Tag Archives: Dos Hermanos

Two awesome teen murals unveiled in Ypsilanti in just one week’s time

On last night’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack, I talked with Ypsi Community Schools (YCS) art teacher Lynne Settles, an Ypsi High student by the name of Paris, Jackson-based artist Douglas Jones, and local historian Matt Siegfried about a new mural that, thanks to their tireless efforts, and the efforts of a good many […]

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Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation awards grant to Ypsilanti teen group for immigration mural project

The Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to Melissa Stek, a Masters of Social Work student at the University of Michigan. Stek, who received the award on behalf of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights teen group with which she works, had the following to say about the public mural project […]

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Obscure recordings, eating the leftovers of others, and sex ed puppetry for kids… on the Saturday Six Pack with Mark Maynard

On our very first show, a young boy called in from Ann Arbor to proclaim, somewhat inexplicably, “I have no regrets.” Well, unlike him, I do have regrets. This week, mistakes were made. I won’t list them here, as doing so would be both painful and tedious, but I did want to acknowledge that lessons […]

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Taco Tour 2013 recap

Every year, at about this time, my friend Tom Lennon has been hosting an event called the Taco Tour for those local bicycle enthusiasts loosely aligned under the banner of Bike Ypsi. As I couldn’t make it yesterday, for the 6th annual marathon of corn tortilla-wrapped gluttony, I sent Tom a handful of questions. Following […]

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