The Power Art! Project will continue to wrap Ann Arbor traffic boxes with vinyl prints by Washtenaw County-based artists. One hundred and eight prints from 41 artists in the first round were reviewed by a six-person jury of artists, business owners and community leaders who whittled the number down to 12 semi-finalists for a public vote. PowerArt! Is sponsored by The Arts Alliance in partnership with the Downtown Development Authority and the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission. Since debuting in 2015, 25 PowerArt! boxes have been installed in the Ann Arbor Downtown Development District. The 2018 semi-finalists and finalists can be seen here: https://a3arts.org/publicart.
Little Traps might trick you. The intonation of acoustic guitars, sanguine pedal steel, brushy drums and tender vocalizations will bring you in close, make you sit down cross legged and ready yourself for the understated swoon of endorphins typically triggered by “folk music.” And you lean in closer…, a bit closer still. And those lyrics hit
Muse Atelier Vintage, a boutique featuring unique clothing items, accessories, and original artwork, is now open at 336 S. Ashley in Ann Arbor.
Local piercing parlor, Pangea Piercing, which opened in 2002, has permanently closed. Former owner, J.C. Potts, made the decision to close after allegations of expressing racist sentiments.