Tag Archives: Art

Ypsilanti Art Incubator Bridging Artistic Communities

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

A Night (Or Day) Of Musical Classics

Singers from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance will enthrall audiences with a variety of show tune classics as part of The Best of Broadway, hosted by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Hear selections from Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story along with

The Sound of Silents Returns

This past October, 8 Ball Movie Night hosted a screening of classic silent films accompanied by live bands providing original scores. The event was such a hit that Silent Screams II won’t wait until next Halloween, instead taking place this month. Featuring Timesnake scoring Die Nibelungen, B-Knox scoring Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and You

Keep Your Edge Sharp

A sharp knife is an essential for cooks. Learn the basics of keeping your home blades razor-sharp and in prime working condition at the workshop, Knife Sharpening Demystified, at the Michigan Folk School. Follow hands-on instructions on the best techniques to sharpen knives and how to apply those lessons to other tools around the house,

Courtroom installation explores what is fair and equitable in the legal system

We human beings are a storytelling species. Our social institutions— religious, legal and cultural— are based on narratives that may be fanciful or fact-based or influenced by precedent. But they are also ever-evolving. Throughout the winter and spring of 2020, Courtney McClellan, this year’s Roman J. Witt Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan