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Paradise Valley Music Festival returns to Hart Plaza

07/15/16

Paradise Valley Music Festival returns to Hart Plaza

Producer Johnnie Washington continues to find the inspiration from the Paradise Valley legacy.

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Ballroom dance flash mob at Paradise Valley fest to raise awareness on black mental health

07/15/16

Ballroom dance flash mob at Paradise Valley fest to raise awareness on black mental health

Dancers will storm the Hart Plaza and break out into smooth ballroom steps. At the end of the dance, they’ll discuss the importance of mental health and wellness.

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You can see Shakespeare in the park for free this weekend

07/14/16

You can see Shakespeare in the park for free this weekend

Bring a chair, a blanket and catch a free performance of The Merchant of Venice

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Detroit actors Vance, Key, Tomlin earn Emmy nominations

07/14/16

Detroit actors Vance, Key, Tomlin earn Emmy nominations

Other nominees include "Black-ish" co-stars and nods for "Empire," "How to Get Away With Murder" and "Luther."

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New book re-examines Coleman Young's influence over Detroit

07/14/16

New book re-examines Coleman Young's influence over Detroit

Author and historian Ken Coleman publishes “Forever Young: The Coleman Reader,” the first book written about the Detroit mayor in more than 20 years.

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New bridal boutique helps find the perfect gown for you

07/14/16

New bridal boutique helps find the perfect gown for you

Wedding expert Keasha Rigby says 'yes' to Detroit.

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Video shows man pointing gun, hurling gay slurs at man in front of Detroit liquor store

07/13/16

Video shows man pointing gun, hurling gay slurs at man in front of Detroit liquor store

The video was posted Tuesday night on Twitter, followed by another video of men expressing their disgust for gays.

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OPINION: Populux, the first casualty of New Detroit

07/11/16

OPINION: Populux, the first casualty of New Detroit

If throwing a rock and hiding your hands is the new norm for businesses in Detroit, then we've got a lot of work to do.

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OPINION: Rallying together not a cure, but a start of a much-need conversation on police-community relations

07/09/16

OPINION: Rallying together not a cure, but a start of a much-need conversation on police-community relations

Exercising our political power is the only way we can defeat an oppressive system. It’s educating ourselves on this country’s history and exercising our right to vote.

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Someone tell Populux to hire a social media manager

07/08/16

Someone tell Populux to hire a social media manager

The venue’s official twitter account got a little too political last night

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