Introducing Community Dinners at AMC2016

The 18th annual Allied Media Conference is coming up, June 16-19th in Detroit. We are excited to announce “Community Dinners,” which are taking place on Thursday and Saturday evenings during the conference. Break bread with AMC friends old and new, share ideas and some great, locally sourced food!

Read about our community dinners at AMC2016 below. RSVP required.

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Photo by Ara Howrani

BIL AFIYA: A Community Feast

Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cass Community Commons (4065 Cass Ave)
cost: $15

AMP and the Iraqi Transnational Collective invite you to gather and feast together at the 18th annual Allied Media Conference. This is a dinner to celebrate the connections we’re cultivating, and to eat delicious, fresh food prepared by AMC participants with recipes from Iraq and ingredients from Earthworks Urban Farm and other Detroit sources.


Don’t miss the Bil Afiya network gathering on Thursday, June 17th, and help prepare the meal by signing up for a food prep shift on Friday and Saturday! To sign up email:

RockCity Lookbook Art House

Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Detroit Clothing Circle (3890 Second Avenue)

The RockCity Lookbook presents our third annual Art House: When Lions Learn to Make Zines. This year, we’re hosting a community happy hour and magazine release at Detroit Clothing Circle in Midtown. The event will engage local independent media makers and artists in conversation around the necessity of visibility and representation for economic growth. A limited edition series of original Detroit fashion and art posters will accompany the magazine release. Creative cocktails and bar bites will be served, along with a soundtrack by local guest DJs.


Women In Hip Hop Ice Cream Social

Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The Baltimore Gallery (314 East Baltimore Avenue)

Come and unwind with the Women in Hip Hop. Following a day full of sessions and information, come hang out with us, vibe out to some music from a local woman DJ, enjoy a treat of ice cream sundaes and de-stress with a coloring sheet themed for the occasion!


Register for the AMC

For access to the 300+ sessions and events taking place at AMC2016, register now! View the full schedule of events here. Walk-up registrations are welcomed at the AMC, but your check-in at the conference will be much faster if you have pre-registered online. Click on the link below to get started.

See you at AMC2016!


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