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The Accolades Awards recognize U-M student organizations for their outstanding achievements in the arts each year, and for their leadership in the university's vibrant arts community. Watch this video announcing the 2017 Accolades Award winner for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Organization in MUSICAL THEATRE!
The Accolades Awards recognize U-M student organizations for their outstanding achievements in the arts each year, and for their leadership in the University's vibrant arts community. The 2017 Accolades winners were announced this week. Watch this kick off video to find out who the nominees and winner were for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Org in THEATRE!
Check out this promo video for Michigan Sahana's 7th annual That Brown Show on April 15th!
The Accolades recognize outstanding achievements by student organizations in a wide range of disciplines, including Theatre, Music, Dance, Comedy and Improv, Visual Arts, Literary publications and more. The nominations are in and the entire campus is now encouraged to vote for the most deserving groups in each category online. Please help us recognize these student organizations for their great work in the arts this past year, and for their leadership in the university's vibrant arts community!
Take a peak at the teaser trailer for Rude Mechanicals' Much Ado About Nothing. The show is coming up on March 31st, April 1st, and April 2nd at the the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
MUSKET, U-M's student run musical theatre organization, proudly presents SISTER ACT in the Power Center on March 24th-26th! Watch this exclusive sneak peak and get to know some of the characters!
The Literary Issue 2017 includes poems and short stories to "open your mind to the creativity and imagination that live on our campus and within our writing."
Watch this dramatic teaser for the play The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Druid, brought to the Power Center March 9th-11th through UMS.
Check out the newest session from Empty Mug Records featuring The Kelseys with Peter Kwitney and Evan Dennis on guitar, Nick Weaver on bass, and Josh Cukier on drums.
February 1st was Michigan Football Signing Day highlighted by a two-hour event live from Crisler Center called Signing of the Stars. Groove was there to perform high energy percussion for the audience and viewers.
As part of the U-M Bicentennial, Michigan welcomed Justice Susanne Baer (LLM ’93), of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for a conversation on the impact of the performing arts on generating awareness, building community, and motivating individuals to pursue social change. Performances were by distinguished SMTD alumna and recipient of Sphinx Medal of Excellence, mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales (BM ‘02, voice), along with performances by SMTD students and the U-M Men’s Glee Club.
Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July 2017. VanBesien will take the reins from Kenneth C. Fischer, who retires at the end of June 2017 after 30 years in the job. He will become only the seventh president in UMS’s 138-year history.
This Monday kicked off the 2017 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium with the Memorial Keynote Lecture. The speakers were award winning investigative journalist, author, syndicated columnist, and host of Democracy Now!, Amy Goodman and Golden Globe nominee, writer, producer, and star of the hit HBO series Insecure, Issa Rae. Featured performances were "Oh Say, Do You Hear?" from the SMTD and "Rise Up" by Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies.
2017 marks the Bicentennial celebration for the University of Michigan! To kick off the celebration watch this public service announcement highlighting some of the important moments that have been a part of our 200 year legacy.
Musicians Quinn XCII and ayokay discuss their journey into the arts and exploring passions through college. Both will be performing as a part of Spotlight presented by MPowered Entrepreneurship and MUSIC Matters on January 19th at Necto!
Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Jacob Sigman combines influences of Motown, Soul, and Contemporary Pop music to create something both new and familiar. Empty mug sessions are brought to you by Empty Mug Records.
Check out this teaser video from Basement Arts for their upcoming performance of In the Red and Brown Water on December 14th-16th.
Here's a chilling teaser from 58 Greene for their upcoming concert American Greenie Story on Saturday, December 10th.
The Harmonettes take on Game Day on Saturday, December 10th at 7 pm on the MLB Aud 4! Come see "The Harbaughnettes" perform in their very own Michigan football-themed concert dedicated to our very own Coach Jim Harbaugh!
In preparation for their upcoming fall concert "Journey On" on November 19th the University of Michigan Women's Glee Club created this preview video. Take a look and join them on Saturday for a night of music and celebration of the University's approaching bicentennial.
