Cooler days and chilly nights indicate the end summer, but those temperature drops allow vibrant hues to emerge in fall foliage. Early to mid October is peak season, so grab your coziest sweater and take to the trails of Nichols Arboretum, Raymond F. Goodrich Preserve amidst oak, hickory, and maple trees, or the Matthaei Botanical Garden. Rent a canoe or kayak on the Huron River at Gallup Park, Argo Park, or Hudson Mills Metro-park to see the color from a different viewpoint. Just outside the city, Parker Mill's Park features a mile-long, handicap accessible boardwalk. Admire the colors almost anywhere, but make your appreciation intentional by hitting a park or preserve to take in the transformation.
By K.A. Letts We expect public art— all those fountains, sculptures and murals— to express our civic soul, our collective values and our aspirations, providing visual relief from right angles and concrete. Ann Arbor’s PowerArt!, an ongoing project sponsored by the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority, the Ann Arbor Public Art Commission, The Arts Alliance
by Jeff Milo Music forges connections. And with an artist like Tyler Duncan spending the last 15 years in the producer’s chair for albums by Michigan-based artists, music cultivates versatility. Ann Arbor-based Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist composer/producer, Tyler Duncan’s fall/winter slate of production/writing-contribution credits include the forthcoming debut album by singer/songwriter Madeline Grant, followed by new releases
Swizzille Trip will take Ann Arbor on a dreamy, unhinged sonic ride Friday night. The Detroit psych-rock trio will host “Psychedelic Friday” with Detroit Trouble, The Kenny Hill Group, Frame 42 and XLR8 at The Blind Pig. It will be a far-out musical journey filled with trippy, poppy and down-home blues-rock fitting for a Labor