Showing Your Detroit 'School Pride'
Just a little update…For those interested in the NBC reality show “School Pride” episode featuring Detroit Public Schools' Communication and Media Arts High School…(More about the show here.)
Detroit Public Schools is hosting an event to debut the episode at a special advance screening at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3. Proceeds from the event, to be held in the Ford Theatre at Detroit School of Arts, 123 Selden, will benefit Communication and Media Arts High School and the Detroit Public Schools Foundation. (More on Time.com: See pictures of Detroit schoolchildren)
The screening will be the public's first chance to see the completed episode, which is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5. It will be hosted by Detroit Free Press Columnist Rochelle Riley and DPS Emergency Financial Manager Robert Bobb.
Some background: The Detroit Public Schools Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting Detroit students. Their mission is to raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools and its students.
Admission will be $10 for general admission and $50 for a special VIP reception that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available online or at Communication and Media Arts High School, 14471 Mansfield. (More on Time.com: See pictures of Detroit's beautiful, horrible decline)
General admission includes free beverages courtesy of Faygo and free popcorn courtesy of Good People Popcorn, a family-owned gourmet popcorn shop based in Detroit. The VIP reception will feature a taste of local cuisine.