Take a sneak peek at the production of The Importance of Being Earnest" performed by Rude Mechanicals on November 4th-6th in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater.
Sixteen University of Michigan a cappella groups performed at MacFest 2016 on October 22nd. Watch all of their impressive performances here!
Here's a clip from the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club recent appearance on The Young Turks speaking about why they performed the choral work "Seven Last Words of the Unarmed" and the reactions that followed.
Check out this clip from the 2016-17 Michigan Dance Team's performance at the Army vs. Navy Wheelchair Basketball Game on October 9th!
Check out this sneak peek of choreography from the multicultural hip-hop student organization Flowdom.
The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club wants you to submit lyrics for an original new “Michigan song,” which the members will premier in April 2017 to mark the University’s Bicentennial. Lyricists are invited to submit entries online between Sept. 1st - Nov. 15th. The winner will be announced by Dec. 15th.
Artist Levester Williams makes molds of potholes in Detroit. Williams was recently a Visiting Artist at the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities and is exhibiting "Any Holder but a Pot Holder" from September 15th - October 20th at the U-M Institute for the Humanities Gallery.
Auditions for the multicultural, co-ed, hip hop dance group EnCore are tonight at 5:30pm at the Henderson Room located in the League. Check out other auditions happening on campus in our Calls and Auditions section of our newsletter!
Enjoy this fun video with lots of U-M cameos to welcome all the students back to campus, courtesy of President Schlissel!
University of Michigan Museum of Art's Assistant Curator of Photography Jennifer Friess was recently featured in the blog SLICE Ann Arbor. Click here to read her full interview.
The Heidelberg Project — iconic art installation and popular tourist attraction in Detroit, MI — will be dismantled and evolved into an "arts infused community" over the next two years. Read more about what's next for the Heidelberg Project from The Detroit Free Press.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) is currently presenting “Spiderman,” a media installation by Mark Bradford that touches on issues of race, gender, HIV/AIDS and homophobia, that runs through Nov. 27, 2016.
Learn about the Dean of U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Aaron Dworkin's artistic influences, inspirations, and challenges through this interview with SLICE Ann Arbor.
The 2016 Traverse City Film Festival, running now through July 30th, features U-M faculty-taught workshops, short films by screenwriting students and a documentary by an alumna.
The University of Michigan welcomes art lovers from all over the region to the 57th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair (July 21st–24th) by offering many special events, tours and performances at many locations on campus. Check out activities and exhibitions during Art Fair week that are free and open to the public.
Check out the U-M SMTD EXCEL Program's EXCELcast conversation with arts entrepreneurship fellows Cassidy Goldblatt and Kellen Degnan talking about their Converge New Music Initiative. EXCEL will be continuing this funding and mentoring program in 2016-17 with an application cycle starting in October.
Check out the latest Staff Issue from Fortnight Literary Press. Fortnight is a student-run literary magazine from the University of Michigan that publishes student prose, poetry, art, and more.
Watch students Sena Cho and Braden McConnell perform during the first 2016 Center Stage Strings concert on June 27th in Britton Hall. Cho performed "Romance" from Henryk Wieniawski's Concerto no. 2. McConnell performed Theme and variations in D minor by Jean Sibelius.
Get a taste of the sights and sounds you'll experience at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival here. The festival runs through July 3rd.
University of Michigan student Chelsea Tinsler took Second Place in the 2016 Black Swamp Percussion Multi Solo Competition! Watch her competition performance of Georges Aperhis' Graffitis here .
Ever wondered how orientation comes together? Watch this video to see the little-known tradition of how the Office of New Student Programs actually gets orientation started.
May 28th marked the second anniversary of the death of legendary poet, writer, and activist Maya Angelou. Cinetopia will be celebrating her life with the screening of the documentary "Maya Angelou And Still I Rise". Watch a clip from the film here .
