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The Olllam

The Olllam is a progressive Celtic influenced electric indie-folk band formed in 2012. The group, a collaborative partnership of core members— Irish musician John McSherry, and Detroit natives Tyler Duncan, Michael Shimmin (known for their popular groups Vulfpeck, My Dear Disco and Ella Riot)— is named after the bards of Irish Kings. Heavily influenced by

The Sound of Silents Returns

This past October, 8 Ball Movie Night hosted a screening of classic silent films accompanied by live bands providing original scores. The event was such a hit that Silent Screams II won’t wait until next Halloween, instead taking place this month. Featuring Timesnake scoring Die Nibelungen, B-Knox scoring Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and You

Ding Tea Joins Ann Arbor

Internationally-known bubble tea brand Ding Tea, at 607 E. William St., offering both cold and hot bubble teas, fruit juices, slushies and more. 11am-10pm | Monday-Saturday11am-9pm | Sunday734-264-2690 |

The Cellar at Grizzly Peak Opens

The Old German has closed, but Grizzly Peak Brewing Co. has reopened the space as The Cellar at Grizzly Peak, an underground bar featuring memorabilia and decor from the original Old German bar. 4pm-2am | Thursday-Saturday.120 W. Washington St.734-741-7554 |

Dr. Steven Bennett of Bennett Optometry Has Retired

Dr. Steven Bennett of Bennett Optometry has retired after more than four decades in practice. Offices at 117 S. Main St. and 2623 Plymouth Rd. remain open, now operated by new owner, St. Louis-based Clarkson Eyecare. Main St.: 734-665-5306Plymouth Rd.: