March 20 2013

. March 20, 2013.
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Kate Middleton's royal bun

Kate Middleton might be carrying the heir to the Enlgish royal throne, but she rides the subway (the Tube – as they say across the pond) just like everybody else. That's why we like her. She even bought a "baby on board" badge so she always has a seat on the train.  Read up

Ri-Ri smokin' doobies?

Rihanna got busted for pot at the border between Michigan and Canada! Inspectors smelled weed and then brought in the dogs. They found a "small amount" but Ri wasn't on the bus, so she's cool. Read up

UK says OK to test tube babies

Some interesting news out of London, the people have decided that it's OK for babies to be created with DNA from more than two people. I know what you're thinking, "who knew that was even possible???" Well – it is, and they're doing it. Apparently this technique prevents parents from passing potentially fatal genetic diseases to their kids. Isn't that nice? Read up

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Ann Arbor Derby Dimes—All Welcome to Lace Up and Race

Taking a hit looks like as much a part of the sport as skating is, and the players bounce back into play moments after hitting the ground. “Roller derby is the only place where I see people lay each other out, and then high-five,” Spareparts says.

Meet ZZvava

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.

10 Best Venues for Live Music in Ann Arbor and Ypsi

Need to catch a great live show this summer? We’ve got the ten best local spots.

$2M Mystery: Crime Thrills in Mark Beyer’s First Novel

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