Monday, March 17, 2008

Events: urban planning lecture, MOCAD fundraiser

Marygrove College's Institute for Detroit Studies will present “Planning and Race in Detroit: Past Struggles, Future Challenges,” a "Defining Detroit” lecture, in the Main Dining Room in the Madame Cadillac Building (8425 W. McNichols St.) on Thursday, March 27, at 7:30 pm. The speaker will be Dr. June Manning Thomas, a professor of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Michigan. Hat tip: Detroit Yes!

MOCAD will host the GOLD fundraiser on Saturday, March 29 (4454 Woodward Ave.). For $75, guests may arrive at 7:30 pm and enjoy a catered meal from local restaurants. For $15, guests may arrive at 9:30 pm when "Detroit musicians will play pop cover songs spanning the last 30 years in their band’s own distinctive style." Bands include T3 (Slum Village), The Go, Lee Marvin Computer Arm, Tyvek, Bad Party, Dark Red, EsQuire, Deastro, The Sisters Lucas, The Silent Years, and Dee Jay Frankie Banks. Hat tip: Detroit Metblogs

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