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
I have a soft spot in my heart for midnight movies. The best times I’ve had at the movies are going with friends, or even alone, and meeting new devotees of a midnight movie. You can check out these cult classics through the end of summer only at The State.
Evan Haywood brings his “psychedelic folk fables” to the Electric Eye Cafe this Monday. Haywood is an Ann Arbor-based songwriter and sound-conjurer, currently nearing completion of his second solo album, Perfumed Gardens. We’ll have an interview with Haywood posted next week, discussing his approach to reinventing the realms of folk music, as well as the launch
Boom for real was a catchphrase Basquiat said when something really wowed him. It’s impossible to believe that anyone seeing this film won’t walk away feeling inspired; the film is a boom, for real.