Ann Arbor’s 4th Annual HomeGrown Festival welcomes the community to celebrate the bounty of healthy and delicious foods produced right here in Southeast Michigan on Saturday, September 10. HomeGrown was created to raise awareness about the need for food security in order to solidify a sustainable future. Since 2008, the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market has served as the home for the festival which every year has brought together local farms, local food vendors and other local businesses to discuss important environmental and economic issues with the public and have a lot of fun doing it! Come out and taste the variety of flavors from area restaurants, sample local brews & wines and enjoy quality entertainment. Local bands will be jamming all day long and there are many fun activities for kids as well. Help spread the word about the the region’s rich foodshed and invest in the local economy! 6-11pm. 315 Detroit Street. 734-619-0429. www.HomeGrownFestival.org
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