Coming back to Michigan

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The Ann Arbor Civic Theatre is bringing back a play which made it's world premier at the Purple Rose Theatre. Leaving Iowa, by Tom Clue and Spike Manton, is a story of reconciliation as middle-aged writer Don Browning goes on a journey through Iowa to find a place to spread his father's ashes. He has to come to terms with his father's passing, his own history and his future course for his future. This production is directed by Michael Schacherbauer and runs May 3-6. Thursday-Saturday, 8pm;Sunday, 2pm. $8-$20. Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin Ave. 734-971-0605. www.a2ct.org

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Thanksgiving Eve

Your guide to the night before Thanksgiving in Ann Arbor and Ypsi

Mini Moog Fest at AADL

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

Discussing the Documentary Art Form with Local Filmmaker Scott Allen

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

Grove Studios Update

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