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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

Best of 2018 (Round 2)

6/19/2018
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We're vacationing this week, but we'll return next week. In the meantime, please enjoy some recent interview highlights, including: Star Wars Costumes at the DIA, Author Karen Dionne, WDET's Ann Delisi, and Sfumato.

Duration:00:59:28

Spotlight: Freep Restaurant Critic Mark Kurlyandchik

6/14/2018
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Mark Kurlyandchik, the Detroit Free Press’ Restaurant Critic, stops by the podcast to talk about the state of the Motor City’s food scene. We talk about local restaurant trends, the gentrification of the food scene, and where Mark eats when he’s not headed out for fine dining.

Duration:00:31:53

Detroit's Downtown Markets and Anthony Bourdain

6/12/2018
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Francesca George, Director of Tenant Relations and Experience at Bedrock, and Andrea Williams, the owner of Paisley Paper Company, tells us about Detroit's Downtown Markets. Also, movie man Greg Russell talks about the big summer blockbusters. And we remember Anthony Bourdain's love for Detroit.

Duration:01:34:14

Spotlight: The Motor City Pride Festival at Hart Plaza

6/7/2018
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Dave Wait, Chairperson of Motor City Pride, talks about the upcoming festival and parade in Detroit. The annual event, which is Michigan's largest pride event, attracts over 40,000 people.

Duration:00:20:53

Love Life Swagger, Right Track, and Ford’s Takeover of Michigan Central Station

6/5/2018
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Matt Kirschner of Right Track and Bernard Bentley of Love Life Swagger are teaming up to create backpacks to help Detroit's homeless population. Plus, Bailey Sisoy Isgro of Detroit History Tours gives us the inside scoop on Ford's takeover of Michigan Central Station in Corktown.

Duration:01:14:44

05-31-18 Comedy

5/31/2018
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Duration:00:05:49

Spotlight: Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle

5/31/2018
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Merrill Cain offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear taking place on Belle Isle this weekend.

Duration:00:21:35

Arab Film Festival and Movement

5/29/2018
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Dave Serio, the Curator of the Arab Film Festival at Cinetopia, talk about the upcoming event at the Arab American National Museum. Also, we recap Becky's experience at Movement Detroit.

Duration:01:01:57

Spotlight: Detroit Women of Comedy Festival at Planet Ant

5/24/2018
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Audra Jantz and Kate Holmes, the Co-Producers of the first Detroit Women of Comedy Festival, talk about how the four-day event came together.

Duration:00:29:04

Star Wars Costumes at the Detroit Institute of Arts

5/22/2018
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Elliott Wilhelm, Curator of Film for the Detroit Institute of Arts, talks about the "Star Wars and the Power of Costume" exhibit at the museum. Plus, Michael Bolton's film about Detroit and Movement celebrates Detroit's EDM heritage.

Duration:01:08:02

Spotlight: Jennifer Hamra of the Good Life Detroit Blog

5/17/2018
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Three years ago, Jennifer Hamra and her family moved to Detroit from Tennessee. She and her five home-schooled children have explored the city through her blog and her photography.

Duration:00:22:51

Every Linear Mile and WDET's Ann Delisi

5/15/2018
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WDET's Ann Delisi talks about Nine Inch Nails, Jeff Buckley, Don Was, and War & Treaty. Tom Leeper talks about Every Linear Mile, his attempt to photograph every bit of art in Detroit from a bicycle. Plus, what's happening in the Detroit music, movies, food, drink, comedy, and more.

Duration:01:00:33

Spotlight: Detroit Songwriter Allee Willis

5/10/2018
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Allee Willis, the Detroit songwriter behind legendary hits like Earth, Wind & Fire's "September" and the Rembrandt's "I'll Be There for You" talks about her love for the Motor City.

Duration:00:48:57

Curator Amy Cooper and Author RJ Fox

5/8/2018
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Amy Cooper talks to Seth and Jag about her upcoming art exhibit at the Tangent Gallery. Also, RJ Fox discusses his latest book, Awaiting Identity, about unidentified bodies in the Wayne County morgue.

Duration:00:59:25

Spotlight: Todd Scott of Detroit Greenways Coalition

5/3/2018
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Todd Scott, the Executive Director of the Detroit Greenways Coalition, drops by the podcast to talk about the efforts to make Detroit a more bike-friendly city.

Duration:00:27:09

The Detroit Music Awards and the Yankee Air Museum

5/1/2018
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Seth, Becky, and Jag talk to music writer Gary Graff about the upcoming Detroit Music Awards and learn the history of the Yankee Air Museum. Plus, celebrity interviewer Greg Russell talks about Avengers: Infinity War.

Duration:01:22:29

Singer Rio Scafone & Motor City Nightmares

4/24/2018
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Rio Scafone, lead singer of the Detroit Americana band, Rio & the Rockabilly Revival, talks about her latest musical adventures. Also, the horror films and movie stars on display at Motor City Nightmares.

Duration:01:25:04

Author Karen Dybis, Author Karen Dionne, and Castalia

4/17/2018
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Karen Dybis, the author of Secret Detroit: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, stops by the podcast to talk about her new book. Also, author Karen Dionne talks about the prospect of her best-selling novel, The Marsh King, getting turned into a major motion picture. Kevin Peterson and Jane Larsen talk about Sfumato and Castalia, their Midtown fragrance company that doubles as a craft cocktail bar.

Duration:01:41:54

The D Brief: Trailer

4/15/2018
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Seth Resler, Becky Scarcello, and Jag 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, museums, and more.

Duration:00:00:33

We're Back Next Week

4/10/2018
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The team is in the lab retooling the podcast. We'll be back next week with a brand new episode about the Detroit arts and entertainment scene.

Duration:00:01:10