DIA http://wemu.org en Detroit Council Again OKs Charitable Trust For City-Owned Art http://wemu.org/post/detroit-council-again-oks-charitable-trust-city-owned-art <div>Detroit City Council has reaffirmed its approval to move artwork threatened by the city's bankruptcy into a charitable trust.&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:25:44 +0000 Associated Press 47445 at http://wemu.org Detroit Council Again OKs Charitable Trust For City-Owned Art Automakers To Help Save Detroit's Art Treasures http://wemu.org/post/automakers-help-save-detroits-art-treasures <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> <meta content="Detroit Bankruptcy, DIA, Big 3" name="news_keywords" /> </p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are stepping into&nbsp;<font color="red">Detroit's</font>&nbsp;bankruptcy picture by pledging $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping the city's&nbsp;<font color="red">art</font>&nbsp;treasures off the auction block.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Detroit</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Institute</font>&nbsp;of&nbsp;<font color="red">Arts</font>, Gov. Rick Snyder and representatives from the automakers announced the donation Monday at the&nbsp;<font color="red">art</font>&nbsp;museum.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:30:50 +0000 Associated Press 47028 at http://wemu.org Automakers To Help Save Detroit's Art Treasures Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Locke, The Lunchbox, The Other Woman and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-locke-lunchbox-other-woman-and-more <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CINETOPIA -- The Best Films From the World’s Best Film Festivals --&nbsp;</span><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT1165_com_zimbra_date" style="line-height: 1.5;">June 4</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-8, Detroit/Ann Arbor</span></p><p>More Screens, More Films!</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:21:21 +0000 David Fair 44868 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Locke, The Lunchbox, The Other Woman and More Governor Snyder Announces Plan to Protect DIA Assets in Detroit Bankruptcy http://wemu.org/post/governor-snyder-announces-plan-protect-dia-assets-detroit-bankruptcy <p><strong>Snyder announces plan to shield DIA assets from Detroit bankruptcy </strong></p><p><strong>By Rick Pluta</strong></p><p></p><p>Governor Rick Snyder has proposed committing up to $350 million to help mitigate cuts to Detroit pension benefits – as well as keep assets of the Detroit Institute of Arts off the auction block.</p><p>The state’s offer would play out over 20 years and would match money raised from private donations to make sure DIA paintings, sculptures, and other works of art don’t get sold off to pay pension benefits that are central to the bankruptcy negotiations.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:21:31 +0000 Bob Eccles 40525 at http://wemu.org Governor Snyder Announces Plan to Protect DIA Assets in Detroit Bankruptcy Cinema Chat: Frances Ha, Before Midnight, Man of Steel and More! http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-frances-ha-midnight-man-steel-and-more <p>Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins paid his weekly visit with David Fair for this week's installment of Cinema Chat, and began the conversation discussing the return of one of the University of Michigan's most successful exports to Hollywood.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:22:58 +0000 David Fair 30788 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Frances Ha, Before Midnight, Man of Steel and More! Cinema Chat: Cinetopia Film Festival Special Edition http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-film-festival-special-edition <p>The 2nd annual Cinetopia Film Festival kicked off in Ann Arbor Thursday night and will run right through the weekend. With so much to cover, a second installment of Cinema Chat this week seemed appropriate and needed! In this bonus edition, WEMU's David Fair is joined by Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins and Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum. Additionally, there is a special appearance by Richmond Arquette! Richmond is the co-star of the film, "This is Martin Bonner."&nbsp; The film will be shown twice at Cinetopia, the first of which is 9:30 tonight.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:19:20 +0000 David Fair 30514 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia Film Festival Special Edition