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MOCAD Interchange Art + Dinner
The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and Library Street Collective gallery owners JJ and Anthony Curis collaborated on a remarkable event that turned their home – the Hawkins Ferry house – into a museum. Under the title “Unobstructed Views,” 39 pieces of art, all available for bids, had been installed throughout the modernist gem on the shore of Lake St. Clair. More than 200 guests ($175, $200 ticket) and their conversation invigorated both floors of the museum and the lakeside terrace. Guests included legendary sculptor Glen Michaels, who recalled creating many installations for the home’s architect Bill Kessler. Art collector Shirley Piku was another guest with specific memories.
oakland confidential HORSE RACES: Democratic aspirations of taking a majority hold on Congress after the 2018 General Election will hinge on the party’s ability to take two dozen congressional seats, which may include upsets in Michigan’s 8th and 11th Districts, according to recent rankings of 82 districts by The New York Times. The piece split the districts into eight groups to watch, based on competitiveness ...more»
08/11/2017 - Bloomfield Township residents informed police that a package had been stolen off of their porch while they were at work on Wednesday, July 12.
The residents, who live in the 1600 block of Bloomfield Place Drive, learned from UPS that they had a package delivered between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. When they returned home, they discovered it had been stolen.
The resident told police the value of the stolen package was approximately $400.
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