City Slang: FoxFest coming to the Tangent Gallery
The inaugural FoxFest will take place at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit on Friday, May 16, and features four female-fronted Detroit rock bands, two women artists, and two local vendors.
They say, “Admission is $8 and proceeds benefit the Michigan based women’s shelters, “Alternatives for Girls” (www.alternativesforgirls.org) in Detroit, Turning Point Shelter in Macomb, (www.turningpointmacomb.org) and LACASA Center (www.lacasacenter.org) in Howell-one of the few in the state which allow pets to accompany the women at the shelter. The event will be held at THE TANGENT GALLERY located at 715 E. Milwaukee in Detroit. (313-873-2955) This show is sponsored by the Detroit event website and local entertainment supporter, Detroit Can Kick Your Ass!”
The bill features White Shag, The Luckouts, Meridith Lorde & the Tainted Saints and Downfall.
“Two women artists will also display their works at the event, Julie Fournier from Hazel Park’s Smiling Eyes Studios www.juliefournier.com and Christen Carolin from Ferndale.
Two local vendors will be displaying their wares including the women-owned CreepynCute Shop who just won Best Etsy Shop in the 2014 Metro Times Best Of Detroit. (http://www.facebook.com/Creepyncuteshop) Rock N Rummage will also be on hand with their fun items for sale. (http://www.facebook.com/rockandrummage)”