Khana Detroit is likely the only place in metro Detroit where you'll see twists on Pakistani and Desi dishes like butter chicken nachos and masala-rubbed fish and chips. [caption id="attachment_124093" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pakistani fish and chips at Khana Detroit's pop-up at Frame Bar in Hazel Park.[/caption] Those twists are the vision of Maryam Khan, who..
"Would you risk your life to save a book?" That's the question at the new exhibit "The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets and the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis." It's on display now through May 31 at the Zekelman Holocaust Center in Farmington Hills. It tells the story of Jewish residents who helped..
Looking to beef up your vocabulary? Wayne State University's Word Warriors can help. The school has published its 13th annual list of useful but not commonly-used words that deserve to be revisited and revived. Our goal is to see if we can bring some of those words back." -- Chris Williams, Wayne State University Chris..
There was big news from NASA recently with the launch of a new telescope that could reveal some of the most fundamental information about the origins of our universe. "We'll actually be able to see the signature, for instance, of water vapor around planets around other stars and potentially see the signatures of life on..
For many of us, the last couple of years may have felt like a constant roller coaster. From wave after wave of COVID surges to an incredibly tense political climate in the United States, it's been, well, a lot. Perhaps you're searching for some insight into what this year may bring for you and the world. Astrologer Dayna Lynn Nuckolls..
What were the words and ideas that we struggled to understand in 2021? Even if we did get them down in our brains, were we able to pronounce them correctly to our friends and family? The U.S. Captioning Company and Babbel teamed up for their sixth edition of the most mispronounced names and words of..
From a young age, Evrod Cassimy gravitated to music, singing in his church’s choir and showing an early acumen for songwriting. His mother, seeing his strong storytelling ability, encouraged him to get into journalism and by age 18, he was attending Chicago’s Columbia College for broadcast journalism. Cassimy proved to be a premier talent in..
WDET music hosts had a lot to celebrate in 2021. Ed Love of Destination Jazz celebrated 60 years on the air and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasts. This Island Earth's Ismael Ahmed was appointed to the national board of the National Endowment for the arts by President Joe Biden...
Spawned from the late 1960s German experimental music community, Kraftwerk was formed in Dusseldorf, West Germany, in 1970 by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider. At the time of its inception, it was a free-form experimental rock band exploring musical improvisations through a variety of instruments most notably guitar, bass, drums, organ and flute. Hütter and Schneider..
University Press of Mississippi A new book is inventing a new musical genre. “Poetic Song Verse: Blues-Based Popular Music and Poetry” explores the connection of poetry and music, starting in the late 1950s before finding its stride with Bob Dylan and a generation of musicians who followed. Ernest Suarez is a professor in Washington, D.C.,..