Meet the Creatives Shaping Detroit

Detroit Creatives

Detroit creatives can learn a lot from each other. The D Brief shares the stories of local artists and entertainers to educate and inspire others in the community.

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Interviews with Detroit Creatives

Actors · Authors · Brewers · Chefs · Comedians · Curators · Dancers · Designers · DJs · Filmmakers · Mixologists · Musicians · Storytellers · Visual Artists · More

Hosted by Seth Resler and Becky Scarcello

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Detroit Art Week

Amani Olu and Aleiya Lindsey, the organizers of Detroit Art Week, talk about what it takes to launch this event. We talk about the difference between the art scene in Detroit and other cities, the venues participating this year, and how newbies can dive into the world of contemporary art.

Chef Max Hardy of River Bistro and COOP

Chef Max Hardy of River Bistro and COOP talks about returning to Detroit to launch restaurants after being a personal chef for NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire and a stint on the Food Network’s ‘Chopped.’

MaryAnn Wilkinson of the Scarab Club

Mary Ann Wilkinson, the new Executive Director of The Scarab Club in Detroit, talks about the long, rich history of the art club and its future.

Detroit Black Restaurant Week

Kwaku Osei-Bonsu, the organizer of Detroit Black Restaurant Week, talks about this year’s event and how to celebrate the culinary diversity of the Motor City.

City of Detroit Photographer Cyrus Tetteh

Cyrus Tetteh is one of two official photographers for the city of Detroit and the man behind the Neighborhood Natives exhibit at the Detroit Public Library.

Aaron Foley, Chief Storyteller for the City of Detroit

Aaron Foley, the City of Detroit’s Chief Storyteller and the author of How to Live in Detroit Without Being a Jackass, shares his views on the city’s renaissance. We discuss his rise as a journalist, his view on the loss of Detroit’s Amazon headquarters bid, and where to find some of the best places to eat.

Musician, Songwriter, and Producer Luis Resto

Songwriter, musician, and producer Luis Resto talks about his music career, starting with his early collaborations with legendary producer Don Was and his later work with hip hop legend Eminem.

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Seth Resler & Becky Scarcello

He’s the new guy. She’s the native. Together, they’re exploring the Detroit arts and entertainment scene.

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