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Take an Art Walk to Beat the Winter Blues

If the seasonal darkness has you down, getting outside on a sunny day can be restorative. Consider taking a self-guided art walk through downtown...

The Fakest Store in Town: The Plastic Bag Store

Robin Frohardt found herself in her art studio, which doubled as her home at the time, surrounded by plastic.  She had offered to take people’s...

FolkFest Returns to Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor Folk Festival is back! After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the 46th annual Folk Festival will be taking place...

U-M grad/Best-Selling Author to Sign Latest Mystery Novel in Okemos

With nearly 40 novels under her belt, prolific author Sarah Zettel has written in many genres: science-fiction, fantasy, romance, YA, horror, and mystery.  “I actually...

Must See Movies in January: The Whale, Corsage, and Babylon Play at Michigan and State Theaters

January 2023 has arrived, and we are gearing up for Oscar season. Here are just a few of the movies you’ll want to catch...

The Brother Brothers are Coming to Ann Arbor

Whenever Adam Moss is asked to describe his music, his answers never completely represent what he wants to relate. “Anytime I put a word to...

Centennial Anniversary of the Opening of Jones School Celebrates Ann Arbor’s Black History

From 1922 to 1965, Jones School was housed in the building on N. Division which is now Community High School. The student population was about...

Headline: Stone and Spoon offers Artists a Chance to Thrive

Store owner Jennifer Eastridge opened a local Ypsilanti retail store, Stone and Spoon, to provide home, kitchen, and garden goods. Helping customers curate a...

Kick off the Season with Free Holiday Classics at the Michigan Theater!

The Michigan Theater is offering a dazzling lineup of holiday classics for free – just make a reservation on their website.  Every movie deserves to...

EMU Alum Publishes Final Installment in his “Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse” Trilogy

Believe it or not, author Jim C. Hines’ latest novel, “Terminal Peace,” is about janitors in outer space.  No. Really. “I’ve always been drawn to underdog...

“DRAGON” – Creative team with U-M ties put a major stake in new Dracula tale

University of Michigan alumnus/Eisner Award-winning writer Saladin Ahmed wanted to do a story about Dracula but realized that’s a difficult task since so many...

Keeping Ann Arbor Funky: North Star Lounge

There is a new bar in town, and it is bringing some funky energy to Ann Arbor.  Andrew Brown is a musician and the Creative...