Take a look at the Not Even Really Drama Students' (N.E.R.D.S) debut performance of "Not Another Princess Musical" written, directed, and performed by University of Michigan Students.
Watch the video for "White Flag" from Canadian singer-songwriter and producer Royal Wood. Royal Wood is the musician for Take a Chance Tuesday on May 24th at The Ark.
Take a look at the diverse music, theatre, and dance performances that will be coming to Ann Arbor for the UMS 2016-17 season!
Take a listen to the commencement speech to the SMTD class of 2016 by Jane Chu, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman.
Watch the trailer for the documentary, "Love, Life & Loss," featuring the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club performing "Seven Last Words of the Unarmed" by Joel Thompson and "Glory" by John Legend and Common.
Mark Clague, Editor-in-Chief of the George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition, discusses how the iconic taxi horn parts in Gershwin's "American in Paris" played by orchestras since the 1940's are not what Gershwin intended.
Take a listen to Michigan Daily's Story Slam that took place on April 8th. The theme of the night was mental, physical, emotional, spiritual and sexual health.
Wondering what First Fridays Ypsilanti is all about? Take a look at this preview with FFY President Kayj Michelle and artist Shadia Zayed on Fox 2 News !
Watch this video featuring new data on the careers of students who pursued creative writing, visual arts, theater, design, dance or music. The data came from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP), a research effort led by Indiana and Arizona State Universities, supported by the Surdna Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and others.
Check out the preview for artist Nina Katchadourian's video installation Accent Elimination on view at the Institute for the Humanities gallery.
Check out this video highlighting Arts & Culture at the University of Michigan.
Students from the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance bring the music of Disney favorites like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Frozen to life for kids at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital .
Check out the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club's performance at the 2016 MLK Symposium Keynote Memorial Lecture by Nontombi Naomi Tutu .
For those of you who liked Michigan Engineering Dean Munson's Star Wars-themed Holiday rap , University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts' Dean Martin reads his own holiday letter (while wearing a silk bathrobe).
The Compulsive Lyres is a co-ed a cappella group from the University of Michigan. Or is it? Their event is going to be a night filled with great music, suave superheroes, and possibly Poot Lovato!
MUSKET's production of SPRING AWAKENING, is happening this weekend, November 20-22! Check out U-MSocial's behind-the-scenes SnapChat story video . And guess what?! The Sunday performance is a Passport event !
4000 Audience Members/240 Dancers/24 Choreographers/10 Spectacular Dances/1 Unforgettable Show! Get hyped for the annual IASA show ! This year's theme is AZAYA: The Unity of Experience at the University of Michigan. Check out this hype video !
The 156th Men's Glee Club Fall Hill Concert is this Saturday, November 7th. This year's Fall Concert revolves around the theme UBOMI: Love, Life, and Loss. Check out this video of them singing Bound for the Promised Land .
MACFest 2015 was last weekend, and Umich's amazing a cappella community was there sharing their latest songs. The Sopranos perform "Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap in this week's Link of the Week video !
Michigan has a ton of amazing musicians, and many of them perform in the various bands of the University. To get a sampling of what each of these bands do, go to Band-O-Rama, a Passport to The Arts event on October 24th! Here's a flashback to the Marching Band's entrance back in 2010 to get you excited!
This trailer highlights some of the artists, exhibitions and events as part of " Year of Conversions ," presented September 2015 – June 2016 by the Institute for the Humanities at the University of Michigan.
University of Michigan has so many great arts organizations, so you're bound to find something to interest you! Check out Maya, a South Asian fusion dance team with a strong emphasis on classical dance!
Every year, Basement Arts pulls together writers, crew, actors, and directors to make some amazingly quirky things happen in Studio 1 at Walgreen Drama Center-- and make 4 short plays appear out of thin air in just 24 hours! Get a sense of the fun in this video from 2014!
The school year is upon us, and it's time to start thinking about how you'll get involved in the arts. If you're looking to join a student arts organization, the Student Arts HUB is a great place to start! The HUB has profiles on arts orgs, links to their facebook and youtube pages, and more!
