Shakespeare in Detroit

Last weekend I headed over to New Center Park for an open air performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet – and I was totally blown away by how great it was! It was put on by Shakespeare In Detroit, a non-profit organisation that dedicates itself to making the arts accessible for everyone. The performances are totally free – which is so awesome. They…
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Best Places for Live Music in Detroit

Electronic, Motown, Rap, and everything in between – if there’s one thing Detroit does well it’s music! We may not market ourselves well, but Detroit was and continues to be a home for musical innovation, with far reaching influences around the world. Today I’m sharing seven of my tried and true places where I’m guaranteed a good night of the best…
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Los Angeles: Afternoon at LACMA

I knew Los Angeles was a city of creatives, but outside of the film industry it was never somewhere I’d associated as a destination for fine arts. Boy, was I ever wrong! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, or LACMA for short, is a sprawling complex made up of a dozen different buildings, perfectly manicured lawns, swanky restaurants, and…
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Italy: Antico Caffe Greco, Rome

Yesterday I told you that my favourite neighbourhood in Rome was Tridente, and I’m about to tell you one of the biggest reasons why. Tucked in between the stores selling tailored suits and designer handbags on Via Condotti is a little place called Antico Caffe Greco that I was dying to go to. It’s unassuming from the outside, and you’d walk…
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Hot Diggity Dogs

  Hidden inside the UFO Factory is a new subterranean joint called Laika Dog. If you missed the joke, Laika was a Soviet space dog that became the first mammal to orbit the Earth, and it’s in the UFO Factory…geddit?   When you first walk in, your eyes will be blinded by darkness but will quickly adjust. In a word, this…
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