Quick Buzzes

. March 25, 2013.
marijuana

Despite the uncertain future of marijuana dispensaries in Michigan, Mediswipe  is pushing ahead.  The company,  is opening an Ann Arbor office with three physicians who can write marijuana prescriptions and another half dozen administrative folks who can help patients with their certification paperwork.

After 51 years of operation, Herb David Guitar Studio will close its doors on March 31 following one massive liquidation sale. Herb himself will retire, and is considering leasing the space his studio once occupied.

The Florida sandwich chain, Firehouse Subs, is expanding in Michigan with an Ann Arbor location that opened in mid-March at 609 East William Street.

Bikram Yoga, located next to Whole Foods on Washtenaw Ave., is expanding its facilities in anticipation of increased traffic, thanks to new businesses moving into the Washtenaw Corridor. The additions include new locker rooms, showers, and an expanded
reception area.

 Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea will open its first Ypsilanti location at 735 Cross St. this month. The local franhcise has three locations in Ann Arbor proper.

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Laith Al-Saadi & Friends – Annual Birthday Bash

It goes without saying that Laith Al-Saadi is a treasure of the Ann Arbor music community. But if you haven’t yet experienced this bipedal force of nature with his signature beard, shredding guitar, and astonishing singing voice, then clear your schedule next Saturday… Laith Al-Saadi’s Annual Birthday Bash Sept 29 The Michigan Theater 8pm INFO

Grove Studios Grand Opening

If you’ve been following the pages (printed or online) of Current this past year, then you’ve probably heard a bit about Grove Studios already. Grove is a grassroots effort to provide musicians and artists from all around the Detroit metro area and western Washtenaw County a rehearsal and creative space for their work and development.

Audiotree Music Festival (Kalamazoo) – Sept 22/23

The Audiotree Music Festival returns to Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Place next Saturday and Sunday. The lineup features more than 20 artists, including Father John Misty, Khruangbin, Chicano Batman, Diet Cig, and many more! While the names we dropped in the previous paragraph are nationally renowned artists signed on to notable labels like Sub Pop or

saajtak featured among a genre defying lineup at blind pig – sept 13

  Genres are irrelevant. No one proves that assertion better than Detroit’s saajtak. Formed five years ago at U-M’s School of Music, saajtak’s made quite an impression with their stormy fusion of free jazz, noise experimentation, electronica, space-rock and opera. Their newest EP, Hectic, came out earlier this summer. Hectic EP by saajtak Thurs, Sept 13 saajtak