Attention all artists with a passion for large scale pieces and a competitive edge: Ann Arbor property development and management company, Oxford Management, invites you to compete in a mural competition. Oxford’s headquarters downtown (210 S. Fifth Ave.) will feature the winners on their south-facing walls. The theme of the mural competition is “creating community,” and the competition is open to any artist or groups of artists currently residing in Michigan. Artists must execute the project in the spring/summer of 2015. Applications are being accepted until January 1st; artists selected will be notified on January 15th.
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.