Historic downtown Chelsea is once again hosting the Sounds & Sights Festival this July, featuring an eclectic assortment of entertainment for all tastes and ages. Free music will be set up at different stages around downtown, with the Social Tent hosting top area acts including Theo Katzman, The Macpodz, The SunMessengers, and Fifty Amp Fuse. One of the new sights is the Art Market, showcasing 20 juried artists in a wide range of media from around the region. On Friday, take time to spot some hot rods during the Classic Car Show. On Saturday, be sure to arrive early for the Annual Farmer’s Supply Pet Parade, stock up on fruits and veggies at the Farmers’ Market and cheer on the Chelsea Rotary’s Rubber Duck Race. Also, all weekend long kids can kick it in the KidsZone, where there will be magicians, clowns, activities and, of course, fun family music. Thursday, 6:30-11pm; Friday & Saturday, 10am-11pm. $5 Social Tent. Downtown Chelsea. 734-433-2787. For a full schedule, visit www.chelseafestivals.com.
The Truth About Human Trafficking: Local expert Bridgette Carr dispels common myths and offers real solutionsMay 21, 2020
The phrase “human trafficking” can conjure up terrifying images of teenage girls being snatched up at the local mall— a problematic misconception about the realities of human trafficking. Bridgette Carr, director of the University of Michigan Law Human Trafficking Clinic, explains that “buying into this type of narrative is harming those who are actual victims
The Sharing for Shields fundraising program successfully delivered face shields to professionals at the University of Michigan and St. Joseph Mercy hospitals in Ann Arbor. The Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) was able to donate over 1,100 face shields during the pandemic crisis. Face shields were received from individuals and businesses across Michigan, with
I’ve been hearing a lot about Zoom movie parties lately. People getting together on Zoom, Google Hangout, Twitch or other preferred screen-sharing services to see a movie together apart. Tubi is a free movie streaming service with very minimal commercials. In addition to supporting your local art-house theater, this is just another fun way you
A bridge between EMU art students and established artists Alexa Dietz understands the value of inspiration, and, with the coming relaunch of The Ypsilanti Arts Incubator, she’s building a channel for it to flow freely into a community with a wealth of creativity. To grow and thrive As a sculpture student at EMU in the