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WATCH: The Most Serene View Of Detroit

Posted 07.29.2013 | Detroit

Detroit has never looked so serene and steady. Nothing really happens in this soothing time-lapse video from Bill Meese looking at the city from Bell...

'Detroit (Blank) City' Asks The Important Questions

Posted 06.27.2013 | Detroit

"Detroit Blank City", the satiric series that's spoofing the entire city, block by redeveloping block, has returned for a second episode. In "Detr...

WATCH: 'A Girl's Guide To Detroit'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.25.2013 | Detroit

What's it like for a woman living in Detroit? Not necessarily what you might think. The new short documentary "A Girl's Guide to Detroit" profiles...

LISTEN: 'Dr. Who' Star's Odd Performance For Upcoming Gosling Movie

Posted 06.14.2013 | Detroit

It might be different in a place like New York, where celebrity sightings can be an everyday occurrence, but Ryan Gosling's appearance in Detroit to f...

David Sands

City Of Highland Park Is The Subject Of A New Feature Film

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 04.16.2013 | Detroit

The cash-strapped city of Highland Park, Mich. has become the unlikely muse for a new movie starring Danny Glover, Parker Posey and Billy Burke. The D...

PHOTOS: The Best Of Detroit Last Week

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods and Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.15.2013 | Detroit

Detroit is nothing, if not iconic. Detroit has a sensibility. A feeling of inevitability, coupled with possibility. This city just begs to be d...

WATCH: Discovering Detroit's Ghost Waters

Model D | Oren Goldenberg | Posted 04.02.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D. On March 16, we accompanied Shaun Nethercott, founder and executive director of the Matrix Theatre Comp...

Good News For Ryan Gosling.. And His Michigan Fans

Posted 04.01.2013 | Detroit

Ryan Gosling, as well as his Metro Detroit fans, received some good news Monday. The actor's directorial debut, "How to Catch a Monster," was approved...

WATCH: Detroiters Banish The Nain For One More Year

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.25.2013 | Detroit

Centuries from now, historians will sing the praises of the brave (and possibly intoxicated) Detroiters who swarmed the Cass Corridor last Sunday in l...

LOOK: Ryan Gosling Hangs Out With One Of Our Favorite Detroiters

Posted 03.18.2013 | Detroit

The Ryan Gosling reports came in fast and furious this weekend. Yes, the actor was in Detroit, and you could nearly track his movements as fans giddil...

Ryan Gosling Wants Michigan's Help

Posted 01.31.2013 | Detroit

Ryan Gosling is seeking tax credits from the state of Michigan to direct his first movie, "How To Catch A Monster." MLive reported that ...

WATCH: Eminem Does Big Favor For Baseball Star

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.30.2013 | Detroit

Prince Fielder, Detroit Tigers slugger, had a big request when he appeared on the first episode of "Detroit Rubber," a new show on the YouTube channel...

WATCH: Sundance Channel Shines A Light On Detroit Music Scene

Posted 01.23.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's music scene comes out of the dive bar and onto the TV screen with the documentary series New American Noise. The series by Nokia Music is...

WATCH: A Year In The Life Of A Firefighter, As Seen From His Helmet

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit has one of the worst problems with fires in the country. As budget cuts weaken the fire department, recent documentary "BURN: One Year on the ...

WATCH: What Do You Want For Christmas, Detroit?

Posted 12.24.2012 | Detroit

What do you want for Christmas, Detroit? Filmmaker Andrew Miller set out in the city to find out, asking dozens of Detroiters what they would want if ...

PHOTOS: Stars Film 'Parts Per Billion' In Detroit

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Detroit will get another appearance on the big screen, after serving as the backdrop to several days of shooting for indie movie "Parts Per Billion." ...

BURN Brings Detroit's Battle to the Big Screen

Tom Putnam | Posted 01.09.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Putnam

Detroit has more fires than any other city in America. Los Angeles averages 11 structure fires per day. Detroit, with 80 percent fewer people, averages 30. That's a crisis of epic proportions. If it was happening anywhere else, it would be national news. But not if it's in Detroit.

Eminem Project Following Local Entrepreneurs Gets Help From The State

Posted 10.29.2012 | Detroit

He may recently have turned 40, but Eminem is showing no signs of slowing down. The rapper is producing the show "Detroit Rubber" for the YouTube chan...

One Reaction To Detroit's Indie Theater Battle

Woodward Spine | Posted 08.16.2012 | Detroit

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Woodward Spine. Yesterday ...

The 'Untitled Tornado Project' Begins Filming

Oakland Township - Lake Orion Patch | Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

You don't have to take cover from this twister. In fact, it's a welcome addition to Oakland Township — and all of Michigan. A movie known only as...

'Two Frenchies' Love Detroit So Much They Make A Movie About It

Posted 07.07.2012 | Detroit

After months of giving peeks into their process on their blog, filmmakers Nora Mandray and Hélène Bienvenu have revealed screenshots of interactive ...

International Film Fest Showing Over 100 Films In Detroit

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit

Wednesday night will be an exciting evening for cinemaniacs living in the Detroit area and across the river in Ontario, because it marks the beginning...

On Your Mark, Get Set.. Make A Movie In 2 Days Or Less

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.08.2012 | Detroit

A competition where you get just 48 hours to make a movie might seem like a weekend of torture to some people, but to contestants of the Detroit Winds...

Michigan Film Industry Incentives Doubled After Last Year's Steep Cuts

Posted 05.24.2012 | Detroit

As Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and leading Republican legislators hammer out a budget for the coming fiscal year, they've made the surprising decision t...

Young Artists Get Their Start At Prestigious Art Museum

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.04.2012 | Detroit

While parents everywhere know their own kids are creative geniuses, on Saturday Detroiters will have a chance to see just how talented young local art...