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SEEN Photo Gallery: Classical Roots at the Detroit Opera House

04/05/16

SEEN Photo Gallery: Classical Roots at the Detroit Opera House

To support Black contributions to classical music, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra held this celebration at Orchestra Hall on March 5.

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Detroit Ballroom’s Smooth King

04/05/16

Detroit Ballroom’s Smooth King

Calvin Sibert, aka Mr. Smooth, has given thousands of dance lessons for the last 15 years and has even played incidental matchmaker a few dozen times—all with gentle poise, well-worn patent-leather shoes and his reassuring mantra: ‘If you mess up, catch up.’

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SEEN Photo Gallery: Detroit Dance City Festival Kickoff

04/05/16

SEEN Photo Gallery: Detroit Dance City Festival Kickoff

The Detroit Dance City Festival kickoff party signaled the beginning of ARTLAB J’s annual efforts to strengthen Detroit’s dance community. The party went down on March 5 at the Russell Industrial Center.

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Trial By Fire

04/05/16

Trial By Fire

Honoring a long fiery tradition of Detroit's first responders

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Kalyn Risker, Founder and Executive Director of Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment

04/05/16

Kalyn Risker, Founder and Executive Director of Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment

Through workshops and one-on-one work, SAFE helps survivors of domestic violence gain the skills needed to reenter the workforce, manage budgeting and their personal finances

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How Gwen Jimmere made Natural Hair History

04/05/16

How Gwen Jimmere made Natural Hair History

And how she grew a hobby into a seven-figure company

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Shaka Senghor: Redemption Realized

04/05/16

Shaka Senghor: Redemption Realized

The new author releases a book entitled "Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death and Redemption in an American Prison"

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Andrea Isom on Life in Hollywood

04/05/16

Andrea Isom on Life in Hollywood

Andrea Isom won fans as Fox 2's charismatic street reporter, but now shines in the national spotlight

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The Cream of Detroit's Hip-Hop Crop is Beloved All Over--Except Detroit

04/05/16

The Cream of Detroit's Hip-Hop Crop is Beloved All Over--Except Detroit

Detroit rappers have won a hard-fought battle to be recognized among hip-hop heads, but as the city’s pioneers take their ‘Kings Court’ tour overseas, hometown love remains elusive. Will the triumphs ever come full circle?

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The Goal of ‘Building Community Value’ in Detroit

04/05/16

The Goal of ‘Building Community Value’ in Detroit

A Detroit-based 'solutionary' digs into Detroit's community values

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