The D Brief Podcast
The D Brief features stories from Detroit artists and entertainers.
Every weekday, Seth Resler and Becky Scarcello hear from local actors, authors, brewers, chefs, comedians, curators, dancers, DJs, mixologists, musicians, storytellers, visual artists, and more.
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July 8, 2020
Annmarie Boruck, the Director of Arts and Culture for Midtown Detroit, Inc., joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about the re-opening of downtown's cultural centers.
June 24, 2020
Darren Shelton of Planet Ant in Hamtramck talks about the history of the improvisational theatre how it is adapting to the pandemic.
June 17, 2020
Lee DeVito, Editor-in-Chief of the Detroit Metro Times talks about the impact of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter protests.
June 10, 2020
Satori Shakoor, founder and producer of The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers, joins Seth and Becky on the livestream to talk about her upcoming virtual storytelling event called “Black Men Count.”
June 3, 2020
Rochelle Riley, the Director of Arts & Culture for the City of Detroit and the former columnist at the Detroit Free Press, joins the podcast.
March 26, 2020
Bailey Sisoy Isgoro (now Moore) of Detroit History Tours to see if the past can offer any clues about what the future holds for Detroit.
March 25, 2020
Frederick Paul II of Fahrenheit 313, a new sneaker exchange on the Avenue of Fashion in Detroit, talks about the art and business of footwear.
March 20, 2020
Before she was a successful Detroit restauranteur, Ping Ho of Marrow and The Royce was an executive with Warner Music Group.
March 19, 2020
Restauranteur Ping Ho of Marrow and The Royce rejoins the podcast to learn about supporting local businesses on All Things Detroit Day.
March 18, 2020
Ping Ho of Marrow, The Royce, and Mink, talks about her efforts to support women and minorities in the restaurant business.
March 17, 2020
Ping Ho, the owner of Marrow and The Royce, and a partner in Mink, talks about what brought her to Detroit as a restauranteur.
March 13, 2020
Casaundra Freeman is one of the rare Michiganders who makes a living in local theatre. How does she do it? We find out.
March 12, 2020
Casaundra Freeman of the Detroit Repertory Theatre, and Mark Kurlyandchik, restaurant critic for the Detroit Free Press, on the podcast.
March 11, 2020
Actress and Director Casaundra Freeman talks about how she entered the world of voiceover and narration and what tricks of the trade she has learned.
March 10, 2020
Casaundra Freeman, the director of The Puppeteer at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, talks about the theatre scene in metro Detroit.
March 6, 2020
Nya Marshall, owner of Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails, talks about how her career took an unexpected turn and she became a restauranteur.
March 5, 2020
Nya Marshall of Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails on the podcast while Mark Stryker talks about his new book on the history of Orchestra Hall.
March 4, 2020
Nya Marshall, owner of Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails, talks about her quest to build a restaurant that supports the local community.
March 3, 2020
Nya Marshall of Ivy Kitchen and Cocktails talks about how she transformed a vacant building in the East Village into a vibrant restaurant.
February 28, 2020
Huntington Woods actress Jessy Hodges talks about her role on the new NBC sitcom Indebted.
February 28, 2020
Detroit comedian Zach Martina on the podcast. Actress Jessy Hodges talks about her role on the new NBC sitcom Indebted.
February 27, 2020
Stand-up comedian Zach Martina returns to learn about the Motown Musician Accelerator from the program's director, Suai Kee.
February 26, 2020
Stand-up comedian Zach Martina talks about how he balances a family with kids and a career that requires nights on the road.
February 25, 2020
Stand-up comic Zach Martina talks about the physicality of comedy, as well as his impersonation of Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia.
February 24, 2020
Suai Kee, Director of the Motown Musician Accelerator, talks about how the innovative program is launching the career of local musicians.
February 21, 2020
Asia Hamilton talks about what the Detroit Entertainment Commission does and how it can help local artists and entertainers.
February 20, 2020
How are Detroit arts organizations celebrating Black History Month? A look at the Charles H. Wright Museum and the Norwest Gallery.
February 19, 2020
How do you take a great photo? We asked photographer Asia Hamilton of Detroit's Norwest Gallery of Art.
February 18, 2020
Photographer Asia Hamilton, founder and director of the Norwest Gallery of Art in Detroit, talks about what goes into launching a gallery.