Through Friday, March 7, the Ann Arbor Citizens' Police, Fire and Courts Academy is taking applications for volunteers. The program provides a way to educate the community about the public safety system and ways to actively prevent fire and crime. The 10-week program will be held at the Ann Arbor Police and Fire Departments, Washtenaw Community College and the 15th District Court. Classes take place once a week from 6:30-9:30pm beginning Tuesday, March 18 through Tuesday, May 20. Topics will include: emergency management, first aid/CPR, fire behavior/safety, the criminal justice system and detective investigations. For more information about the program or to download an application, call 734-794-6933 or visit www.a2gov.org/police. All applications due by 5pm Friday, March 7.
I have a soft spot in my heart for midnight movies. The best times I’ve had at the movies are going with friends, or even alone, and meeting new devotees of a midnight movie. You can check out these cult classics through the end of summer only at The State.
Evan Haywood brings his “psychedelic folk fables” to the Electric Eye Cafe this Monday. Haywood is an Ann Arbor-based songwriter and sound-conjurer, currently nearing completion of his second solo album, Perfumed Gardens. We’ll have an interview with Haywood posted next week, discussing his approach to reinventing the realms of folk music, as well as the launch
Boom for real was a catchphrase Basquiat said when something really wowed him. It’s impossible to believe that anyone seeing this film won’t walk away feeling inspired; the film is a boom, for real.