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Detroit Artists’ Workshop Reunion Events


Detroit Artists’ Workshop Reunion Events:

(all events are free)

Thursday, Nov. 4:

Detroit Artists’ Workshop 40th anniversary reception. John Sinclair will add his name to the group that has signed beams at the Scarab Club; government proclamations will be given. 7:30-11 p.m., 217 Farnsworth, Detroit; 313-831-1250.

Friday, Nov. 5:

“The Mimeograph Revolution,” a symposium on the Workshop featuring Ed Sanders, John and Leni Sinclair and Robin Eichele. 3-6 p.m., at the Wendell W. Anderson Jr. Auditorium at the College for Creative Studies, 201 E. Kirby, Detroit; 313-664-7400.

“The Detroit Music Poster Show,” featuring works by Mark Arminski, Gary Grimshaw and Carl Lundgren. Opening, 6-8 p.m., up through the end of December, lobby gallery, CCS-Center Galleries, 301 Frederick Douglass, Detroit; 313-664-7806.

Lyman Woodard Ensemble and Workshop poets perform. 7-9 p.m., Rivera Court, Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7900.

Saturday, Nov. 6:

Reception, poetry reading, featuring workshop poets and guests, 4:30-7 p.m., Wayne State University undergraduate library, 5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit; 313-577-5121.

Concert featuring Amiri Baraka, the Ron English Ensemble, Workshop poets and poet
Ed Sanders, 7:30-11:30 p.m., lower DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave., Detroit.

Sunday, Nov. 7:

Afternoon with the Artists’ Workshop at the Scarab Club, featuring
Workshop poets, musicians and guests, 2-4 p.m., 217 Farnsworth, Detroit; 313-831-1250.


Photography exhibit of work by Leni Sinclair and Emil Bacilla, Book Beat,
26010 Greenfield Ave., Oak Park; 248-968-1190.

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