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Editor-In-Chief Matthew Piper Talks New Essay’d Book Dedicated to Highlighting Michigan Artists

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Release party for new series of essays hosted at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

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Think of it as 30 mini-career retrospectives of Detroit and Michigan artists in 800 words or less written by local writers and journalists. That’s the concept behind Essay’d, which releases its second volume of collected works and writing tonight at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The event is free & open to the public. CultureShift spoke with editor-in-chief Matthew Piper to find out more. Listen above.


Ryan Patrick Hooper, Host, CultureShift

Ryan Patrick Hooper is the award-winning host and producer of CultureShift on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit’s NPR station. As a longtime arts and culture reporter and photographer, Hooper has covered stories for NPR, Detroit Free Press, Hour Detroit, SPIN and Paste magazine.

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