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A silhouetted bronze sculpture of Poseidon frames the illuminated main entrance to the Detroit Institute of Arts during Detroit's annual Delectricity festival of lights. Stretching along Woodward Avenue through the heart of Detroit's Cultural Center the celebration is a growing and popular two-night event.

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  1. #1
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    Default Detroit Projects Cited in Details mag critical eye feature

    read it and comment.
    http://www.details.com/culture-trend...troit-michigan

    ready, aim, aw hell, here we go again.

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    Why doesn't anyone ever discuss the Grand River/Lahser development? Artist Village, Sweet Potato Sensations, Redford Theater and the new coffee shop are all cooler than any of the Corktown or Downtown developments.

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    So somebody creates a piece with some positive attributes and right away they are excluding 85% of the city? So where exactly is the division of propaganda located?

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    not so much a "division of propaganda" but the orchestrated tunnel vision of the dominant culture. similar thinking tends to cast victims of poverty as criminals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    So somebody creates a piece with some positive attributes and right away they are excluding 85% of the city? So where exactly is the division of propaganda located?
    I think it's right next to the department of hustle and self promotion...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lt. Dan Bassett View Post
    not so much a "division of propaganda" but the orchestrated tunnel vision of the dominant culture. similar thinking tends to cast victims of poverty as criminals.
    Or at least as highly unfashionable...

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