Sep 16

Third Thursdays

oin the retail and restaurant businesses along West Willis & Canfield Street in the North Cass Neighborhood each month to celebrate local art, food, design, fashion, health & more! A dozen of your favorite indie Detroit shops, galleries & eateries will offer extended hours, special sales, exhibit openings, book signings, live music, artisanal food & more. It's a whole lotta Detroit love in one place! Dates: October 21, November 18, December 16 Time: 5 - 9pm Participating businesses include: - AVALON INTERNATIONAL BREADS - BUREAU OF URBAN LIVING - CITY BIRD - CITY LIVING...

By Trent Design

3:47 PM

Tagged: North Cass

Oct 04

Grand Opening - N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art

The Grand Opening of the N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art will take place October 9th and 10th, 2010.  Festivities will begin at The Gallery, located at 52 E. Forest Ave. in the Sugar Hill District, at 8pm on Saturday and go until 6am.  Then they will start back up on Sunday at 2pm.  Please stop by for a cocktail reception, fine arts exhibition, theatrical performances, live music, spoken word, morning yoga, an artist panel, lectures, and a book signing.  For more information visit: www.nnamdicenter.org. **** More about The Gallery: For nearly 30 years, G. R. N'Namdi Gallery has been...

By Trent Design

1:15 PM

Tagged: New Center

Oct 21

Nomkhubulwane Migrates to Detroit

Nomkhubulwane Migrates to DetroitThe Elephant ProjectMarygrove College is hosting Nomkhubulwane (Nom-koo-bull_WAH-nee: Zulu for Mother Earth), an elephant sculpture made of galvanized steel and recycled truck tired.  The life-sized sculpture, created by eminent South African artists Andries Botha, catalyzes conversation about house to creatively address issues caused by the expanding human ecological footprint.  It is one of 17 elephants on display globally by the Human Elephant Foundation.Nomkubulwane will “migrate” to Detroit from Toronto, at the Detroit-Windsor border on Friday, Oct....

By Trent Design

4:09 PM

Tagged: Art Center

Nov 01

Woodward Corridor Receives Living Cities Grant

In collaboration with Wayne State University (WSU), Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), and the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Midtown Detroit, Inc. is administering "Live Midtown".  The residential program provides four types of incentives to eligible employees to entice people to move to Midtown and retain those who area already living in the area.  WSU, HFHS, and DMC will each invest funding during the pilot year of the program.  That investment has been matched by the Hudson-Webber Foundation and the Michigan State Housing Develoment Authority (MSHDA). The Kresge Foundation also intends...

By Trent Design

1:07 PM

Tagged: All Neighborhoods

Jan 20

Live Midtown - Residential Incentive Program

In collaboration with Wayne State University (WSU), Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), and the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Midtown Detroit, Inc. is administering "Live Midtown".  The residential program provides four types of incentives to eligible employees to entice people to move to Midtown and retain those who area already living in the area.  WSU, HFHS, and DMC will each invest funding during the pilot year of the program.  That investment has been matched by the Hudson-Webber Foundation and the Michigan State Housing Develoment Authority (MSHDA). The Kresge Foundation also intends...

By Trent Design

1:04 PM

Tagged: Medical Center, Wayne State

Feb 10

MDI Produces Art X Detroit

The Kresge Foundation announced it will sponsor Art X Detroit, a free, five-day series of exhibitions, presentations, readings, discussions, concerts and dance performances for the Detroit community. Art X will showcase newly commissioned works by the Kresge Artist Fellowship awardees and the two Kresge Eminent Artists, renowned visual artist Charles McGee and iconic jazz musician Marcus Belgrave. In 2008, the Foundation established a new program that has provided more than $1 million to Metro Detroit-based individual artists working in the visual, literary and performing arts through...

By Trent Design

12:55 PM

Tagged: All Neighborhoods

Feb 16

Live Midtown Program Getting Great Press

Check out some of the articles regarding the new Live Midtown initiative, a residential program which provides incentives for eligible employees to relocate or stay in Midtown Detroit: http://detnews.com/article/20110113/BIZ/101130435/DMC--Wayne-State--Henry-Ford-offer-employees-up-to-$25K-to-live-in-Midtown http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2011/02/a_tale_of_two_relocation_plans.html http://www.freep.com/article/20110123/BUSINESS04/101230404/Live-Midtown-Midtown-Detroit-housing-market http://www.dbusiness.com/DBusiness/November-December-2010/Residential-Incentive-Program-...

By Trent Design

12:53 PM

Tagged: All Neighborhoods

Mar 20

UCCA Moving to Woodward

MDI affiliate UCCA is moving to Woodward!  As of Tuesday, March 22, 2011, our offices will be located at 3939 Woodward, Ste 100.  Due to the move, our phone and fax numbers will change as well. Phone: (313) 420-6000Fax: (313) 420-6200

By Trent Design

11:49 AM

Tagged: New Center

Apr 06

Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program

The Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program is designed to attract, develop and retain promising young professionals who will help lead the economic revitalization and development of Detroit. This talent pool is being cultivated in order to build the capacity of public, for-profit, nonprofit and quasi-public organizations, including Detroit’s anchor institutions. The Detroit Fellows program is an outstanding opportunity for those looking to build a career in the fields of economic and business development, real estate and urban planning. It is also an outstanding opportunity to be a key...

By Trent Design

12:29 PM

Tagged: All Neighborhoods

Nov 30

Art X Detroit Hits Midtown

Art X Detroit hit Midtown Detroit, sharing the talents of 38 artists with metro-Detroit.  The event featured works from Charles McGee and Marcus Belgrave, Kresge Eminent Artists, as well as Kresge Fellows in the areas of Visual Arts, Literary Arts and Performing Arts. Check out our "Midtown Articles" section under "Who We Are" to read all about it!

By Trent Design

12:14 PM

Tagged: All Neighborhoods

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