Ken Fischer: Michigan Music Missionary

From the very first, Ken Fischer was a Michigan Man. You might not think the head of the University Musical Society would be the gung-ho, sports-fan type. But UMS is no longer just the realm of symphonies and Shakespeare. During his 30-year tenure, Fischer took UMS out of their “Ivory (Burton) Tower” and into SE

Keeping Theatre Unscathed in Washtenaw

Ann Arbor’s rich art scene is often thought of in terms of physical art: paintings, sculpture, photography, with the art fair and University presence  focusing attention on the artist as an individual. At the same time, a vibrant culture of collaboration exists in the local theatre community. Though New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are

The Colored Pencil Exhibit at Riverside Arts Gallery

This month the Riverside Arts Gallery is putting on an exhibit that features only local Washtenaw County artists. The Colored Pencil Exhibit will display only pieces entirely made using colored pencils. The exhibit will have all forms of colored pencils, including oil-based and water soluble. This humble medium promises to produce some pieces to make