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8/11/22: One Detroit – DEI Workplace Efforts, All-Star Garage-Rock Punk Revue, Detroit Riverfront Centennial Park, TeMaTe

One Detroit checks up on the diversity, equity and inclusion commitments corporations made in the wake of George Floyd’s death and calls for racial justice across the nation. Then, learn more about the two-day Detroit All-Star Garage-Rock Punk Revue festival, now in its fourth year. Plus, construction on Detroit’s riverfront gets underway after community leaders broke ground for the new Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park.

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8/10/22: One Detroit – Michigan Water Color Society, Sustainable Sushi, AAPI Story Series, Tattoo Artist Lorri Thomas

This week, One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan checks in with the Michigan Water Color Society ahead of its 75th-anniversary art exhibit at the Hannan Center. Then, Chris Jordan joins Sozai Restaurant Chef Hamije Sato to talk about sustainable sushi and being named Detroit Free Press’ best new restaurant of 2022. Plus, One Detroit’s AAPI Story Series continues with Lily and Jim for AAPI Heritage Month, and Detroit artist Lorri Thomas shares how she found her passion tattooing.

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8/04/2022: One Detroit – Michigan Primary Election Results, Hudson’s Tax Break, MRCC Training Center

One Detroit contributor Nolan Finley and Deadline Detroit’s Greg Bowens discuss the results of the hotly contested Michigan primary election races across the state. Senior Producer Bill Kubota learns more about a $60 million tax break given to the development at the former Hudson’s store site. Plus, the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters opens a new training center in Northwest Detroit.

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8/01/22 One Detroit – Gilda Snowden Memorial Exhibit, Kresge Detroit Film Series, Remembering Anne Parsons

This week’s One Detroit Arts & Culture features a look inside the Gilda Snowden Memorial Art Exhibit at The Scarab Club. Then, members of the Kresge Arts in Detroit’s KAF21 Film Series discuss this year’s film series spotlighting Kresge Artist fellows and local filmmakers. Plus, revisit Detroit Public TV’s documentary “Orchestra Hall – A Centennial Celebration” to remember the legacy of former DSO President Emeritus Anne Parsons.

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7/28/22: One Detroit – Michigan Congressional Election, ‘Hastings Street’ Musical, African World Festival

Who will voters choose to represent each political party in the 2022 Michigan primary election? One Detroit’s Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley debate the potential outcomes. Then, go behind the scenes on the set of the Plowshares Theatre Company’s new musical “Hastings Street,” about Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood. Plus, a look at the Charles H. Wright Museum’s 39th annual African World Festival in Detroit’s Hart Plaza. And Detroit emcee Frankie P. performs her original song “fad.e.”

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