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Detroit Lives – Johnny Knoxville and Palladium Boots Discover Artistic Creativity in the D

Amber Hunt told me I had to watch it. So I did.

And my first impression of the documentary Detroit Lives was "wow, what a great documentary."

It got me to thinking about Detroit. Life in Detroit. Arts and music in Detroit. And when I watched it again, something struck me.

The film is presented from the perspective that there is a NEW creative energy in Detroit. An energy that is responsible for really cool things and even profitible businesses (such as Phillip Cooley's Slows BBQ). This creative energy is helping spur a rebirth in the city.

That's all fine. Makes sense to me. Except one thing.

The creative energy of Detroit is nothing new.

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Verizon Hopeline – Supporting Domestic Violence Shelters

Verizon Hopeline Supports Domestic Violence SheltersGot an email from Taylor Hulyk about a program that seems very much worth mentioning here on our blog.

Verizon Hopeline – a program designed to support domestic voilence shelters.

Here's the info Taylor sent me:

Verizon Wireless’ long-running HopeLine® program collects no-longer-used wireless phones and equipment in any condition from any service provider. The used phones are either refurbished or recycled. With the funds raised from the sale of the refurbished phones, Verizon Wireless donates wireless phones and airtime to survivors, and provides funding and other contributions to non-profit domestic violence shelters and prevention programs across the country. 

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Sunday, February 25, 2018