Artini 2015

. February 1, 2015.
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Some of Ann Arbor’s top bars and restaurants will, for the 7th year running, compete to create the city’s most artful martini, while supporting the Ann Arbor Art Center. Artini-goers visit the many participating establishments—The Alley Bar, Bab’s Underground Lounge, The Black Pearl, Café Felix, Conor O’Neill’s, Habana, Mash, Mélange, Rush Street and Vinology—tasting hand-crafted cocktails. At the end of the evening, the public votes via text for their favorite “Artini.”

Artini Martini Crawl, $50, Friday, February 20, 2015 beginning at 7pm, annarborartcenter.org/artini2015.

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