These 7 young musicians hailing from Georgia have risen among the vast sea of hybrid indie pop-rock groups and are capturing audiences from the deep south to the clubs of the rust belt. As of this writing they are ranked the number three rock band in the Atlanta area on reverbnation.com, and their song On the Wings of Butterflies has been featured on the charts of MTV’s OurStage.com. Complete with a hauntingly-sweet cello, this dynamic ensemble of talent can turn out radio-friendly pop songs as well as tracks that all out rock. Please your ears and listen to the vocal tag team on their track Cirqus to get amped-up for the show. 9:30pm. $10. 208 South 1st St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-8555. www.10milesofblue.com
DIYpsi Aug 18 & Aug 19 at ABC Microbrewery I’ve detected an increasing amount of positive energy generating from the independent arts community of Ypsilanti over the last several years, grassroots efforts that stoke a sense of pride and celebration of the local culture scene, from First Fridays and Bona Sera, to the Threads All
If you missed Eighth Grade at Cinetopia, it’s finally officially playing this week at The State! Eighth Grade is this generation’s Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, and Welcome To The Dollhouse. If you’ve wondered what adolescence in the digital age is like, this movie’s strength is capturing Generation Z middle school life—while remaining universal.
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When performing plays, actors use props, costumes and set pieces to immerse themselves in the story. Spinning Dot Theatre repertory company members Aya Aziz and Forrest Hejkal, who star in the North American premiere of Chelsea Woolley’s two-hander, The Mountain, had extra help preparing to portray children on a playground; they did some of their