Community Culture

Katie Chase’s stories explore the strange world of marriage tradition in terms of gender, family dynamics and the public and private ways we grow up in a bizarre and arbitrarily gendered world.

Just prior to her eightieth birthday in October, an annual guest lecture series is being established in her honor.

The show stands in a category of its own among many reasons: a two-woman show with four characters, the experimental use of light, design, music and choreography and the modern themes of gender, sex and identity.

The Detroit City Study is a co-learning workspace located at the University of Michigan Detroit Center, designed for people interested in engaging in academic discourses in a non-traditional way.

“Each piece is its own little world,” Adams said.

“Top Chef” winner and University of Michigan alum Stephanie Izard opened up the lively spot in Chicago’s West Loop in 2010 and reservations there have been near-impossible to come by ever since.

Abby Wambach

While fans are used to watching Wambach on the field, she now tours as the author of her new memoir.

Ross Gay’s work focuses on a gratitude that is undoubtedly inclusive of an unjust world.

Why now, at twenty years old, do I find myself reminiscing on a dream that is far-gone and fairly irrelevant to my life now?

The Second City

On Sept. 16 and 17, Chicago’s legendary improv comedy group The Second City will visit Ann Arbor, performing at The Ark for the seventh consecutive year.