Upcoming Events

The Soul of a City: Poets on Detroit Music

Room 218, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level


Respect: The Poetry of the Music of Detroit, a collection of poems and lyrics that includes numerous Grammy winners and Pulitzer Prize winners. This reading celebrates the literary and cultural impact of the diverse range of innovative music that has emerged from the Motor City, from jazz and blues to rap and techno, and everything in between, while reminding readers of the deep and sometimes controversial connection between poetry and music. Download event outline and supplemental documents

March 6, 2020, 12:10 pm - 1:25 pm

The Poetry of Detroit Music, in conversation with Pat Thomas

February 16, 2020 3pm

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Past Events

Detroit in Venice

Beyond Baroque

Sunday, June 30, 2019. 8 p.m.

681 Venice Blvd, Venice, California 90291


Public event hosted by Detroit poet M.L. Liebler and the Coyote Monk Poetry Band

Featuring Detroit writer Lolita Hernandez, Mona Jean Cedar, Ruben Funkahauti Guevara and others

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June 30, 2019 8pm

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