Detroiters Will Soon Be Able to Buy Cookies from a Vintage Milk Truck

Ferndale’s Detroit Cookie Company is preparing a 1967 Divco truck to sell ice cream sandwiches, coffee, and cookies on the go   Lauren Roumayah was unhappy working as a manager of a shoe store when her fiancée Tony Sevy asked her, “in a perfect world, what would make you happy?” Fast forward nine months to today … More Detroiters Will Soon Be Able to Buy Cookies from a Vintage Milk Truck

Drybar Opens Its First Michigan Salon in Downtown Birmingham

The ultimate blowout experience has (finally) arrived Following the recent openings of trendy hair salons, Detroit Blows and Blo Detroit, metro Detroit’s blow-dry bar scene is about to get even bigger. Drybar, the California-based premier blowout salon chain, is opening its first Michigan location in Birmingham next week. “After countless requests to open a Drybar … More Drybar Opens Its First Michigan Salon in Downtown Birmingham

3 Must-See Films at This Year’s Arab Film Festival

The annual event aims to amplify the voices of marginalized communities and give perspective to issues faced by the Arab world   The 2018 Arab Film Festival has officially kicked off in metro Detroit. As a part of the larger Cinetopia Film Festival, the event will run through June 10, presenting a lineup of director … More 3 Must-See Films at This Year’s Arab Film Festival

Wayne State launches BFA design degree this fall

This fall, Wayne State University’s James Pearson Duffy Department of Art & Art History launched a new Bachelor of Fine Arts design degree. The program will house four design programs: fashion, graphic, industrial and interior design. Approved by the Board of Governors in December of 2015, the idea process of the BFA design degree has … More Wayne State launches BFA design degree this fall

WSU fashion professor receives ‘Best Construction’ award from Threads Magazine

Wayne State Professor Susan Widawski was given a “Best Construction” award by Threads Magazine for a sheath dress inspired by an art form. Each year, Threads Magazine challenges members of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals to create an out-of-the-ordinary design. This year, designers were asked to use seams, silhouette, texture and construction techniques … More WSU fashion professor receives ‘Best Construction’ award from Threads Magazine

The Underground Theatre presents third season ‘The Fates We Choose’

The Underground Theatre, a summer theater collaborative, is in preparation for their four-show lineup this July with the support of the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance. The summer series will be the theater’s third official season, which will be led by co-artistic directors and WSU students Kate Martinez and Jared Morin. Opening July … More The Underground Theatre presents third season ‘The Fates We Choose’

Hockey, the Musical!’ skates into town with Mitch Albom

A comedic musical about hockey is not the average Broadway performance. For Detroit Free Press columnist and best-selling author Mitch Albom, “Hockey, the Musical!” came to him naturally. Albom takes on a role that many of his readers might not associate him with– comedy. “Anyone who knew me before ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ would probably not … More Hockey, the Musical!’ skates into town with Mitch Albom

DIA presents new exhibit “Dance! American Art 1830-1960”

The Detroit Institute of Arts is introducing a new exhibition, “Dance! American Art 1830-1960.” Opening Sunday, March 20, the exhibition is taking the place of last season’s “30 Americans” exhibit. The American dance showcase will give Detroiters an insight to the many forms and cultures of the art of movement. According to the exhibition press … More DIA presents new exhibit “Dance! American Art 1830-1960”