All posts by Grace Jensen

Chefs in the Garden 2019

Join this fundraiser dinner for Growing Hope, an Ypsilanti nonprofit dedicated to fostering an equitable and local food system through their farmers marketplace, urban farm, and kitchen space. This month features a cocktail hour and live music by Matt Jones and Davey Jones, a meal specially prepared on-site by Chef Brandon Johns of Grange Kitchen

Three Jazz Greats

Chick Corea, Christian McBride and Brian Blade come together with cuts from their Grammy award-winning 2014 album Trilogy. Corea, on piano, got his start with Miles Davis’s band in the 1960s. With 22 Grammys, he has written several jazz standard compositions. McBride on double bass and Blade on drums, each with their own impressive list

Amadeus Live

by Grace Jensen The eight-time Academy Award-winning 1984 motion picture Amadeus will be projected on the big screen at Hill Auditorium with Mozart’s famous pieces performed live by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the UMS Choral Union. Amadeus, adapted from Sir Peter Shaffer’s original stage play, tells the story of the frustrated Vienna composer Antonio

The Second City @ The Ark

by Grace Jensen Chicago’s self-described “next generation of comedy superstars” is coming to the Ark for two nights only! A leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy for over fifty years,the troupe has produced comedians such as Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Keegan-Michael Key. These performers could very well be the next big names!

Ducktails @ The Blind Pig

by Grace Jensen New Jersey-born Matt Mondanile brings his indie-pop musical project Ducktails to Ann Arbor. His newest album, Watercolors, is “the best album of the musician and perhaps one of the best of the season,” according to French music review site Section-26. Although disgraced by harassment allegations in 2017, Mondanile has continued to create

Taco Tour Twelve

by Grace Jensen Take a social bike ride around Ypsilanti, with stops at delicious local taquerias and Go! Ice Cream. Finish off the day with refreshments and live music at Cultivate Coffee and Tap House. Three rides are offered: a five-mile ride with three taqueria stops, a 15-mile ride with six tacos, and the complete