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Culture City Calendar & Download of the Week

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Your guide to all the happenings around metro Detroit. Plus, Trav’s download of the week.

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Download of the Week

Undercover Wildflower“ by Junglefowl

The first and only single from this Ypsi based fun ‘n’ fuzz duo out of Ypsilanti is, as they admit,  reminiscent of something meshing the octave-pedal pushing blues riffs of the White Stripes with something sorts St. Vincent-y. They play the Blowout on Friday night at Paycheck’s.

This Week’s Calendar

Metro Times Blowout @ Venues Around Town | Performances thru May 2nd

Alt-weekly Metro Times are throwing down in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Ferndale. Andrew W.K., The Black Lips, Perfect Pussy, and Fucked Up headline.

After Midnight: A Yiddish Fantasy | With Performances thru May 3rd

A Yiddish tale of mystical spirits and love, presented in its original language with projected English subtitles. Bring your bubbie for a night full of nachas at the Frankel Jewish Academy.

Independent Bookstore Day @ The Opening of  Pages Bookshop! | Saturday, May 2nd @ 10 AM

Bibliophiles unite under one roof as Pages in Detroit opens its doors. Author readings, book giveaways, music, food, drinks, and good reads!

CD Release Party for Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils with Ryan Dillaha and the Miracle Men | Saturday May 2nd at 9 PM

Blues songstress Jennifer Westwood And The Handsome Devils release their new album. Joined by Ryan Dillaha and The Miracle Men and the Horse Cave Trio they play the Northern Lights Lounge this Saturday.

BOLD MOVES : Start Gallery FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY | Saturday, May 2nd at 7 PM

The Start Gallery celebrates four years of art in a new exhibition called BOLD MOVES.  Admission is free at this all-ages event.

Art & Revolution @ Adult Contemporary | Opening Reception Friday, May 1st @ 6 PM

A month long look at the interaction between art and social movement featuring the works and stories by a melange of multi-cultural artists.

Free Comic Book Day @ Green Brain Comics | Saturday, May 2nd at 10 AM

Drop on by Dearborn’s Green Brain Comics for the 14th Annual Free Comic Book Day. Donations of cans, cell phones, and used books will go to charity. Spread the love!











Travis Wright, Host, CultureShift

Bringing a voice balanced by humble humor and clever cultural insight to WDET’s afternoon airwaves. Follow @talkinWright

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