Michigan Radio: Artpod
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Michigan Radio's arts and culture report of the week.
||ArtPod on Matt Jones, Sundance, and indie Detroit||We've got indie rocker Matt Jones on his new (and maybe best) album, his Civil War obsession (sure, ok) and what happens when Sundance comes looking for Michigan talent. Some in the Detroit film community think Michigan students don't have the competitive||21 11 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||When it comes to representation in the Legislature and Congress, Michigan voters are still not equa||Tomorrow we will happily celebrate the Fourth of July, both because we see it as the anniversary of American Independence and maybe especially because this year it comes with a three-day weekend. Actually, what we are commemorating is not really true inde||3 7 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||13 years ago Brenda Lawrence won a mayorial race. Now she's running for Congress, and may win||I discovered something bizarre when Brenda Lawrence first ran for mayor of Southfield 13 years ago. Back then, Southfield, a suburban business center and bedroom community just north of Detroit, had just become a majority African-American city.||19 6 2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||ArtPod knows what you need to be reading right now||Oh sure, it's fun to read on the beach on a sweaty summer afternoon. But personally, we prefer a good book a chilly Fall night, wrapped up under the covers with some hot chocolate...so here's a list of the new, great Michigan reads you shouldn't miss. Hap||10 10 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||ArtPod for April 30 2013||This week, ArtPod is aaaall about the ladies. You name ‘em, we’ve got them: Michigan photographers, amateur actresses, adventure authors…the works. What unites them? They’re all seeking a change. First up, two moms who found each other in the neon||30 4 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||This week, the times they are a changin'||Come gather round ArtPod this week, as we rip off Bob Dylan for a cute headline. Today, ArtPod is talking about change. All kinds of change: political, cultural, even technological change. We’ll talk with a storyteller, actors, students and even the o||12 3 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Attack of the ArtPod!||It’s baaaaaack. After a brief hiatus, ArtPod is bigger and better than ever, bringing you all the Michigan artists and thinkers we’re following now. This week, we’re hashing out the best of the Arab American film festival in Dearborn. Every festiva||5 2 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Art Pod's Send-off to Summer: Idlewild's Centennial, "Sole Survivor" wraps filming, and more||We say good-bye to summer arts, from Idlewild (once known as the "Black Eden") celebrating their centennial, even as the town struggles to survive; filming wraps up on a documentary about sole survivors of commercial plane crashes; and the Holocaust Memor||11 9 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Commentary: Voting Tomorrow||Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE||6 8 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Should taxpayers "save" the DIA?||The Detroit Institute of Arts is going broke. Museum staff say to save the DIA, they need some $200 million dollars in property taxes from Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties. As Michigan Radio's Kate Wells reports, voters will decide the fate of the mus||3 8 2012||Free||View In iTunes|