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
DIYpsi Aug 18 & Aug 19 at ABC Microbrewery I’ve detected an increasing amount of positive energy generating from the independent arts community of Ypsilanti over the last several years, grassroots efforts that stoke a sense of pride and celebration of the local culture scene, from First Fridays and Bona Sera, to the Threads All
If you missed Eighth Grade at Cinetopia, it’s finally officially playing this week at The State! Eighth Grade is this generation’s Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, and Welcome To The Dollhouse. If you’ve wondered what adolescence in the digital age is like, this movie’s strength is capturing Generation Z middle school life—while remaining universal.
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When performing plays, actors use props, costumes and set pieces to immerse themselves in the story. Spinning Dot Theatre repertory company members Aya Aziz and Forrest Hejkal, who star in the North American premiere of Chelsea Woolley’s two-hander, The Mountain, had extra help preparing to portray children on a playground; they did some of their