In case you didn't know — the MiTrain, a planned regional train that will connect Ann Arbor and Detroit with stops at Ypsilanti, Dearborn and the Detroit Airport, is scheduled to commence with regular commuter service in 2014. The service proposes to run four round-trips during each weekday and three daily round-trips on weekends. A full ride from Ann Arbor to Detroit will take about 50 minutes, making the train a great option for students and workers seeking an easy commute. The train will feature bi-level gallery cars that were refurbished by Great Lakes Central Railroad and will include storage space for passenger's bicycles. For a full video preview of the train, visit youtube.com/watch?v=IFtxB4RigwM.
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