Local Events Feb. 1 – 15

Davina brings style, blues and jazz to The Ark.

Davina brings style, blues and jazz to The Ark. Courtesy | Barb Chaffer Authier

Jenee Gregor

Music

What: Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Two nights of South African music coming to Ann Arbor celebrating decades of playing and touring.

Where: The Ark

316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 3 – 4  

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

Cost: $45

 

What: Jennifer Hall – Indie genre based singer and songwriter on the radar from Chicago as an up and coming artist.

Where: The Blind Pig

208 S. First St., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday, Feb. 3

Doors open at 9:30 p.m.

Cost: $7

Age: 18+

 

Bassover at Club Above brings Bass and festival culture to the Winter Ann Arbor music scene.

Bassover at Club Above brings Bass and festival culture to the Winter Ann Arbor music scene. Greg Powell | Washtenaw Voice

What: Bassover Takeover: DJ LACHJAW, with Basstronaut and more- MagicalMitten is bringing the festival bass scene to Ann Arbor for the evening, starting with yoga.

Where: The Club Above

215 N. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, Feb. 6

Yoga begins at 9 p.m. Show begins at 10 p.m.

Cost:   $5 before 11 p.m..

$7 after 11 p.m.

 

What: Davina and the Vagabonds – A new take on old time blues and jazz, showcasing a wild wardrobe and unique music.

Where: The Ark

316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: Monday, Feb. 8

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

Cost: $15

 

What: Heather Schwartz – A weekly performer with 1920s style jazz, that is developed into her very own genre.

Where: Raven’s Club

207 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: Every Sunday

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Cost: Free

Age: 21+

 

What: Broccoli Samurai with Liquid Monk – A hybrid of jamtronica and EDM brought together to tour Midwest festivals entertaining with progressive beats with a band.

Where: The Blind Pig

208 S. First St., Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, Feb. 11

Doors open at 9 p.m.

Cost: $10

Age: 18+

 

Art

What: Detroit Weather: 365 days – A 90-minute video demonstrating Detroit weather through pictures taken once a minute for an entire year.

Where: Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI

When: Current until April 16

Closed Mondays

Tuesday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday- Sunday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: $12.50 for adult

$6 for youth (6-17)

$7 for college students

 

The Ann Arbor district library

The Ann Arbor district library located at 343 Fifth Avenue in downtown. Gray Bancroft | Washtenaw Voice

What: Nature and Nurture: Art teachers as Artists – Showcase of art teachers current and retired showing their own works with a wide range of mediums.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library – Mallets Creek Branch

3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

When: Feb. 2 – March 9

Monday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Tues. – Thur: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

What: Soviet Constructivist Posters: Branding the New Order – A 1920s approach to reaching the masses with art in a time when a new social scheme was needed.

Where: The University of Michigan Museum of Art
525 S. State Street, Ann Arbor

When: Now – Feb. 21, 2016

Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. –5 p.m.

Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.

Cost: $10 suggested donation

 

Education

What: Black History Month Film: The Whole Gritty City– A documentary following the lives of school marching bands in New Orleans.

Where: Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday, Feb. 3

7 – 8:30 p.m.

 

What: City Of Ann Arbor 2016 Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Resource Management – A brainstorming session to talk about issues and problem solve within the community.

Where: Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, Feb. 4

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

This event will be recorded.

 

What: Opportunities for Veterans: A Look at Housing, Employment, and Your Rights – A panel discussion for the help and community involvement for veterans.

Where: Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Tuesday, Feb. 9

6:30 – 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

The University of Michigan Museum of Art

The University of Michigan Museum of Art hosts African, American, Asian, and European collections. Gray Bancroft | Washtenaw Voice

What: Ypsilanti as an African-American City with Local Historian Matt Siegfried – A lesson on the origin and the history of Ypsilanti, from EMU history graduate.

Where: Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday, Feb. 10

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

This event will be recorded.

 

What: #UMBlackout: Mobilizing Black Communities for Radical Transformation in the Digital Age – An education event by the University School of Social Work educating and advocating for black leadership and forward movement.

Where: Rackham Graduate School (4th floor rooms)

915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

When: Feb. 11

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Registration required.

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