All posts by Jeff Milo

Jeff covers music for Current, posting weekly show previews and highlighting new bands in the area.

Virtual Music Festival: Live Local Music at Home

As it appears more and more likely that we’ll be spending more and more time indoors, and away from live-music events, we wanted to curate a virtual festival of local artists by-way-of previously filmed performances from the last few years.  For those of you that already are fans & followers of the batch of bands

How To Support Local Artists (& Venues) in Washtenaw County

How much time did we waste ‘looking forward?’ How much time do we now have on our hands? Where do we put all of our energy? And how much did we miss…we, the constant expectants? We, who shuffled through our social media feeds confident and assured that every proceeding weekend would be naturally flush with

The King Returns

Ever since it debuted on Broadway in 1997, director Julie Taymor’s spellbinding production of Disney’s animated classic The Lion King has enthralled audiences on its way to becoming the highest-grossing musical of all time. The North American tour of this beloved theatrical event will visit Toledo for a three-week run beginning on March 25. If

Ann Arbor Hotels Named In Human Trafficking Lawsuit

A Michigan woman who was a victim of human trafficking between 2003 and 2008 has filed a lawsuit against two major hotel companies, Marriott and InterContinental, for their failure to intervene. The case, filed in December, claims that the woman was taken to hotel rooms at Holiday Inn Express in Detroit and Fairfield Inn in

Healing with a green thumb

The Michigan Horticultural Therapy Association’s 41st annual conference explores the benefits of working with plants for therapy patients, along with live informational sessions, educational displays, a hands-on therapy activity and a presentation by Levi Gardner, the founder of Grand Rapids community farming organization Urban Roots. The conference is open to anyone interested in the benefits