You Are Here: Home » The Citi (Page 2)

‘Motown: The Musical’ reanimates past, puts new generation in the spotlight

The play, “Motown: The Musical,” is based on Motown founder Berry Gordy’s 1994 autobiography, “To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown,” weaves the story of how Gordy developed the iconic label with the music that made it famous worldwide. In addition to the Broadway show still running, Motown the Musical recently began a touring company, which debuted in Detroit’s Fischer Theatre Oct. 22. ...

Read more

FILM REVIEW: New movie calls out ‘white’ America

'Dear White People' By Phreddy Wischusen The Michigan Citizen “Dear White People, knowing Lil’ Wayne lyrics doesn’t give you an honorary Black card. It just reminds me how much you say the N-word in a way you think it socially acceptable,” says Sam White in the new film, “Dear White People.” Sam, played by Tessa Thompson, is a Black film student and the host of a college radio show that lampoons white privi ...

Read more

Upcoming Detroit Entheogenic conference opens up ‘treasures of the earth’

Public interest in power plants has also increased over the 15 years as the Internet has allowed users across the world to share with one another their personal experiences with entheogens. For three days...Detroiters will have access to expert knowledge on these topics, which are often hard to get reliable information about, during the First Detroit Entheogenic Conference at The First Unitarian Church of D ...

Read more

‘Awakening the Spirits:’ Egungun priest rouses Detroit’s ancestors for upcoming masquerade ball

The ball, which runs from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., will feature different divination experts (tarot card readers, tea leaf readers and more), Rozenia Johnson’s African Adornment Project, refreshments, ritual libations, music, dancing and costumes. Everyone should come dressed as a person who is an “ancestor to you...” ...

Read more

© 2012 The Michigan Citizen All Rights Reserved | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy

Scroll to top