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.
The D Brief Podcast
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.
Hosts Seth Resler and Becky Scarcello interview Detroit actors, authors, brewers, chefs, comedians, curators, dancers, DJs, mixologists, musicians, storytellers, visual artists, and more.
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Actress / writer / director / producer Naytarsha Berry of Berry Good Entertainment on the podcast to talk about what’s happening in Detroit this week.
Guests: David Kiley, Naytarsha Berry
Organizations: Berry Good Entertainment, Encore Michigan
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.
Guests: Tony Roko
Michael Benghiat of Front Porch: A Day of Music in Ferndale joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what’s happening in Detroit this week.
Guests: Mark Kurylyandchik, Michael Benghiat
Organizations: Detroit Free Press, Front Porch
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.
Guests: Bill Bushart
Organizations: Mark Ridleys Comedy Castle
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.
Guests: Dave Serio
Organizations: Arab Film Festival
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.
Guests: Brad Wenzel
Chefs John Vermiglio and Josef Giacomino of Grey Ghost talk about their restaurant in Detroit’s Brush Park neighborhood and their bar, Second Best.
Guests: John Vermiglio, Josef Giacomino
Organizations: Grey Ghost, Second Best
Stand-up comedian Shane Dials on Detroit happenings, including Movement, the Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village, and Rochelle Riley’s new job.
Guests: Nick Britskey, Shane Dials
Detroit Vineyards’ Blake Kownacki and Thomas Roberes, talk about opening the first vineyard in the Motor City in over 60 years.
Guests: Blake Kownacki, Thomas Roberes
Organizations: Detroit Vineyards
Ang Adamiak, Executive Director of Arts & Scraps, on what’s happening in Detroit this week. Also, comedian Tom McCarthy discusses the Comedy Castle Podcast.
Guests: Ang Adamiak, Tom McCarthy
Organizations: Arts & Scraps, Mark Ridleys Comedy Castle
Paul Riser Jr. of TechTown talks about the Motown Musician Accelerator program designed to help launch the careers of Detroit musicians.
Guests: Paul Riser Jr.
Organizations: Motown Musician Accelerator, TechTown
Detroit stand-up comedian Tonya Murray joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what’s happening in Detroit this week.
Guests: Greg Russell, Tonya Murray
Josh Wakely, the creator of the Netflix cartoon Motown Magic, talks about how his Detroit-inspired children’s show came to be.
Guests: Josh Wakely
Organizations: Motown Magic
Liz Parker of the Yes/No Detroit blog talks about what’s happening in Detroit. Plus, the Detroit Music Awards and David Kiley of Encore Michigan.
Guests: David Kiley, Liz Parker, Mike Geeter, Nestor Gomez
Organizations: Encore Michigan, Yes/No Detroit Blog
John Sauvé, the artist behind the orange Man in the City sculptures that can be found on rooftops throughout the city of Detroit, talks about the project.
Guests: John Sauvé
Organizations: Man in the City
Detroit stand-up comedian Simply Shanell joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what’s happening in Detroit this week.
Guests: Bart Dangus, Connor Meade, Gary Graff, Simply Shanell
Organizations: Detroit Music Awards, Planet Ant, The Independent
Evrod Cassimy, the morning and noon news anchor on Detroit’s WDIV / Local 4 News, joins Seth Resler to talk about his new R&B album, Newzic.
Guests: Evrod Cassimy
Jewell Dziendziel of The Bite Tonight Detroit food blog, joins Seth and comedian Alana Gonzalez to talk about what’s happening in Detroit this week.
Guests: Alana Gonzalez, Ann Delisi, Jewell Dziendziel
Organizations: Essential Music, The Bite Tonight, WDET
Jason Hall, the founder of RiDetroit and of Slow Roll Detroit, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about biking in Detroit.