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Trivium at Rockstar Mayhem Festival @ DTE Energy Music Theatre 7-17-14 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson   SETLIST Black  Built to Fall  Through Blood and Dirt and Bone  Strife  Dying in Your Arms  Anthem (We Are the Fire) Capsizing the Sea  In Waves  http://www.trivium.org PHOTOS

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Gary Clark Jr. @ St. Andrew’s Hall (Photos & Mini Review)

Gary Clark Jr. is a star on the rise, so seeing him at St. Andrew’s Hall was a rare opportunity. Next time he comes to town, he will for certain be playing at a larger venue such as ROMT or The Fillmore. With that being said, we aren’t sure if he was feeling a bit shy […]

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My King 810 “Fat Around the Heart” Photos in Revolver Magazine!

By Alexis Simpson Go here http://www.revolvermag.com/news/photos-king-810-behind-the-scenes-of-fat-around-the-heart-music-video.html#slide-30 to see my photos in Revolver magazine from King 810′s recent video shoot for “Fat Around the Heart!”

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Subscribe to our New Youtube Channel!!

By Alexis Simpson Noize now has Paul Detroit helping us with videos! We just made our own Youtube channel and will be adding some great videos. Subscribe to our channel here:   https://www.youtube.com/user/noizenewsdetroit

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Electric Forest 2014 Video

By Paul Detroit Here is a video summary of our time at Electric Forest 2014!

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You see a lot of skin at Electric Forest, so much that by the end of the weekend, it’s no big deal. Almost:) Electric Forest is sexay!

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Highlights and a Review of Electric Forest 2014 (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson THURSDAY We arrived in Rothbury, MI Thursday night, and had to find our whereabouts at Electric Forest in the dark. The festival grounds are immense, so be prepared to walk a lot. The lineup of Electric Forest was also extensive, so the plan was to see as much as we could but […]

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Electric Forest Festival 2014 Days 3 and 4 Photos

By Alexis Simpson Moby Cut Copy Tycho Cashmere Cat Muzzy Stephan Ragga Marley Schoolboy Q  


Supreme Court rules against women’s health under guise of religious freedom

By: Dave Palmer June 30th, 2014 has become a red-letter day in history, thanks mostly to the Supreme Court’s latest decision “that requiring family-owned corporations to pay for insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act violated a federal law protecting religious freedom,” according to the New York Times. The decision was the culmination of a […]

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Electric Forest Festival 2014 Photos Days 1 and 2

By Alexis Simpson Lauryn Hill and her band    The String Cheese Incident Undercover…Sort of. Zeds Dead More Lauryn Hill THE GLITCH MOB   IN THE FOREST   UMPREY’S MCGEE      


Electric Forest Festival starts this Thursday! (Lineup, Maps and MixTape/Playlist)

By Alexis Simpson This year we are covering Rothbury’s Electric Forest Festival that starts this Thursday and runs through Sunday. In case, you haven’t seen the lineup yet, it’s posted below. For those of us who are going, we created a Spotify playlist of this year’s artists. Electric Forest 2014 Playlist e Schedule  


Engineering the Failure of Public Schools, Part 4: High-Stakes Testing

By Dave Palmer Part 4 of 4 The final pieces of the puzzle that shows how public schools are currently being set up for failure are the very many standardized tests students have to take. No matter how many times our representatives and senators in Lansing cut the budget for schools, they always seem to find […]

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Instagram Randomness: Street Art & a Cat (Photos)

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Soul Clap, Egyptian Lover, FSQ wsg George Clinton at Movement After Party @ TV Lounge in Detroit (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson Last week we made it a point to check out this after party downtown. TV Lounge is the best bar in Detroit! Soul Clap http://www.soulclap.us https://www.facebook.com/soulclap http://www.instagram.com/soulclapofficial George Clinton http://www.georgeclinton.com https://www.facebook.com/georgeclintonpfunk EGYPTIAN LOVER GEORGE CLINTON GEORGE CLINTON WITH SOUL CLAP


An Interview with Detroit’s own Christopher Jarvis! (Catch him performing Monday at Movement @ 1PM on the Beatport stage!)

By Alexis Simpson Last week we ran into Christopher Jarvis out and about in Ferndale, and asked him for an interview him in celebration of his performance on Monday May 26th, at Movement festival on the Beatport stage. Many remember Chris from his work with the group Phantasmagoria. Now he is doing his thing solo, and […]


Justin Bieber’s hype sure to create non-”Beliebers”

By Dave Palmer The 20 year old pop star Justin Bieber has certainly been the center of media attention in the past few months. So far, he has been the target of scrutiny for peeing in a mop bucket at a restaurant, writing that he hoped that Anne Frank would be a “Belieber” if she […]


Engineering the failure of public schools, Part 3: Distance Learning and Technology Implementation

By: Dave Palmer The next piece of the puzzle that shows public schools are being set up for failure comes in the form of technology implementation and distance learning (sometimes referred to as “virtual academies”). While it is important to familiarize today’s students with basic technology that is used in virtually every career a student […]

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Legz Diamond Interview and How Does your Garden Grow articles posted on Real Detroit Weekly!

By Alexis Simpson Check out my latest Real Detroit Weekly articles! How Does your Garden Grow? Legz Diamond Interview


Taking Back Sunday, The Used and Tonight Alive @ The Fillmore (Photos)

By Jacob Giampa Taking Back Sunday hit The Fillmore in Detroit with The Used and Tonight Alive on their most recent tour. Before TBS played the sold out show,they had a private acoustic show thanks to 89x. At the acoustic show, TBS played a mixture of old and new songs such as “Flicker Flame”and “Faith.” […]


Engineering the failure of public schools, Part 2: Unrealistic Expectations

By: Dave Palmer Part 2 of 4 Another facet of the attempt to undermine public schools and ensure their failure is contained in the realm of unrealistic expectations. The 2001 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) set the gears of the modern war against public schooling in motion by setting forth both unrealistic expectations and using […]


Medical Marijuana Expo at the Roostertail 3-28-13 (Photos)

Last weekend, The Roostertail in Detroit hosted the 4th annual Medical Marijuana Expo organized by Roseville certification center, American Medical Marijuana Professionals (AMMP.BIZ). The event offered speakers, classes, demonstrations, free food, a magic vapor bus that carted patients to an off-site medication area, multiple vendors, and an After Party with Special guest Afro Man, best […]


House Republicans seek to ban national park creation

By: Dave Palmer According to ThinkProgress, House Republicans have scheduled a vote on H.R. 1459, which  would “aims to block presidents from using the Antiquities Act of 1906 to establish new national monuments by putting caps on how many times it can be used, requiring congressional review of proposed monuments, and forcing local communities to […]

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