Like more than a few operas, it seems, the character at the center is a courtesan, Violetta, who is fairly burned out from her life entertaining men and believes she will die soon. Entering her life, though, is a well-meaning -- if naive -- Alfredo Germont who has long been intrigued by Violetta with no apparent recognition of her profession or lifestyle.
Detroit can be a very small city when you are curious and friendly. If you keep your ear to the ground people talk up their favorite local acts. Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas is one of those grapevine bands.
Lyon is the city that I have called my second home for the past two years. Being music director with two orchestras requires a very good set of plans and an even better understanding of the airlines. It also means that I must balance my roles in both Detroit and France.
You will keep reading about the blight of the city, another corrupt politician, leadership changes and the like. But I am here to tell you that this is a thriving cultural metropolis. It is a testament to the resilience of Detroiters. It is why the city will overcome its many obstacles.
Anyone that has been a Deftones fan knows how frequently they have toured around here, and how great each show usually is. It's never the same show at the same sort of venue.
On Thursday, July 26, a little bit of that original dubstep flavor hits Detroit as Bass Down Low welcomes Coki from the Digital Mystikz to town.
"Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself" -- Miles Davis My new jazz series, Judith Ellis Is Jazz with The Third Begi...
Electronic DJ/producer Jimmy Edgar takes us on a reminiscent journey of his childhood and its budding influence on his electronic music career in the midst of the release of his newest full-length album Majenta.
Since they started playing major gigs nearly six years ago while still in their mid-teens, The Martinez Brothers have become a hot commodity globally.
Both Jeff Mills and Kevin Saunderson are examples of artists that do what they feel, and will not compromise otherwise. They helped forge new horizons for music worldwide and brought new positive lights to the City of Detroit.
Throughout its storied past and with its massive appreciation worldwide, the Movement Electronic Music Festival is not only a place to party hard and hear great music, it's a place of discovery and inspiration.
Pink Lightning is a rambunctious quintet that puts the fun back into rock 'n' roll without surrendering themselves off as a cheap novelty act.
Last Thursday was the first time in the Motor City for Dutch-born, now Berlin-based electronic music DJ/producer Dave Huismans aka 2562, guest headliner for Detroit's weekly Bass Down Low club night at The Works.
Through his journeys, Eliot Lipp has had a special relationship to the city of Detroit. The long cherished history of our electronic music scene has been highly influential to both his music and live shows.
Detroit rocks. There are just so many great musicians popping up all of the time, it is hard to keep up.