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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

RiveraKahlo DIA

When it comes to art in Detroit, the story of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo is perhaps one of the most fascinating.

Starting March 15 the Detroit Institute of Arts will showcase the work of this power couple in an exhibit focusing on the year the artists spent in Detroit.


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ShrineCircusDetroit Cortez

Kids can have a short attention span. But there are a few shows coming to town that will have them glued to their seat. (We think you’ll enjoy them too!)


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Autorama Autorama

Yes, yes, yes! We’ve made it through February and we can glimpse at the light of spring at the end of the long winter tunnel. As the promise of sunshine and higher temperatures slowly become a reality, thoughts turn to hobbies like golf, boating, fishing and gardening. Several consumer shows are just the ticket to prepare for your warm-weather passions.


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Take5 BridgetRusso

Conceived in 2011, prototyped in 2012 and first sold in 2013, Shinola is an American-made luxury watch, bicycle and leather goods manufacturer. Though young, the brand’s story, the products’ elegance and the company’s community outreach efforts will make you want to #Detroitproud.

For this Take 5, Marketing Director for Shinola Bridget Russo filled us in on why Detroit was the chosen city to bring Shinola to life.


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Nemos Bowen 5532

Great dive bars in Detroit? I could fill a book. But since I probably only have your attention for the next 90 seconds or so, let me just share a few suggestions on some of the many, many best places in Detroit to commune with the locals and get a true sense of place.


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