This Friday is Artscapade , Arts at Michigan's annual arts kick-off event at UMMA. If you've never gone before, check out some of these photos from past years' Artscapades, and make sure to stop by on Friday, September 4, from 7-10pm!
Did you know that U-M has its own independent, student-run record label? Empty Mug Records have developed an innovative and exciting organization to give student artists the momentum to become the University’s next generation of success stories. Take a listen to some of the music they've produced here »
EnspiRED is one of Umich's many amazing Student Arts Orgs. Founded in 2006, they highlight the arts and artists on campus through hosting events and workshops. EnspiRED is led by an executive board comprised of dedicated individuals with diverse career aspirations including; Fashion, Music, Theatre, Photography, Film, Business, Law, Public Health, Public Relations, and Medicine. Their new website is beautiful! Check it out here!
If you've ever been curious about Swing Dancing, but never got around to learning how, then Swing Ann Arbor is a great place to start! Their website tells you about all of their classes and events, and includes videos of their performers, classic dances, and further inspiration! You'll be Lindy Hopping in no time!
This weekend is D.I.Ypsi , a 2-day indie art fair in Ypslianti. Check out some of the interviews that Critic Car did with organizers and attendees during last year's event, and then be sure to check it out this year!
DB3 is the first official male K-Pop dance crew at the University of Michigan. Their mission is to spread the awareness of Korean culture through dancing and participating in various cultural and dance-oriented events, all while developing relationships and having fun. Check out this video of them performing in 2014.
Outrage Dance Company is a group of well-trained jazz, lyrical, and hip hop dancers who share their passion of dance with each other and on the Michigan campus. Check out some of their performance videos!
Generation Asian Pacific American (GenAPA) is a Pan-Asian cultural show held at U-M to showcase the strength and talents of the APIA community. Check out some videos from this past year's event!
University of Michigan students uncovered the story of Arabella Chapman by researching two rare photo albums from the U-M William L. Clements Library collection. Check out this video about the project!
If you're a fan of Star Wars, you probably know the infamous Admiral Ackbar. But do you know about his band, the Cadets? No? Let the Laddies Show, a U-M student arts org focused on youtube comedy, will introduce you! (We promise, it's not a trap!)
SLICE Ann Arbor is an arts and culture blog featuring slice-of-life interviews with people making a creative mark in and around town. Meet the artists, chefs, designers, musicians, actors, playwrights, architects, producers, curators, photographers, dancers, filmmakers, and authors—and find out how they got their start, what’s important to them, and why they do what they do.
IXITI.com is a great resource to find arts and cultural events and things to do in Detroit, Ann Arbor and beyond. IXITI is about art, music, dance, theatre, history, science, and more. IXITI is produced by the Detroit-based arts and culture nonprofit CultureSource. Great things are happening all around you. They invite you to come find your wow!
"Sun and Shadows" was the kick-off event of the Department of Theatre & Drama’s year-long celebration of 100 Years of Theatre at Michigan . Check out this video that shows some of the story behind the 20-minute shadow puppet play was projected onto the outer walls of the Arthur Miller Theatre in April!
The Michigan Humanities had an amazing year exploring life writing in its many forms and incarnations. We want to give a shout-out to all the scholars, artists, students, and staff who made it all possible. Check out this video looking back on some of the great moments.
LSA Dean Andrew Martin went on an epic journey through the stacks of the Hatcher Graduate Library, in search of some hard-to-find books! Here's a video of his search. Has he found what he went looking for?
FunKtion are an all-male multicultural hip-hop dance team at U of M. Founded in 1999, they dance to entertain, to maintain a tight brotherhood, and to simply spread the joy of dance! Check out this video of funKtion performing at this year's Dance Mix.
HEL[ICON] Literary Journal was released this week, the 100 page magazine that the Helicon , the Art History student org, has been working so hard on for the past few months! Check out the online version here!
