(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Detroit Police Probe French Street Artist’s Death

Police are hoping members of the urban artistic community can help solve the slaying of a French street artist whose body was found amid the ruins of a notorious housing project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2014

Tylonn J. Sawyer

Detroit to Receive National Attention in Commercial During Sunday’s Grammy Awards

This weekend, Detroit will be receiving some national attention in yet another marquee event. When you’re watching The Grammy Awards, Sunday night on CBS 62, pay close attention to the commercials. Red Bull will be running a commercial – on a national level – showcasing their “Red Bull House Of Art,” located right here in the heart of Detroit.

CBS 62–01/24/2014

Dearborn Sells City Hall For Use By Artists

Dearborn is selling its old city hall to a Minnesota-based nonprofit that plans to convert the Georgian Revival-style building into a work space for artists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2013

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Local Artist Offers A Taste Of Old Detroit

A local artist is trying to keep the tradition of the old Towne Club pop alive by making candles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011

125 Years Of Artistic Achievement-0617

The ancestor of the Detroit Institute of Arts was incorporated in 1885 after Detroit’s hoi-polloi showed they were ready for high culture.