Dlectricity brings art and light to Midtown Detroit

DLECTRICITY is a new contemporary light art festival in the City of Detroit. For two nights, on October 5 and 6, the historic architecture of Midtown will become the canvas for local, national, and international artists to display their cutting edge works of art. Over 35 projects will be shown including video projection, 3D video mapping, lasers, light sculpture, interactive design, performance, and more. A light bike workshop + parade is planned as for October 6, and free bike parking will be provided through the duration of the 2 day festival. The event is FREE to the public and open to all ages.

ATTENTION MARYGROVE STUDENTS: they want YOU for the Light Bike Workshop & Parade!

Saturday, October 6
Light Bike Workshop & Parade
Free & Open to the Public (ALL AGES WELCOME!)

  • 4pm to 5pm Meet and Greet / Q & A with Sky Yaeger
  • 5pm to 7pm Light Bike Workshop
  • 7pm Light Bike Parade

Workshop 5:00–7:00 PM – Wayne State parking lot 54, Southeast corner of 2nd St. and Warren Ave. DLECTRICITY is proud to host a workshop geared towards Detroit’s growing bike community. Sponsored by Shinola, the light bike workshop will show cyclists of all ages how they can add light and creativity to their rides. Free and open to the public.

Parade 7:00 PM – Starts: Wayne State parking lot 54, Southeast corner of 2nd St. and Warren Ave. Immediately after the Light Bike Workshop, DLECTRICITY will hold a 3.75 mile Light Bike Parade, encouraging workshop and festival attendees to show off their uniquely lit-up cycles as they ride through Midtown. Also sponsored by Shinola, this event is free and open to the public, please visit www.dlectricity.com or visit the Bike Light Facebook Event Page  for more information

Join Sky Yaeger for a Meet and Greet / Q & A before the workshop. Yaeger recently joined Detroit-based Shinola to develop a new line of made-in-the-U.S. steel bikes.

Visit www.DLECTRICITY.com for details. There’s also a great article in Model D about this fantastic event!

Free valet bike parking, sponsored by Wheelhouse Detroit, will be available on Hancock between Cass and Woodward throughout the duration of the Dlectricity festival (Wayne State University parking lot 56).

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