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Giving people of all backgrounds the opportunity to record meaningful conversations, StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.​ StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews that were recorded when the MobileBooth stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Those conversations are podcast here.
StoryCorps Detroit
StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. StoryCorps Detroit features interviews recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Sascha Raiyn is the host. Laura Herberg is the executive producer. StoryCorps Detroit is a production of WDET 101.9 FM and supported by the Detroit Historical Society.
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Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood spoke with WDET's Stephen Henderson on "Detroit Today" about his article on data center giant Switch Inc.'s request to the Legislature for additional tax breaks for its Grand Rapids-area data center and conflict it's creating with public school groups.By Crain's Detroit Business.
As WDET celebrates 70 years of news, music and conversation programming, we take a trip down memory lane with Liz Copeland, former host of 'Alternate Take'.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Dr. Denene De Quintal wants to incorporate the voices and art works of more local artists in museum’s sizable Indigenous Art collection.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Ahead of Dutcher's performance at the Rivera Court inside the Detroit Institute of Arts, he stopped by the WDET studios to talk about his Polaris-prize winning album an the Indigenous Renaissance happening today.By WDET 101.9 FM.
The State of Michigan Retirement Fund's pension account, worth more than $70 billion, ended its relationship with the investment firm of Ken Fisher in the latest backlash to offensive remarks the billionaire made last week at an investment conference. Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood talked about the state Treasury Department's move Monday ...…
Crain's Detroit Business Group Publisher Mary Kramer chats with Kevin Deitz on WJR AM 760 about stories from this week's issue. Listen to the interview and then read the stories.By Crain's Detroit Business.
For 50 years, Ron Campbell drew characters that became a part of our childhood. In a series of pop-culture paintings, those animated favorites will be part of his exhibition, ‘Beatles Cartoon Art Show.’By WDET 101.9 FM.
Investors and entrepreneurs are looking to get rich off of Michigan's green rush.By WDET 101.9 FM.
At the Detroit Digital Inclusion Summit event on Oct. 7 in TechTown, Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood talked with four IT professionals about Detroit's digital divide between the greater downtown and the city's neighborhoods. The guests on this episode of Detroit Rising include:Joshua Edmonds, director of digital inclusion for the City of D ...…
Detroit music expert Jeff Milo highlights the best shows around town this weekend.By WDET 101.9 FM.
The one-day public event is an opportunity for artists and scholars to discuss the ideas that are most important to them.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Now in its second year, Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week organizers are keen on illuminating a different perspective of Southwest Detroit.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Herbalist Heather Mourer wants to offer residents a substitute to nights out on the town where beer, wine, and liquor are often the only beverages served.By WDET 101.9 FM.
An entrepreneur-in-residence at Stanford University on his concept to create communities that combine tech and simple living.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Amid the complex entertainment industry, the west side native stays true to her mission of using talents for social good.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Award-winning photojournalist Linda Solomon first met the late Queen of Soul in 1983. That meeting turned into decades of photographing Franklin's most intimate moments.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Crain's Detroit Business Managing Editor Michael Lee chats with Kevin Dietz on WJR AM 760 about this week's top stories.By Crain's Detroit Business.
Stephanie Byrd, co-owner of The Block restaurant in Midtown, talked with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood about how her family-owned restaurant has thrived since it rebranded. She talks about coming back to Detroit to join her father's restaurant and hospitality. "I didn't expect to make it this far," shes said.…
Free Press Reporter Brian Manzullo says it's a volatile time for the state's craft breweries.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Despite the construction of a new downtown stadium, closing Tiger Stadium was not popular with the team's fans. To this day, “The Corner” remains a beloved memory for thousands of Metro Detroiters.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood talks with WJR's Guy Gordon about the $947 million in line-item vetoes that Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made to a $60 billion state budget in a budgetary standoff with the Republican-controlled Legislature.By Crain's Detroit Business.
After investing more than $100 million in schools in Detroit, Michigan paving magnate Bob Thompson and his wife, Ellen, are prepared to invest $200 million more — this time for scholarships, not buildings. Crain's Senior Reporter Sherri Welch talked with Stephen Henderson on WDET about the scholarship program Thompson is creating for graduates ...…
Crain's Detroit Business Group Publisher Mary Kramer chats with Kevin Deitz on WJR AM 760 about stories from this week's issue. Listen to the interview and then read the stories.By Crain's Detroit Business.
A resident at storied alternative arts venue the Crow Manor, Adam was an artist, comedian and musician who became a staple in local arts and culture community.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Music journalist Jeff Milo shares his picks of who to catch this weekend, from Mic Phelps to Gritty Punk and To the Dreamland Theatre.By WDET 101.9 FM.
