Movement 2012


Jack White

Jack White Returns to Detroit

With the April release of his debut solo album, “Blunderbuss,” Jack White leaves his Nashville home and returns to where it all started for him and Meg more than a decade ago. (Although, when you maintain the kind of artist...
by David Nassar


Ann Arbor Summer Festival

Since its first full-season in 1984, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival has exploded into one of the area’s premiere summer attractions.  Growing by leaps and bounds every year, the festival’s mission is to present a world-clas...
by David Nassar




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by David Nassar


Cursive Brings New Life to Prog-Rock

photos by Daniel Muller After more than 15 years together, Cursive’s newest album, “I Am Gemini,” is a heavy, theatrical, prog-rock narrative of biblical proportions. Cursive has technically been around since 1995, and, w...
by David Nassar



An Ancient Art Hits The Ark

The Ark’s 25th Annual Storytelling Festival  Each year for the past quarter-century, raconteurs from far and wide have converged on The Ark in Ann Arbor to entertain and inspire through the primal art of storytelling. In col...
by David Nassar



Born to Folk

The Ann Arbor Folk Festival Hits the Hill to Celebrate 35 Years One of A2’s most anticipated and celebrated annual events, the 35th annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival returns this year for two nights of down-home fun at Hill Audi...
by David Nassar


Ypsi Flea #3

Wondering what to do with that hideous homemade birdhouse your aunt gave you last Christmas? Maybe you found an old box of totally awesome vintage bell-bottoms and Ron Burgundy-esque suits last time you cleaned out the attic? O...
by David Nassar



Mittenfest VI + Full Lineup

It’s Mittenfest’s sixth birthday! What started off in 2006 as a modest one-day event to raise money for 826michigan – a volunteer-driven non-profit dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and exposi...
by David Nassar


by David Nassar


The Juliets’ Perfect Season

Punk, Pop and Cellos Jeremy Freer of The Juliets talks about “Perfect Season,” the band’s harder-edged new album, the upcoming release party at Woodruff’s and reclaiming what it means to be pop. While bands with deep ro...
by David Nassar



Movement 2012