The D Brief

Detroit’s Arts & Entertainment Podcast

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Seth Resler and Becky Scarcello interview the go-getters and heavy hitters in the Detroit arts and entertainment scene.


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Podcast Episodes

Courtney Burkett of Detroit Public Theatre

Courtney Burkett of Detroit Public Theatre on the 48-Hour film festival, Shakespeare in Prison, and Noah Haidle’s play Birthday Candles heading to Broadway.

Brian Lindsay of HandleBar Detroit

Brian Lindsay, co-owner of the pedal pub company HandleBar Detroit, talks about how the biking and beer drinking tour company came to be.

Tim McKay of the Corktown Experience

Tim McKay, president of the Corktown Experience, talks about the history of Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, including the ballpark, train station, and Slows.

Sean Patrick of Willis Show Bar

Sean Patrick, co-owner of the Willis Show Bar in Cass Corridor joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about the venue, the process of opening a club in Detroit, and DJing for Prince.

Artist Tony Roko

Tony Roko, the artist behind the Atwater Beer labels, talks about painting for Jay Leno and Lady Gaga and what he’s working on at the Detroit train station.

Detroit Comedian Bill Bushart

Comedian Bill Bushart was not only named just named “Best in Detroit,” he also teaches the next generation of comics at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle.

Dave Serio of The Arab Film Festival

Dave Serio, the Educator & Public Programming Specialist at the Arab American National Museum and the producer of the Arab Film Festival, talks about this year’s festival.

Comedian Brad Wenzel

Michigan stand-up comedian Brad Wenzel talks about what it’s like to perform on Conan O’Brien, how he got started in Detroit, and the community of Motor City comics in Los Angeles.

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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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