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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Newcombe Clark

A week or so ago, in front of an audience at Conor O’Neills, I had the pleasure of conducting a live exit interview with Ann Arbor-born commercial real estate broker turned University of Michigan MBA Newcombe Clark, who will soon be leaving Michigan for Chicago. As there was still a great deal that we didn’t […]

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The Ann Arbor Film Festival to celebrate 50 years with ambitious agenda

In a few short weeks, the Ann Arbor Film Festival will begin celebrating its 50th anniversary. It’s a huge milestone that, to my knowledge, no other North American independent film festival has reached, and, as you might expect, organizers are pulling out all the stops. As luck would have it, I had the opportunity to […]

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Seeing Iggy Pop on April 19

I wasn’t planning to go to the Stooges show at the Michigan Theater on April 19, even though they’re probably the band, next to the Ramones, that made the biggest impact in my life. As I’d seen them play before, back when Ron Asheton was still alive, I didn’t see a point in going back […]

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Ann Arbor Film Festival

Last night, I went to the 48th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival to check out their annual animation program, This Animated Life. The program consisted of about 15 short animated pieces, each running one to ten minutes in length. And, between them, they reflected just how rich and diverse the current state of animation is. […]

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