For decades American sculptor Mark di Suvero has wowed by-passers traveling through museum grounds, landscapes and urban environments with his works made from industrial steel and salvaged materials. Now it’s time to celebrate his smaller works. The exhibition Tabletops, on display at the University of Michigan Museum of Art from October 8 through February 26, displays approximately 15 pieces of di Suvero’s more intimate, expressive work. This guy’s for real — President Obama awarded him the National Medal of the Arts last spring. UMMA, 525 S. State St. 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.