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Detroit Poetry

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism 'Tea' | Posted 10.30.2015 | Black Voices

A native daughter of Detroit, jessica Care moore first won hearts with her five-time winning streak on It's Showtime at the Apollo back in 1995, after newly transplanting herself to New York City at age 22 a year after her father's death.

Coming Full Circle

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 06.05.2016 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

June 5, 2015. Later today I will attend one of over two dozen, year-end, in-school galas that are underway in InsideOut schools across Detroit. Each year at this time, iO students' eyes light up as they gather in their school cafeterias or auditoriums or libraries to open their beautiful books and find their words and their names for the first time.

iO and the DIA: The Debt and the Gift of Art

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 11.17.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Through working closely with writers and seeing their work in publications, it is my hope that our young people come away with a sense of their readers, a sense that there is someone there for them, like we are for Keats, on the other side of the page.

Thank You, Kresge Arts in Detroit, and Thank You, Robert Frost!

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 08.27.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

. I am full of admiration for friends Shaun and Wes Nethercott, founders of Detroit's Matrix Theatre, who this week embarked on an inspiring six-month cross-country bicycle adventure.

GET VERSED With the Youth of InsideOut

Terry Blackhawk | Posted 07.21.2013 | Detroit
Terry Blackhawk

Shakespeare? Jazz? Poetry? Radio broadcasting? Vocal music? Video production? Yes, yes, and more yesses. All of these are coming soon, summer into fall, to Detroit teens through the Detroit School of Arts.