Modernizing vampire mythology without a cheesy teenage love story, True Blood has been a refreshing TV show. Now you have a chance to meet the lady behind the story. Novelist Charlaine Harris, whose Southern Vampire Mysteries series was the driving force behind True Blood, will be at the Michigan Theater on Monday May 16 to discuss her new book and field questions during a live audience Q&A. Some people view the show as heavily symbolic, and others don’t, so if you’re a big fan, here’s your chance to pick the brain behind all the blood. 7:30pm. $12-$38. 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8397. www.michtheater.org.
Explore the art scene As the weather in Michigan turns cool, if you are curious about Detroit’s art scene and in the mood for a short 45 minute road trip, now is a great time to head downtown. When I began exploring Detroit several years ago, my hunt for significant art and artists was more
The CoOp’s community-focused approach is music to our ears “The vision was, honestly, to bring people together,” says Frances Master, one of six UM students who operate The CoOp, a space inside Openfloor Studio (231 S. State St.). Undeniably, it is refreshing to hear that motivation for creating opportunities to experience live music, as that’s
Dominick’s boasts a long history (and an even longer menu) If you ask the townies, “Ann Arbor has changed over the years.” If you ask the busy and bustling crowds of U-M freshmen, they’ll ask: “What?” So, who’s right— the aging hippies who complain about the changing times, or the young newbies eagerly awaiting the
Halloween season is upon us, and the Michigan and State Theaters are offering up treats with hardly a trick in sight. Those who revel in all things Halloween should start marking calendar dates because there’s a lot to scream about all month long— after all, Halloween comes but once a year, at least officially. Don’t-miss