Local Events Jan. 18 – Feb. 1

 

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By Jenee Gregor
Contributor

Music

 

What: Kaki King – She is a composer and American guitarist using more than the typical acoustic guitar but incorporating a lap steel guitar.

Where: The Ark, 316 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor

When: Monday, Jan. 18

Doors open at 7:30 p.m./Show starts 8 p.m.

How much: $20

What: Chris Bathgate with Bear Medicine – Southeastern Michigan born singer-songwriter brings a sense of deep and poetic music with literary influences.

Where: The Ark, 316 S. Main Street, Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, Jan 21

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show begins at 8 p.m.

How much: $15

What: Matthew Dear (DJ Set)- A worldly electronic artist and producer, and band leader but is appearing without the rest of the group with a DJ Set.

Where: Blind Pig, 208 S. First Street, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, Jan. 23

9 p.m.

How much: $15

Age: 18+

What: Protomartyr – Local Detroit formed four-piece band with post-punk flavor.

Where: Blind Pig, 208 S. First Street, Ann Arbor

When: Friday, Jan. 29

9:30 p.m.

How much: $12 in advance/$14 at the door

Age: 18+

 

What: Stormy Chromer, The Freak Quincy, Nadim Azzam – Acoustic to a jam style for Michigan artists take to the stage with other TBA sit-ins.

Where: Club Above 215 N. Main Street, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, Jan. 29

                   9 p.m.

How much: $5

Age: 18+

What: 39th Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival – A fundraiser for The Ark, the Ann Arbor folk music leader, provides two nights of music covering many musical genres.

Where: Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Avenue, Ann Arbor

When: Friday Jan. 29 and Saturday Jan. 30

Doors open at 6 p.m./Show starts 6:30 p.m.

How much: $37.50 – 200 per night

Workshops and education

 

What: Smell and Tell: Baking with Flavor – Michelle Krell Kydd from Glass Petal Smoke teaches how to combine food grade essential oils into baked goods, creating more scent and taste combinations.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library: fourth floor meeting room

343 S. Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday, Jan 20

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

How much: Free

Age: Sixth grade – adult

 

What: Emerging Writers: Writing & Review Meetup – Published authors, Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo, host a monthly meet-up to answer questions and give local writers feedback and offer a space to work on their writing.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library – Traverwood Branch, Program Room

3333 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, Jan 21

7:30 – 8:45 p.m.

How much:

Age: Sixth grade – adult

 

What: Nerd Nite Ann Arbor presented by AADL  – A group that meets monthly who shares and learns.

Where: LIVE, 102 S. First Street, Ann Arbor

When: 7 – 9:30 p.m.

How much: No cover, sponsored by AADL

This event will be recorded

Age: 21+

What: Sex on TV: What Are We Learning? Why Does It Matter? Psychology Professor Monique Ward speaks about the effect of mainstream media consumption and what it may be doing to the American youth.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library – Multi-purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor

When: Tuesday, Jan. 26

7 – 8:30 p.m.

How much: Free

This event will be recorded.

What: Permaculture from the Roots Up: Self Care – Bridget O’Brien as certified permaculture designer and educator shares knowledge about beginning the new year with sustainable principles to be more effective, efficient and environmentally conscious.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library – Mallets Creek Branch, Program Room

3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

When: Tuesday, Jan. 26

7- 8:30 p.m.

How much: Free

What: Establishing a Rain Garden: Clean up the Huron River, one garden at a time – Susan Bryan and Roger Moon share tips and experiences for those who are interested in rain gardens and their helpfulness to the community landscape.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library- Traverwood Branch, Program Room

3333 Traverwood Drive, Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, Jan. 28

7 – 8:30 p.m.

How much: Free

This event will be recorded

 

 

 

Art

What: GIG: The Art of Michigan Music – A showcase of Michigan Music, ranging from poster art to concert photos, showing the full flavor of music that comes from this state

Where: 117 Gallery

117 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor

When: Jan. 15 – 30

Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.

What: 50 Years of Collecting: Detroit Institute of Arts’ Friends of Prints, Drawings and Photographs Anniversary Exhibition. A collection of prints, drawing and photographs from more than fifty years of collecting will be displayed as an exhibition.

Where: Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

When: Dec. 15 – June 18

Tuesday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday: Closed

How much: $12.50 for adult

$6 for youth

$7 with student ID

What: Breaking Borders: Spellbound – A night of many things esoteric and occult, snake charming, art, music, fashion and performance in a gathering of creativity.

Where: Tangent Gallery/Hasting Street Ballroom

715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit

When: Saturday Jan. 30

7 p.m. – 12 a.m.

How much:$15

Age: 21+

Are they all stage together? safe to say acoustic jam style? I don’t know how to clarify hahah help!

any way to explain why there is such a wide range in the price?

what is aadl?

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