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.
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