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We began our second year last night with four great songs from Scott Fab, excellent poetry from Robert Fanning from his latest collection, a fascinating presentation of the work of Denise Whitebread Fanning, and tales from Joe Grimm that one would find in his The Faygo Book--interesting, funny, and they... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Last night's event at Green Brain Comics was the 12th consecutive month that we've brought artists from four different areas of the art world--poetry, prose, music, and a visual art--to Dearborn. Over that time we've had 47 artists grace the Brain Candy "stage" with their work and presence and they've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
As always, Dan Merritt over at Green Brain Comics was kind enough to film and livestream the event over Facebook. Songs from Will See, poetry from Scheherazade Washington Parrish, artwork from Elise Marie Martin, and prose from Matt Fogarty! February's Brain Candy video Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2019 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Around Thanksgiving 2006, Vievee Francis and Matthew Olzmann put together the Snowbound Reading Series at the Scarab Club in Detroit. Four consecutive monthly readings with 3 or 4 poets, mainly from Detroit, or with Detroit ties. We here at the EWN have some poor record keeping and have almost no... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2019 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Last night, January's Brain Candy at Green Brain Comics was fantastic. There was a MLK Jr. theme running through the introductions to their works from each of the trio of the evening's artists: Kim Hunter, Yhasmin Wilder and Jonah Mixon-Webster. Add to that the fact that the guy that usually... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
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Aside from the whole staying alive thing in August, and taking measures to see our cousins much more, 2018 will be remembered for us as the year Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Series, finally took off. Some seven years in the making in our minds, we had sort of given... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Last night's Brain Candy was excellent. Poet Kahn Davison led us off and got the crowd going. He was followed by Open Field Studio's Tara Kurtzhals and Sarah Bollinger and a great and interesting description of what they do in the field of comics that kept the crowd into things,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
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Posted Nov 9, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
October has been confirmed for a month or so now, but we're happy to have the last person confirm for November earlier today! October 15 will see: Audra Kubat (musician): Detroit Music Award winning singer/songwriter Audra Kubat has released 6 albums to critical acclaim in a career that spans over... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
The first Brain Candy took place on May 21, 2018. The participants were musician Paul Einhaus, poet Christina Kallery, prose writer Katie Chase, and artist Angelo David Sherman Green Brain Comics livestreamed the event which you can watch here: Brain Candy - May 2018 Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Why Brain Candy indeed. Not so much why that particular name--more of a Why this Art Series? It spins off of the Emerging Writers Network, which I began in early 2000 writing some book reviews and emailing them to people. As that began to develop I stated a mission to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
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The day AFTER the second monthly event isn't the ideal time to START your website. A little thinking would have had this up and running back in April, explaining the thought process behind the series, promoting the first couple of events, etc. Spilt milk. Last night was another good time... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Brain Candy: A Monthly Arts Event
Thanks, Patrick--I missed that podcast and "confluence" and need to go search for both. eBooks will include: · For Her Dark Skin · The Weather and Women Treat Me Fair · Suder · Walk Me to the Distance · Cutting Lisa · The Body of Martin Aguilera