For anyone predisposed to Chinese food, it’s always been easy to take notice of Yee Siang Dumplings (4837 Washtenaw Ave) mid-cruise down the stretch of Washtenaw Avenue straddling Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Going in is a little more difficult. The place fits the archetypal Chinese restaurant you’ve been meaning to try forever, but, because the
UK-based electro producer/composer Gold Panda has released two albums since summer began. The first, Good Luck And Do Your Best, a full studio album inspired by a trip to Japan, meanders through tempo ranges seasoned with found samples to conjure a variety of moods. The second album, Kingdom, wades through more abstract, down-rhythm melodies unencumbered
Run by owners of Mani Osteria and Isalita, French restaurant Mikette, living in the repurposed shell of a garden-variety chain restaurant, might deceive prospective guests driving past on Plymouth Rd. A double-take is enough to notice that Mikette isn’t the kind of place that’ll prompt jibes from big city-residing friends, mostly because spotting approachable French
We interviewed UK-based electro producer/composer Gold Panda about his latest albums, his sonic inspiration and using the word “Brexit.”
UMMA After Hours Check out Catherine Opie’s photography exhibit, South Asian folk art and conceptual architecture sketches. There are also live jazz sounds provided by the Black Heather Project, which pair rahter nicely with alcoholic beverages and conversations about all things art & culture. -SF UM Museum of Art, 525 S. State St. Friday, Sept.