Festivals are an expressive way to celebrate anything from culture and traditions to music and food. More than just a celebration, festivals can be a catalyst for change by supporting local businesses, activating areas of the city not normally activated, bringing diverse groups of people together for collaboration, showcasing the assets of a community, and more.
Visual presentations (20 slides for 20 seconds per presentor) of various community festivals in Detroit that started small and has grown into something transformational for the community.
Presenters include: Mark Loeb (Palmer Park Art Festival), Matt Klipper (Dally in the Alley), Ryan Myers-Johnson (Sidewalk Arts Festival), James Hartrick (Crash Detroit), Eugene Strobe (Hamtramck Music Festival)
+Presented by Human Scale Studio
, a consultancy firm transforming cities by putting people first and Launch Exchange
, dedicated to growing social enterprise in Detroit and beyond.