Community Culture

Ariel Friedlander

Equal parts carefree and captivating, drag mother-daughter duo Ariana Grindr and Daya Bee-Dee have become something of a fixture in the Ann Arbor queer community.

Creative Commons

It’s ironic, considering I constantly write about the culinary foundation I grew up on, that I actually haven’t lived at home in two years. The seed for my foodie tendencies was planted in a small town on the Jersey Shore and in New York City before I even learned my first words.

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As I left the theater, I found that I had forgotten that this was a student production. Had I walked out onto Time’s Square in New York City, I would not have been particularly surprised.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Narrated by Hamilton’s mortal enemy, Aaron Burr, the musical does a nice job of splitting stage time between Burr and Hamilton; the audience sees the light and the darkness in both leading men. But I beg to ask the question — where are all the women?

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Every woman in my family instinctively knows how to cook. We all know how to roll grape leaves, work with filo and make lamb less gamey. There’s a pride in creating joy within sustenance.

Monterey Jazz Festival

A woman in front of me exclaimed “They’re all women!” once they filled onstage.

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Given that M-Agination cuts most scripts it receives, these films probably lost their effectiveness at other points in the process. Ironically enough, the films at the M-Agination Film Festival largely lacked imagination.

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While I would have liked to see LGBT relationships explored in a more unique way, the play is quite genuine.

Dana Pierangeli

My quest has been less about coffee than just finding a place where I belong — a little nook of campus I can call my own.

Dana Pierangeli

I didn’t see any hypnotized Diag squirrels or dancing oaks, but the Orpheus Singers certainly lived up to their name. Directed by Eugene Rogers, the smallest of the SMTD choirs put on a night of beautiful classical choir pieces that charmed their audience.