AsDetroitsOwn visual experience unites art and extreme sports


  • (Photo via Twitter)

Wanna see BMX riders do back flips against a backdrop created by some of Detroit's most talented artists? 

Saturday's your chance. The AsDetroitsOwn visual experience is pairing extreme sports with art and it's gonna be one hell of a night. Artists Matt Harubin, Felicia Fullwood, Phybr, Zelooperz, Jordan Garland will be showing their work while BMX riders Dillon Jaye and Connor Keating and skateboarder Lonzie Raymond.
  • (Photo by Felicia Fullwood)

The event will also feature a sneak peek at #aDetroitfilm, a project we've told you about before.  

Got a camera? (Or hey, your iPhone works too). Bring em. We'll be picking the best shots from the night and showcasing them on our site (can't you hear Internet glory calling your name?)

Here's all the info you need to know to make sure you don't screw up and miss the event: 

Who: me, you and everyone we know (iT's aLL aGeS!!!!) 
What: AsDetroitsOwn visual experience
When: Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9:00pm - 2:00am
Where: Transitions Skatepark, 5616 Van Born Ct., Dearborn Heights
Cost: $7 

For more information, hit @asdetroitsown on Twitter or find it on Facebook

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