There’s nothing watered-down about water color. If the words put you in mind of soft-focus seaside scenes peddled to tourists, you’ll be pleasantly startled at the Michigan Water Color Society’s 64th annual traveling exhibition, coming to the Ann Arbor Art Center on Tuesday, November 8. The show presents 78 award-winning works from 69 Michigan artists, works that dazzle with their variety and virtuosity. Portraits, landscapes, compelling abstract works and surreal imagery — there’s something here for every taste. The show will be at the Art Center through Sunday, December 4. You can check out a sampling of the work at www.annarborartcenter.org, but don’t miss your chance to see the real thing. 117 W. Liberty St. 734-994-8004
The beautiful thing about the kinds of songs that Tanager make are how layered they are… These are guitars that envelop you, drums that pull you, melodic phrases that levitate you (and no, I’m not on drugs as I write this)… Those ethereal traits have always distinguished a Tanager song, a hybrid of coarse distortion
It is heartrending to see that message, reverberated through the past and into the present. Cynics may be tempted to ask, “Have we really made any progress?”. Yet, above the calls of protest and activism, the gallery is also filled with silence, waiting for the viewer’s response to the question, “Will you change it?”
Flint’s story is essential to the film because it illustrates the power of greed and why corporate money has no place in government. Macroeconomics 101 tells us that corporations are beholden to one thing—their stockholders. Humans do not enter into this equation. How can you have a democracy for the people when corporate money runs the government? You can’t.
Following Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, a prodigious doctor whose ecstasy over medicine overshadowed his regard for those closest to him, and his striving younger brother W.K., who toiled unappreciated under his brother before setting off on his own to great fame and success.