Arts & Culture

You Know You Want This

Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.

Detroit’s Lester Johnson’s Solo Exhibit, Clarion Calls

This thoughtful mini-retrospective of the artist’s work traces his visual journey as an African American contemporary artist from the 1970’s until today.

“Mystic Nights” Show Inspires Wonder And Awe

Monthly performances by Misha Tuesday invite audience to question the realm of possibility.

For Nevertheless Film Festival, female film directors are just the beginning

Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Notable

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is presenting Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a documentary that celebrates the life of minister, puppeteer, and education advocate Fred Rogers.

An Extremely Serious Event

Local author Richard Retyi presents The Book of Ann Arbor: An Extremely Serious History Book, published by Ann Arbor District Library’s Fifth Avenue Press.

Glaze A Frog

Learn how to glaze a tile from the experts at Motawi Tileworks.

For The Antique Car Lover

Travel back in time with the 24th Annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show.

The Blind Pig Welcomes Tim Meadows

Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows brings his comedic act to The Blind Pig. Perhaps best known for his character “The Ladies Man,” in both the SNL skit and movie of the same title, Meadows earned his improv chops at Chicago’s Second City with Chris Farley, then went on to join the SNL cast for

Film

“The Dead Don’t Die” with Jim Jarmusch live in NYC

Jim Jarmusch: An Unconventional Filmmaker In 1984, director Jim Jarmusch went to the Cannes Film Festival for the first time and won the Camera d’Or for Stranger Than Paradise, a film that would define modern American independent cinema. This year, his latest film, The Dead Don’t Die, opened the festival. In the thirty odd years

For Nevertheless Film Festival, female film directors are just the beginning

Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren