Arts & Culture

$2M Mystery: Crime Thrills in Mark Beyer’s First Novel

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 Musical—Mean Girls Get Their Groove On

“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.

Cinetopia—Top Festival Films Play in Southern Michigan

If you are a fan of cinema or just looking to see something unique, Cinetopia offers you the chance to see films from top tier festivals around the world for a fraction of the big festival price. Festivals offer great films, but they are also a place where you can meet and talk with other cinephiles, see a film other festival goers have suggested, and hear in-person discussions with filmmakers.

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Huron Teacher RJ Fox Publishes Third Book

Notable

The Rider—A Spiritual Journey of the Cowboy

Much has been said about The Rider’s themes of masculinity, but the film is, at its core, compassionate and humanistic. What happens when life diverts us from what we were born to do? Brady often visits his friend Lane, a former daredevil who can’t walk or speak after his own rodeo accident. Brady knows the dangers of riding again, but is a life without passion worth living?

$2M Mystery: Crime Thrills in Mark Beyer’s First Novel

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 Musical—Mean Girls Get Their Groove On

“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.

Cross the Border for Taste of Tecumseh 2018

For a slice of Canadiana, check out the Fourth Annual Taste of Tecumseh Festival at Lakewood Park on the shores of Lake St. Clair in Tecumseh, Ontario.

Mitten Punk Rock Flea Market Turns Two

Refreshments, raffles and door prizes all will be in full effect with proceeds designated to develop a youth-focused community center in Inkster, called the High Five Hideout.

Art

Ladies and Gentleman, Step Right Up for the Slambovian Circus of Dreams

A musical incarnation of what’s been called “hillbilly Pink Floyd” and “surreal Americana” all over the festival circuit through US, the UK and Canada.

Eat, Drink and Cheer For Horses to Support University Musical Society

Get carried away in style with Kentucky Derby excitement. Enjoy mint juleps, craft cocktails, and a strolling dinner while sporting your best derby-style headwear.

Film

The Rider—A Spiritual Journey of the Cowboy

Much has been said about The Rider’s themes of masculinity, but the film is, at its core, compassionate and humanistic. What happens when life diverts us from what we were born to do? Brady often visits his friend Lane, a former daredevil who can’t walk or speak after his own rodeo accident. Brady knows the dangers of riding again, but is a life without passion worth living?

Racer and The Jailbird Advances the Crime Film Genre

Belgian film director Michael R. Roskam follows up 2014’s The Drop (James Gandolfini’s final film) with Racer and The Jailbird, a French and Dutch-language film based on an infamous real-life Belgian gang of bank robbers in the 1990’s.