Arts & Culture

Michigan and State Theaters to Reopen Friday, October 9

The Michigan and State theaters are reopening this week! This is what you need to know about safety protocols as the theaters are reopening and what’s playing.

Stages “Tear Down” Razor Fences in Prisons Across the Globe, Empower Incarcerated Artists

In Ashley Lucas’ new book, Prison Theatre and the Global Crisis of Incaraceration, we get a first-hand experience of the role that theater plays in prison and why it’s important.

Local Artist Spotlight: Nikka Wolfenbarger

Local Ypsilanti artist, Nikka Wolfenbarger, works with artistic youth and uses embroidery & fiber artwork that feels soft but “emotionally tense.”

Disney+’s “Hamilton” Stage-to-Movie is Needed Now More Than Ever

It was recently announced that Broadway is shut down until at least January 2021 due to COVID-19. The news comes on the heels of Cirque Du Soleil filing for bankruptcy, and the continued postponements and cancellations of artistic events nationwide, leaving artists everywhere unsure of how the industry will recover. But on July 3, music

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Mignonette Yin Cheng Art Exhibition Set for November

A public presentation and sale of works by Mignonette Yin Cheng is being hosted by The Michigan Art Gallery at Schmidt’s Antiques both in-person and virtually.

Big Scream Classics at The Michigan Theater and Cinema Detroit

The theaters opened just in time for spooky movies to make a splash. Come check out what The Michigan Theater and Cinema Detroit have in store for viewers!

The Encore Musical Theatre Kicks Off their “Our Next Stage” Capital Campaign

Come support the local performers of Dexter. Check out The Encore Musical Theatre’s “Our Next Stage” capital campaign to support local theatre!

The Ann Arbor Film Festival Extends their Call for Entries

The Ann Arbor Film Festival have extended their call for entries to October 15. Additionally, you have a chance to get paid to film! Click here to find out how!

What to Watch this Week: Start Your Engines with Local Drive-In Screenings!

The pandemic won’t stop our local theaters and movie lovers from learning to cope! Check out these upcoming films from the safety and comfort of your car.

Art

Mignonette Yin Cheng Art Exhibition Set for November

A public presentation and sale of works by Mignonette Yin Cheng is being hosted by The Michigan Art Gallery at Schmidt’s Antiques both in-person and virtually.

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events Announces the Winners of the CAFE Grants for the Arts

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events (CAFE) has announced the winners of the CAFE Grants for the Arts. Check out what the artists will use their grants for!

Film

Big Scream Classics at The Michigan Theater and Cinema Detroit

The theaters opened just in time for spooky movies to make a splash. Come check out what The Michigan Theater and Cinema Detroit have in store for viewers!

Michigan and State Theaters to Reopen Friday, October 9

The Michigan and State theaters are reopening this week! This is what you need to know about safety protocols as the theaters are reopening and what’s playing.