If you’re into experimental film, the Ann Arbor Film Festival will be right up you’re alley, being the longest running and one of the most respected indie film festivals in the US. With more than 180 films over the span of six days, explores all genres from filmmakers throughout the entire world. Since 1963, the AAFF has been a leading force in experimental film and this year — the 51st annual — will award $20,000 to more than 20 filmmakers. Times and prices to be announced. Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8397. www.aafilmfest.org —SR
Following my Detroit Gallery Crawl piece in October Current highlighting contemporary art galleries in Detroit, it seems only fair to highlight the visual arts galleries in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
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