Arts & Culture

Purple Rose Theatre says, Welcome to Paradise

Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose

You Know You Want This

Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.

Detroit’s Lester Johnson’s Solo Exhibit, Clarion Calls

This thoughtful mini-retrospective of the artist’s work traces his visual journey as an African American contemporary artist from the 1970’s until today.

“Mystic Nights” Show Inspires Wonder And Awe

Monthly performances by Misha Tuesday invite audience to question the realm of possibility.

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Ypsi Heritage, Arts, and Entertainment Festival

YpsiFest is going all out this year, with a three-day festival with something for everyone. Vintage car enthusiasts can stroll through the Classic Car Show while eating barbeque hot off the grill from the BBQ Competition. Trivia geeks can go head-to-head for prizes at My Trivia Life booth, aeronautics buffs can take a helicopter ride

An Extremely Serious Event

Local author Richard Retyi presents The Book of Ann Arbor: An Extremely Serious History Book, published by Ann Arbor District Library’s Fifth Avenue Press.

Glaze A Frog

Learn how to glaze a tile from the experts at Motawi Tileworks.

For The Antique Car Lover

Travel back in time with the 24th Annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is presenting Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, a documentary that celebrates the life of minister, puppeteer, and education advocate Fred Rogers.

Art

Ypsi Heritage, Arts, and Entertainment Festival

YpsiFest is going all out this year, with a three-day festival with something for everyone. Vintage car enthusiasts can stroll through the Classic Car Show while eating barbeque hot off the grill from the BBQ Competition. Trivia geeks can go head-to-head for prizes at My Trivia Life booth, aeronautics buffs can take a helicopter ride

Glaze A Frog

Learn how to glaze a tile from the experts at Motawi Tileworks.