The University Musical Society continues to be the vanguard for world class entertainment for the Ann Arbor community by presenting an extraordinary pair of talented young women known as the Beijing Guitar Duo. Meng Su and Yameng Wang are critically acclaimed guitarists that have graced audiences with their precise technique and spirited musicality. These gifted musicians will share the stage at Rackham Auditorium with their teacher, Manuel Barrueco from the prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD. Be amazed by the Beijing Guitar Duo with the video of them performing Scarlatti Sonata on their website. 4pm. $20-$42. 915 East Washington St. 734-764-2538. www.ums.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.