For our award-winning "In the Groove" series, we talk about the music that changed the Royal Oak native's life.By WDET 101.9 FM.
"Give Me Liberty" is directed by Russian filmmaker Kirill Mikhanovsky and tells the story of Milwaukee medical transport driver Vic on a hectic day.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Christian Greer discusses his new role, vision and putting science in the hands of curious people across the state.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Emery Matthews, co-founder of Real Estate Interests LLC, and his firm's managing director, Damon Jordan, talked with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood at Detroit Homecoming on the "Detroit Rising" podcast about their brokerage work on The Mid high-rise mixed-use complex planned for 3750 Woodward Ave. in Midtown. Matthews said the 30-story to ...…
Cine Mexico Now, a celebration of contemporary Mexican films, begins this week.By WDET 101.9 FM.
In a county with 33,000 people, the village of Port Austin is turning nearly 100-year-old barns into massive art installations — and hoping it brings more tourists to see them.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Education in non-traditional spaces makes learning creative, available, and accessible for Detroit youth, and lets parents handle domestic responsibilities while their kids learn.By WDET 101.9 FM.
According to Motor City Soul Club founder Dan Austin, "Unreleased 1969," isn't as impressive as its predecessors.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Named a 2020 Jazz Master by the National Endowment of the Arts, Workman performed on seminal jazz albums of the 1960s and 1970s.By WDET 101.9 FM.
At the last day of Detroit Homecoming VI, charter school philanthropist Bob Thompson, Danielle Jackson from Thompson's University Prep schools and charter school founder Jalen Rose talked with Skillman Foundation CEO Tonya Allen about their work in improving Detroit's public education system. Thompson, a road-building magnate, talked about the ...…
Crain's Detroit Business Managing Editor Michael Lee chats with Paul W. Smith on WJR AM 760 about stories from the latest issue.By Crain's Detroit Business.
Produce starts with healthy soil, and the founder of the Detroit mushroom farm Fungi Freights wants to help local gardeners heal their soil with the power of mushrooms.By WDET 101.9 FM.
This week's local music journalist Jeff Milo highlights shows in Ferndale, Ypsilanti and and the Old Miami.By WDET 101.9 FM.
At the sixth annual Detroit Homecoming, Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood talked to Detroit expats Ken Buckfire of Miller Buckfire & Co. and Chicago attorney Ty Fahner about Detroit's finances, the city's post-bankruptcy recovery, future land use and how debt-ridden Chicago is at risk of the same financial peril that landed Detroit in bankru ...…
Activists will gather at Grand Circus Park to protest inaction on climate change, part of a global youth-led movement to increase pressure on policymakers.By WDET 101.9 FM.
WDET has always been known for playing music that wasn't getting played anywhere else on Detroit radio. When New Wave came along, Mike Halloran "Radios In Motion" became a hit.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Crain's reporter Annalise Frank spoke with WDET's Ryan Patrick Hooper Tuesday on "CultureShift" about a proposed ordinance in Detroit that would restrict short-term home rentals through online platforms such as Airbnb and VRBO, and the arguments for and against.By Crain's Detroit Business.
Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood spoke to WDET's Stephen Henderson on "Detroit Today" about the longterm outlook of the City of Detroit's finances and previews the sixth annual Detroit Homecoming event this week for former metro Detroiters that is produced by Crain's Detroit Business.By Crain's Detroit Business.
A proposed ordinance regulating how Airbnb and other short-term rentals operate in the city is stirring up controversy.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Career Club came to WDET's Studio A to chat with CultureShift's Jeff Milo about their most recent EP.By WDET 101.9 FM.
Crain's Detroit Business Group Publisher Mary Kramer chats with Paul W. Smith on WJR AM 760 about stories from this week's issue. Listen to the interview and then read the stories.By Crain's Detroit Business.
Xenith LLC, the football helmet and protective gear company owned by billionaire Dan Gilbert, now claims 10 percent market share of the helmet business and is closing in on producing 100,000 units annually at its southwest Detroit manufacturing facility. Xenith CEO Ryan Sullivan recently sat down with Crain's Senior Editor Chad Livengood to dis ...…
Joe Posch, owner of design retail store Hugh, debuts new concept shop in Eastern Market.By WDET 101.9 FM.
The symposium brings researchers from across the world to discuss the neuroscience, psychotherapy and future of psychedelics.By WDET 101.9 FM.
The massive celebration of Detroit’s country music scene is in honor of DPTV’s premiere of "Country Music," the new Ken Burns documentary, airing Sunday, September 15th.By WDET 101.9 FM.
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