Category archives: Photos

  • Laneway Festival Photos

  • As promised, here are the highlights from St. Jerome's Laneway Festival Detroit. Photos 1-5: Youth Lagoon Photos 6-9: Heathered Pearls Photos 10-15: Beacon Photos 16-20: Shigeto Photos 21-23: Savages Photos 24-31: The Dismemberment Plan Photos 32-37: Sigur Rós Photos 38-43: The National
  • Show Review: ICP @ The Emerald Theater

  • Last weekend, we sent MCR cub reporter Max Daley to cover The Wicked Carnival known as the Insane Clown Posse at The Emerald Theater. Max hits the skins in The Phantom Cats, a band whose music and shows are about as far removed from the juggalo subculture as you can get. Here is the account of Max's trial by fire: “What can I expect tonight? This is my first I.C.P. concert.” I asked Cindy and Lex[...]
  • Sunday Morning Comics--with Jess Smart Smiley

  • Prolific and creative Jess Smart Smiley has spun his imagination across a variety of mediums--concert posters, album covers, portraits, tattoos, Conan O'Brien and now, comics. His first full length graphic novel Upside Down: A Vampire Tale comes out on Top Shelf in October. Smiley just released a collection of eight comics as part of his Comics Grab Bag project. A combination of the whimsical and [...]
  • DIA Premieres Patti Smith Exhibit

  • Patti Smith has become a cultural icon--her explorations in music, poetry, and photography establish a varied career with multiple entry points. In celebration of that career, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is now showcasing 60 black and white silver gelatin prints taken by Smith via her Polaroid camera. “These intimate photographs provide a fascinating look at the world as seen through Pa[...]