The City of Ann Arbor Public Art Commission (AAPAC) has announced a new mural to be created at Allmendinger Park as the first artwork for a proposed Pilot Mural Program. The AAPAC seeks Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from artists or muralists interested in designing the mural in this beloved neighborhood park. The unique mural space will be the surface on the columns of the park’s shelter house. The 12 discontinuous and curvilinear surfaces will create various perspectives for the mural and will not be seen entirely from any viewpoint. Prospective artists are encouraged to visit the site before submitting and the SOQ’s must be received by Tuesday, November 15. Allmendinger Park is located on Pauline Blvd. between Hutchins and Edgewood. For more info call 734-794-6310 ext. 43730 or visit www.a2gov.org/aapachttp://www.a2gov.org/aapac
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.