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Wayne State Billboard Arts Event: The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History is presenting a series called IN THE AIR: VOICES FROM DETROIT AND BEYOND featuring works by national and local artists who’ll use a billboard located on the corner of S. Woodward and East Canfield in Detroit to reflect on the global pandemic and racial injustice. The series started with Detroit poet Jessica Care Moore and runs through April 2021.
Detroit Performs – Food Art: James Beard-nominated Chef Genevieve Vang creates exquisite, flavorful and fresh dishes at Bangkok 96 and Bangkok 96 Street Food
Meet Ozzie Rivera: Ozzie Rivera, a well-known historian, educator, and activist in Southwest Detroit. Bill Kubota sat down with Ozzie Rivera to talk about the origins of his passion for music and celebrating culture, memories of drum circles in Clark Park and his outlook on salsa’s longevity.
Arts Engine – Saxophonist Steven Banks: Aaron Dworkin sits down with saxophonist and educator Steven Banks to discuss how orchestras can further diversity in their organizations
Steven Banks Performance: Rhapsody, Movement II – Andre Waignein