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
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.