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Movement Festival 
The countdown is on to Movement Electronic Music Festival, one of the summer’s most highly anticipated events. Electronic music fans from around the world will gather in Hart Plaza along the Detroit River for the 10th annual Memorial weekend celebration.  
German electronic music pioneers and Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award recipients, Kraftwerk, will make their first-ever appearance at Movement as the festival’s Saturday night headliner. The incredible lineup of more than 100 artists, from A to Z (literally — Abbe & Toth to Zip), is available online so fans can map out their game plan.

Here’s what you need to know:

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Memorial Day represents the highly anticipated start of summer and, for many, a glorious three-day weekend. We’re here to help you make the most of it with tips on what to do for Memorial Day weekend in metro Detroit!

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Day Out With Thomas

There are many things to do in Detroit and metro Detroit in April from sporting events to shows to expos. Plan your next trip to metro Detroit around any — or all — of these events:

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Shell Eco-marathon

Detroit’s automotive industry is innovating in the field of energy efficiency, but it’s not just the Big Three working for change.

The annual Shell Eco-Marathon is a car event that brings together student teams from around the world that will design, build, test and ultimately drive some ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. The unique competition measures which team can develop a vehicle that travels the farthest using the equivalent of one liter of fuel.

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Woodward Dream Cruise

Autopalooza is revving up for the 2016 season. Among other fun things to do in Detroit, Detroit car events are a rite of passage for anyone visiting the Motor City and a staple of any Michigander’s calendar.

Here’s a look at the lineup of Autopalooza car cruises, races and shows this season by month.

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