Community Culture


Art transcends boundaries, speaks through silence and allows people to communicate on common ground.

There are a multitude of examples of revolutionary artists passing away very young. Such little time on Earth, yet what an impact they were able to make.

The Ann Arbor Civic Theater will be performing “In the Next Room,” or “The Vibrator Play,” a Pulitzer Prize winning play written by Sarah Ruhl.

“Painting and performance are both integral to my practice, I mostly react to sounds, either noises I create or good music. I create as a way to process philosophy and to conduct research into ways of being,” said Williams.

Narratives like ‘The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao’ are becoming a more standard part of the American literary landscape.

The experience is best described as magical.

Drag is an experience best seen live

This demonstration, and the coverage of it, has the power to catapult messages that people have been voicing for years: that experiences of race and gender are inextricable from each other, the urgency of the relationship between affordable health care and immigrant rights, the fact that environmental issues often disproportionately affect women and children — that "Women’s Rights are Human Rights," to quote Hillary Clinton.

According to author Claudia Rankine, the inception of her book-length poem, ‘Citizen: An American Lyric,’ began with the question: “How did that happen?”

It’s critical that children get their hands on these pieces of literature. It’s critical that people are uncomfortable reading “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and it is critical that people think that “The Scarlet Letter” is obscene.