Sounds of Our Town 2019

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We are proud to announce that our Executive Director Dr. Carleton Gholz will be traveling to Wollongong, Australia this fall to participate in “Sounds of our Town.” “Sounds of our Town” will explore the role of popular music heritage in the revitalization of cities that have experienced industrial decline. Featuring panelists involved in popular music […]

Restaging the Stage

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We are currently hard at work “restaging” the Blue Bird stage for transport to Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2017. Here are some recent photos of our process. Read more about our work with the Blue Bird Inn since 2012 here.

From France: Paris est une fête

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We received a note from ally, former volunteer, and Paris native Alia Benabdellah this week. The DSC does not endorse any particular political perspective as we are not a political advocacy group. That said we always thinks it’s important to tap into our allies point of views on the relationship between city and culture especially […]

Detroit From Paris

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A new ally, Alia Benabdellah, has written us a sonic reflection from France where she was raised and lives. She will be moving to Detroit this April for the summer to conduct research for her PhD. You can read her own related post, in French, via High Five Magazine. ————– The first contact I had […]