All posts by Jason Buchanan

Theatre NOVA: The Local Stage Amidst a Global Drama

Covid-19 has brought the world to a standstill, but creativity still flows through our town, even as we continue to stay at home. When Carla Milarch and Daniel Walker established Theatre NOVA in 2015, their goal was to create original works that pushed the boundaries of community theatre while making the theater experience affordable for

A2 Yoga models flexibility

It’s the year 2020 and let’s face it, finding one’s emotional center is no longer a luxury but a necessity. Today you can’t throw a foam block in Ann Arbor without hitting a yoga studio. But it wasn’t always this way; back in 2003, Ana Hough, who successfully used yoga to treat a severe case of

Ypsilanti Art Incubator Bridging Artistic Communities

A bridge between EMU art students and established artists  Alexa Dietz understands the value of inspiration, and, with the coming relaunch of The Ypsilanti Arts Incubator, she’s building a channel for it to flow freely into a community with a wealth of creativity.  To grow and thrive  As a sculpture student at EMU in the

Take Flight at A2 Aviary; Feathers Optional

Ann Arbor’s Aerial and Circus Arts Gym For those who have dreamed of running away with the circus— before you pack your bags, visit the Ann Arbor Aviary to perfect your aerial skills. Aspiring trapeze artists needn’t have any prior dance or gymnastics experience to enroll in the continuously-running introductory course. On a Friday evening,

Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions

History books are filled with tales of brave men who broke the rules to forge a future with their vision. Conquering kings, wise politicians and brilliant scientists offer our sons a list of heroes to emulate, and frontiers to push. What about our daughters? Imagine for a moment how America might look today had our