The student-driven artistic community at the University of Michigan is one of the most vibrant in the nation. Nominate your Student Arts Org for awards and then vote for the winners to be announced at the 2nd annual Accolades Award Ceremony, to be held on April 15th, 2015 at 7:30pm!
Did you know U-M has a Chinese Yoyo/Diabolo Team? Revolution is the Chinese Yoyo team at the University of Michigan; it aims to promote Chinese Yoyo as a performance art form as well as bring awareness to A/PIA culture in general. Check out this recent performance!
Known for their showstopping soloists and distinctive style, 58 Greene has emerged as one of the hottest singing groups on campus. Check out this video of them performing 10 Seconds by Jazmine Sullivan.
Do you know about the The U-M Detroit Center? It serves as a gateway for University and urban communities to take advantage of each other's learning, research and cultural activities. Check out this video to get a better sense of what that looks like.
Interested in joining a student dance organization? There are lots of auditions this month listed in the Calls & Auditions section of our ArtsInfo newsletter One of those groups is IMPACT Dance. Check out this video of them performing and consider attending their September 14th Tryouts!
The Open Book Project seeks to encourage exploration of the unconventional forms “books” might take, to challenge notions of what books can be, and to promote further discussion about the culture, legacy and future of books. Check out their website and don't miss the reception at Literati on July 11th!
Performing on June 21 as part of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, MOMIX creates surrealistic worlds through breathtaking imagery, athletic dance, elaborate costumes, puppetry, projections, and riveting musical scores. Check out this preview video for their Botanica show!
The Accolades are a new award meant to recognize achievement in the arts at U of M. Visit their Facebook page and submit your best work for consideration for awards ranging from Best Theatrical Performance to Best Publication Design!
Have you ever heard of Sinaboro? They're a Korean Traditional Drumming Group at the University of Michigan, and their performances are pretty impressive... just check out this week's link of the week ››
"In the Garden Grows a Lump," an exhibition of rare illustrated manuscripts on picturesque gardens, is on view at the Taubman Gallery until February 21. Check out some insights into the exhibition in this video
Images of Identities has a show on January 16th. Check out their Fortune Teller video and find out what you have in store in your near future!
Don't miss your opportunity to be part of UMS' Kazoo Orchestra, and your chance to perform at the Arts & Eats event on January 16th! But first, watch this video of the UMS Student Committee learning to play kazoo to get a quick taste of what it'll sound like.
Angels on Call are University of Michigan's philanthropic a cappella group. Get ready for their concert on December 7th and check out their recent performance at MACFest in this video!
The G-Men have a concert coming up on Saturday November 24th... Get pumped for One G, Two G, Red G, Blue G with this video from their performance at the 2013 ICCA Semifinals!
Ever seen a musician play a theramin? Turns out you can make one of these unique instruments out of just about anything, as demonstrated in this video. If this is interesting to you, check out the Experimental Musical Instruments Club here on campus.
Check out this video of The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi, who are being brought to Rackham Auditorium on Friday November 8th thanks to the Turkish American Society of Michigan. For info about the event, see their website.
Arts at Michigan has revamped their Student Arts Blog, and arts/beat is up and running! Read recent posts by our bloggers on Blueprint Literary Magazine, ComCo and the Michigan Marching Band!
Check out The Sirens' acapella rendition of "To Make You Feel My Love"... then be sure to go see them at MacFest on October 26th, with 14 other Michigan acapella groups!
Ever wonder what the sound of crickets would be if it were slowed down? Robert Wilson produced a sound piece doing just that. Turns out the sounds is hauntingly beautiful.
Interested in the progression from single-story buildings to sky-scraping towers? The New York Times put together this fun animation about the creation of high-rises.
Check out Groove's performance this past week at the Dream Lights Concert... It'll make you want to empty your trash can and start using it as a drum!
With Michigan Football having a bye week, this is the perfect time to enjoy a different take on the Michigan Fight Song... Auscultations did this beautiful version that's totally worth listening!
