Tag Archives: Winsor McCay

Ypsi Immigration Interview: Heidi Jugenitz

A few days ago I was introduced to a young woman by the name of Heidi Jugenitz. She, I’d been told by a mutual friend, was new in town, and, having read my blog, wanted to ask me a few questions. We talked briefly, and I asked if I could follow up with a few […]

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Little Winsor in Ypsilanti

Today marks the 107th anniversary of former-Yopsilantian Winsor McCay’s surrealist, illustrated masterpiece Little Nemo in Slumberland, and, to mark the occasion, the folks at Google have rolled out an incredible new, interactive header, which you can see in action in the following video. The following is from the Christian Science Monitor. The Google homepage today […]

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Concentrate asks about the Shadow Art Fair and the Ypsi arts scene

Last night, I did a really quick interview with Jeff Meyers from Concentrate Media. Here’s the Q&A part for those of you who might have missed it. I didn’t have much time, so I went through the questions really quickly, and I’m sure I forgot to mention a bunch of important things in the process… […]

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Naia Venturi on the Dreamland Theater’s Shadow Arts Grant

Naia Venturi of Ypsilanti’s Dreamland Theater, the recipient of this year’s Shadow Arts Grant, talks to me about the incredibly cool puppet show they’ll be developing with the funds. For those unwilling to watch the video, the $750 they’ve received will be spent creating an ambitious traveling puppet show on the history of Ypsilanti that […]

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