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New LGBTQ Club “Paris” Opens Downtown Detroit

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Detroit’s LGBTQ community just got a major bump in their nightlife options. Paris, a new dance music venue, just opened in the heart of downtown Detroit. The area’s first LGBTQ niteclub in years opened with much fanfare on October 3. More than 500 people attended, creating a warm welcome from the community. The location provides […]

CREAM Returns!

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We are excited to announce the return of CREAM! Revamped and ready for action, the new CREAM debuts on Thursday, November 6, running weekly from then. We are beyond excited to be in our new legendary home, The New Menjos Complex. We fully expect to reach our full potential here, delivering a new Thursday night […]

ACRE Detroit’s Ryan Anderson

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In a remote location in Detroit’s North Corktown neighborhood, a small urban farm is getting love and attention from one of its owners, Ryan Anderson. As he tills the ground, the sun reflects off of the long-abandoned train station in the distance. Here, the ground promises new growth for the city, literally and figuratively. Careful […]

FHM: Snaps and Straps Edition

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Fierce Hot Mess is ready to snap that strap! We are beyond excited to introduce our new resident DJ, Peter Croce! Raised on the electrofunk sounds of Rick James, Prince, and The Time, Croce picked up the electric bass at age 10. He played in various bands ranging in sounds from Metal to Jazz to […]

Motorball 20th Anniversary!

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MotorBall celebrates it’s 20th anniversary with a weekend of events scheduled to coincide with Motor City Pride weekend in and around Downtown Detroit. MotorBall gets its roots as a circuit party in the mid 90’s when it was originally named “Gear Party”.  It was created to raise awareness and funding for HIV/AIDS organizations.   It became […]

DJ MikeQ To Perform At Fierce Hot Mess!

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WINK and DATSWOTSUP! are proud to announce FIERCE HOT MESS: Deep In VogueFace, hands, walk, drop. It’s all about voguing. We know YOU know how to do it; no one gives face like you. When it comes to ballroom/vogue culture, no one provides a better soundtrack than NYC’s MikeQ!! MikeQ is one of the leading […]

Ruth Ellis Center featured on BBC

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  Detroit’s Ruth Ellis Center was recently featured in a story by the BBC. The non-profit organization provides many services to displaced LGBTQ youth, including housing. “A disproportionate number of homeless children are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, often forced to leave home after their families react angrily when they come out. “I left my […]

The Disco Fries – Live At Cream!

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Cream Saturdays is committed to providing Detroit with the best in dance music. We are happy to bring you one of the hottest DJ duos making waves on the charts! The Disco Fries have gone from making tunes in their dorm room while guzzling cheap vodka to inducing mass ruckus at clubs across the globe […]

Cream – The Pride Edition

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Cream Saturdays: The Official Motor City Pride 2013 After-Party Cream Saturdays, the revolutionary club night at The Shelter, is proud to be the official after-party of Motor City Pride 2013. We are honored to support the largest Pride festival in Michigan with an exceptional dance party! Designed with you in mind, Cream delivers the best dance […]

Rendezvous: Detroit’s Cutest Happy Hour

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Rendezvous, the cutest gay Happy Hour in  metro Detroit, is now every Tuesday at Rodin. A revolutionary concept in lounge culture, this post-work pre-whatever else Happy Hour gives YOU the perfect opportunity to meet, eat, drink, flirt and listen. Rodin invites you to indulge in delightful cocktails and French-inspired dishes, while listening to music selections curated […]

Beyond The Bar: Art And Design Call For Entries

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Calling all LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered) Artists and Designers! Despite the victories of LGBT Americans, many continue to stereotype this unique subculture. Now is the time to debunk these stereotypes and show Metro Detroit the talents of the LGBT community, through art and design. Welcome to the 3rd Annual ‘Beyond the Bar’, Detroit’s LGBT art […]

Cream Saturdays – Taste It!

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Cream Saturdays is the new club destination for Detroit’s party people! The dance floor is always bumping with the cutest crowd in the city. Great drinks, an underground atmosphere and the best dance music make for a delicious club experience. Every Saturday night at The Shelter. Come taste it! Tasty tracks and deep beats provided […]

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