News from June 2012

28 June 2012
Holiday Hours: July 2 - July 8, 2012

Please take note of the holiday hours for the Detroit Center; July 2 - July 8, 2012.

Monday, July 2:  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4:  Closed
Thursday, July 5:  8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday, July 6:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, July 7:  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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28 June 2012
2012 Concert of Colors Interview Series: Tim Ellerbe

The Concert of Colors preview show continues with Tim Ellerbe of the Tim Ellerbe Project. The band will be performing on the U-M/MSU Outdoor stage, Saturday, July 14 at 5 p.m.

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26 June 2012
The Urgency of Now: A Conversation with Grace Lee Boggs and Ron Scott

In partnership with the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center, the University of Michigan Detroit Center concludes programming for its exhibition, Living the Legacy in the D, with the symposium, The Urgency of Now: A...

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22 June 2012
2012 Concert of Colors Interview Series: Chris Canas

The Concert of Colors interview preview show continues with Chris Canas of the Chris Canas Band. The band will be performing on the U-M/MSU Outdoor stage, Sunday, July 15 at 5 p.m. Learn how Chris Canas got his start in music, what it's like to be in a band with your mom and more.

Click the play button below to hear the complete interview; hosted by Mike Morland (Communications Director, University of Michigan Detroit Center).

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14 June 2012
U-M Detroit Center Launches Podcast on iTunes

The University of Michigan Detroit Center is pleased to announce the launch of its podcast series on Thursday, June 7, 2012.

Features of the podcast will include interviews, Detroit Center event audio, news and much more.

The podcast officially went live on iTunes, Thursday, June 14.

To kick off the podcast series, the Detroit Center will feature interviews with several of its Concert of Colors artists, including:

June 7: DJ Captn20

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14 June 2012
2012 Concert of Colors Interview Series: Ben Sharkey

The Concert of Colors preview show podcast series continues with Ben Sharkey; headlining artist for the U-M/MSU Outdoor stage, Sunday, July 15 at 8 p.m. Learn the motivation behind his music, how the New Kids on the Block influenced his career and much more.

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12 June 2012
Youth Rising 2: National Urban Youth Coalition for Educational Justice

Youth Rising 2: National Urban Youth Coalition for Educational Justice

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Time: 4–7 p.m.

Admission: Free; food and beverage provided

Parking: Street Parking/Parking Garage (between Parsons and Martin Luther King Blvd.) 

Putting the "Public" back into Public Education

  • Student Voices
  • Parent Voices
  • Authentic Justice for Detroit and...
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11 June 2012
Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them

UPDATE: This show is now at capacity and RSVP's will no longer be taken. If you are with the media and would like to attend this show, please contact Francisco Segovia at 424-245-6261 or francisco@oroent.com

Back by popular demand - the acclaimed comedy show, Macho Men and the Women Who Love Them, will return to the University of...

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11 June 2012
Emergency Education in the D

The Semester in Detroit program continues its spring programing with the topic, Emergency Education in the D. This important and informative discussion panel will take place on Thursday, June 14 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan Detroit Center. Admission, light refreshments and parking are complimentary to all attendees. 

This panel discussion will address the critical state of public school education in Detroit and where the city is to go from here....

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07 June 2012
2012 Concert of Colors Interview Series: DJ Captn20

Over the course of the next month, the U-M Detroit Center will release a series of interviews with Concert of Colors artists.

The series begins with DJ Captn20; headlining artist for the U-M/MSU Outdoor stage, Saturday, July 14 at 8 p.m. Find out everything from how he got his start in music to his DJ name.

Click the play button below to hear the complete interview; hosted by Mike Morland (Communications Director, University of Michigan Detroit Center).

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