REVIEW: Ann Arbor Film Festival- ‘Always Elsewhere’

Thursday night I headed to the Michigan Theater for my first Ann Arbor Film Festival screening (I plan to go to more this weekend).  I had looked through the program schedule online (http://aafilmfest.org/49/index.php/events.) earlier this week to discover that many of the showings were groupings of shorts according to theme.  Perfect! I thought, I love … Continue reading REVIEW: Ann Arbor Film Festival- ‘Always Elsewhere’

PREVIEW: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

In the mood for a musical this weekend?  You’re in luck!  MUSKET is presenting The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on March 25-27:  Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm.  All shows will be at the Power Center.  It’s the first time ever that this musical has been produced … Continue reading PREVIEW: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

PREVIEW: Ann Arbor Film Festival

This week jumpstarts the 49th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival. Festivities begin today, Tuesday March 22nd and continue until Sunday March 27th. Over the course of six days, the Film Festival will screen a total of 188 films and live performances, each showcasing the work of independent and experimental filmmakers. Tonight a selection of short … Continue reading PREVIEW: Ann Arbor Film Festival

Review: Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan: Guilty of Laughter

This Sunday night I went to the Power Center (my favorite campus venue) to see the Druid and Atlantic Theater Company production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan. It was crazy funny! We laughed so hard at the dry Irish humor. The actors were so talented. No matter how much we laughed or what … Continue reading Review: Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan: Guilty of Laughter

PREVIEW: Detroit’s Got the Funk

Celebrate the last Friday of every month dancing to funk music downtown. This Friday, February 25th, Motor City Funk Night presents artist Dennis Coffey and Will Sessions Band. Funk Night will be held at Detroit’s Majestic Theater 4120 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI and goes from from10:00pm-4:00am. Tickets cost $10.00 at the door but bring extra … Continue reading PREVIEW: Detroit’s Got the Funk

Review: Creation. Life. Legacy.

Metallic industrial, organic robotic, digital bug, fluttering verbs. Form can sometimes be constricting, only allowing for certain expressions while disallowing others. While watching Merce Cunnigham Dance Company perform, I could not align what I was watching with any concrete words. How to translate a dance performance into a concise review seemed like a daunting task, … Continue reading Review: Creation. Life. Legacy.