Perched on a building at the corner of Canfield and Woodward avenue is one of Wayne State University Galleries’ latest exhibitions.
As of spring 2021, free outdoor public Wi-Fi will be available in Detroit’s Cultural Center. This provision was made possible by the Cultural Center Planning Initiative, with a $500,000 grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
WKAR Public Media partnered with Michigan State University’s WorkLife Office and Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library to present a private screening of the independent film “9to5: The Story of a Movement,” directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert.
This summer, Detroit artists are bringing personal performances that reflect on the current cultural and political landscape to your front door with NOW:FUTURE.
An exhibition featuring multimedia works, created by a multitude of Black Detroit-based artists, explores the idea that there is no singular Black experience or narrative.
Beginning through a friendship between two Wayne State alumnae, the fundraising event Open Doors for Black Lives is helping give back to Black communities in Detroit and organizations in need of support.
Ahead of the Nov. 3 election, members of Wayne State University and University of Michigan have the opportunity to send a message to our next president.
Creativity, through many facets and mediums, often provides an escape. For those majoring in creative fields at Wayne State, this time brings unique challenges, changes and perspectives.
With the 2020 election wrapping up on Nov. 3, now may be the perfect time to reflect on the historic importance of voting rights.
Released under the name Freight Fanon, 2020 WSU graduate Kamau Clark’s latest album is inspired by and experiments with punk music.
Wayne State University graduate Alexander Vlachos, better known by his stage name Greater Alexander, operates an artist residency in the city of Detroit.
A partnership between Grove Studios and Leon Speakers has created the Amplify fellowship. The program plans to amplify African American voices throughout Washtenaw County.
The Wayne State Saturday Art Therapy Workshop, a virtual 10-week program open to children and adults, began Sept. 19 and will run until Nov. 21.
Each summer at Boys State, 1,000 Texas high schoolers play an integral role in government operations. The students —elected by their peers— hold various positions in the city, county and state governments.
Wayne State senior Miles Reuben recently released his short film, “NILE: A Visual Embodiment of a Sonic Experience,” which follows a son as he navigates an emotional journey to reconnect with his late father.
Wayne State’s FestiFall annually marks the fall return to campus by bringing together students in Gullen Mall, giving them the opportunity to explore student organizations, university departments and learning communities.
Before the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference decided to suspend all sports competition in 2020, another important part of the athletic experience canceled their season.
The isolation and uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic pose a challenge, especially for those whose work involves in-person interaction. However, physical distancing restrictions have allowed creatives more time to hone in on their skills.
On Friday March 13, Wayne State acting major Vanessa Fry sat in a talent agent’s office in New York City. The day before, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned gatherings larger than 500 people, indefinitely stopping all Broadway shows in response to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic.
In Detroit, art and culture can be seen across the city. But, there are ways these treasures can be spread farther while supporting creatives living in different communities. That is what the new Arts, Culture and Entrepreneurship Office hopes to achieve.
Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts is like the academic incubator for future Emmy, Pulitzer Prize and Grammy winners.
With public gatherings being placed on pause due to coronavirus, Wayne State students are helping to create conversation about social change during the Detroit Free Press Film Festival’s virtual event.
In a student-wide email sent on March 12, Wayne State extended spring break to give professors time to transition to online classes as schools across the country took similar measures to slow the spread of coronavirus.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has brought uncertainty into many aspects of our lives. Seeking a break from the constant news cycle and stress of these times, many have turned to television, film, music and literature to provide a sense of comfort and entertainment.
The Wayne Literary Review annually features the art and writings of current and former Wayne State students. The 2020 edition focuses on something central to all of us — identity.
As life is beginning to seem like a novel, it’s easy to be unproductive and lethargic during quarantine. This week, President Donald Trump increased social distancing guidelines until April 30 — meaning many of us will have extra free time. Although the COVID-19 pandemic is unnerving, quaran…
At Three Cats restaurant in Clawson, Dan Scanlon, the director of Pixar’s new movie “Onward,” remembered the building either being abandoned or a warehouse when he was growing up, he said.
One Wayne State computer science major has fond childhood memories of getting henna done at weddings and Eid fairs. Now a college student, customers wait in line for her henna work.
Millions of people around the world stutter. It’s been documented for thousands of years. But the speech disorder continues to puzzle researchers, according to Wayne State professors.
10 years ago, a 13-year-old violinist won the Sphinx Concerto Competition in Detroit, a yearly national contest of young Black and Latinx classical musicians with awards up to $50,000. He was the youngest artist ever to sweep a division.
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance will celebrate 91 years with Wayne State at the annual Spring Dance Concert.
Over 200 people from across the U.S. gathered at Third Man Records in Midtown on Feb. 21 to attend All Access Cafe, a free event featuring music and poetry by artists with disabilities.
In celebration of African culture, the Theatre and Dance company at Wayne State is holding its annual To Sangana African Dance Concert on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 at the Allesee Dance Theatre.
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