Author: Lea Vigi

10/31/22: One Detroit – Wynton Marsalis’ DSO residency, 2021 Penny Stamps series, Detroit’s punk pioneers Cinecyde

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.

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Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Detroit Public TV and the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy are partnering on a series of four crucial discussions with key newsmakers, news reporters and public officials on issues relating to the vote.

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2/21/22: One Detroit – Bonded Art Exhibit, Detroit Jazz History, Black Madonna Portrait, Coney Island Craze

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.

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1/31/22: One Detroit – Deidre D.S. Sense, Asbury Park Film, DSO In-Person, Amaryn Olmeda

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’ 

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1/24/22: One Detroit – Albert Kahn, Heidelberg Project, Pandemic Performances, African Drumming

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.

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