Best of 2021: The WDET Playlist

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...

Grammy-Nominated Producer Filthy Rockwell’s Annual Toy Drive Grows into Community Effort

The nonprofit organization Filthy Cares has teamed up with corporate partners and local businesses to give away Christmas presents.  Grammy Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Filthy Rockwell goes door to door as part of his annual "Adopt-A-Block" program delivering gifts, treats and food to unsuspecting families.  He says he never expected the program to grow into an..

Michigan-Based Chefs Make Food Magical in New Disney-Inspired Competition Series “Foodtastic”

"Foodtastic," a new adrenaline-packed series from Disney+, is one time playing with your food is encouraged.  The immersive global competition puts food artists to the test and challenges them to create larger-than-life sculptures and extravagant scene work using everything from vegetables and fruit to butter and cheese. Through various challenges, chefs explore the intersections of..