Self-proclaimed “Designer, artist, lover of hot drinks and cold mornings,” Lyse Cook is the featured artist at the May edition of the Ann Arbor Art Center’s Straight Up Pop-Up art show. Lyse’s art is minimal, utilizing watercolor, pen and ink to create images that compliment any space with a touch of modern chic. Come out to meet Lyse and pick up some of her art while you sip cocktails and listen to a live DJ at Alley Bar.
Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose
After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.