Take four of the best guitar players from around the globe, put them on the same stage and let them jam — you now have a six-string fan's dream. But it's also the dream of Brian Gore, the versatile virtuoso from San Francisco, who organized International Guitar Night, a tour that brings together himself, England's Adrian Legg, Germany's Lulo Reinhardt and Brazil's Marco Pereira. Although their styles vary greatly — from lightning-fast fingerstyle to Brazilian waltzes — they all have one thing in common: they can miraculously blend those very different styles together. 8pm. $30. 316 S. Main St. 734-761-1818. www.theark.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.