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Krampus fever sweeps nation, enflames Ypsilanti

All of a suden, it seems that Krampus is everywhere. I got a note a few days ago from someone telling me that I’d be getting a call from NPR, as they were working on story about a Krampus festival that folks were working to launch in Philadelphia. I guess, since we started our event […]

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Celebrating the life of Stanley T. Mad Hatter with a parade tomorrow

In early January of this year, a Detroit rock icon passed away in Ypsilanti at the age of 62. He was born Stanley Zillifro, but, in the mid-1960s, as the Detroit rock scene took off, was reborn as Stanley T. Mad Hatter. And, it was under that monicker that he became famous, emceeing countless historic […]

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Fool Moon 2011

These aren’t great videos, and I’m sure you can find better ones online, as tons of people had their cameras out, but I shot these last night in Ann Arbor, as Linette, Clementine and I celebrated the first annual parade of luminary art objects known as Fool Moon. It was a great event, but way […]

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WARNING… Krampus to attack Ypsi on Dec. 11…

OK, now that all the cyber chatter has died down a bit, I thought that I’d come out from my hole and explain what happened, and why there isn’t going to be a winter Shadow Art Fair this year. First, though, before I do that, I just want to say, for the record, that our […]

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The return of Totally Awesome Fest: April 30 – May 2

Remember how, last year at about this time, we were talking about Totally Awesome Fest? Well, it’s upon us again, and, with that in mind, I attempted to engage the enigmatic Patrick Elkins, one of the men behind the festival, in conversation. Following is the result: MARK: What, if anything, are you doing differently this […]

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