Kina Grannis is a darling singer/songwriter from California, and has amassed a huge following on the internet thanks to her highly successful string of YouTube videos. Grannis's YouTube presence has reached over 75 million views and rising! Her video for the song "In Your Arms" is inventive, using hundreds of thousands of jelly beans and stop motion animation. Her music is sunny and sentimental reminiscent of the breezy female artists of the 70's. But don't let that fool you, her web following and continuously sold out shows prove she is a force to be reckoned with. 8pm. $15 adv./$17 door/$20 meet & greet VIP. 208 1st St. www.blindpigmusic.com
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.