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March 5, 2014

There is a lot more to the legendary Japanese samurai than meets the eye, as you will discover at the Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition Samurai: Beyond the Sword, opening this weekend on March 9 and running until June 1, 2014.

March 5, 2014

Get your ideas ready! Starting March 10, Detroiters will once again have an opportunity to win funding for their arts projects through the Knight Arts Challenge, offering a share of $3 million for arts and culture projects that engage and enrich the city.

March 5, 2014

The 2014 Arab Film Festival opens this weekend with a roster of creative films designed for fans of Arabic-language movies and adventurous art-film lovers seeking new perspectives.

March 4, 2014

What will Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez play at his upcoming show in Ann Arbor on March 14? “70% of my music is improvisation, and the other part is rhythm. So it’s kind of unexpected, and in that way, we learn more from ourselves,” Rodríguez tells the UMS Lobby blog. Read the full interview here.

February 26, 2014

The Twenties was an era of radical change for people in Michigan and all over America. New exhibits and a host of programs at the Lorenzo Cultural Center in Clinton Township will help put the era's changes in politics and culture into context.

February 26, 2014

Each week IXITI highlights 5 great things not to miss in Detroit, Ann Arbor and beyond. We’ve got picks perfect for kids, friends, families, loved ones, or complete strangers. Here are 5 not-to-miss experiences for the weekend of Feb. 28 - March 2, 2014.

February 25, 2014

Men, women, literature, art, dog collars, bustiers — the Performance Network production of Venus in Fur may have something for everyone.

February 25, 2014

The good news keeps coming for Michigan Philharmonic conductor Nan Washburn.

February 24, 2014

Got polar vortex-induced cabin fever? We’re here to help. While the Southeast Michigan spring weather forecast doesn’t look promising, the forecast for cool things to do with your kids is far brighter.

February 20, 2014

Each week IXITI highlights 5 great things not to miss in Detroit, Ann Arbor and beyond. We’ve got picks perfect for kids, friends, families, loved ones, or complete strangers. Here are 5 not-to-miss experiences for the weekend of Feb 21-Feb. 23, 2014.