All posts by Jeff Milo

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

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

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow

Have seeds? Bring seeds. Need seeds? Take seeds. Project Grow’s annual Seed Swap brings gardeners together to exchange potential crops and strategies. This regular event is part of Project Grow’s mission to encourage the creation of organic community gardens throughout Ann Arbor. Get a head start on planning for your spring crop and pick the

Summit For Sustainability

For 11 years, the Local Food Summit has brought its message of sustainable, locally grown foods to individuals and organizations of Greater Washtenaw County. The 2020 edition features traditional workshops, networking and more, with a keynote from Leah Penniman, educator, farmer and author of Farming While Black. $15-508am-4pm | Monday, March 9Washtenaw Community College Morris

International Flavor, Local Destination

Sample the often-spicy, always delicious cuisine of Bangladesh during International House Ann Arbor’s next Tastes of the World series. Raju Ahmmed, a Fulbright scholar from Bangladesh, will oversee the cooking of a menu of Bangladeshi favorites, including chicken/beef bhuna and lentil soup, with a dessert of Semai. 6-8pm | Friday, March 27International House Ann Arbor921