An office environment can be stressful. Tempers often flare among coworkers as pressure mounts from deadlines, reports and job evaluations. (Except here at the Current office—of course, it's always very congenial!) Even though everybody works towards a common goal, different egos and ideas are bound to conflict and, sometimes, emotions lead to confrontation. Well, on Wednesday, March 27 at the People’s Food Co-op, Reverend Selena of the Center of Light is hosting an interactive workshop called “Speaking Peace in Your Workplace” as part of the Healthy Living Series. Reverend Selena will introduce practical methods of communication to optimize cooperation and to help facilitate the flow of creativity and innovation. 7-8:30pm. Free. Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room, 114 South Main St. 734-665-2757. www.crazywisdom.net—JG
The first time I heard JUNGLEFOWL, they knocked me out of my chair. It was 2015 and Melissa Coppola had sent me the tracks that would eventually be released as the debut EP for her new band with guitarist Stefan Carr–a power duo! But a power duo that I couldn’t place, in the best way–it
Doogatron are inventive disciples of techno and house, creating textured synth-prog jams that blend machine-like precision with the human touch of improvisation. These 21st century torchbearers of Detroit’s electronic music fuse the old-school analog synthesizers with new-school digital technology. Their debut album comes out November 2nd… Doogatron Album Release Nov 2nd @ Ziggy’s with Jason Hogans (aka brownstudy) Sleezy
Little Traps might trick you. The intonation of acoustic guitars, sanguine pedal steel, brushy drums and tender vocalizations will bring you in close, make you sit down cross legged and ready yourself for the understated swoon of endorphins typically triggered by “folk music.” And you lean in closer…, a bit closer still. And those lyrics hit
Muse Atelier Vintage, a boutique featuring unique clothing items, accessories, and original artwork, is now open at 336 S. Ashley in Ann Arbor.