On Tuesday, January 17 Great Lakes Echo commentator, Gary Wilson, will lead a discussion on the Great Lakes Compact at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Mr. Wilson will be covering the many issues surrounding the compact and its implementation and other topics about the Great Lakes. 7:30pm. Free. 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. 734-647-7600. www.lsa.umich.edu
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.
This thoughtful mini-retrospective of the artist’s work traces his visual journey as an African American contemporary artist from the 1970’s until today.