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Seth Resler and Mike Geeter interview the go-getters and heavy hitters in the Detroit arts and entertainment scene. They delve into what's coming up and what's going down in the Motor City: music, comedy, sports, theater, food, drink, festivals, and more.

Seth Resler and Mike Geeter interview the go-getters and heavy hitters in the Detroit arts and entertainment scene. They delve into what's coming up and what's going down in the Motor City: music, comedy, sports, theater, food, drink, festivals, and more.
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Seth Resler and Mike Geeter interview the go-getters and heavy hitters in the Detroit arts and entertainment scene. They delve into what's coming up and what's going down in the Motor City: music, comedy, sports, theater, food, drink, festivals, and more.

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Episodes

Encore Michigan Publisher David Kiley

11/15/2018
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David Kiley, the Publisher and Editor of Encore Michigan, drops by the podcast to talk about the metro Detroit theatre scene.

Duration:00:54:32

The Week in Detroit with Mark Kurlyandchik and Robert Allen (II)

11/14/2018
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Mark Kurlyandchik, restaurant critic for the Detroit Free Press, and Robert Allen, the Freep beer columnist, join us again for our live show at Eastern Market Brewing Company. Dayne Bartscht of Eastern Market Brewing Company tells us about his brewery's first year in business.

Duration:00:53:28

The Week in Detroit with Mark Kurlyandchik and Robert Allen (I)

11/13/2018
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Mark Kurlyandchik, restaurant critic for the Detroit Free Press, and Robert Allen, the Freep beer columnist, join us for our first live show at Eastern Market Brewing Company. Stand-up comedian Mike Geeter also returns to the podcast as a special guest.

Duration:00:43:53

Champtown of the Untold Story of Detroit Hip Hop

11/8/2018
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Detroit rapper Champtown, the founder of Straight Jacket Records, talks about his new documentary film, The Untold Story of Detroit Hip Hop, narrated by Chuck D of Public Enemy. He discusses the early days of Eminem's and Kid Rock's careers, his beefs with Esram and Prof, and the legacy of J Dilla.

Duration:00:35:46

The Week in Detroit with Saxappeal (II)

11/7/2018
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Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist Saxappeal joins us again to talk about what's happening around the Motor City.

Duration:00:32:44

The Week in Detroit with Saxappeal (I)

11/6/2018
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Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist Saxappeal joins the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week.

Duration:00:48:53

Live at Go Comedy! Improv Theater

11/1/2018
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Tommy LeRoy, the Technical Director and one of the four co-founders of the Go Comedy! Improve Theater in Ferndale joins Seth and Becky for a live show.

Duration:00:18:45

The Week in Detroit with Costumer Renee Allen (II)

10/31/2018
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TV and film costumer Renee Allen has dressed some of the biggest names to come to Detroit, including Jack White. She also owns Retro Girls, featuring usherettes wearing fashions from the 1940s. She joins the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week.

Duration:00:22:52

The Week in Detroit with Costumer Renee Allen (I)

10/30/2018
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TV and film costumer Renee Allen has dressed some of the biggest names to come to Detroit, including Jack White. She also owns Retro Girls, featuring usherettes wearing fashions from the 1940s. She joins the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit this week.

Duration:00:49:13

D.Cipher: Detroit's Music Mastermind Collective

10/25/2018
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Drummer and percussionist Juuni is one of the organizers of D.Cipher, a "music mastermind collective" that aims to grow Detroit's music economy by helping musicians networks, learn, and perform. He drops by the podcast to talk about the organization, as well as his bands, ONEFREQ and the Gabriel Brass Band.

Duration:00:43:19

The Week in Detroit with Musician Travis Reiff (II)

10/24/2018
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Director, actor, and musician Travis Reiff returns to the podcast to talk about everything that's happening in Detroit this week, including teal pumpkins, hand-crafted guitars, and a slasher play at the Charles H. Wright Museum.

Duration:00:38:51

The Week is Detroit with Musician Travis Reiff (I)

10/23/2018
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Director, actor, and musician Travis Reiff joins the podcast to talk about everything that's happening in Detroit this week, including Snoop Dogg's musical, a Detroit-area actress in Netflix's The Haunting of Hill House, and a street named for Bob Seger. Also, 101.1 WRIF's afternoon DJ Meltdown shares his favorite memories of Mike Clark from the Drew and Mike show.

Duration:00:43:24

Chef Brandon Zarb of Rising Stars Academy

10/18/2018
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Earlier this year, Brandon Zarb left his role as the chef behind Imperial and Public House in Ferndale to become a paraprofessional educator at Rising Stars Academy in Centerline, where he teaches students with mental disabilities to work with food. He join us to tell us about his journey.

Duration:00:36:34

The Week in Detroit with Comedian Mike Green

10/16/2018
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Detroit stand-up comedian Mike Green has been making audiences laugh for over three decades. He joins the podcast to talk about his new comedy club in Waterford, One Night Stan's. Also, Ann Delisi of WDET checks in with a musical update.

Duration:01:03:21

Chef Max Hardy of River Bistro and COOP

10/11/2018
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Chef Max Hardy of River Bistro and COOP talks about returning to Detroit to launch restaurants after being a personal chef for NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire and a stint on the Food Network's 'Chopped.'

Duration:00:44:41

The Week in Detroit with Rapper Mahogany Jones

10/9/2018
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Detroit rapper and hip hop ambassador Mahogany Jones joins the podcast as we preview the Erebus haunted house, Zoo Boo, the Game of Thrones concert experience, Evil Dead: The Musical, and more.

Duration:01:05:32

John Dunivant of Theatre Bizarre

10/2/2018
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Every October, thousands of costumed guests descend upon Detroit's Masonic Temple for Theatre Bizarre, the annual Halloween masquerade party. The event's creator, John Dunivant, talks to Seth Resler about its illegal roots, what it goes into pulling off this spectacular production, and how Star Wars inspired him.

Duration:00:45:47

The Heidelberg Project

9/25/2018
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The Heidelberg Project's CEO / President, Jenenne Whitfield, talks about the project's 30+ year history, founder Tyree Guyton's plans to dismantle it as part of Heidelberg 3.0, and the upcoming Heidelberg 360 conference.

Duration:00:31:47

The DIY Street Fair

9/18/2018
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The DIY Street Fair returns to Ferndale for an 11th year! Co-Founder and Artistic Director Krista Johnston talks about what to expect at this year's event.

Duration:00:09:41

Motor City Comedy Festival

9/13/2018
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The Motor City Comedy Festival returns to Detroit for a second year. Comedians and festival board members Lauren Uchalik and Esther Nevarez drop by the podcast to tell us all about it.

Duration:00:40:14