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Culture Creators DJ Selector Series 


Recently, cultural arts leader, advocate, and former Detroit mayoral candidate, Ingrid LaFleur put on her Dj Selector hat at Brix Wine Bar and Charcuterie in the city's searingly popular West Village neighborhood and created a vibe that was equal parts, global, sexy, didactic, and danceable.   Like the art personality she is, her set brought out a delicious cross section of people who basked in the glow of her growing legend.  Like a culture hero of the past--think Ishtar, Isis, or Chun Li---LaFleur…

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Toyota Steeped in History Tour 


How the hand of history guides us depends mostly how we as a collective take account of the larger picture.  We are but one piece of the larger puzzle of life, and because we are only a snapshot in time, most often the views we have are painted by immediacy and not a long view.  With that being said, the Toyota Steeped In History tour in Detroit last week offered something to all the participants that I believe helped everyone to see long view.  What Toyota achieved with the Steeped In History tour lead…

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