Culture City

Plan Your Weekend: January 16-18

Friday, January 15, 2015

Download of the Week

““It’s Just a Life” ” by Nigel the Dropout

Here’s what we know: So says the band: This Detroit based two piece have looped themselves into a spacious soundscape filled with soaring guitars and heavily chopped samples, hard hitting percussion, ambient synth and layered vocal harmonies. A nightmare of tangled cables and dazzling lights illuminate a performance void of the inhuman laptop audio automation and sequencing seen far too often today.

Plan For the Weekend w/ Culture City

Essential Music w/ Ann Delisi LIVE Broadcast @ Shinola

Saturday, January 17th at 11 AM | Detroit

WDET is heading to the North American International Auto Show to celebrate the Motor City. So we’re asking, When you’re driving, what’s your favorite song to listen to? Before you head to Cobo Hall, stop by the Shinola flagship store in Midtown to share your favorite driving song with Ann Delisi in person and be entered to win a $200 gift card to Shinola.

Piquette Auto Show Days @ Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

Saturday, January 17 at 10 AM | Detroit

Check out some automotive history and imbibe some hot chocolate. The Ford Piquette Plant will be open weekends during the Auto Show--Saturday and Sunday, January 17-18, 2015 and Saturday and Sunday, January 24-25, 2015 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day! Dress warmly.

Matthew Zacharias: Solo Exhibit Opening Reception @ Re:View Contemporary Gallery

Saturday, January 17 at 6 PM | Detroit

Don't miss Matthew Zacharias’ latest body of work. The solo exhibit, ARE YOU A MAN, explores themes of identity through mixed media, film, and video.

Volunteering & Film Screenings @ Senate Theatre

Saturday, January 17 at 6 PM | Detroit

A preview of the 1963 movie "It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World" showing at the Senate Theater on Sat Jan 17 at 2 & 8 pm..

Full Credit @ Whitdel Arts

Saturday, Friday January 15 at 7 PM | Detroit

"Full Credit" is an exhibition featuring some of the area’s hardest working creatives. They suffer the daily grind and commute to get to the root of what it takes to be a relevant artist.

Opening Reception: Michael Luchs * Christine Hagedorn * Anita Bate @ N'Namdi Center For Contemporary Arts

Friday, January 15 at 6 PM | Detroit

The N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art is a nonprofit dedicated to enlightenment through the arts.