Community Culture

From June 3rd to June 12th, the Cinetopia International Film Festival graced theatres in the Ann Arbor and Detroit metropolitan areas with a variety of dark full-length feature dramas, sardonic comedies, documentaries and shorts to satisfy any local cinephile.


Nichols Arboretum is always teeming with visitors during the summer — among them are picnickers camped out near the Huron River, tanners stretched out on sun-bleached towels and kayakers trying, and failing, to avoid the boulder everyone seems to get stuck on.

I’ve listened to so much Prince in the days since he passed — probably more than I ever did when he was alive.

The Midwest Literary Walk, which began eight years ago, has grown into one of the region's most unique and anticipated arts events.

The music, costumes and sets all come together to create the ’60s, Mad Men-esque world in which Wright has chosen to set the story.

Whether it’s the end of summer, the end of a program, or the end of an adventure, many are the looming last stops on a life path that have been ignored by love.

Versatility, in its simplest terms, is the ability for something to be adapted into a different form or changed.

One of the most exciting genre-blending compositional voices at work today is that of Sarah Kirkland Snider, whose piece, ‘Something for the Dark,’ premiered Thursday night with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

It isn’t that great art doesn’t belong to any time; it’s that it belongs to many times, contains themes with a cross-generational resonance, captures not only the zeitgeist of the era in which it was created but also imbibes the enduring spirit of humanity.