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Dancer Jennifer Harge explores black women's emotions in new project

04/05/17

Dancer Jennifer Harge explores black women's emotions in new project

Contemporary dancer Jennifer Harge’s body of work encompasses movement, performance art and black culture. Through her collective Harge Dance Stories, she explores the stories surrounding black bodies. Her newest venture, the (Her)stor(ies) Project, is a performance piece she and four other dancers began working on through a research grant at The Carr Center. The project has evolved into an evening-length dance performance exploring how grief, pleasure and protest impact black women. “I was thinking about how I was handling grief and whose grief I was holding onto. People who I felt connected to through being black,” Harge says. “I was thinking how black women historically have had to handle grief, and whose grief they were responsible for.” The...

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Sharon Madison on her family's early Detroit real estate bet - and how it's paying off

04/05/17

Sharon Madison on her family's early Detroit real estate bet - and how it's paying off

Sharon Madison and her family bet big on downtown Detroit when few others would. Now the building that bears her father’s name is reaping the dividends.

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Kerrie Trahan, Founder of Yoganic Flow

04/05/17

Kerrie Trahan, Founder of Yoganic Flow

Using yoga as a tool, this company aims to get Detroiters healthy – both physically and spiritually.

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Davontae Sanford: Innocence without a doubt

04/05/17

Davontae Sanford: Innocence without a doubt

Almost a year after being imprisoned for four murders he didn’t commit, Davontae Sanford is making sure others don’t suffer the same fate.

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Robin Givhan finds the political side of fashion

04/05/17

Robin Givhan finds the political side of fashion

As a fashion critic for the Washington Post - and a Detroit native - Robin Givhan explores the politics of fashion

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Dealing with grief in your teenage years

04/05/17

Dealing with grief in your teenage years

The bereavement process eventually strikes us all, but coping with grief in your teenage years can seem like a monumental challenge.

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Figure Skating in Detroit hopes to encourage girls to stay sharp

04/05/17

Figure Skating in Detroit hopes to encourage girls to stay sharp

Through academics and leadership training, this program is the new cool.

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Easter production engages Detroit's young aspiring actors

04/05/17

Easter production engages Detroit's young aspiring actors

"He's Alive" will be staged April 15 at Soul Harvest Ministries

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Vinyl's big comeback

04/05/17

Vinyl's big comeback

The current vinyl boom builds up the market for vintage record players

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Classical Roots at the Max M. Fisher Music Center

04/05/17

SEEN Photo Gallery: Classical Roots at the Max M. Fisher Music Center

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s 39th annual Classical Roots Celebration honored
violinist Regina Carter and trumpeter Terence Blanchard on March 3 in Detroit.

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