Community Culture


“How cold is it up there right now?” asked Kenny Hensley, keyboardist for Seattle-based band The Head and The Heart.


I am not hopeless; I am hopeful.


Vanessa Carlton refuses to slow down.

“I don’t think I would call it a political play. What I think it does so well is it presents this issue and it allows the audience to think for themselves about it. It doesn’t have a spin, it doesn’t have an idea about abortions that says: ‘Okay this is what we think, what do you think?’ You can decide for yourself.”


This constant motion, a pursuit of restlessness and slight discomfort supports Hayes’s philosophy as a teacher of poetry.

Cast and creative team of "Beyond Sacred"

With current tensions surrounding the Muslim community at the University, Ping Chong + Company could not come to Ann Arbor at a better time.

This Saturday, the UMMA@SMTD partnership series will present “Elevation: New Heights in the Concert Hall,” featuring the exhibit “The Aesthetic Movement in America: Artist of the Photo Secession.”

Slowing down doesn’t mean falling into a trap of laziness or apathy; rather, it is finding the form of genuine and honest rest.

The play is a wild spectacle, full of song, dance and “Simpsons” references.

Technical and musical aspects alone are not enough to create an extraordinary performance.