The Ann Arbor District Library is holding a comprehensive hands-on workshop on how to utilize the library's resources to find funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations. The Foundations and Grants Librarian at the University of Michigan, Karen Downing, and the French Studies librarian, Jennifer Bonnet, will demonstrate helpful search strategies to navigate through various Internet funding databases. Participants will have the opportunity to look for funding with the assistance of the instructors as well as engage in a discussion on fundraising and grant writing. Registration is required and is available online, by phone or in person at any library location. This session will take place Monday September 12, from 10:30am-12:30pm and again on Tuesday September 13, 1-3pm. Pittsfield Branch Library Training Center, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. 734-327-4555. www.aadl.org
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.