From Ann Arbor Civic Theatre comes a classic take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, but without all the existential angst. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, written by Tom Stoppard and directed by David Widmayer, tells the backstory of the misadventures of the two hapless couriers as the events of Shakespeare’s great drama unfold, mostly off-stage. Their musings on life, death, reality, and fate as they interact with among the most well-known characters in literary history will leave audiences in stitches. Runs Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13.
Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the
Ann Arbor based filmmaker’s latest documentary features Michigan musician/horror novelist Scott Allen spent a dozen years in the music scene, primarily with post-punk quartet Thunderbirds Are Now….but now…he’s getting into film. Documentary film, specifically. A Livonia native, Allen moved to Ann Arbor seven years ago to work for Automobile Magazine. While this fatefully aligned
Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural vision of Breck Crandell, was for a compound of individual artists’ rehearsal spaces comprised of a fleet of shipping containers. Coughlin’s efforts have been aided by the