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6 things to do in Detroit this weekend, May 26 - May 27 clarkek@detroi… Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:09

MAY 26  

Celebrate the birthplace of Techno at Movement Electronic Music Festival 2018.  

Attend the grand opening of Kalahari African Cuisine for a taste of West African cuisine.  

Take a cooking class at Eastern Market Corporation.  


City of Detroit staffers earn Emmy nominations

Two videos produced for the City of Detroit’s Neighborhoods channel (Comcast Channel 21) have been nominated for regional Emmy awards.

A six-minute documentary featuring a youth boxing program at Matrix Human Services on Detroit’s east side and a nine-minute documentary featuring a music program that teaches young men how to change their narrative through hip-hop, both filmed and produced by videographer Jeremy Brockman, each were nominated this week. The awards ceremony will be held in June.


Sobering statistics on LGBTQ youth revealed in Detroit today

Results of a groundbreaking study of LGBTQ youth across America, measuring factors such as safety, stress and self-identity, were revealed at the Ruth Ellis Center’s headquarters in Highland Park today. 

The Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT civil rights advocacy organization, conducted its first LGBTQ Youth Report last year to “capture the experiences of LGBTQ youth in their family settings, schools, social circles and communities.” 12,000 youth between age 13-17 were surveyed nationwide.


Here's how Detroiters can discreetly get free condoms in the mail

Perhaps you’re looking to make sure your sexual health is in order, or perhaps you’re trying to avoid the 2018 baby boom (that new wave of all your friends getting pregnant lately? It’s real.) Or maybe you’d like to make some clever water balloons. Regardless of purpose, condoms are in plentiful supply for all these needs, and you can get them mailed to your doorstep free of charge.


8 places to take prom photos in Detroit

It’s prom season!  Take your best prom photos at these Detroit locations:

Belle Isle Aquarium, Fountain, Casino and Conservatory

Belle Isle is a preferred place for photos with its skyline view, fountain, and picturesque historic buildings.

Riverwalk/Hart Plaza Fountain/Mt. Elliott Park

Waterfront photos are a Detroit staple! Take yours at the riverfront with some recognizable landmarks like the Hart Plaza Fountain.

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