News from February 2014

28 February 2014

Recognized for showcasing inspirational documentaries, the Sankofa Film Series presents the screening of “James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket” at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, March 21 beginning at 6:15 p.m.

The event will include complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments to all guests. Following the film, Mr. Gary Anderson of Plowshares Theatre Company will lead a brief discussion on the documentary.      

“James Baldwin: The Price of...

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25 February 2014
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Come experience Work•Detroit at the University of Michigan Detroit Center as the winter exhibition season continues with “Visualizing Data | The Art of Information,” opening Friday, March 14, 2014.

Curated by Jeanne Hunter-Moore, “Visualizing Data | The Art of Information” features artistic interpretation of signs, symbols and statistical data.

An opening reception will take place on Friday, March 14 from 6 - 9 p.m. Open to the general public, this event includes...

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25 February 2014
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Creator of “Detroit ’67,” Dominique Morisseau, has won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.
 
Dominique Morisseau was the inaugural winner of the University of Michigan Detroit Center's Emerging Leader Award in 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
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14 February 2014
Third Annual Youth Theatre Camp at the U-M Detroit Center

The University of Michigan Detroit Center in partnership with Wayne State University's Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance offer a unique opportunity for youth in grades 8-12 to immerse themselves into theatre. 

New this year - students have the option to elect an acting or stage design emphasis. 

This one-week intensive program features: 

  • Intensive workshops with professional theatre artists
  • Instructors with years of...
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05 February 2014
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The Sankofa Film Series presents the screening of “Lucille Clifton and Sonia Sanchez: Good Women” at the University of Michigan Detroit Center. The second of this four film series debuts at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, February 21.  The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments to all guests. Following the film, a brief discussion on the documentary will be lead by Broadside Press Editors Dr. Gloria House and Ms. Hilda Vest.

“Lucille Clifton and Sonia Sanchez...

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04 February 2014
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The University of Michigan Detroit Center in partnership with Wayne State University's Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance offer a unique opportunity for youth in grades 8-12 to immerse themselves into theatre with an emphasis on design. This one-week intensive program features:
 
1)  Intensive workshops with professional theatre artists
2)  Instructors with years of academic and professional experience in the arts
3)  ...
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