Sharing information and learning proper skills is necessary to build sustainable communities. Many people within the Ann Arbor community are equipped with the knowledge and resources to assist in the creation of a better environment and many more ready to put sustainable philosophies into practice, but do not know where to turn. That is where the Green Hands Reskilling Initiative lends a hand. The initiative’s concept is simple—people within the community that are knowledgeable about “green” ideas and practices display a Green Hand sign in front of their residence to indicate they are willing to teach their skill set, and people who are looking to learn know where to go. Whether your knowledge is in organic gardening, home water conservation, alternative energy solutions or thoughts on ideas and awareness, all topics are open to share. To learn more about the Green Hands Reskilling Initiative visit www.greenhandsreskilling.weebly.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.
We’re keeping on an eye on what’s happening in local business. Find out more here!
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