This year, the Vietnamese Student Association's annual culture show’s theme was Find Your Light: Đi Tìm Ánh Sáng, showcasing the journey of a young girl trying to find her truth about her Vietnamese culture. With 10 different dances, the entirely student-run show features over 120 student and guest performers.
When I think about it too much, I wonder why I even go into all the effort of zapping water with waves of energy just to soak some leaves in it so it turns a slight shade that water is not supposed to be, for me to then sweeten it with copious amounts of honey that will only make my sedentary body softer.
I started drinking tea in high school. I’m not really sure why. Probably because tea is easier to make than coffee. Operating a coffee maker required a level of commitment I was not ready for. Microwaves are easy.
The other night, I took myself out to see “La La Land” at the Michigan Theater. After countless recommendations from friends, I knew I had to go. The only showing I could fit in my day was at 9:45 p.m. on a Monday night, so naturally it was hard to find a friend willing to tag alone. I didn't think twice because, frankly, I just really wanted to see it.
This year was the 40th anniversary of the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, a two night series that brings in performers from all over the country. Hill Auditorium was nearly full for the first night on Friday. Six musical acts played over the course of four hours, and Susan Werner was the MC singing a mix of humorous and beautiful songs between sets.