Amanda LeClaire is an award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. She’s a founding producer of WDET’s flagship news talk show Detroit Today, a former Morning Edition host at WDET, and a former host, audio and video producer, and reporter for Arizona Public Media.

She’s reported on stories as diverse as the decriminalization and therapeutic research of psychedelic substances, how Motown mourned the sudden death of musician Michael Jackson, the economic and environmental impact of mineral mining in Wyoming, how anomalous phenomena and research into UAPs has affected the lives of some people in the Southwest, and the impact of President Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election night in Detroit.

Amanda is also a creative writer, artist, certified intuitive and energy healer, and professional tarot reader. Amanda was raised in a mythical Great Lakes forest by Bryan Ferry and a prehistoric wolf, on a strict diet of gummy bears and early electronic music.

The Scarab Club Kicks Off A New Live Music Series and Youth Workshops Next Week

Musicians from Planet D Nonet, along with a group of young jazz students, will perform the music of the Kings...

Is Detroit’s Restaurant Industry Suffering From Less-Than-Stellar Service?

Detroit’s restaurant scene is growing quickly, but that growth has put an increased strain on an already stretched service industry. That's according...

The Milo Minute: Black Women Rock, Sound and Silence Showcase, and St. Patrick’s Day

Longtime Detroit music journalist Jeff Milo’s byline appears in publications locally and globally. He’s been plugging ears into the Detroit scene for years...

Problems at the Russell Industrial Center Highlight Detroit’s Lack of Viable Artist Space

After two weeks of confusion, tenants at the Russell Industrial Center in Detroit will be allowed to stay in their...

Milo Minute: Rah the Son, Old Empire and more

Longtime Detroit music journalist Jeff Milo’s byline appears in publications locally and globally. He’s been plugging ears into the Detroit music scene for...

Catch Eisenhower Dance at the Michigan Opera Theatre

Eisenhower Dance debuts a brand-new show at the Michigan Opera House on March 4th. Listen in to Founder Laurie Eisenhower...

Go See These Exhibits Before They Close This Month

The folks at the non-profit CultureSource are committed to helping boost support for local arts and culture organizations. Find out about some...

The Milo Minute: Seraphine Collective, Mega Powers and the Hamtramck Music Festival

Longtime Detroit music journalist Jeff Milo’s byline appears in publications locally and globally. He’s been plugging ears into the Detroit music scene for...

Take a Trial Run with the Paczki Coney Dog

Your Facebook and Instagram feeds today are likely filled with images of those doughy, jelly or custard-filled pastries known as...

Hedwig Makes Her Detroit Debut

Called “the best rock musical ever” by Rolling Stone, Hedwig and the Angry Inch debuted at the Fisher Theatre this week....

Breaking Down Stereotypes of Muslim-American Women

This week’s Metro Times cover story seeks to show the diversity of Muslim-American women in Metro Detroit. Listen to writer Anasie...

Locally-Produced Film Explores Supernatural Phenomena And Murder

The new thriller ‘Taken Over’ debuts at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak this weekend. The film was shot around in...