Category Archives: Art and Culture

Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with the most important artists of our day… Episode 1: John Maggie

Since I started interviewing musicians about their favorite vacations, there’s been quite a bit of pressure on me to somehow incorporate visual artists. Well, after thinking about it for the past several months, I came up what I hope is a fruitful new series. It’s called “Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the […]

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The Totally Awesome Fest rumor mill is beginning to grind

Speaking of Totally Awesome Fest, I’ve just agreed to host some kind of walking tour of the various event sites on the evening of Monday, April 21. So be sure not to schedule anything else that night, OK? Oh, and I haven’t talked with event organizers yet, but, given that this will be the 10th […]

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Participants in Thursday’s Wurst Challenge already raise $3,624 for Ypsilanti’s FLY Creativity Lab, aim for even more

We’re now just two days away from our big bratwurst eating challenge at the Wurst Bar to benefit FLY Children’s Art Center, and things are really beginning to heat up. As of right now, according to the donation page, we’ve already raised $3,624, which, if I’m not mistaken, is enough to keep the FLY Creativity […]

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Space Replace… the delayed echo of human activity

I guess it was just a matter of time before British artists would turn to The Prisoner for inspiration and revive the dreaded rover. The incredible and terrifying piece, which, in the video above, is seen following people through a London subway station, recording and playing back their conversations, is the work of the Royal […]

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First Fridays Ypsilanti to grow with A2Awesome grant

Around the country, several communties have what are referred to as First Friday events, where, on the first Friday of each month, various venues coordinate new art installations and the like, encouraging people to come out, stroll between them, etc. Well, for the past several months, things have been ramping up locally, and, this past […]

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