The Occupy movement has gained momentum through 2011 and is primed to be a major factor in the important election year of 2012. As a part of Crazy Wisdom’s ongoing salon series, Alan Haber and Odile Hugonot Haber will be on hand to discuss the movement’s importance, deconstruct the movement’s progression and debunk myths on Thursday, February 2. Both Alan and Odile have been involved with Occupy Ann Arbor since the beginning and they invite supporters, skeptics and opponents for an evening of lively civil discussion about the growing political impact of Occupy Wall Street. 7pm. Free. Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. 734-665-2757. www.crazywisdom.net
The Ann Arbor District Library’s staff observed the progressing spread of COVID-19 with a keen eye towards optimal safety measures. Like all libraries, it remained closed for the duration of the three-month period of Michigan’s shelter-at-home executive order, to curtail the spread of the virus. But Sherlonya Turner says that while their staff certainly considered
While Ypsilanti’s beloved Ziggy’s isn’t quite ready to open, we talk to David Jeffries about the recent bit of good news about reopening when the timing’s right.
There’s a solid likelihood one of your favorite bands stopped through this 400-capacity venue on 1st. St. on their way to their higher-tier status. Nirvana was at the Blind Pig in 1989 (opening for the Flaming Lips). Pearl Jam and the Smashing Pumpkins came through on respective tours in 1991. A few other names to
Social justice songwriters Heather Mae and Crys Matthews take their 2020 tour online. Here’s one way to stay positive during these trying times.