Aepex Contemporary Performance and Kerrytown Concert House Push Boundaries with Transgender Opera ‘As One’

By | 2018-03-28T13:39:15+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Ann Arbor, Entertainment, Michigan, News, Theater|

Thinking of opera, one might imagine a knight in shining armor, a damsel in distress or Brunnhilde — a woman with a viking helmet and blonde braids belting out some massive vocal power. And, in many ways, opera is still representative of those traditional characters, but it's also an ever-changing medium that is growing with the times.

Ypsilanti to Host Queernival Prom 2018

By | 2018-03-28T13:26:07+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

For many, prom is considered to be a rite of passage from childhood to adulthood, and although greater amounts of LGBTQ people are able to experience it many students still attend schools that don't accommodate same-sex couples at their events.

Calling All Food Lovers

By | 2017-07-20T09:00:00+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

The YpsiTasty Grub Crawl - a joint venture and local food celebration to support the mission of the A2Y Chamber and Growing Hope - is a chance for food lovers to enjoy the best locally [...]

Celebrate Author Stephanie Heit

By | 2017-05-25T09:00:00+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

Stephanie Heit is a poet, dancer, and teacher of somatic writing, contemplative dance practice, and kundalini yoga. She lives with bipolar disorder and is a member of the Olimpias, an international disability-performance collective. She lives [...]

Mouths of Babes

By | 2017-04-27T09:00:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

With more than a dozen albums and over a thousand shows between them, Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth of Mouths of Babes are no strangers to the modern folk music scene. For years, their respective [...]

The New Negresses

By | 2017-01-01T09:00:00+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Ann Arbor, Neighborhoods|

One of the special programs at AAFF is the The New Negress Film Society (newnegressfilm.org.) The NNFS is a NY-based collective of black women filmmakers whose priority is to create community and spaces for support, [...]