The Ravens Club is known for concocting classy cocktails, and every month Tammy’s Tastings hosts a cocktail class that teaches patrons about the subtleties of ordering the perfect drink and how to become a mixologist at home. On August 13, Tammy’s Tastings will be teaching how to make drinks that not only taste superb but also promote sustainability. The Farm-to-Glass Cocktails class will show how to use fresh local produce to enhance any drink. Learn how to muddle, infuse and incorporate different veggies, fruits and herbs, found at the Farmer’s Market, with different spirits to add flavor to your summer cocktail parties. The class is hands-on and of course there will be plenty of taste-testing! 7:30pm. $35 adv./$45 door. Ravens Club, 207 S. Main St. 734-276-3215. www.tammystastings.com
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.