The Saline Summerfest is not your average backyard barbecue. In addition to the food, games and live music, the fest will feature a 5k run, bike tours, trolley tours and an electric car show, highlighting Saline’s industrial past and looking forward to an eco-friendly future. Historical trolley tours will circle the town, stopping at the Saline Railroad Depot Museum where visitors can learn about 19th century technology and travel, and how the Saline railroad integrated the small town with neighboring cities and helped to boost the economy. At the electric car show, view, test-drive and talk to owners of the latest electric vehicles and celebrate the family-friendly, forward-thinking town of Saline.
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.