Schedule subject to change
Live streaming online via #NEWPLAY TV
* Indicates where live streaming will occur
NET airport shuttles at 11am, 2pm, and 4pm. Reserve by August 12: see Logistics page.
|5:00 pm||NET Bus departs WSU Ghafari Hall for dinner on your own at Eastern Market and evening programming (Bus loads at 4:45pm)|
|6:30 pm||* Opening at Art Effect Gallery
1420 E. Fisher Fwy, Detroit 48207 – (next to Gratiot Central Market).
Featuring: jessica Care moore
|7:00||* Rogue HAA Panel: Art, the Avant Garde, and the Realities of Resurrecting an American City
Featuring: Philip Lauri, Detroit Lives!; Jela Ellefson, Eastern Market; Mike Han, Street Culture Mash; Oya Amakisi, Detroit Women of Color International Film Festival/US Social Forum
|9:00||* Detroit Performances including: Detroit Dance Collective, Monica Blaire, Hardcore Detroit, Ryan Meyers Johnson, Tawana “Honeycomb” Petty, Will See, Invincible, DJ Stacey Hotwaxx Hale|
|11:00||NET Bus departs Art Effect for dorms|
Breakfast on your own.
|8:45 am||NET Buses arrive @ WSU Ghafari Hall|
|9:00 am||NET Buses depart WSU Ghafari Hall
LOCAL DETROITERS: you are welcome to join us on the bus. It will not return to WSU until 10pm.
|9:30 -12:30||Community Tour Tracks (choose one)
Track A - Art Impact on a Neighboorhood: Southwest Detroit
* Track B – Art Impact on an Issue: The Justice System
Panel: Yusef Shakur, Buzz Alexander, Hasan Davis, and a guest from Prison Creative Arts Project.
Track C - Art Impact via Organization: College for Creative Studies (CCS)
Local Tour Guide: Mikel Bresee
NOTE: Bring Cash ($10-15)
Track A: In Mexican Town (no host, bring cash)
Track B: The Urban Network (no host, bring cash)
Track C: reVITALunch: Performance/dialogue by Pegi Marshall-Amundsen and Ryan Anderson ($10 cash, includes lunch)
|2:00||Buses arrive at Mosaic Rehearsal Space
* Workshops (choose one)
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit: In Action
Daniel Banks facilitates a session to share responses and reflections from the morning tracks and afternoon workshops.
|5:30||Buses pick up at Mosaic; drop of at Detroit SOUP.
|7:30||Buses pick up at Detroit SOUP; drop off at Power House Productions
Performance: Boom Town, Bust Town, Bangtown!
|9:30||Buses pick up at Power House Productions; drop off at African World Festival and WSU dorms.
African World Festival
Wayne State University – Hilberry Theatre
4743 Cass Ave, Detroit, 48201
Activities co-sponsored by the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance
|8:30 am||Work-in-Process Performance: Complex Movements
Invincible, Wesley Taylor, and Waajeed
An interactive hip-hop performance about the relationship between complex science and social movements, featuring music from Invincible, production by Waajeed, and sculptural installations by Wesley Taylor. Supported by MAP Fund and ArtServe Michigan.
|9:30||Breakfast by El Guapo Grill
Breakfast is included in your festival pass.
|11:00||* Town Hall: "How do you know the work is having an impact?"
Participatory discussion focused on reflections of impact and articulating the various elements of community cultural development.
Closing thoughts from the weekend and preview of the next MicroFest in Knoxville, TN/Harlan, KY.
|1:00||NET Bus to airport meets at dorm|
|TBA||Additional NET airport shuttle will make one additional afternoon run.|
Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance, Emergence Media, Allied Media Project, Animating Democracy, Hamilton Anderson Architecture, Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit, Art Effect Gallery, The Hinterlands, Power House Productions