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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

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

Spotlight: 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

Bees in the D

9/11/2018
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Brian Peterson-Roest, co-founder of Bees in the D, drops by the podcast to talk about the special honey IPA being brewed at Eastern Market Brewing Company.

Duration:00:56:58

Spotlight: Detroit Month of Design

9/6/2018
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September is Detroit Month of Design! Olga Stella, the Executive Director of Design Core Detroit, drops by the podcast to talk about what design is, why it's important for artists and businesses, and how Detroiters can partake in this month's activities.

Duration:00:35:26

Greenfield Village's Old Car Festival

9/4/2018
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Jim Johnson of the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village discusses the upcoming Old Car Festival.

Duration:00:09:53

Spotlight: Michael Rothstein, ESPN Beat Writer for the Detroit Lions

8/30/2018
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Michael Rothstein, ESPN's Beat Writer for the Detroit Lions, joins us to preview the upcoming football season, talk about Matt Stafford's growing family, and dig into how the Lions are addressing the controversy over kneeling during the national anthem.

Duration:00:43:46

Arts, Beats & Eats and Detroit Jazz Fest

8/28/2018
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Jon Witz, the producer of the Ford Arts, Beats & Eats festival in Royal Oak, talks about what's in store for the event's 21st year. Plus, music writer Gary Graff drops by to talk about the Detroit Jazz Fest, the funeral of Aretha Franklin, and his favorite concert of the year.

Duration:01:04:15

Spotlight: Comedian Jeff Horste

8/23/2018
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Last year, Jeff Horste was one of four Detroit comedians selected to perform on Kevin Hart's Comedy Central show, Hart of the City. Kevin Hart was so impressed with Jeff's performance that he flew him out to L.A. to film a half hour special. This week, that performance premieres on Comedy Central as an episode of Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level. Jeff stopped by the podcast to tell us all about it.

Duration:00:40:36

Shakespeare in Detroit and Ann Delisi

8/21/2018
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Director Jennifer Tuttle talks about her upcoming production of Much Ado Para Nada for Shakespeare in Detroit. WDET's Ann Delisi talks about the new book by MC5's Wayne Kramer and reflects on the life of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

Duration:01:13:35

Spotlight: Detroit Black Restaurant Week

8/16/2018
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Kwaku Osei-Bonsu, the organizer of Detroit Black Restaurant Week, talks about this year's event and how to celebrate the culinary diversity of the Motor City.

Duration:00:32:53

The Woodward Dream Cruise and Detroit History Tours

8/14/2018
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Greg Rassel, President of the Woodward Dream Cruise, talks about this giant event that attract thousands to the metro Detroit area. Also, Bailey Sisoy Isgro of Detroit History Tours talks about the impact that Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has had on the Motor City.

Duration:01:02:16

08-12-18 Comedy

8/13/2018
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Duration:00:15:52

Spotlight: Ashley Woods of Detour Detroit

8/9/2018
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After a journalism involving stints at the Detroit Free Press, The Huffington Post Detroit, MLive, and Model D Media, Ashley Woods set out to change the way local journalism is gathered and distributed. We sat down with her to talk about Detour Detroit and the state of the media in the Motor City.

Duration:00:31:05

The Detroit Improv Festival and Comedian Heather Jay

8/7/2018
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PJ Jaycokes of the Detroit Improv Festival talks about this weekend's impromptu theater shows and workshops. Plus, comedian Heather Jay spills the beans about a brand new comedy club coming to the metro Detroit area.

Duration:01:11:23

Spotlight: Musician and Producer Luis Resto

8/2/2018
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Songwriter, musician, and producer Luis Resto talks about his music career, starting with his early collaborations with legendary producer Don Was and his later work with hip hop legend Eminem.

Duration:01:06:03

The Belle Isle Art Fair and Movie Man Greg Russell

7/31/2018
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The Belle Isle Art Fair returns to Detroit. Plus, movie man Greg Russell talks about this summer's films starring Mark Wahlberg, Tom Cruise, and John Cho.

Duration:01:09:40

Spotlight: Dale Hughes of the Lexus Velodrome

7/26/2018
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Dale Hughes, the Executive Director of the Detroit Fitness Foundation and the man behind the Lexus Velodrome, stops by the podcast to tell us about Detroit's cycling scene.

Duration:00:45:40

The Big Highland Park Art Show and Coriander Kitchen and Farm

7/24/2018
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As Steve Johnson of Motor City Brew Tours fills in for Jag, we talk to folks behind the Big Highland Park Art Show. Also, the ladies of Coriander Kitchen and Farm talk about their Paddle to Table dinners with Detroit River Sports.

Duration:01:21:10

Spotlight: Aaron Foley, Chief Storyteller for the City of Detroit

7/19/2018
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Aaron Foley, the City of Detroit's Chief Storyteller and the author of How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass, shares his views on the city's renaissance. We discuss his rise as a journalist, his view on the loss of Detroit's Amazon headquarters bid, and where to find some of the best places to eat.

Duration:00:51:11

Holocaust Memorial Center and Detroit History Tours

7/17/2018
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The Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills offers powerful lessons from the past. Detroit History Tours' Bailey Sisoy Isgro talks about the roots of the Detroit Grand Prix and the Boblo Island Ferry.

Duration:01:18:08