Detroit's contemporary art museum to undergo 'top-to-bottom' renovation

By Chris Hughes

Tagged: North Cass

By: Julie Hinds - Detroit Free Press

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Since opening its doors in 2006, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit has made a name for itself in the international art world.

Now it's poised to achieve the one thing that's missing: a physical renovation of its building and outdoor site that matches its world-class reputation.

Major new high-rise, mixed-use project announced for Midtown Detroit

By Anonymous (not verified)

Tagged: Medical Center North Cass

By: John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press

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"A major new development called The Mid that would include two new towers in Detroit's Midtown
district was announced Thursday.

A development partnership called 3750 Woodward Avenue LLC announced plans for its mixed-use
development on a 3.8-acre site along Woodward Avenue. Plans call for a boutique hotel, luxury
condominiums, co-living housing, multifamily housing, retail space, parking and a variety of public
spaces, according to the group's media material.

DCDT Talk: Freelance Lyfe

DCDT Talk: Freelance Lyfe

6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at DCDT, located at 4219 Woodward Ave. in Detroit, Mich.

Speakers to include: Torri Smith, artist and designer at Rossetti; Laura Eagin, founder of Anita Expert; Architect and lead designer at Three Squared Inc. Breck Crandell and Justin Dunn, founder and CEO of Increase Branding and Media.DCDT Talk kicks off its 2019 series with a focus on what it’s like to live the Freelance Life. How do creative freelancers make it work? 

Noel Night

The 46th annual Noel Night is scheduled for Saturday, December 1st, 2018! With over 110 participating venues and 150 free performances and activities, five hours of fun just doesn’t cut it anymore. Noel Night’s is extending the long-standing tradition with new daytime and nighttime hours. 

Eco Homes add single-family homes in Detroit's Midtown

By Anonymous (not verified)

Tagged: North Cass

By John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press

These days, big projects like Ford’s Michigan Central Station and the Hudson's skyscraper hog most of the publicity. But sometimes the more modest projects in Detroit offer compelling stories, too.

Today let's look at what are informally known as Eco Homes, a development of single-family houses now under construction at 4th and Alexandrine on the western edge of Detroit's Midtown district. 

Pro Musica Concert

Saxophonist AshuConcluding its 91st concert season of presenting music at its finest, Pro Musica of Detroit is proudly presents concert saxophonist Ashu on Friday, May 4, at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Joining Ashu on the program is pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine.

Detroit Artists Market Annual Scholarship Exhibition

Ignite Exhibition

Ignite is a show featuring a group of six emerging artists.  With work ranging from collage to performance, Ignite examines how art can spark passion, conflict, and change.

Pro Musica Piano Concert

Pro Musica of Detroit is honored to present 13-year-old pianist Naomi Yamaguchi in a recital performance on Friday, March 16, at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit. Joining the 13-year-old prodigy in the “Pianoforte Passions” program are the Mack Sisters, Yuki and Tomoko Mack, a virtuosic piano duo.

Beethoven's Seventh DSO

Beethoven regarded his Seventh Symphony as one of his best works. Premiered as part of a patriotic program honoring soldiers wounded in battle against Napoleon’s forces, its first audience, still reeling from previous French occupation, enthusiastically welcomed its rhythmic energy and spontaneity. They also instantly demanded an encore of the second movement, a march-like procession among his most recognizable works, and widely found in film and television today.

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