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The Chimeras of Kevin Evans

• by Julia Solis

Somewhere between flora and fauna, deep-sea darkness and blistering daylight roam the creatures of Kevin Evans like alien cave paintings come to slithering life. An artist based in San Francisco, Evans has been exploring the nether realms of his imagination for many years to create intricate and wondrous works for various publications and shows. We …

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Animated Curiosities 2015

• by Julia Solis

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 8 PM – 11 PM 6460 Kercheval, Detroit Free Movie Night at Seafoam Palace! Join us for a night of animated shorts from around the world! The films are curated by award-winning animator Bryan Papciak and include rarely seen marvels from Portugal, Japan, Germany, Italy, the US and many other …

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Paper Quilt

• by Julia Solis

Monica Canilao is really great at finding things. A few years ago she was in Detroit preparing to make a huge, intricately sewn fabric of photos, wallpaper, letters, drawings, journal entries and other ephemera reflecting the lives of individuals and families in Detroit. Monica compiled her treasures from lots of sources throughout the city, including …

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Hello Nonprofit!

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Welcome to the Seafoam Palace

• by Julia Solis

It was love at first sight. We stumbled across this building on Craigslist, checked it out on impulse, got friends to pitch in, and decided to take the plunge. The interior, with its magnificent wood, plasterwork and fine craftsmanship, now peeling, flaking and warping from too many winters in abandonment, seemed already perfect. Like a …

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