2017 marks the ninth year of KissME in Ann Arbor (Keep it Simple and Swing), a full weekend of all things swing-dancing. The weekend-long festival offers afternoon, evening and late-night dances with noted jazz bands. Wade or dance into the Huron River, enjoy some food along with lots and lots of dancing. Swing-dancers can pick which dances to attend a la carte, or buy a pass for the weekend. Advance online registration is required.
Love is bliss. Love is pain. Love is catharsis and it’s messy and it’s marvelous. Love is the greatest and worst thing, ever. Love has inspired more songs than anything else in the history of humans making music to express their feelings. Whether you have it in abundance or if its just freshly fallen apart,
Singer/songwriter Seth Bernard is as well known for his music as he is for his community advocacy. The Earthwork Music founder recently released his third album in almost as many years, Eggtones for Fun, a break of brief levity spiced with a blend of sweet folk songs, strummy waltzes and some headier/heavier rock dirges,