This week, One Detroit features a conversation with and performance from jazz pianist Alexis Lombre, an announcement of the 2021 Detroit Jazz Festival lineup, an update from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on returning in-person and a religious diversity journey through the history of Islam.Read More
Author: Lea Vigi
Mar 7, 2022
One Detroit talks with renowned jazz musician Wynton Marsalis about his residency with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Then, associate producer WIll Glover gets the scoop on the latest announcements from the Penny Stamps speaker series. Plus, One Detroit’s Chris Jordan chronicles the history of Detroit’s first punk band, Cinecyde, and the music they’re still making 40 years later.Read More
2/21/22: One Detroit – Bonded Art Exhibit, Detroit Jazz History, Black Madonna Portrait, Coney Island Craze
Feb 21, 2022
The Bonded Art Exhibit at Beacon Park hopes to bring local artists, art collectors and creatives around metro Detroit together for a COVID-safe show. The history of jazz in Detroit takes viewers back in time to Paradise Valley, where it all began. The Shrine of the Black Madonna shares the cultural significance of its Black Madonna portrait. Plus, the history behind Detroit’s famous Coney dog.Read More
Jan 31, 2022
One Detroit’s Will Glover talks to veteran Detroit hip-hop artist Deidre D.S. Sense about her latest album and quarantine concert series. Contributor Stephen Henderson talks with filmmaker Ken “Legend” Williams about the impact of his new film, ‘Asbury Park.’ One Detroit’s Christy McDonald talks with Erik Ronmark of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra about the orchestra’s plan to welcome audiences in-person again. And violinist Amaryn Olmeda performs Mozart’s ‘Concerto for Violin No. 3’Read More
Jan 24, 2022
Transport back in time to before Detroit was known as the motor city to learn about the lasting legacy architect Albert Kahn left in Detroit after crafting the Highland Park Ford plant, the Fisher Building and more. Then, One Detroit’s Will Glover catches up with the Heidelberg Project, a three-decade long arts project in east Detroit, to hear how the organization continues to fare during COVID. John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts President Deborah Rutter shares how performances have changed since the pandemic began, and the importance of art in the human experience. Plus, we end the episode with a special Detroit Performs: Live From Maygrove performance of “Could You Love Me” by local folk artist Matt Watroba.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Detroit mother heals through stories of departed sonby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Constance “Connie” Spight’s book, Dear Brandon: Letters to my Departed Son, was published in February through Archway Publishing.
- Transit options, impacts of pollution top focus in southwest Detroitby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
District 6 residents detailed barriers to transportation and other unfavorable conditions that disrupt their lives during a Tuesday night town hall hosted by BridgeDetroit and Detroit is Different.
- Legacy and opportunity are in abundance on Harper business stripby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Business owners in the area say the corridor is on the “up and up,” despite less attention from the city than they would like.
- District 5 residents want schools, object to ‘imposed’ developmentby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Besides a shortage of schools and rec centers, residents in Detroit’s District 5 say they are defensive about new development because they often feel that it’s done without their input.
- Death of young girl prompts weapons crackdown in violent neighborhoodsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit police are targeting known violent offenders this week in sections of the city’s east and west side.
- Amid horrors of war, Ukrainians celebrate their country's EU candidacy
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailed the decision of EU leaders as vindication for his nation's fight against Russia's aggression.
- UK voters reject Conservatives in two special elections, a blow to Boris Johnson
The contests, triggered by the resignation of Conservatives hit by scandals, offered voters the chance to give their verdict on the prime minister just weeks after 41 percent of his own MPs cast their ballots against him.
- WATCH: Pelosi says Supreme Court abortion decision is 'eviscerating Americans' rights'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted the Supreme Court's ruling Friday overturning of Roe v. Wade, calling it "an evisceration of Americans' rights" and a "slap in the face of women."