The vast amount of ever-changing social networks and communities has changed interpersonal relationships by creating new opportunities for friendship and a stage for political action. Internet-based social networking communities are both helping and replacing their traditional physical counterparts. These communities have evolved from the norm and groups of people are able to identify with a niche lifestyle. Artists use countless methods to create work that addresses, interfaces with, and exists in the exhibition Imagined Communities at The Gallery Project. August 10- September 18. The Gallery Project. 215 South Fourth Ave. 734-997-7012. www.thegalleryproject.com.
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.