Monthly Archives: June 2011

Doc Waffles vs. Maya Fardoun

Doc Waffles - Maya Fardoun

L to R: Jane Fader, Doc Waffles

Detroit rapper Doc Waffles stands in one of the east side gardens that he passes on his daily bus route. Each morning Waffles travels from his loft in Corktown to the affluent suburbs of Grosse Point, where the fast-paced game of antique book sales awaits him.

Photographer Maya Fardoun, a suave visionary of international intrigue, recently exhibited her work at the elite monthly cultural event, scotch + cigars. Select prints are still available for acquisition. Contact for details.

Detroit Nigga The Reality Show

Electric Otto is a fascinating video artist who I was first exposed to at The Burton Theatre’s Neighborhood Film Night in August 2010 (certainly you remember The Burton Theatre). This week make sure to check out Detroit Nigga The Reality Show, an animated blaxpoitation short by video artist MCR/Electric Otto. Detroit Nigga is part of the Mitten Movie Project’s June program, which screens at the Landmark Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak on Tuesday June 7 at 10:00 pm. Here’s an introduction to Electric Otto, A Party Store Inside of A Vacant House!