Tag Archives: James Marks

Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Josh Chamberlain

Tonight’s interviewee is Josh Chamberlain. I first met Josh when he was about eleven years old. If I’m not mistaken, it was at his sister Amelia’s first birthday party, probably right around the time that the black and white photo of them to the right was taken. Josh turned out to be a pretty incredible […]

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Patrick Elkins breaks in, sings song

A few nights ago, we got a text message from Berkeley. The former-Ypsilantian on the other end wanted to know if we’d be home at 7:00. I told him that we would. And, a little while later, the doorbell rang. It was Patrick Elkins in gin-soaked top hat. We talked through the door. He said […]

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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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Just a reminder to come and see my puppet talk show on Saturday

I like making posters that make no sense, promoting bands that don’t exist. I just made this one, and now I really want to start a band called Young Lovers Must Die. As for Saturday’s show, which is mainly going to be about doing business in Ypsi, I’m still working on the script. I should […]

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Footage of the big Art Race during yesterday’s Shadow Art Fair

James Marks, the owner of VG Kids, shot this footage during yesterday’s first annual Art Race.

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