Community Culture

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It was 5:15 a.m. 11-year-old me noted with satisfaction that the book I had been reading all night, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” was only 50 pages from the end. I could go to bed, or I could finish what I had started approximately six hours and 500 pages ago.

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If you haven’t already left Ann Arbor for break, or you’re planning to stay on campus through the winter season, I highly suggest taking a walk downtown to see some of Ann Arbor’s famous street art.

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Why does architecture need a critic? Intention is never outcome, and a building’s meaning is never fixed. As the stage for all of our lives, its subtle impacts can’t be overlooked.

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On a dark Thursday night last week, the University Museum of Modern Art held its fifth installment of this semester’s Virtual Zell Visiting Writers Series.

West Side Book Shop opened at 113 W Liberty Street in Ann Arbor in 1975.

For Jay Platt, bookselling has always been about stories and serendipity. Celebrating its 45th year on September 21, his store West Side Book Shop opened at 113 W Liberty Street in Ann Arbor in 1975, a few years after Platt graduated from the University with a degree in naval engineering.

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The Zell Visiting Writers Series, hosted by the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, usually takes the form of a week in which visiting writers stay in Ann Arbor, teach workshops, give talks and soak in the magic of the city in the fall.

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Last week, The Michigan Quarterly Review’s Khaled Mattawa hosted poet and activist Reginald Dwayne Betts for an evening of visual art and poetry.

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Phoebe Bridgers. “A Star Is Born”’s Lady Gaga. Frida Kahlo. “High School Musical”’s Gabriella Montez. 

What do all these women have in common? 

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I remember when my dad first suggested that I major in English. I was a freshman, about two weeks into my classes here at The University, and I had just finished telling him about how much I was enjoying my creative writing class.

School of Music, Theatre and Dance sophomore Scotty Lockwood’s start in theatre was somewhat unconventional.

School of Music, Theatre and Dance sophomore Scotty Lockwood’s start in theatre was certainly unconventional. He actually intended to come to the University as a psychology major. However, at the last minute, Lockwood’s mom encouraged him to apply for Michigan’s renowned theatre school.