Last year, the inaugural Three Corpse Circus, an indie horror film festival, breathed fresh air into the region’s scream scene. It’s coming back this year — and is expected to bigger and better — at the Michigan Theater on Friday, October 28. With the genre possibly being one of the most overlooked on the indie circuit, this festival will showcase some of the brightest (and darkest) minds floating around. For those who want to get themselves extra pumped up for the festival (and Halloween weekend), this year kicks off with a zombie walk. $10. www.threecorpsecircus.com
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
“A vision of Now” is part of a line from the Go-Go’s song “Vision of Nowness”, featured in their new jukebox musical, Head Over Heels.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, a semiannual event starting Sunday, June 9, is the perfect time to try something new (or settle into your stand-by favorites with deep discounts).
Master printmaker and experimental artist Takeshi Takahara is a restless spirit. Rather than working comfortably within established print traditions, he prefers to skate near the edge of the unknown.