Check out Basement Arts' updated website... See videos from past seasons and learn how to get involved this year!
Congratulations to our Artscapade Film Fest Winner, Patrick Kipper. His film, Tendency to Jam was shown at Artscapade 2013 and was selected as the winner!
Maize Mirchi perform South Asian-themed a cappella music. Wanna be a part of the Mirchi crew? Their Mass Meeting is Sept. 11 at 7 PM in Union 2105B!
Check out this video from the Appleseed Collective, who will be playing at The Ark on August 29th. Appleseed Collective play a mix of ragtime, bluegrass and Dixieland, creating a truly unique sound.
Check out FunKtion, one of the groups who'll be performing at Artscapade on Thursday August 29th! Think their next performance will be dedicated to Hermione too?
Need to cool off with some laughs? WCBN is screening the much-criticized film Cool As Ice at Arbor Brewing Company on Tuesday, August 13 at 8pm. Take a look at what's in store with this trailer!
Joe Moses is performing at the Michigan Theater on August 3, 2013. Check out this promo video to learn more about about what to expect!
Brett Dennan is a folk singer-songwriter from California coming to Ann Arbor's Sonic Lunch today. Check him out!
Known for his juxtapositions of original songs with a style of a bygone era, Luke Winslow-King offers an energetic sound. Check him out at Sonic Lunch today!
Ever wonder what prompted all the different fonts you choose from when creating a document? Check out this animation that explains the history of typoraphy.
Detroit music icon Carolyn Striho will perform an acoustic set tonight at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.
Want to see how students reinterpret artwork in the UMMA collection through film? Watch the newest Many Voices movies--created by members of the community, inspired by UMMA art works.
This weekend, Ann Arbor Soul Club is bringing the party to The Blind Pig for a night of soul favorites. Check out a set from one of last summer's soul nights!
Ann Arbor's Performance Network will be putting on "The Mountaintop." Listen to playwright Katori Hall discuss the meaning of her play.
Arts participation is a valuable part of your college experience. But you never know just what else might come along with it. These two performers who met each other on stage had a surprise proposal onstage after UMGASS's final performance of The Pirates of Penzance!
Did you get out to see all of the 2013 Senior thesis exhibitions? Want to see some photos of things you may have missed? Check out these photos from the various shows!
The Rude Mechanicals are performing Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" April 19-21. Check out this promo video and then go see the show!
Check out this promo video for Circle Mirror Transformation. It's Basement Arts' latest production, and then go see it for FREE this weekend!
Maize Mirchi has their Spring Concert this weekend, "Maize Mirchi goes to High School". Watch this video of their performance from earlier this year.
Xylem, an entirely student-run literary arts magazine that features the creative work of University of Michigan undergraduates. Check them out online and then go to XYLEM LIVE at Work Gallery on State Street on March 29th for their release party with live music, artwork, and food!
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America, established in 1963. And it's going on until March 24th. Check out their site for a full schedule of films!
Check out this fun performance by FunKtion that channels everything from the Spice Girls to Coldplay!
Check out what some of your classmates are doing to share their artistic talents with grade school students form Detroit through MPOW, the Michigan Performance Outreach Workshops.
The exhibition RACE: Are we so different? is on view now at The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, and brings together the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, the role of science in that history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations.
Wondering what Basement Arts is all about? They produced a really cool promo video to give you a glimpse.
What starts out looking like traditional plaster sculptures morph into surprising new shapes. Check out the paper sculptures of Li Hongbo.
U of M Dance alumna Alexandra Beller introduces the world to the next generation of choreographers, inspired here by a toddler's movements. Showing that inspiration is all around us..ur calendars to see them at Dance Mix 2013 on March 29th!
Missed out seeing EnCore last semester? Check out their fall 2012 set and the great time they've had dancing around Ann Arbor. Mark your calendars to see them at Dance Mix 2013 on March 29th!
Art Is ______? FOKUS, the parent organization of a student organization by the same name here at U of M, seeks the answer.
