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"Detroit '67" with the Detroit Public Theater
May 30 2016
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
The centerpiece of Detroit Public Theatre’s inaugural season is the Michigan premiere of Detroit ‘67. In DETROIT ‘67, award-winning Detroit playwright and DPT Advisory Board member Dominique Morisseau takes the audience on a journey to 1967 in the city of Detroit. Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the '67 riots. The Detroit Orientation Institute and Detroit Revitalization Fellows at Wayne State University are partnering to facilitate post-performance dialogues for each show.  “Detroit ‘67” runs through June 5, 2016, with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and matinees on Wednesday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$45 and are available online, by phone at (313) 576-5111, or in person at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra box office. All performances take place in the Robert A. and Maggie Allesee Rehearsal Hall inside the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center on Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Detroit Public was founded by Courtney Burkett, Sarah Winkler and Sara Clare Corporandy and is bolstered with board and advisory members made up of theatre luminaries from across the nation and Detroit.
As Above, So Below: Works by Kimia Kline in the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery
May 31 2016 at 10:00 AM
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery
Works by New York based painter Kimia Ferdowsi Kline are featured at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery as part of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) artist residency program hosted by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. The exhibition, As Above, So Below: Works by Kimia Kline, is on display in the Jacob Gallery, April 8 through June 24, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, April 8, 5-8PM. The Jacob Gallery is in the Old Main Annex building - enter at 480 W. Hancock Street. Kline was born in Nashville in 1984. She earned an MFA in visual arts at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011, and a BFA in painting at Washington University, St. Louis, in 2008. In 2011, she was awarded an artist residency at the Dune in southern India, where she lived and painted for eight months. In 2014, she was named a Makehouse Residency sponsored artist. Kline curates the art collection of Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn. She is represented by Turn Gallery in New York and Marrow Gallery in San Francisco. Most recently, as a finalist for the Basil Alkazzi Award in Painting, Kline was granted a residency through NYFA. For five weeks she painted and taught in partnership with Wayne State University. One outcome of the residency is this solo exhibition held at Wayne State's Elaine L. Jacob Gallery.
Regional Transit Master Plan Launch
May 31 2016 at 10:00 AM
Lawrence Technological University
The RTA invites you to attend the launch of Southeast Michigan's first Regional Master Transit Plan. This plan provides rapid, reliable and regional transit between and around Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw counties and the city of Detroit.RSVP here to let us know you'll be there to support regional transit: http://bit.ly/RTAmp16On May 31, the RTA will reveal the Master Plan for transit coordination in Southeast Michigan. Join RTA CEO Michael Ford and Board Chair Paul Hillegonds as they share the plan and how it will create seamless connections to destinations around Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.  An opportunity for open house discussion and community comment on the plan will immediately follow the launch and end at 1:00 p.m. #RapidReliableRegional #HeyRTA #SoutheastMichigan #MetroDetroit #Transit #PublicTransportation #RapidTransit #Michigan #Detroit #MacombCounty #OaklandCounty #WashtenawCounty #WayneCounty
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