The Kenyan Promise enhances the lives of children through promoting educational opportunities in rural Kenya. Currently, the organization focuses on five schools around the village of Kanjuku in Kenya. On Saturday,September 24, The Kenyan Promises hosts Miracle Berry Tasting: An Evening of Taste Tripping at The Corner Brewery. Miracle berries are magical fruits which after consumption make other foods sampled taste differently– for example beer might taste like chocolate or lemons like candy. Guests will enjoy fresh foods, a “miracle berry tablet” and a silent auction as a DJ spins Motown sound from 6:30-9pm. 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. To purchase tickets visit www.thekenyanpromise.org
I have a soft spot in my heart for midnight movies. The best times I’ve had at the movies are going with friends, or even alone, and meeting new devotees of a midnight movie. You can check out these cult classics through the end of summer only at The State.
Evan Haywood brings his “psychedelic folk fables” to the Electric Eye Cafe this Monday. Haywood is an Ann Arbor-based songwriter and sound-conjurer, currently nearing completion of his second solo album, Perfumed Gardens. We’ll have an interview with Haywood posted next week, discussing his approach to reinventing the realms of folk music, as well as the launch
Boom for real was a catchphrase Basquiat said when something really wowed him. It’s impossible to believe that anyone seeing this film won’t walk away feeling inspired; the film is a boom, for real.