Check out this recent performance by Dance 2XS, busting out some crazy dance moves at Urbanite 2012 here!
Have you seen the latest University of Michigan promo video? It was created by Michigan students for the incoming Class of 2017. Watch "The Letter M" here
Did you know? The Art, Architecture & Engineering Library has a special collection of Artist's Books. You can browse them online and set up an appointment to see them in person. Some of them are one of a kind or handmade, and many of them are really great!
Check out Tiny Expo's website... Taking place on December 8th in Ann Arbor, it's A2's biggest little indie arts & crafts fair, where local artists and crafters will be selling their wares
Salto Dance Company's winter show is Thursday 11/29. Watch what they can do, and then pick up a Passport Voucher to get a FREE student ticket!
We've all seen those 3D chalk artists who can do amazing things with perspective, but this collection is really pretty impressive!
New Beat Happening is having their second Annual Battle of The Bands on November 16th, 2012. Check out this video from FTHRSN, last year's winner!
Check out the Alumni Association's video Miniature Michigan. With a tilt/shift camera lens, they make the entire campus seem tiny. Is there a mini version of you in there somewhere?
Rude Mechanicals present Shakespeare's Measure for Measure on November 2-4... Get excited for the show and watch this promo video!
Check out Element1 busting out some amazing moves and get ready for their Anniversary Jam in December!
Our Link of the Week is to the Museum of Endangered Sounds, whose goal is to preserve the sounds made famous by some old technologies and electronics equipment that are disappearing from our audio landscape.
Grupo Krapp integrate dance and theatre into something that exists in between the two. They'll be speaking at the Institute for Humanities on Oct 17, so see what they do here first!
Carla Milarch & Kevin Young talk about their roles in "The Glass Menagerie," now playing at Performance Network Theatre
Cadence: Cadence is having auditions on September 24th and 29th, 2012... Check out their performance from the Spring and get some inspiration!
It was a tough week for Michigan Football, so our Links of the week are a double dose of Denard Robinson love!
Cadence: Cadence is having auditions on September 24th and 29th, 2012... Check out their performance from the Spring and get some inspiration!
Congrats to Matthew Montgomery, winner of the Artscapade Student Film Fest! Check out Matthew's short film, Theater Piece, which won him a $200 gift card!
Want to be the next Bollywood star? It could all start at Michigan Manzil's Fall Auditions on September 9th and 12th!
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is playing a concert in town at Pioneer High School on September 23! Watch this video of them performing
Need some happy little clouds and happy little trees? Famed TV painter Bob Ross is here to meet your needs!
Check out Performance Ark's "Things Both Hushed and Grand", which was performed in multiple locations around Ann Arbor this spring.
See some of their recent accomplishments of students in the Dance Department on The DSA's (Dance Student Assembly) blog!
"Paths to Renewal" is a virtual exhibit to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the SAPAC (Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center) at U of M. UMMA student docents picked works to promote respect and communication.
The Sopranos have a new website design, and invite you to check out every single page of a cappella fun!
University of Michigan Women's Glee Club sings Sail Away at last year's Spring Concert. This year's concert is April 14th at Hill. And it's a Passport event, so pick up a voucher and see it for FREE!
In this clip from The Friars' 56th annual Study Break Concert, the all-male choir sings "Facebook Me", a parody of "Lean on Me". Check it out and see why you might think twice about adding that kid from your chemistry lecture.
Check out this clip from Groove's performance at the Michigan Theater in December! This percussion group jams out with trash cans, buckets, bottles and more!
Check out this video on the history of ComCo, the self-proclaimed "oldest and best" improv comedy troupe on campus!
Watch Compulsive Lyres-- one of the groups that performed at this year's MACFest-perform Stevie Wonder's Superstition!
Vencedores Samba Bateria aim to broaden the knowledge of regional music from Brazil while learning about the cultural and social connections to the music. Check out why they call Brazilian samba music "infectious"!
Check out our latest video of the week, featuring (g)imble acapella singing Teenage Dream.