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New Owner Looks to be the Big Man on Campus at University of Michigan

TweetANN ARBOR, Mich. — William Kaufman plans to open a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location on the University of Michigan campus. The student body of the University of Michigan represents approximately 38 percent of the total population of the city of Ann Arbor. Kaufman’s newly signed development agreement of two Dickey’s locations will be carried out with the first location opening in May 2017 at the Washtenaw Commons Retail Center. Kaufman’s second location will open in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor on the University of Michigan Campus. “We’re excited William Kaufman isRead More


Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 2/17-2/24

TweetFriday 2/17: Aaron Lewis @ The Fillmore Detroit, Charlie Wilson w/ Johnny Gill & Fantasia @ Joe Louis Arena (Detroit), Lisa Lampanelli @ MotorCity Casino, “The Lion King” @ Detroit Opera House, Nick Moss Band @ Callahan’s Music Hall (Auburn Hills), PC Worship w/ Noami Punk @ UFO Factory (Detroit), Mykki Blanco @ The El Club (Detroit), Greg Brown @ The Ark (Ann Arbor) Saturday 2/18: Barely Alive @ The Fillmore Detroit, Run The Jewels w/ the Gaslamp Killer, CUZ, Nick Hook and Gangsta Boo @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, SilentRead More


PHOTOS: “The Leaders and the Rest: Boundaries and Belonging at the University of Michigan”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the University of Michigan for their Bicentennial celebration. In this gallery, look for photos of the new exhibit, “The Leaders and the Rest: Boundaries and Belonging at the University of Michigan.” It explores who belongs at the University of Michigan? Who gets to draw its boundaries? Michigan students have asked and answered these questions for nearly two hundred years. Against a backdrop of local, national, and global change, they have negotiated their place and redefined their responsibilities. At times, students have debated among eachRead More


PHOTOS: “Student Reflections: A Retrospective of Dental Education” @ U-M Ann Arbor

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the University of Michigan for their Bicentennial celebration. “Student Reflections: A Retrospective of Dental Education” is now on display inside the The Sindecuse Museum of Dentistry. The new exhibit dates to the late 1880s when “new technology” meant primitive gas lamps replaced window light, which from the founding of the school in 1875 was the only way students and faculty could see to operate on their patients. Every era of student life has had its quirks and consistencies as dental education evolved over theRead More


PHOTOS: “Moving Through The Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Michigan for their Bicentennial Celebration. In this gallery, look for photos of the “Moving Through The Centuries: The Empowerment of U-M Women Through Physical Activity” exhibit. It is a collection of photographs and memorabilia showcasing women’s physical activity at U-M. From early and restrictive physical education to D1 athletics, the exhibit explores early participatory nature of women’s movement. Despite inequities faced by women regarding physical activity, women have danced, flexed, fought, and championed for future women athletes at the university and beyond!Read More


Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 2/3-2/10

Tweet2/3: Umphrey’s McGee and Spafford @ The Fillmore Detroit, Infected Mushroom @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, Justin Furstenfeld @ The Ark (Ann Arbor), Drive-By Truckers @ The Majestic (Detroit), The Cadillac Three & Brent Cobb @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit), “Sesame Street Live” @ Fox Theatre (Detroit), “The Lion King” @ Detroit Opera House 2/4: Gary Allan @ Caesars Windsor, Umphrey’s McGee w/ Spafford @ The Fillmore Detroit, Steven Wright @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, Musiq Soulchild w/ Lyfe Jennings, Kindred The Family Soul and Avery*Sunshine @ Andiamo Celebrity ShowroomRead More


PHOTOS: St. Joseph Mercy’s Healthy Kick-Off in Ypsilanti, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor for their 2017 Healthy Kick-Off.  The special event included a free, fun-filled afternoon featuring classes, screenings, kids’ activities and giveaways including Red Wings tickets. Attendees were able to get free blood pressure and skin cancer screenings. There were cooking demonstrations at 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. MOVE Wellness offered two fitness classes. Kids were able to bring in their stuffed animals for the teddy bear clinic. Visitors also had the chance to play musical instruments courtesy of the Ann ArborRead More


Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 1/27-2/3

Tweet1/27: Kacey Musgraves, Jenny Lewis, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Valerie June, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Zach Heckendorf and Susan Werner @ Hill Auditorium (Ann Arbor), “Dancing with the Stars” @ Caesars Windsor, The Lumineers, Andrew Bird & Margaret Glaspy @ Palace of Auburn Hills, Dashboard Confessional @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit) 1/28: Margo Price, Over The Rhine, We Banjo 3, Davina & The Vagabonds, The Corn Potato String Band, Susan Werner & Indigo Girls @ Hill Auditorium (Ann Arbor), Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event @ MacombRead More


Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 1/6-1/13

Tweet1/6: Blackbear @ The Shelter (Detroit) 1/7: Joe Louis Walker @ The Magic Bag (Ferndale), Orgy w/ Powerman 5000, Death Valley High & Knee High Fox @ Harpo’s Concert Theatre (Detroit), Rebel Kind w/ Bonny Doon @ Ann Arbor Vitae Loft 1/10: Great Good Fine OK w/ Flor @ The Loving Touch (Ferndale) 1/11: August Burns Red w/ Protest The Hero, In Hearts Wake & ’68 @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit), Machinae Supremacy w/ Knight of the Round @ The Ritz (Warren), The Nude Party @ Lo & Behold RecordsRead More


PHOTOS: Gifts of Art presents Ann Arbor Street Paintings: Oil on Panel @ U of M Cancer Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the University of Michigan Cancer Center to check out their new exhibit “Ann Arbor Street Paintings: Oil on Panel.” Carlye Crisler, a well known Ann Arbor artist of en plein air (outdoor) painting, is originally from the Bucktown district of Chicago. Her goal is to paint an environment or neighborhood by showing activities, people and lighting at a particular time of day, capturing an extended sense of place. In this collection of en plein air oil paintings, Crisler has taken on complicated places with manyRead More