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Detroit

Art rises in shadow of Conners Creek power plant, for a few days only

Art rises in shadow of dormant power plant“Value Proposition" is open to the public evenings Thursday through Saturday.
  • Detroit
  • 3 days ago
Arts

Art show makes a point at former power plant

Art show makes a point at former power plantConceptual artists the Hygienic Dress League create installations at a former DTE plant that explore issues about humanity, value and environment.
  • Arts
  • 3 days, 9 hours ago
Arts

Theatre Bizarre transforms the Masonic Temple into annual creep show masquerade

Theatre Bizarre transforms the Masonic TempleTheatre Bizarre transforms the Masonic Temple into annual creep show masquerade
  • Arts
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Arts

Art in some unlikely spots in downtown Eaton Rapids

Art in some unlikely spots in downtown Eaton RapidsA community-wide effort to promote public art projects, big and small, has been underway for more than a year now
  • Arts
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
World

Sale on for Banksy painting that self-destructed at auction

Sale on for self-destructing Banksy paintingSotheby’s says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase
  • World
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Arts

House of mirrors dazzles in old bank with 'Mirage Detroit'

House of mirrors becomes ‘Mirage Detroit’Artist Doug Aitken has created a mirrored house within Detroit's old People's State Bank
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Arts

Artist Doug Aitken and his "Mirage Detroit" project

Artist Doug Aitken and his “Mirage Detroit”Los Angeles artist Doug Aitken and his mirrored house "Mirage Detroit" take over the old People's State Bank in Detroit.
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Arts

Trumbull & Porter hotel in Corktown goes all in for Detroit art

Corktown hipster hotel spotlights local artistsTrumbull & Porter hotel in Corktown has put up art by over 50 Detroit artists.
  • Arts
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Arts

Banksy artwork self-destructs moment after $1.4M sale

Banksy artwork self-destructs after $1.4M saleThe spray-painted canvas “Girl With Balloon” went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London, fetching more than three times its pre-sale estimate and equaling a record price for the artist.
  • Arts
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Performance, photographs win grand prizes in 10th ArtPrize competition

ArtPrize awards performance, photographsThis year’s ArtPrize features the work of artists from around the world at more than 160 venues.
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Arts

‘Donut County’ asks big questions about gentrification

‘Donut County’ asks big questions about gentrification in Los AngelesThe video game experience’s sinister core is revealed as the player assists the game’s true antagonists: raccoons
  • Arts
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
World

Westminster Abbey gets Hockney-designed glass window

Westminster Abbey gets Hockney-designed glass windowThe Queen’s Window was commissioned to celebrate the long reign of Queen Elizabeth II
  • World
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

In Chicago, can art unite a divided neighborhood?

In Chicago, can art unite a divided neighborhood?AP National Writer Martha Irvine tells a story of everyday people using art to bring residents together in a city.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Giant bong, huggable buds: Vegas Marijuana museum opens

Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in VegasVisitors will be unable to light up at Cannabition due to a Nevada ban on public consumption
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Detroit

Detroit artist unveils mural representing region

Mural represents tug and pull of SE Mich.Hubert Massey's 'Crossroad of Innovation' mural placed at Cobo Center.
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Arts

New Detroit gallery opens with tribute to the Queen of Soul

New gallery opens with tribute to Queen of SoulIrwin House opens with tribute to Aretha Franklin titled "SuperNatural Woman"
  • Arts
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Obituary

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, dies

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering black ballet dancer, diesArthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go on to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem, has died. He was 84.
  • Obituary
  • 1 month ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Churchill heir poised to deliver public art to new Detroit school

Howes: Churchill heir eyes art for CornerstoneChurchill granddaughter, Edwina Sandys, planning public art installation for new Cornerstone School on Detroit's west side
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

City to celebrate Spirit of Detroit anniversary

City to celebrate Spirit of Detroit anniversaryThe bronze cast was made in Norway and shipped to Detroit where the 26-foot-tall sculpture was dedicated in Sept. 1958
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Detroit

Photo festival celebrates Focus: Hope's 50 years

Photo festival celebrates Focus: Hope’s 50 yearsThe Detroitnonprofit celebrates a milestone by launching an annual photography festival within city neighborhoods
  • Detroit
  • 1 month ago
Restaurants + Bars

Great American Lobster Fest lands at Hart Plaza

Great American Lobster Fest lands at Hart PlazaThe crustacean bonanza runs through Sunday
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 1 month ago
Music

Grandson gets political at St. Andrews Hall

Grandson, Nothing But Thieves, Demob Happy rock St. Andrews Hall in Detroit.Grandson gets political at St. Andrews Hall
  • Music
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Civil rights struggle comes to life with Fisher Building art exhibit

Civil rights struggle comes to life in exhibitArtist Olayami Dabls' paper cutouts about civil rights movement illuminate Fisher Building lobby.
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

Michigan Central Station graffiti repurposed as jewelry

Train station graffiti repurposed as jewelryRebel Nell group creates the Michigan Central Station jewelry collection from fallen paint chips inside the old train depot
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

ArtWorks Detroit auction at Wasserman Projects Thursday

ArtWorks Detroit auction set for ThursdayThe auction of artwork at Wasserman Projects will benefit Matrix Human Services
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Detroit

McGee sculpture unveiled at Detroit community plaza

McGee sculpture unveiled at community plazaNorth Rosedale Park residents gathered to unveil a new sculpture by world-renowned artist Charles McGee and dedicate an outdoor plaza
  • Detroit
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Arts

Reception scheduled for Cobo Center fresco unveiling

Private reception scheduled for Cobo Center fresco unveilingArtist Hubert Massey will be finishing the last strokes of his fresco during Friday’s event.
  • Arts
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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