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Support Black-Owned Businesses in Washtenaw County

Our black neighbors need our support. Let’s give it by supporting local black-owned businesses in Washtenaw County. This list will help!

Ladies First: Local Women-Owned Businesses You Should Know

We had a chance to speak with women business owners in the area to see what keeps them motivated! Get to know the owners of some of your favorite spots.

The 44th Ann Arbor Folk Festival Offers Uplifting Weekend of Music

The Ark always goes all-out for their annual Folk Festival. Every January since 1976, crowds have gathered to hear the best Michigan folk musicians...

Writer’s Pick 2020: Five Best Ways Local Movie Theaters Kept Us Engaged

Our local cinema has struggled this year, but they worked to keep us entertained with great movies. Here are a few of the best ways theaters kept us engaged.

Say Yes to the Address: A Q&A with Adelaide Knights

Adelaide Knights encourages women and helps cancer patients through her work at the Cancer Support Community and The Brides Project. Learn more about what she does here!

Local United Way Names Food Gatherer’s Eileen Spring Woman of the Year

Eileen Spring, CEO of Food Gatherers, has been announced as Woman of the Year by the United Way of Washtenaw County for her work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Letters to the Editor: Vote for Our Community

We’ve received quite a few letters about the upcoming election. Here are some opinions from people in our community!

What to Watch this Week: Start Your Engines with Local Drive-In Screenings!

The pandemic won't stop our local theaters and movie lovers from learning to cope! Check out these upcoming films from the safety and comfort of your car.

New Exhibition at Detroit Historical Museum Celebrates 20 Years of Electronic Music Festivals

The Detroit Historical Museum highlights 20 years of Electronic Music Festivals with a brand new exhibit that will run from Sept 26 until next year's Electronic Festival.

Stages “Tear Down” Razor Fences in Prisons Across the Globe, Empower Incarcerated Artists

In Ashley Lucas' new book, Prison Theatre and the Global Crisis of Incaraceration, we get a first-hand experience of the role that theater plays in prison and why it's important.

A2 Tech Film Showcase and Drive-In Cinema Detroit Safely bring us Quality Cinema

The life of cinema has been in question since the pandemic began. A lot of theaters are struggling to keep themselves above water. However,...

Artist Spotlight: Kenyatta Rashon Sparks Self-Confidence through Song

We spoke with Ypsi-based artist Kenyatta Rashon about imbuing her lyrics with self-confidence and inspiring her fans to trust in their abilities and assertiveness.