With new exhibit, the DIA looks behind “Detroit Industry”

May 7, 2014
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With new exhibit, the DIA looks behind “Detroit Industry”

A little less than a year from now, the Detroit Institute of Arts will open a major exhibit featuring works by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. The couple spent time from April of 1932 until March of the following year in Detroit while Rivera painted the masterful murals, “Detroit Industry,” that cover the walls...
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Once-controversial Diego Rivera murals now national landmark

April 24, 2014
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Oh, the irony — initially criticized as Marxist propaganda when Mexican muralist Diego Rivera painted them for the Detroit Institute of Arts in the early 1930s, Detroit Industry has now been designated as a a national landmark. The announcement was made Wednesday, according to the Detroit News by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

September 3, 2013
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Send CDs, vinyl, cassettes, demos and 8-tracks to Brett Callwood, Metro Times, 733 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 46226. Email MP3s and streaming links to bcallwood@metrotimes.com. Laura Rain and the Caesars’ Electrified (LRC) sees the soul singer on a mission to bring rootsy, gritty R&B back to Detroit, or at least to keep it here....
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