The most free-wheeling and fun display of moving art of the year, Festifools brings a lighthearted European tradition to Main Street Ann Arbor. On April 1, the Festifools procession of papier-mâché forms one of the most unique and quirky parades in the entire nation. Started by Mark Tucker in 2006 after grabbing the idea from his travels in Italy, the celebration has blossomed into an entire community effort, with more than 200 students and a wide variety of community members involved. 4pm. Downtown (Main Street between Washington and William). www.festifools.org
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.
This thoughtful mini-retrospective of the artist’s work traces his visual journey as an African American contemporary artist from the 1970’s until today.