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Detroit Performs

Gary Zimnicki – Luthier

Video duration: 5:52

Reclaim Detroit is a nonprofit organization that dismantles vacant buildings to re-use their materials. That’s music to the ears of Michigan luthier Gary Zimnicki who is using reclaimed floorboards and ceiling supports to craft ukuleles and mandolins. Filmmaker Roy Feldman from WTVS Detroit Public Television takes us inside Zimnicki’s studio.

Episodes of Detroit Performs 97

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Detroit Performs

Collectively Creating

Community artist Petra Kuppers; Hatch Art provides space for artists; dance in Las Vegas.

23:16

Collectively Creating

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Detroit Performs

Spectacular Sculptors

Welder Tim Shoemaker, artist Robert Sestok, and sculptor Karen Heyl. Ep 404.

23:01

Spectacular Sculptors

23:01

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Detroit Performs

Dynamic Designers

Quilt artist Carole Harris, textile artist Ruth Adler Shnee & Featherwood Frames. Ep 403.

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Dynamic Designers

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Detroit Performs

Songs and Stories

George Clinton at the DIA, country artist Julianne Ankley, and Funk Jam brings the funk.

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Songs and Stories

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Clips of Detroit Performs 231

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Detroit Performs

Contemporary Dance in Las Vegas | Detroit Performs Clip

The art of contemporary dance in the Las Vegas community. Ep 405/Seg 3.

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Contemporary Dance in Las Vegas | Detroit Performs Clip

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Detroit Performs

Hatch Art | Detroit Performs Clip

Hatch Art repurposes an old police station to provide space for artists. Ep 405/Seg 2.

5:00

Hatch Art | Detroit Performs Clip

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Detroit Performs

Petra Kuppers | Detroit Performs Clip

Community artist Petra Kuppers explains community art. Ep 405/Seg 1.

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Petra Kuppers | Detroit Performs Clip

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Detroit Performs

Artist Robert Sestok

Artist Robert Sestok fills a Detroit park with his sculptures. Ep 404/Seg 2.

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Artist Robert Sestok

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Detroit Performs

Sculptor Karen Heyl

Sculptor Karen Heyl translates nature into stone. Ep 404/Seg 3.

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Sculptor Karen Heyl

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Detroit Performs

Welder Tim Shoemaker

Tim Shoemaker combines artistic talent with welding and metal-smithing skills. E 404/Seg 1

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Welder Tim Shoemaker

7:26

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Detroit Performs

Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

Iconic textile designer Ruth Adler Schnee is highlighted. Ep 403/Seg 2.

10:29

Designer Ruth Adler Schnee

10:29

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Detroit Performs

Featherwood Frames

Innovative company uses salvaged wood to create stylish eyewear. Ep 403/Seg 3.

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Featherwood Frames

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Previews of Detroit Performs 39

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Detroit Performs

Detroit Performs Preview - 7/19/16

Best of Season 4/ Art Road, Janna Coumoundouros, the Detroit Youth Choir, and Steve Gettle

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Detroit Performs Preview - 7/19/16

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Detroit Performs

Detroit Performs Preview - 7/12/16

Figurative artist Tylonn Sawyer; Printmaker Carl Wilson; And creating mandalas from candy.

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Detroit Performs Preview - 7/12/16

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Detroit Performs

Detroit Performs Preview - 7/5/16

The Detroit Youth Choir, folk musician Libby Decamp, and rock 'n' roll artist Mark Aminski

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Detroit Performs Preview - 7/5/16

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Detroit Performs

Detroit Performs Preview - 6/28/16

On the next Detroit Performs: Female Forces in Art. Ep 411.

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Detroit Performs Preview - 6/28/16

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