Considering we're throwing a party this week that celebrates one important piece of the Cass Corridor legacy --
-- this piece by Vince Carducci on the art and music scene got our attention.
My first encounter with the Cass Corridor came as a teenager in the suburbs reading Joy Hakanson Colby's multipage full-color spread on the scene in the now-defunct Detroit News Sunday Magazine
.) The whole thing was capped off with a blockbuster exhibition mounted by the Detroit Institute of Arts
in 1980 titled: "Kick Out the Jams: Detroit's Cass Corridor, 1963-1977." Legends grew up around the major players that echo to this day.
Read more here.