The Ravens Club is known for concocting classy cocktails, and every month Tammy’s Tastings hosts a cocktail class that teaches patrons about the subtleties of ordering the perfect drink and how to become a mixologist at home. On August 13, Tammy’s Tastings will be teaching how to make drinks that not only taste superb but also promote sustainability. The Farm-to-Glass Cocktails class will show how to use fresh local produce to enhance any drink. Learn how to muddle, infuse and incorporate different veggies, fruits and herbs, found at the Farmer’s Market, with different spirits to add flavor to your summer cocktail parties. The class is hands-on and of course there will be plenty of taste-testing! 7:30pm. $35 adv./$45 door. Ravens Club, 207 S. Main St. 734-276-3215. www.tammystastings.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.