thedetroiter.com is proud to be a media partner for Detroit's literary
quarterly the Furnace.
Join us in celebrating the launch of their fourth edition
with an evening of music, fashion, and puppets.
The party runs from 7 to 11 pm on February 28th at Julian Scott,
and includes performances by Queen of Detroit blues Alberta Adams,
Audra Kubat, Bisou Bisou, and DJ Greg Mudge. Julian Scott will be
open for shopping and is also putting on a fashion show that promises
The new issue of the Furnace includes even more of what readers have
come to expect from the arts and culture mag. Here's a brief look at
some of the features you'll find in the newest edition.
POETRY: After ten years of promoting creative writing in public schools,
InsideOut is proud to bring four of its students' poetry to the
pages of the Furnace. Taron Brown, Shysuaune Taylor, Crystal Clowney,
and Marianne Funk all get a spot in this issue's limelight.
Diamondancer and Chandra Marsden provide an intriguing
look at music through poetry. Michael Boettcher captures both
the unique and the everyday moments of life in the city.
FICTION: The Furnace continues to highlight fiction from local writers.
Tuskegee Airmen is a heartbreaking tale of insidious
government experimentation that is personified and personalized by
Olaf Kroneman, MD. Tensegrity, by James R Tomlinson
focuses on life's interlocking tensions. And Part Four of
Zuriel Wolfgang Lott's continuing story features unexpected
twists and turns to the already intense plot. Plus, look for Phil
Hand's cartoon, "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
NON-FICTION: Checkout thedetroiter.com columnist Francis
Grunow's piece on the legacy and preservation of Cass Tech High
School. The Furnace cover story by Adam Burkett profiles PuppettARt
theater and Detroit's puppetry tradition. TM Caldwell
relates Detroit and science fiction in "Retro Futurism
Revisited." Plus read an interview with person responsible
for creating the ultra-hip magazine racks that proudly display the
From poetry to fiction, the Furnace showcases Detroit and its talented
writers. Join thedettroiter.com staff in celebrating the city and supporting
the Furnace this weekend and help "ignite Detroit's creativity."
Tickets: $20 cover includes refreshments. $15 advance tickets available
@ Cafe de Troit and
Julian Scott is located at 151 W. Fort Street in DETROIT!! The celebration
starts at 7 and goes to 11. For more info check out the Furnace's
website. Don't Miss It!!!