Thursday, July 21, 2011 Aug. 4 TV Program 'Detroit In Overdrive' Features Sphinx Organization in 9 PM Segment

[Aaron Dworkin]
Written on July 20, 2011 by James Lavern
A world television premier event presenting the story of the diverse population in Detroit who are working together to rebuild the Motor City will premier on Planet Green Thursday, August 4 at 8PM ET. DETROIT IN OVERDRIVE is a co-production of General Motors and Planet Green, Discovery Studios, LLC. documenting the devotion and hard work of Detroit’s citizens and communities to overcome global competition, a global recession, and a declining population to create a 21st century Detroit.”

“'Art Saves Detroit' will air one hour later at 9PM and features globally recognized artist Tyree Guyton who plans to pave an entire city street with 10,000 shoes from all over the world to draw attention to Detroit’s homeless problem. Others featured will include; Woodbridge Records, College for Creative Studies John Manoogian and the Sphinx Organization that puts musical instruments in the hands of Latino and African American children. [Aaron Dworkin (b. 1970) is profiled at and has a personal website,]

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