Friday, December 20, 2019

Sounds Of The City

The Blind Pig concert venue, which has stood on First Street in downtown Ann Arbor for decades, seen on Dec. 20, 2019, across from the Ann Arbor City Club Apartments high-rise built in recent years. With thousands more people living downtown these days, Ann Arbor officials are considering a new “Historic Entertainment Sound District” ordinance. Read the story.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Strangers In The Night

Ebird And Friends Holiday Show

Ann Arbor musician Erin Zindle of The Ragbirds and a flock of friends closed out the 12th-annual Ebird and Friends Holiday Show before a sold-out crowd at The Ark on Saturday night, Dec. 14, 2019. The cast of musicians included Alex Holycross, Graham Parsons, Mark Lavengood, Jessica Delle, Jamie Register, Anne Heaton, Ross Huff, Tim Haldeman, Brad Phillips, Brandon Smith, TJ Zindle, Jennifer Jones and more.

They performed four shows over three nights. Erin Zindle shared a personal story about growing up singing Christmas songs with her family and said she hopes to keep the popular holiday tradition going as long as she's alive.

DIYpsi Turns 10

Kind Of Blue

Another masterpiece by the Brush Monkeys on the windows of the Blue LLama Jazz Club, 314 S. Main St., in downtown Ann Arbor. Check out the Brush Monkeys website.

Two By Two To Be Sure

The line for the Ebird and Friends Holiday Show at The Ark on Main Street in downtown Ann Arbor on Saturday night, Dec. 14, 2019.

Holiday In The Arcade

An after-hours walk through Nickels Arcade in downtown Ann Arbor on Dec. 14, 2019