The Kenyan Promise enhances the lives of children through promoting educational opportunities in rural Kenya. Currently, the organization focuses on five schools around the village of Kanjuku in Kenya. On Saturday,September 24, The Kenyan Promises hosts Miracle Berry Tasting: An Evening of Taste Tripping at The Corner Brewery. Miracle berries are magical fruits which after consumption make other foods sampled taste differently– for example beer might taste like chocolate or lemons like candy. Guests will enjoy fresh foods, a “miracle berry tablet” and a silent auction as a DJ spins Motown sound from 6:30-9pm. 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. To purchase tickets visit www.thekenyanpromise.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.