Hopwood welcomes Poet Laureate

. October 1, 2015.
gluck-louise-standalone

One of the most decorated poets of the modern age makes an appearance at the Hopwood Room to share a lifetime of literary wisdom. Louise Gluck is the author of 17 books of poetry, the most recent of which, Faithful and Virtuous Night, won the 2014 National Book Award in Poetry. A former United States Poet Laureate, Gluck won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 2003, and in addition to numerous other honors, is currently a writer-in-residence at Yale University. She’ll be on-hand as part of the Helen Zell MFA visiting writers program to discuss her work and the life of a writer with students and the general public.

3:00 PM, October 29
Free
The Hopwood Room, Angell Hall, Rm. 1176, 505 S. State St.
lsa.umich.edu/hopwood

Trending

Laith Al-Saadi & Friends – Annual Birthday Bash

It goes without saying that Laith Al-Saadi is a treasure of the Ann Arbor music community. But if you haven’t yet experienced this bipedal force of nature with his signature beard, shredding guitar, and astonishing singing voice, then clear your schedule next Saturday… Laith Al-Saadi’s Annual Birthday Bash Sept 29 The Michigan Theater 8pm INFO

Grove Studios Grand Opening

If you’ve been following the pages (printed or online) of Current this past year, then you’ve probably heard a bit about Grove Studios already. Grove is a grassroots effort to provide musicians and artists from all around the Detroit metro area and western Washtenaw County a rehearsal and creative space for their work and development.

Audiotree Music Festival (Kalamazoo) – Sept 22/23

The Audiotree Music Festival returns to Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Place next Saturday and Sunday. The lineup features more than 20 artists, including Father John Misty, Khruangbin, Chicano Batman, Diet Cig, and many more! While the names we dropped in the previous paragraph are nationally renowned artists signed on to notable labels like Sub Pop or

saajtak featured among a genre defying lineup at blind pig – sept 13

  Genres are irrelevant. No one proves that assertion better than Detroit’s saajtak. Formed five years ago at U-M’s School of Music, saajtak’s made quite an impression with their stormy fusion of free jazz, noise experimentation, electronica, space-rock and opera. Their newest EP, Hectic, came out earlier this summer. Hectic EP by saajtak Thurs, Sept 13 saajtak