Tag Archives: covid19

Venue Spotlight Series: The Ark

All live music venues are vital. That’s our starting point for this series. The stories we’re sharing here demonstrate that local establishments hosting performances by local musicians should never be taken for granted— particularly in a post-pandemic world.  When it comes to the Ark, you could argue that there’s been a dedicated constituency that has

Must-See Virtual Cinema Picks For This Week

Cinemas aren’t open yet, but you can support your favorite arthouse theater with a virtual cinema experience. Here are some of the best offerings for the week of Friday, May 22! Tremors  Join the Michigan Theater staff on Twitch for a Tremors watch party at 9pm on Saturday, May 23. Staff will be providing trivia

MICNP Fundraiser Helps Deliver Face Shields to Nurses in Michigan

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

Where to Buy Local Face Masks in Ann Arbor Area

During these difficult times, it’s wonderful to see our community pull together. Most of the population is doing their part to ensure everyone in Michigan is safe. From sharing foods to using face masks, people are doing their part to keep each other safe and healthy. One of things people are doing to try to

Robot food delivery in high demand

A start-up company that delivers food to residents of Ann Arbor has seen a sharp rise in business in recent weeks, as the impact of COVID-19 has meant consumers have been trying to find a safe way to get food to their homes. At the end of last year, Refraction AI, a company founded by