News from April 2012

12 April 2012
Sing Your Song: A Sankofa Film Series Presentation

The University of Michigan Detroit Center concludes its Sankofa film series with the documentary, Sing Your Song, on Friday, April 20 from 6-8 p.m. The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments to all attendees. 

Many people are familiar with the musical legacy of Harry Belafonte; however, there was much more to his life than entertainment. This film attempts to fill in the gaps by paying homage to his significant contributions...

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11 April 2012

On Friday, April 20 from 10-11 a.m., the University of Michigan Detroit Center presents, Public Art and Civic Pride. This event includes complimentary admission and parking to all attendees.

Facilitated and created by artepreneur Suzanne Bilek, Public Art and Civic Pride is a slide show presentation showcasing the artwork of Detroit’s city streets. Through murals, marble monuments and creative tributes; come see historical works of art and the contemporary artists...

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09 April 2012

Opening Friday, April 13, the 2011-2012 exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with the Art & Design Seniors show, The Extraordinary Ordinary. The show features the work of graduating BFA students Daryl Alexsy, Dylan Box and Ryan Thurmer. From monoprints, social design, and design theory, the show will be packed with work from a year's worth of exploration and discovery. Please join us for a reception of this thought-provoking exhibition from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, April 15. All...

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