Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 4-18-15

This week on RREM... Snarky Puppy with something truly new, Paul Weller's latest, Courtney Barnett, new Motor City music from...

WSU President Talks Bikeride Fundraiser, Admissions Standards

Wayne State University president, M. Roy Wilson, talks with Detroit Today Host Stephen Henderson about the Baroudeur, a 100-mile bike...

Court Blocks Suits Over Defective GM Ignition Switches

   People who were injured or lost family members because of problems with General Motors ignition switches are weighing their...

New Detroit Home Mortgage Program Requires No Down Payment and No Closing Costs

Marissa Gawel/WDET Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says only 10-percent of home purchases in the city last year used mortgages. The rest...

Detroit M-1 Rail Officials Release 2015 Construction Plans

J. Carlisle Larsen (WDET) Officials building a light rail line in Detroit’s business district say they plan to finish laying...

Shakespeare In Detroit

Host Stephen Henderson speaks with Samantha White the founder of Shakespeare in Detroit about the group's current project, Shakespeare's  tragedy King Lear, and...

Culture City Calendar & Download of the Week

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Scott Martelle: Lincoln’s Assassin’s Assassin

Public Domain This month is the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination....

Building The Mothership with Black Science Fiction

20th Century Fox The genre of science fiction has always included subversive storylines alluding to race, ethnicity, oppression and inequality....

Meet Eastpointe Mayor Suzanne Pixley

You always just go with the flow, Detroit is a wonderful city.” -Suzanne Pixley, Mayor of Eastpointe Born and raised...

Michigan Police Body Camera Bill Would Regulate Footage

JJ/Creative Commons The Michigan House is working on a measure to regulate footage shot by police body cameras. The bill would prohibit...

Michigan Taxpayer Return on Investment Among the Worst in the Country

John Morgan/Creative Commons New research finds that Michigan residents receive one of the worst returns on investment in the nation...