Zingerman’s is nearing completion of a new barn on their property, ‘Cornman Farms’, just west of downtown Dexter on Island Lake Road. Started by Zingerman’s Roadhouse chef and managing partner Alex Young, Cornman Farms is an 8-acre property that raises cows, sheep, pigs, goats and chickens, providing a source for meat, dairy and vegetables to Zingerman’s. The new barn, which is dedicated to farm-related education and entertainment, will feature miniature production gardens, a goat farm and milking parlor. The Greek revival house on the property will be renovated to provide a commercial kitchen for classes. Events are being booked for May of 2014—farm dinners that are open to the public will start in June of 2014. Cornman Farms, 8540 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. 734-619-8100. cornmanfarms.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