Tag Archives: Concentrate

The Saturday Six Pack is dubbed Ypsilanti’s “wild weekly block party” by Concentrate Media

While we were all sleeping, the little elves at Concentrate Media posted a very nice feature about The Saturday Six Pack. Here, to give you a flavor of the piece, is how it begins. You could call “The Saturday Six Pack With Mark Maynard” a political affairs forum, a performing arts showcase, or a free-form […]

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Mark Maynard: folding his arms in front of the artwork of others

I have an idea for a spinoff site. It would just be images of me, either folding my arms in front of, or leaning against, the artwork of others. What do you think? Is that the kind of site that you can imagine yourself going back to again and again, week after week? “I wonder […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interviews: live, in front of an audience, and over beers

Video of the recent Concentrate event has now been posted online, for those of you who weren’t able to attend in person. Among those interviewed are local illustrator Dustin Krcatovich, soon-to-be-graduating MBA Newcombe Clark, and U-M postdoc Linda Foit. (A fourth woman was plucked from the audience, but I don’t recall her name.) I’ve yet […]

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Promoting the Shadow Art Fair in Riverside Park at Midnight among armed strangers

There wasn’t a post last night because I was out late, having my photo taken, along with the other members of the Michigan Design Militia, for an article about the upcoming Shadow Art Fair, which is supposed to appear tomorrow in Concentrate. The only time we could all get together was last night, at about […]

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Beer with Bloggers is this Thursday evening in Ypsilanti… and you don’t have to be a blogger to attend

I just wanted to quickly remind everyone that the big Beer with Bloggers event will be taking place this Thursday evening at the Corner Brewery, in Ypsilanti. In addition to myself, we’ll be joined by the likes of Chris from Eclectablog, Ben from Damn Arbor, Murph from Common Monkeyflower, Anne from The Savage Feast, Sam […]

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