City Slang: Sue Rynski talks Iggy and more

February 3, 2013
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City Slang: Sue Rynski talks Iggy and more

For those unfamiliar, there’s a wonderful photographer based in Paris called Sue Rynski who spent much of the ‘70s and ‘80s snapping shots and hanging out with Detroit’s punk and art rock elite. Rynski has posted a new blog here where she talked about her many and varied adventures. “The essence of rock and...
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City Slang: ICP Jump Around

February 2, 2013
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City Slang: ICP Jump Around

ICP has paid tribute to Boston-Irish rappers House of Pain with a new “Jump Around” video. However, the video (which can be seen here) appears to have been muted due to a copyright issue. They say, “Insane Clown Posse and Psychopathic Records proudly announce the release of the music video to “Jump Around.” Packed...
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City Slang: Erotic Poetry and Music Fest this month

February 2, 2013
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City Slang: Erotic Poetry and Music Fest this month

The 26th Erotic Poetry and Music Festival takes place at the Corktown Tavern in Detroit on February 23 from 9 p.m. They say, “The festival is an “eclectic celebration of the erotic arts!” It features provocative poetry, dirty spoken word, erotic art, music and dance performances by some of the city’s top performers. It...
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Don’t Forget: Sonic Lullaby (Tonight)

February 1, 2013
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Don’t Forget: Sonic Lullaby (Tonight)

Fine upstanding musicians making fluid, detached music, ohm-drones in the Berkley Front, extreme ambient swells of tones and rhythmic trundles, a j-o-l-t- that slowly sets on… We’ve got hip-hop showcases and even psyche-rock festivals, we’ve got DJ-nights and we’ve got indie-rockers doing benefit shows together; we’ve even got the Blues Fest. But what about the...
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City Slang: Juggalo Day, wait, Weekend?

February 1, 2013
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City Slang: Juggalo Day, wait, Weekend?

Legions of rabid ICP fans will be delighted to hear that this year, Juggalo Day is being extended into Juggalo Weekend on February 16 and 17. Yep, that’s a whole weekend of Faygo guzzling, make-up and kooky laughs. They say, “Originally planned as a one-day salute to the family unity that binds Juggalos all...
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“Right to Work” goes to court

January 31, 2013
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The ACLU has just issued a press release announcing a court challenge to Michigan’s recently enacted “Right to Work” law. In out interview with UAW president Bob King that’s in this week’s paper, he provided a heads up that a legal challenge was in the works, but didn’t indicate that the ACLU would be...
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