There’s nothing watered-down about water color. If the words put you in mind of soft-focus seaside scenes peddled to tourists, you’ll be pleasantly startled at the Michigan Water Color Society’s 64th annual traveling exhibition, coming to the Ann Arbor Art Center on Tuesday, November 8. The show presents 78 award-winning works from 69 Michigan artists, works that dazzle with their variety and virtuosity. Portraits, landscapes, compelling abstract works and surreal imagery — there’s something here for every taste. The show will be at the Art Center through Sunday, December 4. You can check out a sampling of the work at www.annarborartcenter.org, but don’t miss your chance to see the real thing. 117 W. Liberty St. 734-994-8004
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.