David Carleton, co-owner of Mindfield, talks about the purchase and renovation of the historic G.A.R. Building in downtown Detroit.
The D Brief Podcast: Past Episodes
The D Brief is Detroit's premiere arts and entertainment podcast. Each week, we publish three episodes: Two that discuss what's happening in the metro Detroit area, and one that is an in-depth interview with a notable Detroiter.
Tony Muggs of the bands The Muggs and Dude joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what’s happening this week, including Kid Rock’s latest controversy and Dave Coulier’s return to town. Plus, Nick Britsky of NickDrinks.com celebrates International Canned Cocktail Day, and William Smith of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy talks about the […]
Guests: Tony Muggs
Organizations: Dude, The Muggs
Adriel Thornton, one of the organizers of Dally in the Alley talks about this festival that’s been happening in Cass Corridor for more than four decades.
Guests: Adriel Thornton
Organizations: Dally in the Alley
Shanley Pearl of the popular foodie Instagram account Hungry in Detroit joins the podcast to talk about what’s going on in the city.
Guests: Shanley Pearl
Organizations: Hungry in Detroit
Mark Stryker, author of the new book Jazz From Detroit, talks about the history of jazz in the Motor City.
Guests: Mark Stryker
Organizations: Jazz From Detroit
Seth and Becky discuss the week in Detroit, including your Labor Day weekend options, the new Motown documentary, and Detroit at Podcast Movement.
Guests: Ann Delisi
Organizations: Essential Music, WDET
Robin Kinnie, President of Motor City Woman internet radio and podcast studios talks about her network of Detroit-based shows.
Guests: Robin Kinnie
Organizations: Motor City Woman
Kelly Rossi, the Executive Director of Boxfest Detroit, the festival for female-identifying directors, talks about what’s happening in Detroit.
Guests: Kelly Rossi, Steve Johnson
Organizations: Boxfest Detroit
Michael Smith, one of the organizers of the Detroit Improv Festival, talks about what’s in store at the 2019 event.
Guests: Michael Smith
Organizations: Detroit Improv Festival
Luke Castle of the Royal Starr Film Festival talks about what’s happening in Detroit this week, including Bernie Sanders, Cardi B, and J Chris Newberg.
Guests: Aaron Foley, J Chris Newberg, Luke Castle
Organizations: Royal Starr Arts Institute, Royal Starr Film Festival
Chef Genevieve Vang of Bangkok96 Street Food at the Detroit Shipping Company and Bangkok96 in Dearborn talks about her Hmong roots, her time in Paris, and how her first year with a restaurant in Detroit proper has changed her life.
Guests: Genevieve Vang
Organizations: Bangkok96 Street Food
Yasmeen Kadouh, co-host of the Dearborn Girl podcast, talks about what’s happening in Detroit (and Dearborn). Also, Grandma Techno talks about her new book.
Guests: Grandma Techno, Yasmeen Kadouh
Organizations: Dearborn Girl
Dabls, founder of the MBAD African Bead Museum in Detroit, talks about African beads, the history of the museum, and how it brings people together.
Organizations: MBAD African Bead Museum
Melody Baetens has assumed the mantle of restaurant critic for the Detroit News, and she drops by the podcast to talk food, drink, and music.
Guests: Melody Baetens
Organizations: Detroit News
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.
Guests: Courtney Burkett
Organizations: Detroit Public Theatre
Staci Lichterman of Detroit Cocktail Camp talks about how she’s spreading her love of cocktails and mixology throughout the Motor City.
Guests: Staci Lichterman
Organizations: Detroit Cocktail Camp
Brian Lindsay, co-owner of the pedal pub company HandleBar Detroit, talks about how the biking and beer drinking tour company came to be.
Guests: Brian Lindsay
Organizations: HandleBar Detroit
Singer Ben Sharkey talks about what’s happening in Detroit, including ways to celebrate the 4th of July and Jack White’s non-existent heroin addiction.
Guests: Bailey Sisoy Isgro, Ben Sharkey
Tim McKay, president of the Corktown Experience, talks about the history of Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, including the ballpark, train station, and Slows.
Guests: Tim McKay
Organizations: Corktown Experience
Yolanda Jack, a director, actress, and the Coordinator of Youth Programs at the The Charles H. Wright Museum, talks about what’s happening in Detroit.