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Detroit Soup

Turning Life Into Art in Detroit

Auren Kaplan | Posted 03.29.2014 | Detroit
Auren Kaplan

They come to take part in the dream of turning what's ordinary into greatness, to turn an abandoned school gym into an environment for creativity, collaboration, and inspiration. If that isn't art, I don't know what is.

Detroit Organization Gets National Nod

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

The Detroit SOUP project has steadily been helping great ideas in and for the city find a footing -- and funding. It's grown over the years, but the i...

PLAY: Stay Cool With DJ Amy Dreamcatcher's Summer Jams

The Huffington Post | Ashley C. Woods | Posted 07.25.2012 | Detroit

Amy Kaherl knows how to get people together. She coordinates the monthly community event Detroit SOUP; a shared feast where diners bring $5, a heal...

Call For Ideas: Innovative Ways To Fund Small-Scale Community Projects?

Tunde Wey | Posted 06.24.2012 | Detroit
Tunde Wey

What if 1% of the total cost of all local purchases we made was somehow pooled into a fund to be distributed to worthy community projects?

Aesthetic Community in Detroit

Vince Carducci | Posted 02.21.2012 | Detroit
Vince Carducci

The aesthetic community of Detroit is more than simply a collection of artists and other creative types working in the same location. It's a community of sense, which operates on three levels.

At Detroit Soup, A City Comes Alive

Auren Kaplan | Posted 02.11.2012 | Detroit
Auren Kaplan

This experiment in micro-funding was already interesting before they served the soup. Then we all lined up and before too long, my wooden-crafted bowl was filled with a spicy vegan squash stew.