Local Events: March 7 – March 21

Gallery 117 located in the Ann Arbor Art Center’s new exhibition. Courtesy | Anna Van Schaap.

Gallery 117 located in the Ann Arbor Art Center’s new exhibition. Courtesy | Anna Van Schaap.

 

Events

BY JENEE GREGOR

Music

What: Desmond Jones with Everyday Junior and Dave Menzo – Michigan artists come together, bringing a high-energy, jazz show.

Where: The Blind Pig

208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, March 12

Doors 9 p.m.

Cost: $8 adv./ $10 day of

 

What: Plastic Passion – A night in tribute to 30 years of music and the broad range of tastes.

Where: Necto

516 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, March 12

Doors 9 p.m.

Cost: Free until 10 p.m. Ladies free until 11 p.m.

$ 5 21+ after $8 under 21-18

 

What: I love the ‘90s: Coloring Party – A coloring night for adults, with supplies provided, in the theme of the 90s. Costumes encouraged.

Where: Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse

307 N River St, Ypsilanti

When: Monday, March 14  6 – 11 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

Art

What: Never Not Broken – Art exhibit shining a light on the struggle that humans face, and how the circumstance brings worth and change.

Where: 117 Gallery

117 West Liberty St., Ann Arbor

When: March 11 to March 26

Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Reception: Friday March 11, 6 – 9 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

Hanji Art

Aimee Lee teaches the Korean art of Hanji. Courtesy | Aimee Lee.

What: Hanji Art for All Ages – Korean artist Aimee Lee helps others learn the art of Hanji using only paper, water and energy to create art.

Where: Downtown Library: Secret Lab

343 South Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Saturday March 19,  3 – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

What: Ann Arbor Womens’ Artists’ 2016 Spring Exhibit- Beginning to professional artists showcase their work from the non-profit organization.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library, Malletts Creek Branch: Exhibits

3090 East Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

When: March 14 – April 29

Mon 10 a.m. 9 p.m.

Tues-Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sat 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sun 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

Education and Workshops

What: Beginning Crochet Class – An introduction to crochet class that teaches the foundations of the craft, with supplies provided.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library, Traverwood Branch

3333 Traverwood Dr, Ann Arbor

When: Sun, March 13, 2-5 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

What: Ann Arbor Film Festival: Expanding Frames- Making Movies: Remixing Narratives. – Documentary filmmaker Justin Schell shares his expertise through a class that will complete their own 30-second documentary in the duration.

Where: UM North Quad Space 2435

105 S State St, Ann Arbor

When: Tues, March 15, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

What: Peaks of Interest: Hiking Adventures with Hirak Parihk – Hirak brings stories and tips from his global hiking experiences to enrich other interested adventures with knowledge.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library – Downtown Branch

343 South Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Thurs, March 17, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

Great Girls in Michigan poster

Women’s history month explored with Great Girls in Michigan History. Courtesy |Patricia Majher.

What: Women’s History Month Event: Great Girls in Michigan History – Author of Great Girls in Michigan, Patricia Majher comes to speak and talk about 20 fascinating women that inspired her writing.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library, Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

3090 East Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday March 19, 2 – 3 p.m.

Cost: Free.

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