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When 555 Gallery cut a Banksy out of the old Packard Plant in Detroit, they said it was to "preserve" the street art. Now, strapped for cash, the gallery intends to sell it, raising all sorts of questions: What are the rules of street art? Who really painted it? And how much is it worth?
Michael Jackman interviews Keith Morris on the eve of his appearance with Flag at the Orion Music + More festival on Belle Isle. Morris discusses why he left Black Flag, his time with the Circle Jerks and what he has been up to now, as a middle-aged man.
Lucien Greaves, Spokesperson for The Satanic Temple, speaks with us about gay marriage and Gov. Rick Snyder: "Gov. Rick Snyder allows his loathing of homosexuals to trump his adhesion to the Constitution. What we’d like to do is school Snyder on the Constitution, and school him on the First Amendment by performing a gay marriage in Michigan. To us, marriage is a sacrament."
The latest third quarter data shows that Detroit's real estate market lead the nation in year-over-year increases at 44.3 percent. However, behind the numbers lurks a less ebullient reality: Detroit is the only market in the nation to still remain below the highs of the last decade.