Calling all robot enthusiasts! 826michigan, the nonprofit Ann Arbor writing and tutoring center, is hosting its 2nd annual Robot Art Fair. This unique twist on a classic art fair will include robot-themed art, along with indoor robot art activities for robot enthusiasts of all ages. The event will also feature Cre Fuller’s famous robot lamps and local t-shirt company International Robot. Visitors to the fair can have the unique experience of seeing the Spider, a robot capable of putting gears together and more that will be featured in the upcoming Spiderman movie. 826michigan is located inside the Liberty Street Robot Supply and Repair and all proceeds benefit 826michigan’s free creative writing programs for kids ages 6-18. Free. July 20-23. 12-6pm. Liberty Street Robot Supply and Repair, downtown Ann Arbor. 734-761-3463. www.826michigan.com.
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
“A vision of Now” is part of a line from the Go-Go’s song “Vision of Nowness”, featured in their new jukebox musical, Head Over Heels.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, a semiannual event starting Sunday, June 9, is the perfect time to try something new (or settle into your stand-by favorites with deep discounts).
Master printmaker and experimental artist Takeshi Takahara is a restless spirit. Rather than working comfortably within established print traditions, he prefers to skate near the edge of the unknown.