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Theatre and Dance at Wayne Kicks off The Raisin Cycle

02/15/16

Theatre and Dance at Wayne Kicks off The Raisin Cycle

This three-play series in honor of Black History Month will examine issues of gentrification and race relations

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Russell, Dumas Debut Today on Ever-Growing 910-AM

02/15/16

Russell, Dumas Debut Today on Ever-Growing 910-AM

The two veteran Detroit media personalities join a growing roster at the talk radio network

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7 Detroit Artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

02/15/16

7 Detroit Artists Who Have Never Won a Grammy

You know their names and music very well, but you've never seen any of these artists take to the stage and thank everybody, their mama and God for a Grammy award.

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Music Hall Raises Necessary Funding to Keep Doors Open

02/15/16

Music Hall Raises Necessary Funding to Keep Doors Open

The Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts kicks of their five-year capital campaign with a successful benefit concert

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From Small-Town Texas to the Big Apple, Meet Harlem’s Prima Ballerina

02/10/16

From Small-Town Texas to the Big Apple, Meet Harlem’s Prima Ballerina

The Dance Theatre of Harlem performs three nights this week at the Detroit Opera House.

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Are Detroit Public Schools students planning a sickout on Count Day tomorrow?

02/09/16

Are Detroit Public Schools students planning a sickout on Count Day tomorrow?

That’s the rumor – at least according to a flyer circulating.

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General Holiefield, My Gentle Giant

02/09/16

General Holiefield, My Gentle Giant

Detroit-based photojournalist, Monica Morgan, shares her story of love and loss

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Eastern Michigan University to Withdraw from Education Achievement Authority

02/05/16

Eastern Michigan University to Withdraw from Education Achievement Authority

The Board of Regents voted unanimously to terminate involvement with the EAA but still plans to continue work with Detroit schools and students.

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Calvin and Alicia Goodwin: The Comedians

02/05/16

Calvin and Alicia Goodwin: The Comedians

They fuss like two cranky old marrieds. They fire off wisecracks like radio-show comics. They get real when they talk about their love for one another. Calvin and Alicia Goodwin married in 2012, after years of dating following a meeting while students singing in the University of Michigan Gospel Chorale. "When you find the right one, you'll know," Alicia, 32, says carefully and calmly. Here, she is balanced. "When you’re together, you realize…I'm not sure how to explain it, but your heartbeat and breathing become in sync. It's a weird thing that happens." Calvin, 33, interjects. "Well, I hope you'll breathe me. Cause you'll die if you don’t." Alicia's calmness vanishes. "Stop!" she...

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Seen Photo Gallery: Big Shots, Little Stars

02/05/16

Seen Photo Gallery: Big Shots, Little Stars

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation celebrated being one of eight charities to benefit from the auto show’s charity preview

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