Last Saturday Los Milagros Artists Collective and the N’Namdi Center For Contemporary Art hosted a Frida Kahlo-inspired street performance to celebrate the N’Namdi Center’s exhibition “Mundo Mericas: Contemporary Art of the Americas” held in conjunction with the DIA’s special exhibition “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit.” The procession, which ended at the DIA, also featured a giant puppet created by the Matrix Theatre Company
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Last Saturday Los Milagros Artists Collective and the N’Namdi Center For Contemporary Art hosted a Frida Kahlo-inspired street performance to celebrate the N’Namdi Center’s exhibition “Mundo Mericas: Contemporary Art of the Americas” held in conjunction with the DIA’s special exhibition “Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit.” The procession, which ended at the DIA, also featured a giant puppet created by the Matrix Theatre Company

. What a great group! Frida-Inspired Fashion Street Performance At N’Namdi Center For Contemporary Art. May 9 Featuring the Los Milagros Artists Collective and the Matrix Theatre Company’s puppet Lucia: The Woman who Outshone the Sun. Walk from the N’Namdi Center to the DIA. In conjunction with the Center’s exhibit Mundo Mericas: Contemproary Art of the Americas, curated by Vito Valdez, on display through May...

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Don’t miss this free lecture about Hale Woodruff’s murals tomorrow at 2 at the DIA! http://bit.ly/1FLgG2T

Don’t miss this free lecture about Hale Woodruff’s murals tomorrow at 2 at the DIA! http://bit.ly/1FLgG2T http://www.facebook.com/DetroitInstituteofArts/posts/10152974974560983

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Two great exhibitions end this Sunday at the DIA: “Photographs from the Detroit Walk-In Portrait Studio by Corine Vermeulen” and “Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral.”
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Two great exhibitions end this Sunday at the DIA: “Photographs from the Detroit Walk-In Portrait Studio by Corine Vermeulen” and “Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral.”

Both exhibitions are free with museum admission (museum admission is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties) and not to miss! Learn more at dia.org. www.MichiNEWS.com http://www.facebook.com/DetroitInstituteofArts/posts/10152924479630983

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Michigan’s civil asset forfeiture system under scrutiny

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Legislation moving through the Michigan House aims to reform asset forfeiture in the state to make it more difficult and transparent. Someone’s assets may be forfeited if the property is judged to be related to a crime, regardless of whether the owner is ever charged or convicted. But some say the proposed changes don’t go far enough to protect those whose property is taken when they never are judged to have...

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Habitat for Humanity Lansing seeing exponential numbers in home buyer inquires

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – For years Habitat for Humanity Lansing has given local families a chance to live the American dream, but recent media attention has put the program in the spot-light and now hundreds of local families are now hoping for a life changing opportunity. “Historically we have not had this level of inquiries, this is an absolute peak for us and it’s welcomed,” Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity Lansing, Vicki...

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