The Weekend 5: UMMA After Hours, Dark Matter, Acting and Unmasked Literary Artists

. September 9, 2016.
DIYpsi
You gotta check out DIYpsi. -SF

UMMA After Hours

Check out Catherine Opie’s photography exhibit, South Asian folk art and conceptual architecture sketches. There are also live jazz sounds provided by the Black Heather Project, which pair rahter nicely with alcoholic beverages and conversations about all things art & culture. -SF

UM Museum of Art, 525 S. State St. 

Friday, Sept. 9, 7-10pm

The Dark Side of the Universe

Inject a little cosmological knowledge into your weekend during the 5th installment of Cultivate’s Science Saturday series. This talk explores the mysteries of dark matter and energy with a little physics sprinkled in. If anything, this talk will definitely freshen up your next 3am philosophical conversation. -JB

Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, Ypsi. 

Saturday, Sept. 10, 9am

Free Acting Workshop

You may know you’re destined for the screen of the stage, but might not be all that well-versed in how to convince other people that you’re the next Rob Schneider (or Renee Zellweger or [ad infinitum])… Step up to the stage with this free acting workshop geared to help you land your dream roll, be it on a community theatre stage or a big-budget blockbuster. -SF

ELuminious Studios, 1205 Industrial Dr. Saline. 

Saturday, September 10, 9am-3pm, free

Brew, Brats & Bands at the Barn

Relax into autumn with craft beer from local brewers, bratwursts and live music from the Dale Hicks Band and All Directions. All proceeds go toward the Canton Historical Society. It sounds like the perfect yee-haw evening to me. Even vegetarians are welcome, though they should probably eat beforehand. -ZM

Preservation Park, Canton

Saturday, September 10, 6pm, $25

Fruit: A Literary Reclamation

Because you’re curious about the underrepresented voices outside of the largely white, largely straight male, largely boring literary boys club. Voices of color, LGBTQ readers and marginalized artists of all stripes will share their work. -SF

Literati, 124 E. Washington, Ann Arbor. 

Saturday, Sept. 10, 7:30-9pm

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