Foreign humanitarian workers are faced with a tough decision when violence breaks out—leave, and secure their own safety, or hold their ground, and face possible death. Of Gods and Men, which opens at the Michigan Theater on Friday, April 22, focuses on a society of peaceful monks in Algeria facing an oncoming whirlwind of murder. After a group of foreign workers are massacred by extremists, tensions arise forcing the monks to either leave their lifestyle behind or let the hand of fate deal out what it may. $9. 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8397. www.michtheater.org.
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.