DETROIT — The sounds of the city have long been an inspiration to composers — think of iconic soundscapes from Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue to Bernstein’s West Side Story score.
DETROIT — It’s a quiet Sunday in Brightmoor, a northwest Detroit neighborhood that’s about as good an example as any of the city’s fall from grace — and its unofficial rebirth via urban agriculture, grassroots activism, and community-based intervention.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Amidst news of its filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is becoming ingrained in the popular imagination as a city fallen from grace. That it’s also a rapidly emerging art and technology hub is lesser known.
We often get messages and responses to our posts but occasionally some really stand out. The following was in response to the inequality in US arts funding post from Tuesday and it comes from someone in Philadelphia who seems to know the inequality all too well.