Peter Campus helped stretch the minimalist movement into the next frontier, pioneering live video art that incorporates the viewer and twists the room into an almost dreamlike, man-made mirage. Starting May 5, The University of Michigan Museum of Art will display Campus' 1971 innovation Kiva, a live-video feed that turns the camera on the viewer. Through moving suspended mirrors the image continuously alters itself — multiplying, fragmenting and shifting what's on the screen. UMMA, 525 S. State St. 734-764-0395. www.umma.umich.edu
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.