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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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Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Hess

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a young woman who’d just moved to Ypsi from Brooklyn, after a brief layover in Ann Arbor. She was looking for studio space, and thought, I guess, that I might be able to help. I couldn’t. But, one thing led to another, and I ended up […]

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Ypsi immigration interview: Sunny Smith and Michael McAtee

A few days ago, after posting an exit interview with my friend Josh, I mentioned that I needed to take a break from interviewing people who were leaving Ypsi for a while, and focus instead on interesting, new people moving into our community. Well, shortly after posting that, I received an email from a reader […]

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SPUR Studios Ann Arbor open house on Saturday

By now you’ve probably heard that our friends at SPUR Studios are opening an Ann Arbor satellite location. What you might not have heard, though, is that they’re having an open house tomorrow, Saturday, February 12, so that people can see the new studio spaces for themselves. Here’s a quick video tour. If you want […]

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Stealing a Banksy in Detroit

Anonymous British graffiti artist and provocateur, Banksy, recently passed through Detroit, leaving at least three pieces scattered throughout the city. And, one of those pieces, entitled “I remember when all this was trees,” is in the news today… It appears as though our friends at Gallery 555 stole it. This photo, taken by Jason Matthews […]

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