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GUITAR GREATS: Learn the techniques and signature riffs from legendary guitarists, from BB King to Carlos Santana. Instructed by Joe Foster, guitarist for Salt & Pepa, Fabolous and many more! Register today by calling 313-223-1600. This guitar short course lasts 6 weeks and costs only $149.


THE ART OF EMCEE’ING: Learn what it takes to become a lyrical BEAST! Work on your freestyle & flow, patterns & punchlines, imagery & analogy, and delivery & wordplay with Mahogany Jones, 4-time Champion of BET’s 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays! This 6-week DIME hip-hop short courses begins, Tuesday, October 13th at 7pm. The cost… Read more »

Come to the DIME Fall Open House on 10/10

Stop by DIME on Saturday, October 10th at 1pm to check out the classrooms, meet faculty and students, sit in on a class and hear some great performances by DIME students! This is a FREE OPEN HOUSE, so everyone interested in learning more about DIME is welcome to attend! DIME is located at 1265 Griswold… Read more »

Come see us at #MECCAcon2015

DIME will be at MECCAcon Detroit on September 18th for their DJ Workshops and Performance Night – stop by our table to learn more about our upcoming courses and hear some great music from local artists! The event takes place at the MBAD/African Bead Museum at 6559 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48208. To get full… Read more »

Original 1265 Recordings Releases MPV’s Debut EP: In Lust We Trust

DIME’s affiliate label, Original 1265 Recordings, has released the debut EP from Detroit band, MPV.  In Lust We Trust features the live favourite “Wrong Girl” as well as the lead track “Mister Sister” and 2 others. Stereo Embers Magazine writes, “Not only does MPV ride the storied tradition of classic Detroit rock, but they’re also… Read more »

Dawn French Installed as Falmouth University’s First Chancellor

Dawn French has been formally installed as Falmouth University’s first Chancellor on the 26th March 2015. The day was marked by celebration and fanfare and the DIME Directors were honoured to be in attendance at this momentous occasion. During her first speech on the day – Chancellor, the actor, writer and performer said she would… Read more »


DIME has opened an online MERCHANDISE STORE that sells t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and iPhone speakers. Take a look at and place your order now!