Great cities shape their own narratives and they create new lessons for the world. Though Detroit has been the poster-child for urban distress, it is also charting a new path back.
Paul Noglows, the executive producer of the Forbes Reinventing America Project, brought together all the ideas, personalities, innovations, corporate cultures, and solutions in an opinion-packed summit to a city that is convinced it is a new frontier.
Recently, I was able to chat with Saunderson about the ORIGIN's stage and how collaboration is important to progress in music.
When we see people doing just and praiseworthy acts, we should honor them for their efforts. If we stand idly by and watch as the cynics work to find the negatives in positive situations, we are doing a disservice to society.
Every time I thought back to that fateful night, I found myself asking the question, "Why didn't I just walk away?"
It's been a long road for legendary techno DJ-producer Josh Wink, with well over 20 years in the game, but his constant desire to be a student of music has influenced generations of electronic music fans and artists alike.
With her new album After, Spaltro continues to show that she has an honest relationship with the songs she crafts; with each line, melody and breakdown given the respect that it deserves to connect to her listeners.
This is what makes Detroit such a powerful place: We don't allow our architecture to lie about who and what we are, where we have been nor the mistakes we have made. We let our historic architecture tell the truth. We have been through some nasty times, now take a seat and let me tell you a story.
The true meaning of a bar mitzvah. A charitable initiative like the one these boys have created combines their own passions, helps those less fortunate and brings more meaning into their Jewish coming-of-age ritual.
The following guest post is an open letter to Detroit-based utility company DTE Energy, which is having its annual shareholder meeting this week. The ...
During a lengthy period of ICP's career, they were deemed the most hated band in the world.
Going inside one of Detroit's best jazz clubs Cliff Bell's is always a bit of an escape into an air of the past. Beautifully restored from an era very far removed, it's history always kind of feels engrained within the walls.
This Friday May 1st, more than 400 events across the nation have been planned to celebrate College Signing Day. These events will acknowledge students' decisions to pursue their education beyond high school.
When it comes down to it, MAHD wants to stand on his own and make a name for himself by himself on his own merit. In the end, he just wants to be in the same conversation with the greats. That's a lofty goal, but who really knows what will happen? It's not impossible.
As you get older, the unknown can become scary as you question more and more things in the world, slowly losing that childlike innocence we all once had. Sometimes, we all love to take that escape from the daily rigmarole of life into some sort of fantasy.
Amid all the excitement about the city's renaissance, there are tensions simmering too. There is a lot of conversation and debate about the "new" Detroit and the "old" Detroit.