Ovation to Show Docu Series Motor City Rising
Ovation, a multi-platform network for art, artists and artistic storytelling, will premiere its original three-part series, Motor City Rising, this Friday, June 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Episodes 2 and 3 of the series will air on Friday, June 8 and Friday, June 15, respectively, at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
The docu-series explores the lives of a new breed of artists, creative entrepreneurs and dreamers in Detroit, fighting to thrive and survive in the city. Motor City Rising shines the spotlight on a few of Detroit’s enterprising, ingenious locals as they pursue their dreams, hang on to hope and realize their city’s true potential.
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Detroit, which is one of the top cities in the U.S. for creativity, is evolving and some of the creatives featured in the series include Sean Forbes, a deaf rapper and founder of the Deaf Professional Arts Network; Treger Strasberg, co-founder of Humble Design, which rescues discarded furniture to assist families from homeless/abuse shelters; artist and performer Nina Friday, who fled Russia and chose to settle in Detroit; Kyle Kentala, a DJ, who is referred to as the “Mayor of the Detroit Underground Scene”; Veronika Scott, a design student who invented a coat for the homeless, which turns into a sleeping bag; and Anthony Salinger, a young comic, battling cancer.
Motor City Rising is produced by Working Pictures for Ovation.