Detroit 1967 Riot Movie To Partly Film In the City

June 23, 2016 by  
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Photo: CBS "Zero Dark Thirty" filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow's next project will partly film in Detroit. Plans were announced in January for Bigelow to direct a film set amid 1967's deadly race-related rioting in Detroit. Colin Wilson, a line producer, tells the Detroit Free Press they want "try to shoot as much as we possibly can" in Detroit. Wilson says filming also could take place in the

Attention Creatives: Help Redesign Corktown’s Michigan Avenue!

June 23, 2016 by  
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Photo: humanscalestudio.tumblr.com Michigan Avenue is Corktown’s main street, but it is also a nine-lane state highway. This harms the neighborhood’s viability by separating residents from businesses, discouraging community interaction by reducing walkability, forcing dining and retail activity indoors, diminishing public life, and preventing the energy of the neighborhood from flowing out

Check Out The Red Hot Chili Pepper’s Newest Song “Detroit”

June 21, 2016 by  
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"Detroit" Find me in the suburbs and The shadow of decay Rolling rings of rubber and The band begins to play Am I on the right side of the left side of your brain Can you see the rising of old yesterday's remains Funkadelic said it best I think you know the rest Time don't stand a chance against this motor madness Don't you worry baby I'm like Detroit, I'm crazy Don't you

Calling All Actors! Extras Needed For ‘Transformers 5′ Filming In Detroit

June 20, 2016 by  
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Those who are interested should email transformers5extras@gmail.com. Things to include in the email are a recent photograph of yourself and your stats (height, contact info, schedule, etc.) She said most extras will be for those 18 and older, but there may be some spots available for 16-18 year olds.

Rivière28’s Summer Series Kicks Off With The Fifth Annual Light Up the Riverfront

June 16, 2016 by  
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Rivière28, an auxiliary group within the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy (the Conservancy) will host its fifth annual Light Up the Riverfront event on Friday, June 17 at an all-new location, Gabriel Richard Park (just East of the MacArthur Bridge to Belle Isle.) The group, which is comprised of more than 15 engaged professionals from the metro Detroit area, organizes fun and inviting

HuffPost: 1st African American Women to Hold A Patent In Hair Care Shares Her Biz Tips

June 16, 2016 by  
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As the first African-American woman in history to hold a patent for a natural hair care product, Gwen Jimmere, founder and CEO of the world-renowned Naturalicious hair care line, is no stranger to the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. For many entrepreneurs, the beginning of running a business is very exciting—you’re passionate about having your own business and creating your own hours, and

Time Magazine: Detroit, The Art of The Comeback

June 16, 2016 by  
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Detroit is a city becoming. Rich with history, full of tradition and still driving—always driving—toward the future, Detroit today is not the Detroit of yesterday, nor is it the Detroit of tomorrow. It is the Detroit of right-this-very-moment. We asked four community leaders to chronicle their city, their heroes and the vibrant life within the 313. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Frica Raleigh,

MSU Will Locate Center For Urban Food Systems In Detroit

June 14, 2016 by  
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Photo: Freep A new facility in Detroit will become Michigan State University’s first center for studying and developing urban food systems. Drawing on experience from MSU’s 13 rural AgBioResearch field stations and MSU Extension work in every county of Michigan, the MSU/Detroit Center for Urban Food Systems will facilitate best practices for food and non-food plant production and a variety of

Red Bull Reign 3×3 Basketball Tournie Returns To Detroit

June 14, 2016 by  
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The Detroit qualifier for Red Bull Reign, an interstate 3x3 basketball tournament where the finals are held in Chicago on July 16th, returns for its second year on June 25th to the Joe Dumars Fieldhouse. The winners of the qualifiers will head to Chicago’s Seward Park for the Red Bull Reign finals to face off against each other in hopes of winning the ultimate street ball competition.

Detroit Launches Business Storytelling Accelerator

June 14, 2016 by  
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Entre-SLAM, an Ann Arbor based business storytelling organization, is launching a Business Storytelling Accelerator in Detroit, Michigan. They have partnered with TechTown Detroit, Dinsmore and Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses to deliver a series of competitive, business storytelling cohorts for Tech, Retail and Social Enterprise organizations. The Entre-SLAM Business Storytelling Accelerator

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