Posts Tagged ‘Detroit’

Arts Roundup: Spooky Edition

The Auschwitz-Birkenau barracks at the U.S. Holocaust Museum must return to Poland—but the museum has already secured a replacement. [Post]
AFI Silver Theatre announces the lineup for this year's Spooky Movie International Horror Film Festival. [AFI Silver]
Scott McCloud (Girls Against Boys, New Wet Kojak, etc.) guests on Radio CPR's Dissonance. [Dissonance]
Ugly Purple Sweater: the exit interview [D.C. [...]

ToDo ToDay: Woolly Mammoth’s Detroit and Blondie

Lisa D’Amour’s Pulitzer finalist play Detroit isn’t actually set in Detroit, but its vision of a crumbling suburbia does seem comparable to a city where homes are sold for close to the cost of a few six-packs. One couple, Mary and Ben, invites their new, recovering junkie neighbors, Sharon and Kenny, over for a cookout, and anxiety and [...]

Reviewed: Camilo Jose Vergara and Andrew Moore at the National Building Museum

Twin photographic exhibits at the National Building Museum lay bare Detroit’s web of paradoxical absurdities: so many visitors come from overseas to look at the Motor City’s advanced urban decay that it’s inspired the name “ruin porn”; residents have become so accepting of graffiti that a local alt-weekly regularly declares the city’s “best new tag”; [...]

Arts Roundup: Feminine Hygiene Edition

Morning, all. The funky weather we've been having is supposed to break today, and the forecast is 74 and sunny. Get outside during lunch if you can!
Anne Midgette of the Washington Post muses about the future of orchestral concerts, fearing they might be going the way of print journalism. The groups she chooses to illustrate [...]

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