Detroit Live Block Party Aims to Show Off Community Near Heidelberg Project

The one-day festival features local food, vendors and an array of emerging and established musical acts

Detroit Live is a free block party happening Saturday at the Heidelberg Project on Detroit’s eastside. The longtime staple in the city’s arts community is hoping to introduce new faces to the neighborhood. WDET’s Ryan Patrick Hooper speaks with Heidelberg Project chief executive officer Jenenne Whitfield and Detroit Live creator Donna Kassab about the event, which happens Saturday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.


  • Ryan Patrick Hooper
    Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host of "In the Groove" on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. Hooper has covered stories for the New York Times, NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.