Tag Archives: dance

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new homeowners Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Was Ypsilanti just the most affordable choice, […]

Posted in Ann Arbor, Special Projects, Uncategorized, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Choreography

I wasn’t expecting, when Clementine and I set out to watch White Christmas this evening, that I’d find myself delivering an impromptu, barely comprehensible lecture on modern dance… I know that I’d seen the movie before, but I had absolutely no memory whatsoever of this incredibly out-of-place little scene featuring Danny Kaye and half a […]

Posted in Art and Culture, Mark's Life | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Nicasia Marie Solano-Reed

I was recently alerted to the fact that a young woman had left Ypsilanti to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina in New York City. Fortunately, I was able to track her down. Following is the transcript of her exit interview. MARK: Let’s start with your name, OK? NICASIA: My full name is […]

Posted in Special Projects, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

“Let’s do some great hip hop dancin’!”

My friend Andy sent this to me today. I don’t know that it rises to the level of being considered an “un-friendable” offense, but it’s pretty damned close.

Posted in Art and Culture | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Connect

Sidetrack ad Aubree’s ad BUY LOCAL... or shop at Amazon through this link Banner Initiative Cherewick 2