New Year, New Music

Having discovered DIY music last year, I was fascinated by the dreamy, synth-filled ballads of young artists like Clairo and Gus Dapperton. Alternatively called bedroom pop, DIY music has proliferated through Spotify and Soundcloud. The subgenre is defined by lo-fi, somewhat psychedelic music that musicians create (some out of the comfort of their own bedroom). … Continue reading New Year, New Music

Detroit’s Arenas

Detroit has been a hub of activity in the state of Michigan since the state was formed.  Like all big cities in the US, there are a lot of events that are constantly going on in Detroit.  Everyday there is some form of sporting event, conference, and concert. Detroit has an abundance of concert venues … Continue reading Detroit’s Arenas

Who was Claude Cahun?

 (Self Portrait, 1928) In my art & design theory/history classes this semester, we came across the artist Claude Cahun–and I think that her story was too cool not to share. A Jewish French artist, Lucy Schwob adopted the androgynous name Claude Cahun, and produced prolific work exploring gender and beauty throughout her lifetime. She took … Continue reading Who was Claude Cahun?

Hidden Gems

  As a movie buff, of course I love all of the big classic films.  I’ve seen Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption, and Pulp Fiction countless times, and I watch Raiders of the Lost Arc at what seems to be just about every family gathering.  While huge movies like these have been proven great time and … Continue reading Hidden Gems