Detroit After Dark Silent Disco

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Detroit Institute of Arts says
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents the "Detroit After Dark" Silent Disco in collaboration with WDET 101.9FM. Visitors are invited to listen to a specially curated playlist by Culture Shift hosts Amanda LeClaire and Travis Wright while viewing the DIA's "Detroit After Dark" photography exhibition. The music will broadcast from provided headphones, allowing visitors to listen, view and dance in their own element! The evening will feature sounds inspried by Detroit's storied music and nightlife scene. Admission is FREE for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

"Detroit After Dark" is a survey of Detroit photographers documenting the night, both past and present, and also features photography from visiting artists to the city. The exhibition includes dramatic architectural studies, street scenes, graffiti and otherworldly vignettes as well as some of Detroit’s famous night haunts, like the premier jazz club Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, the legendary Grande Ballroom and punk and garage rock dens such as Bookie’s Club and the Gold Dollar. A small supplement of work from Paris and New York, taken between 1920 and 1960, is also onew view, establishing Detroit’s part in a visual tradition and history shared with other great cities and the photographers who have shaped the genre of night photography. Learn more at
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By: Detroit Institute of Arts

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