News from June 2015

29 June 2015

The Universaity of Michigan Detroit Center follows the official University academic calendar and will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Please see below for the complete list of hours over the holiday weekend.


 

  • Friday, July 3: Closed
  • Saturday, July 4: Closed
  • Sunday, July 5: Closed
  • Monday, July 6: open for normal business, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
19 June 2015

In this episode of Detroit Discussions, Mike Morland sits down with Nik from the band, Screw, to discuss their upcoming Concert of Colors performance on the Wolverine Outdoor Stage. Coming together in 2013, Screw consists of Tommy T, HotRod Tusek, Elrod Adams and Nik Savage. Influenced by the classic rock sound of the 1970s and 1980s, Screw makes Rock music fun and exciting once again by returning to the genre’s old school roots.

17 June 2015

In this episode of Detroit Discussions, Mike Morland sits down with singer/songwriter Alyssa Simmons to discuss her upcoming Concert of Colors performance on the Wolverine Outdoor Stage. Alyssa recently released her fourth studio album, "Now Or Never" in November 2014 and has generated more than 230,000 views on YouTube.

15 June 2015

A pilot program of bus service between the Ann Arbor Campus and U-M Detroit Center will continue uninterrupted through the summer and throughout the coming academic year.

The MDetroit Center Connector bus service was scheduled to end June 21 with the expiration of a two-year Transforming Learning for the Third Century grant. The Office of the Provost has agreed to fund one more year of the pilot program designed to connect students, faculty and staff in Ann Arbor with programs in...

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15 June 2015

In this episode of Detroit Discussions, host Mike Morland sits down with Dyrel Johnson of the band HotSauce to discuss their upcoming performance at the Concert of Colors. Formed in 2001, Detroit R&B band HotSauce was built around the concept of pushing the boundaries of today’s Top 40 sound. Influenced by the legendary band, Earth Wind & Fire and pop superstar Prince, HotSauce serves up inspirational vocals and memorable melodies at shows across the country.

12 June 2015

In this episode of Detroit Discussions, host Mike Morland sits down with Joe Kidd and Sheila Burke to discuss their upcoming performance at the Concert of Colors. In the three-year collaboration of Joe Kidd and Sheila Burke, the duo has created a sound that’s powerful and unique in the world of acoustic music. After a...

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11 June 2015

With the summer art exhibition season in full swing, the University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present “The Artistry of Timothy Orikri,” a brilliant collection of diverse pieces at Monts Hall with an opening reception on Friday, July 17, from 6-8 p.m. As a bonus to the evening event, Mr. Orikri will provide a brief talk on his creative process and artworks at 7 p.m.. Light refreshments and complimentary parking will also be available for the reception.

Orikri carefully...

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11 June 2015

Peter Allen, who's shared his real estate investing strategies with more than 3,500 University of Michigan students since 1981, turns his attention to Detroit, which he calls "one of the most undervalued big cities in the world with billions of dollars of real estate opportunity."

Allen, an adjunct lecturer at U-M's Ross School of Business, started a summer class recently at U-M's Detroit Center on Woodward Avenue, teaching 18 students who come from all corners of the city and want to...

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11 June 2015

SATURDAY JULY 11, 2015

Annamaria Austin – 1 p.m. (R&B)
Local artist Annamaria Austin has toured with the historic Kentucky State University Concert Choir. After spending time as a featured vocalist with Detroit rappers Jae Retch and Kid Tef, Annamaria steps into the spotlight as a solo artist. With her powerful vocals and inspiring sound, Annamaria makes the stage come alive. 

Muruga and the Cosmic...

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11 June 2015

Entering its 23rd year, Detroit’s annual diversity festival, the Concert of Colors, returns July 4, and 9-12 for five days of free music and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Michigan Detroit Center will host the Wolverine Outdoor...

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