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Detroit Connections Map

As part of my hunt for a job in Detroit I worked with my class on nonprofits at Michigan State University to create a map of Detroit connections I had and ones I wanted to make. Through personal connections, emails, Read more…


Jamfeed Article: Why Black Milk’s Shit Don’t Sound Like Dilla

I’m honored to be writing again and thankful to Jamfeed for posting my piece on Black Milk. If you haven’t you should go get Jamfeed the App to keep up to date with all your favorite artists, festivals, and labels. Read more…


Top 5 Albums of 2014

Here are my personal top 5 full album projects from 2014. Sure there was plenty more and few honorable mentions are at the bottom but for one reason or another these albums from start to finish stood above the rest Read more…


07/30 Sound of the Surf

  Sound of the surf   Iron ore freighter Glides across river glass Horn echoes. Tires peeling on Jefferson Ambulance sirens Brakes applied to avoid tickets. Clicks of garage gate opens. Barbershop catcalls, Dogs shitting Curses of owners Rustle with Read more…


30/30 in 2014

National Poetry Month April

It’s that time of year again! April is National Poetry month and I am making a real effort after the worst winter of my life to come out of hibernation strong with poetry events, writing, and reading. Via Poets.org Inaugurated by Read more…


TEDxDetroit

TEDxDetroit photo

So there was this gathering a couple weeks ago called TEDxDetroit and I was lucky enough to be in attendance. I debated back and forth about blogging about the event but decided to write this after talking to enough people who Read more…


New Chapter in Detroit

Skyline of Detroit City

So as far as good news goes, this goes right up there with catching a game-winning homerun – I’ve got a new job in Detroit as the web and digital media manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)! I Read more…


Challenge Detroit Finalist

Doyle Marsh

This past weekend was a whirlwind of excitement for the future for me. Professionally at Michigan Energy Options we had a great week and weekend, individually I had one of the most intense interviews days of my life with Challenge Read more…


Mobilize Conference: College to Careers Pathways Detroit 2013

C2CP sign

What a wonderful weekend it’s been! Learning from the many movers and shakers in Detroit has been a rewarding and revilitalizing experience. Millennials as our generation has been named have come together for idea generations sessions, proposals for funding to Read more…


January – The Month of Shows

So many people hibernate and disappear from their local scenes during the winter, and I find this disheartening. I mean the snow is out, sure, the cold can be biting, I get it, but come on people, we live in Read more…