A program aimed at reducing the amount of “sexual and gender-based violence” faced by the University of Michigan students recently finished training the staff of Circ Bar. Raise the Bar— created in 2016 by the University of Michigan’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center— is a program that hosts interactive workshops to educate staff on recognizing and interfering in incidents of predatory behavior which may lead to sexual assault. Circ is the latest of over 25 bars and transportation services around the University of Michigan area to participate in the free workshops. For a full list of businesses that have received training, visit raisethebarmichigan.com.
Following my Detroit Gallery Crawl piece in October Current highlighting contemporary art galleries in Detroit, it seems only fair to highlight the visual arts galleries in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
Explore the art scene As the weather in Michigan turns cool, if you are curious about Detroit’s art scene and in the mood for a short 45 minute road trip, now is a great time to head downtown. When I began exploring Detroit several years ago, my hunt for significant art and artists was more
The CoOp’s community-focused approach is music to our ears “The vision was, honestly, to bring people together,” says Frances Master, one of six UM students who operate The CoOp, a space inside Openfloor Studio (231 S. State St.). Undeniably, it is refreshing to hear that motivation for creating opportunities to experience live music, as that’s