Rebel Nell was started with the sole purpose of employing, educating and empowering disadvantaged women in Detroit. They make jewelry from unique local materials, while providing a transitional opportunity for women in Detroit. Their stated goal is to help these women move from a life of dependence to one of self-reliance, overcoming barriers to employment through the fruits of their own labor. Rebel Nell works with local shelters to identify women that are ready to undergo career transition and begin a new phase in the lives
CJ Benninger has been a professional photographer for 15 years. His work ranges from portraits, product, and automotive, to his new project PhotoPop Prints. PhotoPop Prints are images of every day objects captured in an exciting, creative way. He believes that the art you choose to have in your life should be colorful, captivating, fun - and affordable. You can see more at www.photopopprints.com or follow them on Instagram: @photopopprints
Empty Houses is an indie pop band that formed right here in Detroit, Mi. They are noted to have a keen sense of retro flavor with influences from the sounds of Motown. The trio came together in 2014 when vocalist Ali Shea started writing songs with the likes of Adam Mercer (keyboard) and David Mackinder (guitar). Since their formation they have released a self-titled EP, an album titled Daydream, and a Christmas EP titled, Holiday. Empty Houses has been produced by Grammy winning producer, Graham Marsh (Cee Lo Green, Gnarls Barkley, Bruno Mars). Empty Houses is one of the hottest up and coming bands in the Detroit area. You can find their music on a variety of digital platforms including YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, and Apple Music.