Arts & Culture

Five Zoom Party Worthy Movies: Free on Tubi

I’ve been hearing a lot about Zoom movie parties lately. People getting together on Zoom, Google Hangout, Twitch or other preferred screen-sharing services to see a movie together apart. Tubi is a free movie streaming service with very minimal commercials. In addition to supporting your local art-house theater, this is just another fun way you

Ypsilanti Art Incubator Bridging Artistic Communities

A bridge between EMU art students and established artists  Alexa Dietz understands the value of inspiration, and, with the coming relaunch of The Ypsilanti Arts Incubator, she’s building a channel for it to flow freely into a community with a wealth of creativity.  To grow and thrive  As a sculpture student at EMU in the

“Girls are hot and good”

Q&A: Comic Artist Casey Nowak You may have seen comic artist Casey Nowak’s work around town without realizing it; their client-base and resume are varied and accomplished enough that major outlets and businesses have taken notice. They’ve done work for Cartoon Network, Ann Arbor District Library, BOOM! Studios, and Spry Publishing, among others, some of

Cinema Detroit

Independent theaters prove cinema isn’t dead It seems that every year, especially near awards season, fears concerning the death of cinema and movie theaters become topics of heated debate. The projected death of the movie theater may be premature. Three years ago, Vanity Fair ran an article just before the Academy Awards, pointing out the

Notable

The Ann Arbor Minecraft Map is Back

The Ann Arbor Minecraft map has returned, just in time for players who are missing the downtown area! The Ann Arbor map was taken down for a few years but now is making its epic return for players to enjoy. The giant Minecraft map is a flat map of the Ann Arbor area, allowing players to build

Must-See Virtual Cinema Picks For This Week

Cinemas aren’t open yet, but you can support your favorite arthouse theater with a virtual cinema experience. Here are some of the best offerings for the week of Friday, May 22! Tremors  Join the Michigan Theater staff on Twitch for a Tremors watch party at 9pm on Saturday, May 23. Staff will be providing trivia

Take Movie 101 Classes Online with the Michigan Theater

Looking for something to do while stuck at home? Check out Michigan Theater’s Movie 101 classes!

A Night (Or Day) Of Musical Classics

Singers from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance will enthrall audiences with a variety of show tune classics as part of The Best of Broadway, hosted by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Hear selections from Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story along with

The Sound of Silents Returns

This past October, 8 Ball Movie Night hosted a screening of classic silent films accompanied by live bands providing original scores. The event was such a hit that Silent Screams II won’t wait until next Halloween, instead taking place this month. Featuring Timesnake scoring Die Nibelungen, B-Knox scoring Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and You

Art

Ypsilanti Art Incubator Bridging Artistic Communities

A bridge between EMU art students and established artists  Alexa Dietz understands the value of inspiration, and, with the coming relaunch of The Ypsilanti Arts Incubator, she’s building a channel for it to flow freely into a community with a wealth of creativity.  To grow and thrive  As a sculpture student at EMU in the

A Night (Or Day) Of Musical Classics

Singers from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance will enthrall audiences with a variety of show tune classics as part of The Best of Broadway, hosted by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Hear selections from Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story along with

Film

The Best of Streaming in May: The Criterion Channel is still a cinema lovers dream

April marked the Criterion Channel’s one-year anniversary and they pulled out all the stops to bring their viewers exceptional content this spring. Originally pairing with TCM in 2018 for a streaming service called FilmStruck, they appealed to a niche audience wanting to see foreign and classic movies. With the merger of AT&T with Time Warner,

Take Movie 101 Classes Online with the Michigan Theater

Looking for something to do while stuck at home? Check out Michigan Theater’s Movie 101 classes!