Trina
Pal
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:00am
Painting from Abbe Museum

As a nation, we have a lot to learn about our relationship with our surroundings.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 10:33pm
Trina Pal

To know that it’s just you and that beckoning expanse above, if only for a moment, is the best form of therapy.

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:42am
Cardamom

Always bustling on Plymouth Road, Cardamom houses the best Indian food within a fifty-mile radius of Ann Arbor. I’m of Bengali heritage and have tried almost every Indian restaurant in the metro-Detroit area. Not surprisingly, the vast majority of them fall into the same mold: oil. I can’t count the number of times I’ve ordered a dish and seen droplets of oil floating in the gravy, a part of the curry that’s traditionally filled with spices and minimal fat. Yes, it might taste good, but it’s not the real deal. Cardamom replaces this excess oil with something much better: flavor.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:23am
Frida Kahlo

Here’s how I know that the word “feminism” is stigmatized. Until recently, I’ve said the words “I’m a feminist” self-consciously. I’ve gotten some uncomfortable laughter, quick looks downward and blank stares. Encouraging smiles have been few and far between, especially when talking to people of the opposite sex. So, why the stigma?

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:08pm
Courtesy of Author

Travel is my method of fleeing from this era for a week or two, a way of living in another time while not really being there at all. It’s fleeting, but it’s eye-opening.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 8:16pm
Cabaret

MUSKET did a wonderful job of giving the audience glimpses of the underlying fascist revolution while maintaining that life revolved around the complete opposite — parties and wild entertainment.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 3:00pm
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If dance is the art form that makes your heart sing, consider the School of Music, Theatre & Dance’s “hand&hand” Senior BFA showcase.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 5:44pm
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, in collaboration with the University Musical Society (UMS), returns to the Power Center this fall with “Two Different Programs,” to use contemporary dance as their personal appeal for action.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:33am
FeelGood

World poverty is understandably grim, but FeelGood tries to tackle the problem with optimism instead.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:46pm
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Death was pushed right in front of my face, narrating Liesel and Rudy’s world, and I wasn’t convinced for a second.