Get ready to taste chocolate creations from Zingerman's Candy Manufactory, Schakolad Chocolate Factory, Mindo Chocolate, Cupcake Station and Bab's Underground Lounge at the sixth annual Chocolate Crush fundraiser to benefit the Wild Swan Theater. On Sunday, February 5, at 7:30pm the University of Michigan's Matthaei Botanical Gardens will be filled with sounds by Vincent York's Jazzistry Band for Hire while guests sample savory appetizers from What's Cooking? and wine and spirits from local purveyors. Tickets $60 for the ‘chocolate chip’ and $125 for the ‘chocolate bar’ donation. For more info call 734-995-0530 or visit www.wildswantheater.org
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.