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The stage is being set in Detroit for the Movement Electronic Music Festival. (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

Organizers, City Prepare For Detroit’s ‘Movement Electronic Music Festival’

“If you say you don’t like electronic music, but you’re listening to a Taylor Swift remix in your car and you’re tapping your toe, you’re listening to electronic music. I mean, there’s no way around it,” said Fotias.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/25/2012

Supporters gather during a candelight vigil at a memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot and killed (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Detroiters Rally Against Violence In Memory Of Trayvon Martin

Civil Rights Leaders, Community Organizers and labor leaders will speak out against crime and violence at a rally Monday night in Hart Plaza.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2012

Hoedown At Hart Plaza

Could Budget Cuts Close Hart Plaza?

Financially strapped, and under a state audit, there is word that the City of Detroit could soon be closing a number of area parks, making popular music and ethnic festivals a thing of the past.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

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Repairs Completed To Underground Railroad Monument

Repairs have been completed to a monument to the Underground Railroad that sits along the Detroit riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

Kevin Eubanks is scheduled to play on Monday at Jazz Fest. (File Photo: Cory Schwartz/Getty Images)

Jazz Fest Fills The Air With Music Downtown

Thousands of people have converged on downtown Detroit for the annual Detroit International Jazz Festival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2011

A parade was part of DPS Education & Enrollment Expo. (WWJ: Chrystal Knight)

DPS Hosts Education And Enrollment Expo

Lots of fun going on in Hart Plaza Saturday for the Detroit Public Schools Education and Enrollment Expo. The idea is to get DPS students and parents excited about the back to school season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

DPS Blue Bus outside the Children's Museum for Enrollment Event (WWJ: Pat Sweeting)

Thousands To Gather For DPS Back-To-School Parade, Rally

Detroit Public Schools’ high-energy Back-to-School Parade and Rally are back for the third year in a row.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

Gateway2FreedomStatue-Detroit

Scrappers Target Historic Detroit Monument

Scrap metal thieves strike again — this time, their target is Detroit’s historic “Gateway To Freedom” statue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2011

Detroit Target Fireworks

Best Fireworks Displays In The Detroit Area

Learn more about some of the most popular fireworks shows in the local area and across Michigan including the Parade Company / Target Fireworks on RiverWalk. From Belleville to Wyandotte — we’ve got you covered.

CBS 62–06/21/2011

Hundreds of activists take part in the Gay Parade in Caracas, July 4, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Miguel Gutierrez (Photo credit should read MIGUEL GUTIERREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Motor City Pride’ Takes Over Hart Plaza

This weekend Hart Plaza will serve as the hub for celebrating the strength, vitality and unity of Metro Detroit’s LGBT community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

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