Category: Art & Culture

Michigan Redesigned: Developing Careers, Investments in the State’s Design Industry

Future of Work host Will Glover learns about the design jobs currently available in Michigan, the investments Michigan needs to create and build a design network that generates new jobs, and how to attract stakeholders, like garment manufacturers, reputable galleries and media partners, to Michigan to help bolster the state’s budding design industry from a panel of design industry experts.

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Can Detroit Become an International Fashion City? Detroit Brand Deviate Fashion Thinks So

When it comes to fashion, not many people think of Detroit among the cities where the design industry thrives. Detroiters may know it here, but one Detroit-based fashion brand, Deviate Fashion, started with the goal to put Detroit on the map as a fashion city around the world. One Detroit Associate Producer Will Glover talks with the Deviate Fashion co-founders about their mission and message.

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7/04/22: One Detroit – Sphinx 25th Anniversary, Detroit Vineyards, Makeup Artist Tre Marcel

This weeks’ One Detroit Arts & Culture features a celebration of 25 years for the Sphinx Organization and conversations about where its headed next. Then, Detroit Vineyards is bringing the Motor City back to its’ wine-making roots and giving back to the community at the same time. Plus, makeup artist Tre Marcel shares her thoughts on the transformational nature of makeup and beauty.

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The Sacred and the Secular: How Gospel Music Grew from the Blues

“American Black Journal” explores how gospel music grew from the blues. Host Stephen Henderson sits down with Baptist pastor and blues musician Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. to explore the connection between the blues and gospel music, and their symbolic, symbiotic relationship. Plus, they discuss gospel music’s roots in the African American community then and today.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022-2023 Season Lineup, Featuring New Commissions, Piano Soloists, Strings Performances

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) returns for its 45th season with a lineup of A-list composers and performers set to take the Orchestra Hall stage later this year. WRCJ Producer and Host Peter Whorf talks with DSO President and CEO Erik Ronmark about what’s ahead for the DSO’s 2022-2023 season and the relationships the symphony has built with artists over the years.

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6/27/22: One Detroit – ‘Detroit ’67,’ DSO 2022-2023 Season, Cuban Pianist Chucho Valdes, BAIRA Performance

This week, One Detroit Arts & Culture shares the story of Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ’67” play, based on the Detroit 1967 riots. Then, WRCJ Producer/host Peter Whorf talks with Detroit Symphony Orchestra President/CEO Erik Ronmark about the symphony’s 2022-2023 season lineup. Plus, a look back at WRCJ host Linda Yohn’s interview with Cuban pianist Chucho Valdes ahead of the Detroit Jass Festival in September.

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Detroit Public Theatre Performs ‘Detroit ’67’ Production Based on Detroit 1967 Riots

As the Detroit 1967 riots began, a revelation was brewing in the city, and what rose from the ashes of the rebellion has ultimately shaped the city and how it functions today. In Dominique Morisseau’s production of “Detroit ’67,” the questions of race, social justice and progress that took center stage during the 1967 riots turn inward to see how the civil disturbance intertwined and impacted the lives of one African American family.

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6/20/2022: One Detroit – Fiddler on the Roof, Charles H. Wright, Velvet Peanut Butter, Aaron Lewys

The University of Michigan, University Musical School and The Philadelphia Orchestra team up to bring a unique ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ concert performance to the Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Then, explore the life and legacy of Dr. Charles H. Wright, founder of the Museum of African American History. Plus, from “Detroit Remember When: Made in the Motor City,” viewers take a nostalgic trip back to learn about the rise and fall of the Velvet Peanut Butter company. In closing, singer/songwriter Aaron Lewys performs his song “Stop Wasting My Time” for Detroit Performs: Live From Marygrove.

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‘Boys Come First’: Aaron Foley’s Debut Novel Follows Three Millennial Gay Black Friends in Detroit 

What does it look like on the inside of a friendship between three millennial gay Black friends in Detroit? In recognition of Pride Month, producer AJ Walker sits down with journalist and author Aaron Foley to talk about his new novel, including the controversial social, political and humanistic topics he covers and what he believes makes his characters different than those in other novels.

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6/06/22: One Detroit – Concert of Colors Returns In-Person in 2022

Concert of Colors, metro Detroit’s free annual diversity-focused World music festival, returns in person for the 2022 summer season for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Ahead of the July festival, One Detroit revisits interviews with founder Ismael Ahmed and performers from the 2020 festival.

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