Detroit Institute of Arts http://wemu.org en Detroit Bankruptcy Effort Bolstered By Pension Cut Approval http://wemu.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-effort-bolstered-pension-cut-approval <p>Detroit's emergency manager is praising workers and retirees who approved pension cuts as a way to get the city out of bankruptcy.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Results filed late Monday show the changes were endorsed by a landslide. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The tally gives the city a boost as Judge Steven Rhodes determines whether Detroit's overall strategy to scrub billions in debt is fair and feasible to all creditors. </span></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:18:48 +0000 Associated Press 49157 at http://wemu.org Detroit Bankruptcy Effort Bolstered By Pension Cut Approval Today Is An Important Day In The Detroit Bankruptcy Case http://wemu.org/post/today-important-day-detroit-bankruptcy-case <div><em><strong>Detroit due to report results from pension vote &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></div><div><div>The city of Detroit is expected to report the results of voting on pension cuts by retirees and former and current workers.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The outcome will have an impact on the city's bankruptcy case, which goes to trial on August. 14th.</div><div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:18:05 +0000 Associated Press 49102 at http://wemu.org Today Is An Important Day In The Detroit Bankruptcy Case Detroit Bankruptcy-Grand Bargain http://wemu.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-grand-bargain <div>An effort by deep-pocketed philanthropists to save the bankrupt city of Detroit's art treasures culminated today when Michigan Governor Rick Snyder authorized $195 million in state help.&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bill signing in Detroit was part of what's dubbed the Grand Bargain. The deal also includes $366 million from foundations and a $100 million fundraising pledge by the Detroit Institute of Arts.</span></div><div> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:20:17 +0000 Associated Press 47628 at http://wemu.org Detroit Bankruptcy-Grand Bargain 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, '1982', 'Edge of Tomorrow', 'The Fault In Our Stars' And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-1982-edge-tomorrow-fault-our-stars-and-more <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.cinetopiafestival.org/‎">Cinetopia </a>starts&nbsp;</span><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT1062_com_zimbra_date" style="line-height: 1.5;">tonight</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Ann Arbor with screenings of “1982,” “The Skeleton Twins” &amp; John Sayles’ “Go For Sisters!” </span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:44:45 +0000 David Fair 46887 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, '1982', 'Edge of Tomorrow', 'The Fault In Our Stars' And More Detroit Bankruptcy Creditors Want Access To Art http://wemu.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-creditors-want-access-art <div>Valuable art is back on the docket in Detroit's bankruptcy case.&nbsp;</div><div> Thu, 15 May 2014 10:55:57 +0000 Associated Press 45870 at http://wemu.org Detroit Bankruptcy Creditors Want Access To Art Automakers May Have A Role In Detroit Bankruptcy http://wemu.org/post/automakers-may-have-role-detroit-bankruptcy <div>Chrysler, Ford Motor and General Motors are interested in preserving art and shoring up pensions in Detroit's bankruptcy case.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><div> Wed, 14 May 2014 06:33:39 +0000 Associated Press 45806 at http://wemu.org Automakers May Have A Role In Detroit Bankruptcy Detroit Expecting $195M Lump Sum From Michigan http://wemu.org/post/detroit-expecting-195m-lump-sum-michigan <div>Detroit's latest plan to get out of bankruptcy includes a lump-sum payment of about $195 million from the state to shore up pensions and prevent the sale of city-owned art.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 06:44:27 +0000 Associated Press 45413 at http://wemu.org Detroit Expecting $195M Lump Sum From Michigan 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: Cinetopia, Whiskey and Fast Cars! http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-whiskey-and-fast-cars <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's edition of "Cinema Chat"&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dav</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">id Fair has a different co-host. While Russ Collins spent the morning toiling elsewhere, Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda </span>Bynum<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> filled in to provide all of the movie information you'll need.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 16:44:32 +0000 David Fair & Amanda Bynum 29805 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Whiskey and Fast Cars! Detroit Institute of Arts' Inside❘Out Coming to Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/detroit-institute-arts-inside-out-coming-ann-arbor <p>This spring, some classic pieces of art will be coming to downtown Ann Arbor.&nbsp;&nbsp; It's the Detroit Institute of Art's 'Inside Out' program.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:29:34 +0000 Andrew Cluley 25561 at http://wemu.org Detroit Institute of Arts' Inside❘Out Coming to Ann Arbor