Archive for April, 2008

Spring Break

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

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The water fountain is splashing in front of the Detroit Institute of Arts, the trees have blossomed at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library, and once again, spring has come to the Detroit Cultural Center.

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The Fullness of Its Years

Sunday, April 20th, 2008

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Even before the entertainment began on the night when the Redford Theatre celebrated its 80th birthday (April 19, 2008), I could sense a deeper, richer feeling in the theater than I usually did.  This feeling brought out more of the texture and details of this ancient wonder, like the intimate lighting under the pagoda eaves and the smooth varnish of the staircase railing.

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