Best of Washtenaw 2016 – Music

. May 31, 2016.
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Street Musician
Violin Monster
Runner Up: Tommy Spaghetti

New Band
Just a Tourist
Runner Up: Handsome Stranger

Local Album
Narrow Canyons by Just a Tourist
Runner Up: The Fathership-Mothership by Muruga & The Cosmic Hoedown Band

DJ
DJ Mixwell
Runner Up: 14KT

Folk/Country
Matt Jones
Runner Up: Appleseed Collective

Hip Hop
Duke Newcombe
Runner Up: Evan Haywood

Jazz Blues
Laith Al Saadi
Runner Up: Muruga Booker

Rock
Muruga Booker
Runner Up: Scissor Now

Place to see live music
The Ark
316 S. Main St.
734-761-1451 | theark.org
Runner Up: The Blind Pig

Dance Club
Necto
516 E. Liberty St.
734-994-5436 | necto.com
Runner Up: Live

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Helen Gotlib

A visit to the artist’s studio and her “Secret Beaches”

The Go Rounds Find Stability Through Change

A conversation with singer/guitarist Graham Parsons about a brand new album Singer/songwriter Graham Parsons founded this band a decade ago. A time period that represents a third of his life, reinforced by a resiliency brought by his bandmates. Guitarist Mike Savina, bassist Drew Tyner and drummer Adam Danis (the latter has been a member since

Amadeus Can Sing with Central European Flavor

Three decades later, the Viennese-style café ethos continues in Downtown Ann Arbor

Class struggle is at the heart of Jordan Peele’s new horror film

In his dark mirror, there is nothing more frightening than “Us” Jordan Peele’s long-awaited film “Us” is finally here, and while it may engender polarized audience responses, it solidifies Peele as a masterful writer-director with his own distinctive voice. “Us” begins in 1986 with a young Adelaide watching TV. We know it’s 1986 because an