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
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.