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Michigan Musicians on Vacation: Carol Catherine on the road from Las Vegas to Area 51

Somehow, a year or so ago, I fell into groove where I started talking with local musicians about vacations they’d taken outside of Michigan. I’m not sure what prompted it, or why I suddenly stopped, but I suspect it was weather related to some degree. And, now that it’s 20 degrees below zero outside, I […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interviews: Adrianne Finelli

After living among us for the past half dozens years, Adrianne Finelli will be leaving shortly for Pennsylvania. I took the opportunity to ask her a few questions. MARK: Where will you be moving to and what will you be doing there? ADRIANNE: I’m moving back to Pennsylvania, not back to Philly, but the other […]

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Michigan’s prison industrial complex

I’ve been thinking about Michigan prisons quite a bit lately. It seems as though, all of a sudden, the subject is everywhere… The University of Michigan’s annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners opened today. There’s an article on the Daily Kos this evening about how, under Governor Snyder’s Emergency Financial Manager plan, non-elected officials […]

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U-M’s annual Prisoner Art Show opens tomorrow

For the next two weeks, in the University of Michigan’s North Campus Duderstadt Center Gallery, the folks from the Prison Creative Arts Project will be presenting their 15th annual exhibition of art by Michigan prisoners. This year’s collection includes over 400 pieces, pulled together from dozens of prisons scattered across the State. Having seen the […]

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