Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Institute of Arts’

Distinctive Artistry

Explore a dramatic new wing for Asian art and culture at the DIA namedfor Robert and Katherine Jacobs. By Suzanne Chessler Contributing Writer In the middle of a hectic 1970s day while attending Wayne State University Law School, Robert Jacobs decided he needed a break, and the nearby Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) came to…

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Father Patrick Desbois

Father Desbois To Speak On Book

Father Patrick Desbois, author of In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures Behind the Holocaust by Bullets, will be featured at a discussion 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The talk will be moderated by WDIV anchor Devin Scillian. Desbois has devoted his life to researching…

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Religious Diversity Journeys

Guest Column: Learning A Lesson In Civility From Michigan Seventh-Graders

To be an American today is to live in a world in which people who practice unfamiliar faiths are our next-door neighbors and our fellow classmates. Yet, too often, people of different religions are afraid of each other and that fear can lead to prejudice, discrimination and sometimes violence. When we know little or nothing…

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Beverly Fishman with some of her previous work, including her well-known pharmaceuticals.


Beverly Fishman’s dynamic new mural shines. Beverly Fishman’s artwork has long been in the spotlight, but her latest project opens up to sunlight. Rise, a colorful and massive abstract mural spanning 170 feet by 60 feet — the largest design she has ever originated — covers the north-facing wall of the Detroit City Club Apartments…

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Churchill Fellow William Clark Durant III speaks about Fellow Morton “Mort” Harris at the Churchill Fellows ceremony.

National Recognition

Natalie Stavale Special to the Jewish News WWII veteran and philanthropist Morton Harris honored as a Churchill Fellow. Detroit native Morton E. “Mort” Harris, 97, is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, noted philanthropist and a decorated World War II veteran. He’s also now a Churchill Fellow. Harris recently was inducted into the Association of Churchill Fellows…

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For David Mamet’s American Buffalo, set designer Elspeth Williams transformed the JET stage into a resale shop in Hamtramck. Photo by Jan Cartwright

A New Beginning

For David Mamet’s American Buffalo, set designer Elspeth Williams transformed the JET stage into a resale shop in Hamtramck. As the JET theater is forced out of its home at the JCC, it looks forward to what will come next. After almost three decades in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre at the  D. Dan and Betty…

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Orion V, 1991, acrylic on canvas.

Luminous Constructs

A collection of works by abstract expressionist Al Held is on display at the David Klein Gallery. Abstract art enthusiasts can see one of Al Held’s paintings on exhibit in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Those same enthusiasts can see 13 more Held paintings at the David Klein Gallery in Detroit. While the DIA is…

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