The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation’s New Jazz Infusion Project connects institutions with deep roots in Detroit with aspiring musicians in the city’s public schools.
Arts & Culture
Detroit Youth Choir to perform with Broadway star LaChanze
DYC will perform its greatest hits from “America’s Got Talent” and with Tony Award-winning actress and singer on Sunday at Orchestra Hall.
Tuskegee Airmen National Museum gets $500K for high school pilot program
The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum received $500,000 from the agency to train high school students in Detroit and beyond to become airline pilots, drone pilots and aerospace engineers.
Detroit museums ask the city for more funding in 2024 budget
Mayor Mike Duggan’s 2024 budget proposal cuts subsidies for the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Detroit Historical Society.
Alvin Ailey dancers connect with Detroit students ahead of Opera House shows
Dancers from Ailey II, the second company of the New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, visited Detroit students ahead of the main company’s performances at the Detroit Opera House March 17-19.
American Black Journal – 2023 Economic outlook for African Americans, Alvin AIley American Dance Theater
Examining the economic outlook for 2023 and its impact on African Americans, “American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson speaks with Mark S. Lee about the financial forecast as the pandemic eases.
Detroiters share experiences in the ’60s through ‘Tapestry in Black’ podcast
Content creator Khaliph Young said the most important thing about his podcast is documenting history while his guests are still here to tell their stories.
Detroit’s Baobab Fare wins Food Network’s Chopped
Co-owners Hamissi Mamba and his wife, Nadia Nijimbere, are refugees who came to the United States seeking asylum a decade ago.
Funeral service set for famed Motown songwriter Barrett Strong
The Detroit native will be honored at a March 4 service at Greater Grace Temple on the city’s west side.
Detroit highlights Black-owned cultural centers through ‘Sacred Spaces’
Sacred Spaces, a Black History celebration, is a month-long initiative highlighting 16 Black-owned cultural spaces across Detroit.