Photography can change everything you thought you knew in an instant. The medium has that power. The University of Michigan Museum of Art’s Face of Our Time is a good example of that type of significance, drawing on a "documentary style" that records what often is swept under the rug — the vulnerable in the aftermath of a disaster, the suffering of illegal immigrants, the horrors in Africa. So don't miss UMMA Director Joseph Rosa’s interview of exhibition curator and curator of the photography department at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Sandra Phillips, on Sunday, December 4. 2pm. Helmut Stern Auditorium, 525 S. State. 734-764-0395. www.umma.umich.edu
The Ann Arbor District Library’s staff observed the progressing spread of COVID-19 with a keen eye towards optimal safety measures. Like all libraries, it remained closed for the duration of the three-month period of Michigan’s shelter-at-home executive order, to curtail the spread of the virus. But Sherlonya Turner says that while their staff certainly considered
While Ypsilanti’s beloved Ziggy’s isn’t quite ready to open, we talk to David Jeffries about the recent bit of good news about reopening when the timing’s right.
There’s a solid likelihood one of your favorite bands stopped through this 400-capacity venue on 1st. St. on their way to their higher-tier status. Nirvana was at the Blind Pig in 1989 (opening for the Flaming Lips). Pearl Jam and the Smashing Pumpkins came through on respective tours in 1991. A few other names to
Social justice songwriters Heather Mae and Crys Matthews take their 2020 tour online. Here’s one way to stay positive during these trying times.