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Haute to Death/Macho City

December 29, 2010

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The heavily art-damaged, new wave, post-punk dance party DJ duo Jon Dones and Ash Nowak will once again be bringing their three-year-running, monthly Haute to Death series together with the Italo-disco-proto-house DJ pair Mike Trombley and Scott Zacharias, aka Macho City, for their second annual New Year’s Eve bash, Precious Little Diamonds, at the Park […]

Capuchin Soup Kitchen

December 22, 2010

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The services of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen are produced wholly by the hearts of donors and volunteers, and its mission is to provide more than simple sustenance. In addition to the two thousand meals per day that are served between two kitchens, the Connor kitchen offers family services, after-school tutoring and art therapy for children, […]

The Steve Barman Show

December 15, 2010

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In 2008 a small group of friends gathered around a couch in a Royal Oak basement to film eight episodes of The Steve Barman Show. In the DIY talk show’s infantile stage the focus was primarily on music, the graphics were collages of public domain video footage and the questions were merely intended to solicit […]

The Bellyache Candy Shoppe

December 8, 2010

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The Bellyache Candy Shoppe opened in 2004 specializing in vintage confectionaries. In 2006, Scotty Hagen’s longtime love of music and Michelle Moore’s industry connections resulted in their debut candy-themed compilation CD Sweet Sounds of Detroit vol.1 featuring Outrageous Cherry, The Sirens, SSM and more. Bellyache’s focus has since shifted, and the pair now celebrates an […]

John K. King Books

December 1, 2010

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In 1965, “it just started with a few books,” says John K. King, whose name wraps around a four-story former glove factory, a cluttered complex of corridors on W. Lafayette in Detroit. “I respected the written word and it sort of developed into this project, and the project developed into a vocation.” King’s million-plus collection […]