This Week at the Detroit Film Theatre: “Hive”

CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM gives you a front-row seat to the latest films playing at the Detroit Film Theatre (DFT). Jake Neher/WDET Since 1974, DFT director Elliot Wilhelm has curated the films shown in this historic theater inside the Detroit Institute of Arts. The DFT recently kicked off its 2021 fall season. The full schedule, tickets and information about..

What We Do with Stories — and What They Do for Us, Explained by Author and Journalist Will Storr

Stories riddle our lives. They dazzle us, keeping us entertained, intrigued, motivated and pursuant of a variety of different interests. Creating stories is, of course, what writers do in their fictional work, but it’s also what happens every day in the wider world. In business, politics, journalism and religion, stories are the active ingredients binding us together,..

Paul Randolph’s Melodic Grooves Transcend Genres

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a musically minded mother and trombonist father, Paul Randolph began studying music, including guitar and piano, at age 7. After his family moved to Brazil during his childhood, Randolph was exposed to a variety of genres including bossa nova, Afro Cuban, afrobeat, rock, blues, slow drag (doo wop) and R&B,..

Feeling Anxious or Depressed This Holiday Season? Author Jenny Mannion Shares These Tips for Healing

Jenny Mannion The holidays are here again and that's something to celebrate. In the midst of another pandemic year, however, many of us are understandably feeling overwhelmed, anxious and maybe a bit depressed. Among the mountain of to-do lists, money and health worries, family gatherings are a big part of that stress. Author and intuitive healer Jenny..

Detroit Free Press’ New Restaurant and Dining Critic Lyndsay Green Aims to Tell Stories Beyond the Plate

Rebecca Simonov Entering the food editorial space at Hour Detroit magazine just before the pandemic, Lyndsay C. Green says that the “chaotic and uncertain” times signaled a new way to approach and tell stories within the dining scene and beyond.  “It’s really challenging circumstances and unfortunate, but in a way, I’m sort of grateful I..

Watch DPTV’s ‘Detroit Performs Live From Marygrove,” Curated by WDET

Detroit Public Television's series Detroit Performs -- Live From Marygrove features performances and behind-the-scenes insights from local bands.  In this episode, Chris Campbell, host of WDET's The Progressive Underground, brings to the stage the Candace Nicole Experience, Monique Ella Rose and Laura Rain & The Caesars. Watch the performances: Trusted, accurate, up-to-date. WDET strives to..