Detroit’s usually portrayed as a crime-ridden city blighted by urban decay and corruption. That’s true. But it’s not the whole story, not by a long shot. Detroit Lives shows the Motor City as it is: a diamond amidst the rough.
Palladium presents “Detroit Lives: An Urban Exploration with Johnny Knoxville”. Part 1 of 3.
There’s been a lot of talk about Michigan’s tax break on filmmakers moving production to the state of Michigan, what features added incentives to film in Detroit in particular. It’s been a big hit with major productions increasing from only three last year to over 60 features so far this year including “Butterfly Effect: […]
How many film festivals are there in Metro Detroit? We got Detroit Docs, the internationally successful Ann Arbor Film Festival, and many more themed film festivals throughout the year. And now there is the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival (DWIFF) which takes place from June 26 through June 29.
The Inaugural 2008 Detroit Windsor […]
Miss Michigan named new Miss America
She breaks the streak of Miss America’s coming from Oklahoma, and is the first contestant from Michigan to become Miss America since 1988.
From Detroit Synergy, in partnership with the Detroit Historical Museum:
“Detroit: The Reel Story” showcases over a century of moviegoing in Detroit and the suburbs, from nickelodeons to downtown movie palaces to today’s multiplexes. The exhibit also explores some of the “extras” such as uniforms, handpainted advertising and! many other theater artifacts that made the moviegoing […]
Hello everybody! Sorry for all the recent technical difficulties. Sometimes blogging is harder than it looks. And sometimes you lose a lot of work. Anyways, it’s good to be back. There’s been a lot going on in Detroit and not all of it has been great. Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick […]
CBC Windsor is in the middle of a 15 week special on the future of Windsor, an attempt to craft a vision for the city called Windsor 20/20 which I guess could be seen as a play on the year 2020 as well as having perfect eyesight. Here are some of the topics they […]
September residential sales up in Detroit
Residential sales in the city of Detroit were up 10.2 percent for September compared with September 2006 figures from Farmington Hills-based Realcomp II Ltd.
The city also posted good numbers for the third quarter of 2007, showing an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period of 2006. Over the course […]
Heard of InZero? It’s a science-fiction tv series being filmed in Detroit. It’s the same people behind the movie “The Passenger” also set and made in Detroit. The group is called Thought Collide and they have been having showings for episodes at the Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak. There’s also […]
NPR’s Talk of the Nation to broadcast live from Detroit July 26
WDET will host a live Talk of the Nation broadcast on July 26 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The show will focus on the 40th anniversary of the 1967 riots as well as the current state of the automotive […]