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‘Detroit Performs: Live from Marygrove’ Season 13 – New Episodes airing Wednesdays

Discover incredible local talent ranging from music, theatre, dance, poetry and more. Look forward to performances and interviews with FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation, Great Lakes Performing Artist Associates, Michelle May and more!

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From being the first Black member of the United States Army Chorus to winning a GRAMMY Award, George Shirley’s career has been long and remarkable. He sits down for a one-on-one conversation with 90.9 WRCJ contributor Cecelia Sharpe.

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jader Bignamini

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jader Bignamini opens the DSO season with violinist Gil Shaham and one of the instrument’s most beloved works. Listen to 90.9 WRCJ’s feature.

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Arts & Culture Programs

Discover cool artists and events in greater Detroit with Detroit Performs.
The Library of Congress awards its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Weekly art and design talks: Gathering community around creative minds.
Watch rock history being made as Elvis performs some of the best music of his life.
The world of classical performing arts is brought to the comfort of your living room.
Independent Lens is America’s home for independent documentary film.

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Watch Detroit Performs: Sunday Brunch Music Series

Detroit Public TV and WRCJ 90.9 FM give you a front-row seat to the world’s best performances.

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