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
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
“A vision of Now” is part of a line from the Go-Go’s song “Vision of Nowness”, featured in their new jukebox musical, Head Over Heels.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, a semiannual event starting Sunday, June 9, is the perfect time to try something new (or settle into your stand-by favorites with deep discounts).
Master printmaker and experimental artist Takeshi Takahara is a restless spirit. Rather than working comfortably within established print traditions, he prefers to skate near the edge of the unknown.