Summer is the ideal time to kick back and relax, and what better way than to crack an ice cold beer? The 14th annual Michigan Summer Beer Festival hosted by the Michigan Brewers Guild takes place on Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. The event features over 300 different selections of beer from 50 Michigan breweries. In addition to the brews, tasty food from vendors will be on hand as well as a vast array of live music from local talent. Tickets are $30-$40. Tickets can be purchased at www.michiganbrewersguild.businesscatalyst.com or at any of the listed establishments at www.mbgmash.org. 515 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti.
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.
This thoughtful mini-retrospective of the artist’s work traces his visual journey as an African American contemporary artist from the 1970’s until today.