Experience an authentic Tuscan meal that will leave you salivating for more. Join established culinary expert and Tuscan cook Peggy Markel at Zingerman’s Roadhouse on May 15th as she brings her favorite Italian selections to Ann Arbor. Markel and award-winning Roadhouse chef Alex Young collaborated on an elegant menu that pairs enticing main courses with appetizers and desserts. Side dishes include delicately-roasted potatoes with rosemary and 100 percent sheep’s milk cheese from Pienza. A selection of wines will also be a main staple of the evening. Among the offerings, enjoy the Vin Santo di Cappezzana, a dessert wine, crafted in traditional Tuscan style from a historic estate. $60 per person for food and $30 per person for wine pairings. 7-9 pm. Call to reserve a spot. Zingerman’s Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson Road., Ann Arbor. 734-663-3663. www.zingermansroadhouse.com
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.