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Three Queens, 1971, by Wadsworth Jarrell, acrylic on canvas.Image courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Do You Have An Eye For Art?

(WATERFORD, MI) – Here’s your chance to get an eye full as online public voting begins tomorrow at noon for the 2017 MI Great Artist…


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Girl Killed In Drive-By Shooting

(DETROIT, MI) – Three men have been charged in the August 3 Detroit shooting which left a 14 year-old girl dead and two men in…


These abandoned homes on Kercheval, on Detroit's east side, seen on 2 June 2017, have been boarded up in accordance with the city's blight abatement program.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Detroit Tackling Abandoned Houses

(DETROIT, MI) – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan joined with residents from neighborhoods around the city today to launch a new program to board up 11,000…



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ICE Sweeps Michigan Illegals

(DETROIT, MI) – A Mexican national arrested in Wyoming, MI, who has a prior conviction for fourth-degree child abuse and two convictions for child neglect,…


Sino, Fenkell St. and Birwood Ave., 2017, Jenny Risher, pigment print.Photo courtesy of Jenny Risher/DIA.

Hip-Hop D-Cyphered At The DIA

(DETROIT, MI) – Hip-hop is the star of the exhibition D-Cyphered: Portraits by Jenny Risher at the Detroit Institute of Arts from August 4 through…



The violin case leaning on the rear tire of an antique Ford at LaSalle’s combined Mac’s and Subway probably doesn't contain a violin.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

LaSalle Wins Bragging Rights

(LaSALLE, ON) – The opening of Detroit’s newest restaurant, oddly enough, gives LaSalle some eatery bragging rights. On July 5, Florida chain Ford’s Garage opened…


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Oakland County Takes Michigan To Court

(PONTIAC, MI) – Oakland County has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of both the 2017 amendments to the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission Act and…


Detroit 1967 Revisited

(DETROIT, MI) – As part of a city-wide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riots, the Detroit Institute of Arts is presenting…