January 14 2013

. January 14, 2013.
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Best Surprise Appearance Goes to Bill Clinton

Clinton surprised everyone when he took the stage at last night's Golden Globe awards to introduce "Lincoln." Steven Spielberg, the director of the film, as instrumental in convincing Clinton to introduce the film.

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Do You Want a Book With That?

McDonald's in the U.K. will start distrubuting books in Happy Meals instead of toys. The partnership with Dorling Kindersly and WH Smith will make McDonald's the largest book distrubuter in the U.K.

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Death Star No More

Awhile back over 34,000 people signed a digital petion to start construction of a Death Star by 2016. Not only did the White House respond to petition, but they did so in a must humorous manner, saying:

"The Administration does not support blowing up planets." 

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Mini Moog Fest at AADL

Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the

Discussing the Documentary Art Form with Local Filmmaker Scott Allen

Ann Arbor based filmmaker’s latest documentary features Michigan musician/horror novelist   Scott Allen spent a dozen years in the music scene, primarily with post-punk quartet Thunderbirds Are Now….but now…he’s getting into film. Documentary film, specifically. A Livonia native, Allen moved to Ann Arbor seven years ago to work for Automobile Magazine. While this fatefully aligned

Grove Studios Update

Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural vision of Breck Crandell, was for a compound of individual artists’ rehearsal spaces comprised of a fleet of shipping containers. Coughlin’s efforts have been aided by the

The Report on Rappourt

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