There’s never been more interest in eating locally produced food, and Ann Arbor’s Lunasa Market is offering a convenient way to do it. Created by Jane Pacheco and Dawn Thompson, Lunasa describes itself as an “online farmers’ market.” It’s a unique service which, for a monthly fee of $40, allows members to order goods from dozens of local producers for convenient twice-monthly pickup. Lunasa has been serving the Ann Arbor area through its warehouse on Jackson Road, and now it’s ready to expand. The greater Detroit area will have access to Lunasa’s bounty through the Douglas Foods/Maxwell’s Arts & Treasures warehouse at 32416 Industrial Rd. in Garden City. The Ann Arbor location hosts pick-up days on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, and the Garden City location will use the first and third Mondays. 734-330-4497. www.lunasa.us.
Toledo’s future beat/psy-jazz/hybrid electro duo Heavy Color recently premiered a new music video that commemorates an inspiring musical odyssey charted by one of its songwriters back in 2015. The group formed several years ago around the collaborations of Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their Toledo’s answer to cerebral ambient electronica acts like Four Tet, Caribou,
An elite black pianist tours the segregated south with a white roughneck chauffeur. Green Book combines two crowd-pleasing formulas—the road movie and the true story—with two stellar lead actors, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Mortensen plays Tony Lip, a white, working class second-generation Italian-American from the Bronx who works as a nightclub bouncer. Ali plays
The most recent book of Kalamazoo-native Bonnie Jo Campbell is as visceral as it is honest. A compilation of short stories, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters explores the lives and relationships of women in rural settings. With varied character perspectives, the book runs the gambit of trials and tribulations: sexual assault, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, neglect,
Two shows ground today’s polarized political climate in the lives of people who struggle. In these tense political times, politically charged theatre is perhaps the opposite of the escape people are looking for in their entertainment. But The Exonerated, to be performed in February at the University of Michigan and Sweat, to be performed in