Detroit Performs TV: Hilberry Theatre (Episode 113)

Detroit Performs TV: Hilberry Theatre (Episode 113)
September 24, 2013 Cheryl Jones

In this edition of Detroit Performs: The Detroit Sidewalk Festival celebrates art in the old Redford and Brightmoor neighborhoods; Critic-Car Detroit shares with us a piece on Artlab J; An abandoned Detroit field hosts blues jam sessions during summer Sundays; And painter Luke Hillestad takes cues from some of history’s great artists. Plus, host DJ Oliver brings us back to his alma mater, Wayne State University, and shows us around The Hilberry Theatre.

Watch the Sidewalk Festival segment

The Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts founder, Ryan Myers-Johnson, takes inspiration from the city and gives back to the community, encouraging artists to share their work across the Detroit landscape.

Watch the ArtLabJ segment

Ryan Myers-Johnson shares her experience as a dancing performing at ArtLabJ.

Watch the Hilberry Theatre segment

Host DJ Oliver visits his old stomping ground at Wayne State University’s Hilberry Theatre & learns more about the history & work of the theatre from John Wolf, Chair, Maggie Allesee Dept. of Theatre & Dance at WSU.

Watch the John’s Carpet House & Big Pete’s Place segment

For the past 10 years, as Detroit’s best kept secret, Big Pete’s Place has been the place for people from across the city to come out and hear the Blues on Sunday evenings in the summer.

Watch the Luke Hillestad segment

Painter Luke Hillestad chooses to collaborate with his models to create timeless and expressive art.