Midsummer Nights

Mar 30

10:17 AM

By Trent Design

Tagged: Cass Park

MDI affiliate UCCA created a new arts event called Midsummer Nights in Midtown.  This exciting arts event showcased over 20 performance groups over 12 nights throughout a wide variety of Midtown venues.  Over 10,000 people visited midtown for these unique offerings, which culminated with a fantastic outdoor performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by aerial dancers Project Bandaloop.

Funding for Midsummer Nights was provided by The MASCO Foundation, Wayne State University, DTE Energy Foundation, the Kresge Foundation, the Castaing Family Foundation, Julie and Peter Cummings, and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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MASCO actively supports a number of very specific arts, cultural, educational, human service and civic initiatives in the cities where it does business or where a long-term relationship exists. 

Website:  http://www.masco.com/

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Wayne State University is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan, in the city's Midtown Cultural Center.  It consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 350 major subject areas to over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students.

Website:  http://wayne.edu/

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The Kresge Foundation is a private, national foundation that seeks to influence the quality of life for future generations through its support of nonprofit organizations in six fields of interest: health, the environment, community development, arts and culture, education and human services.  

Website:  http://www.kresge.org/

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The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs serves to encourage, develop and facilitate an enriched environment of artistic, creative, cultural activity in Michigan.

Website:  http://www.themedc.org/Arts/