Help heal some of the nation’s smallest patients with C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital’s Save a Heart Food and Wine event. The 19th annual celebration will offer food samples from Ann Arbor restaurants, live jazz and silent auctions while directly benefitting the Congenital Heart Center.The fundraiser will be held on Friday, December 2, at 6:30pm at the Michigan League. Tickets are required. $60 in advance, $75 at the door. For more info call Stephanie Cloutier at 734-936-9134. 911 N. University Ave. www.mottchildren.org.
By K.A. Letts We expect public art— all those fountains, sculptures and murals— to express our civic soul, our collective values and our aspirations, providing visual relief from right angles and concrete. Ann Arbor’s PowerArt!, an ongoing project sponsored by the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission, The Arts Alliance
by Jeff Milo Music forges connections. And with an artist like Tyler Duncan spending the last 15 years in the producer’s chair for albums by Michigan-based artists, music cultivates versatility. Ann Arbor-based Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist composer/producer, Tyler Duncan’s fall/winter slate of production/writing-contribution credits include the forthcoming debut album by singer/songwriter Madeline Grant, followed by new releases
Swizzille Trip will take Ann Arbor on a dreamy, unhinged sonic ride Friday night. The Detroit psych-rock trio will host “Psychedelic Friday” with Detroit Trouble, The Kenny Hill Group, Frame 42 and XLR8 at The Blind Pig. It will be a far-out musical journey filled with trippy, poppy and down-home blues-rock fitting for a Labor