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We spotlight the best (safe) things to do around Detroit, with a focus on connection, creativity and community. Yes, even in 2020.

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Detour Detroit wants to hear from you on how to create the best Detroit culture and lifestyle newsletter.
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With large indoor events still off the menu, we’ve rounded up the best discussion series, workshops, classes, performances and more from Detroit’s culture creators.
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"Growing up as a dark-skinned woman, you’re told a lot of things based on your skin tone...I thought, how do I challenge these ideas? How do I be a voice for people and be a brand that celebrates exactly how God made us?"
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If you’re looking for ways to diversify your shopping, promote equity through your wallet and support businesses that look like the communities they serve, spending your dollars at Black-owned businesses is an easy first step.
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Here are some ideas for things to do in Detroit right now -- on a screen and out in the world.
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Spirit of Detroit
Keep bumping that techno. Sip wine with the stars. Test your trivia knowledge. Head to the drive-in (popcorn included)!
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Movement Festival in Detroit 2017
"The energy that happens during that festival is purely electric."
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Find ways to get a break from your typical 'rona routine with these 13 ideas.
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The "can't stop, won't stop" mentality seems to be driving workers, parents and so many others to continue pushing forward during the COVID-19 outbreak. Here are some activities to keep your energy and spirits up.
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Social distancing doesn't mean you have to miss out on fresh seafood, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, mile-high sandwiches and more.
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Make rain water work for you, tap into your creative side, get classy at the virtual symphony and plan a solo dance party.
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With so much sadness and worry surrounding the impact of COVID-19, staying positive isn't always easy. So, for this week's Detroit culture and events roundup, we've pulled together a few mood boosters and other ideas to help you shift your mindset -- even for just a few minutes. Keep reading to find virtual learning sessions, lively dance and yoga classes for all levels, the jams that power Detour readers and, because why not right now, museum-approved cat videos. Planning an event or want to share an activity that's getting you through right now? Email us at events@detourdetroiter.com. Move: 💃🏼 Dance it out: Eisenhower
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