FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Detroit leaders in art, education, media and politics will explore this question and the possibilities for our community in a discussion hosted by Mercedes-Benz Financial Services.
WHAT: Metro Detroit leaders in art, education, media and politics will converge for a spirited community dialogue around the question: Can Art Rebuild a Community?
WHO: The Metro Detroit panelists are:
Charles Pugh Detroit City Council President and former news anchor at Fox 2 Detroit.
Stephen Henderson Senior Editor for the Detroit Free Press and former co-host of the PBS-TV Show "Am I Right?"
Michelle White Founding Principal of Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies and a former founding teacher and principal of University Preparatory Academy in Detroit.
Sioux Trujillo Detroit artist who has worked for 13 years as an artist and administrator, directing two non-profit Detroit community arts programs and curating public art exhibitions.
James Ryan Director of Communications and Corporate Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Financial Services will serve as moderator.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 27: reception at 6 p.m.; panel discussion at 6:30 p.m.; art tours of the Mercedes-Benz Financial Services building at 8 p.m. featuring the work of students from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Metro Detroit artists.
WHERE: Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC Headquarters, 36455 Corporate Drive
Farmington Hills MI (Along the south side of 12 Mile Road, west of Drake Road and east of Halsted Road, turn in on Investment Drive).
DETAILS: The panelists and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services executives will be available for media interviews 6–6:30 p.m. and 8-9 p.m.
NOTE: People interested in attending the event should register online at mbfs-art.com.
SOURCE Mercedes-Benz Financial