All posts by Zach Marburger

The Science Guy is Headed to Toledo

Millennials remember Bill Nye as the goofy and genial science host from the PBS program, Bill Nye the Science Guy.  Nye has been thrust back into the public eye while advising President Obama on Climate Change and publishing his second book, Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World (2015). A passionate advocate for science, reason

The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project

Like much of the country, Washtenaw County is experiencing a massive uptick in prescription opioid-related deaths — a 1525 percent increase since the year 2000. In response, members of the community have banded together to form the Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project. To help raise awareness of this growing health crisis, the AADL and the

Cranksgiving 2016 at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

Part bike race and part scavenger hunt, Cranksgiving 2016 might be the last chance to hop on a bike before the weather turns. Bikers gather at Zingerman’s Roadhouse to receive their grocery list, and everyone rides around Ann Arbor, visiting specific stores to grab groceries and personal items before rushing back to the finish line.

Holiday Art Exhibit at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

The beauty of Southeast Michigan in Fall has served as an inspiration for artists for generations. This year, the Ann Arbor art community will come together late in November for Nature by Design – Holiday Art Exhibit. U-M and local artists will display their artwork in a variety of mediums. The only rule for the

The Moth Story SLAM at Circus Bar and Billiards

From the annual storytelling festival to the storytelling guild, Ann Arbor has a long history of performers telling a yarn on stage. The Moth Story SLAM, presented by Michigan Radio, gives non-performers a chance to share their stories with the rest of the world. This month, two different storytimes take place: Haunted tales, stories about

Revisiting the Classics with Elvis Costello and The Imposters

In a career that’s spanned over four decades, Elvis Costello has had plenty of hit records, but 1982’s Imperial Bedroom — critically celebrated at the time — didn’t chart with a huge impact. Costello and his backing band, The Imposters, revisit the classic on tour, performing tracks framed with other selections from his iconic discography.