Yolanda Jack, a director and actress and the Coordinator of Youth Programs at the The Charles H. Wright Museum, joins Seth and Becky on the podcast to talk about what's happening in Detroit, including the Detroit Youth Choir's appearance on America's Got Talent, the new skating park on the water, and the arrest of a local mural artist.
Also, Ann Delisi of 101.9 WDET calls in to talk about the Concert of Colors and to share her memories of The Palace in Auburn Hills.
Here's what's happening in metro Detroit for the week of June 24th, 2019:
- Thursday 6/27: Big Head Todd/Toad the Wet Sprocket, O.A.R. at Capitol Theatre
- Friday 6/28: Third Eye Blind & Jimmy Eat World at Freedom Hill
- Friday 6/28: Autograph at The Magic Bag
- Saturday 6/29: Dierks Bentley at DTE Energy Music Theatre
- Saturday 6/29: Young The Giant & Fitz & The Tantrums at Freedom Hill
- Sunday 6/30: An Evening of Jazz to Benefit MBC Ministries w/Ralphe Armstrong & Friends at Metropolitan Baptist Church, Detroit
- Sunday 6/30: Motor City Brass Band on Belle Isle
- Monday 7/1: Grace Jones at The Masonic Temple
- Wednesday 7/3: Yes at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre
- 9/22: Hitsville Honors: Celebrating Berry Gordy & 60 yrs of Motown” at Orchestra Hall
The Detroit Youth Choir on America's Got Talent
Food & Drink
- Saturday 6/29: Bees in the D hosts their fundraising Bee-Bee-Q at The Outdoor Adventure Center
- Beer columnist Robert Allen is leaving the Detroit Free Press.
- Kozy Lounge in Hazel Park won the 2019 Burger Battle Detroit.
- Momo Cha, Detroit's first Nepalese dumpling shop, is now open in Detroit Ship Co.
- Thursday 6/27: Bike Safari at The Detroit Zoo
- The DIA exhibit, “Play Ball! Transforming the Game, 1867-2019” is on display until mid-September.
- Riverside Park has a new 15,000-square-foot skateboarding park sponsored by Tony Hawk.
- Detroit City FC has gone eight games without a single goal scored against them.
- Elmo of Sesame Street partnered with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to teach preschoolers at the Fleming Early Learning Center.
- Artist Sheefy McFly was arrested while he was painting a mural for the city of Detroit.
- Becky: Food Rescue US
- Seth: Michael Benghiat of The Front Porch in Ferndale
- Yolanda: The graduates of 2019
- Favorite Place to Buy Unique Gifts: Mama Coo's Boutique
- Detroiter to Follow on Instagram: Piper Carter
- Place to Go for Cocktails: Green Dot Stables
- Favorite Detroit Musical Artist: Xavier Jack
- Favorite Outdoor Spot: Hart Plaza