DEQ interview with Ian Finkelstein (Issue 16)

In A Certain Place With Ian Finkelstein Written by Imani Mixon, Photo by Lance Bashi (May, 2019) By Imani Mixon When you think of the listening audience for piano, you might think of well-dressed couples seated in sold-out theatre, sprinkling polite claps and silent laughter between each song. Classic piano is supposed to be for…

Quick Catch Up #4 With DJ Josh Dunn

Quick Catch Up #4 With DJ extraordinaire Josh Dunn DEQ: You were/are a part of a deep record digging group of people back in the late 90s (Jeremy Kallio, Brad Hales, Scott Zacharias, etc)… tell us about that time in Detroit history JD: Yes, but more accurately early 2000s. I moved to Detroit in 99,…

Texture / Jacob Park article in DEQ 16

Texture article and Photos by Walter Wasacz (published May, 2019) DEQ issue 16 ::::  What comes to mind when you see or hear the word texture? It could mean what’s on the surface, like threads or strands of fabric. Or it might be something deeper, below the surface, a blending of sounds, senses and human…

Quick Catch Up #3 w/1XRUN’s Roula David

I caught up with Detroit art publishing group 1X RUN’s Chief Operating Officer Roula David last week as she and their team are making final preparations for their 5th edition of Murals In The Market.  To be considered by the Smithsonian as one of the top 5 Mural Festivals in the world is no small feat…