The Progressive Underground Show 168 feat. JMSN

White Room Records On tonight's show we interview emerging soul crooner (and Michigan native) JMSN and talk about his upcoming...

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 4-30-16

This week on RREM, upcoming Ann Arbor Summer Festival artists Gregory Porter, Bruce Hornsby and Michael Franti, plus Water Hill...

Hillary Clinton Heads to Detroit for NAACP Dinner

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton travels to Detroit this weekend to speak at the NAACP’s annual Fight for Freedom Fund...

Michigan Poet Named Finalist for Pulitzer Prize

Credit: Gabe Montesanti Pulitzer Prize jurors are calling the poetry collection Four-Legged Girl by Diane Seuss (Graywolf Press) "a richly improvisational poetry...

State Agrees Not To Enforce “Gag Order” Law Against Local Officials

WyoFile WyoFile A federal judge has approved a settlement to end litigation over a state law that stopped local officials...

Artist Brendan Patrick Re-Envisions the Canvas, Plus Music from Animal Collective, Glen Hansard & Much More!

WDET's Travis Wright interviews artist Brendan Patrick. Photo by Rob Cousineau We're doin' a little something different on today's show....

NFL Draft: Lions Toe the Line

The Detroit Lions chose Ohio State offensive tackle Taylor Decker in the first round of the National Football League draft Thursday....

Regner: Will Gilbert’s New Soccer Stadium Get Off the Ground?

“How many times have we in Detroit seen artist renderings of things that are going to happen in Detroit, and...

Detroit’s Food Scene: Flavored with Impact [MAP]

Jake Neher In his new role as the Detroit Free Press' restaurant critic, Mark Kurlyandchik is back where he started. “I’m...

Court of Appeals Says University Boards Can Meet in Private

Joe Gratz, flickr The University of Michigan Board of Regents and other public university boards may meet behind closed doors as long...

Flint Mayor Presses Lawmakers for Assistance

Karen Weaver Flint Mayor Karen Weaver is welcoming President Obama’s decision to visit the city next week. She says it...

Midwest Literary Walk Author’s New Book Explores Colonial Kenya in the 1920s

Elizabeth Garrett This Saturday, the city of Chelsea will hold its Annual Midwest Literary Walk, which features five authors reading their work...