February 19 2013

. February 19, 2013.

Do you know where your beer’s been?

Despite the seemingly endless supply of beer choices and the onslaught of little guy craft brewers, a few big beer companies have been busy getting bigger over the last few decades. NPR offers a handy beer map highlighting two brewski companies and their 210 brands worldwide. read more

 

Olympian darling’s bloody valentine

 Oscar Pistorius, dubbed “Blade Runner” by the internet, is accused of killing his girlfriend last week, supposedly over texts from an ex-boyfriend. According to USA Today, “Oscar Pistorius sobbed as his affidavit was read in court Tuesday in Pretoria, saying he was “filled with horror and fear” when he mistook girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for an intruder and accidentally shot and killed her.”
 
Blade Runner rose to fame as the double-amputee-silver-medal-winning-sprinter during the 2012 Summer Olympics. The case grows stranger as Pistorius began giving his side of the story Tuesday. Besides losing his girlfriend, Nike has also canceled their sponsorship deal with Pistorius. read more

 

Monday, Monday

Think your Monday is the pits? It could always be worse. Buzzfeed offers the “33 Most Deeply Upsetting Food Surprises.” read more

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Louis Picasso & The Gallery Exhibit ‘The Burning Canvas’ (Live Album)

Louis Picasso and The Gallery have made a grand gesture with their newly released live album. Several gestures, really.  First and foremost, the Ypsi-based alternative-rap ensemble wanted to give something to their fans. They wanted to give something to music-lovers everywhere, truth be told. Because it’s been a rough year, and we need something that’s

The Hard Road and the Lessons Learned: Shawn Butzin’s Adventures Continue

New single, Indigo Sky, is the first of a series of new music. Shawn Butzin reveres songwriting as a kind of expedition, and fulfillment is the arrival. In this case, the finished song. Fittingly, a recent release was titled Adventures; also, several of the songs on his debut album came to fruition while he was

Michigan and State Theaters to Reopen Friday, October 9

The Michigan and State theaters are reopening this week! This is what you need to know about safety protocols as the theaters are reopening and what’s playing.

Bountiful Harvest: Growing Hope Launches Auction Fundraiser to Benefit their Mission

Local chefs and food personalities are lending their expertise to help Growing Hope raise money to keep residents of Washtenaw County fed. Here’s how to join the auction!