Hey there EMU students! If the cold temperatures have you down, nothing solves that winter blues than curling up with hot coffee and listening to poetry. On January 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Ugly Mug Cafe and Rostery, 317 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti, will be hosting a monthly poetry and variety open mic night. The Cross St. Chronicles will feature spoken word, music and comedy.
On October 17th, I AM P.I.N.K. Hosted a Dine and Donate at the Tower Inn in Ypsilanti. The Dine and Donate was one of the many events that was included during their PINK WEEK which was from Oct. 13th, through the 19th. 20% of all the proceeds from the event went back into the organization for resources that will be needed throughout the year. The event lasted from 5 pm until 10 pm.
On Tuesday, Jan. 8, speaker, author and pastor Eric Thomas, also known as E.T. the Hip-Hop Preacher, rocked Eastern Michigan University’s Student Center Grand Ballroom.
Even though they don’t always act like it, teenagers are capable of doing many great things for the world. Beneath the surly disposition lies an endless well of passion and energy just bursting to be pointed in the right direction. Gail Wolkoff and her all-inclusive L3C learning/community service organization, Dedicated to Make a Change, is giving teens the GPS they need to do better.
Strawberries could easily be the official snack of summer. Whether you love them smothered in sugar or as part of a tasty pastry, the plump red fruit is a favorite among both the young and the old, whether health-savvy or junk food junkies. And now, on Saturday, June 16th from 11am to 2pm, you can explore Depot Town and sample several strawberry-licious creations courtesy of several businesses in the Ypsilanti community as part of the Depot Town Strawberry Showcase.
Autism is a developmental disability that occurs in children as young as three years old. Autism affects children in three crucial areas: social interaction, behavior, and language. This commonly results in children being withdrawn, lacking social skills or having behavioral problems.
After months of buzz and anticipation, the long awaited Eastern Michigan University debut of Belgian/Australian indie rock artist Gotye finally landed at Pease Auditorium on March 29. The sold out show, which featured the buzz-worthy up-and-coming pop artist Kimbra, did not disappoint.
From noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, student run Sad Tire Theatre is holding auditions. They will be held in room 320 of the Student Center, which is located at 900 Oakwood St. in Ypsilanti.
At approximately 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, the Associated Press reported the world-famous pop singer Whitney Houston had died. This was confirmed by Houston’s publicist in a statement to the Associated Press.
The Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra will be performing live at Washtenaw Community College. The performance will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19 in WCC’s Towsley Auditorium.
According to a press release by Geoff Larcom, Executive Director of Media Relations for Eastern Michigan Universtiy, there are going to be several blood drives across campus throughout the month of Feb.
Auditions for the Musical Guys and Dolls will take place on Tuesday the 24th from 3-6pm and Wednesday the 25th from 6-9pm in the Alexander Recital Hall.
On Monday, April 2, 2012 Australian electro artist Gotye will be making his Detroit area debut at Pease Auditorium.
Philadelphia based Hip-Hop artist Mac Miller has just been confirmed to be performing at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation center on April 4.
Eastern Michigan University has announced Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will kick off the 2011 North American Tour at the EMU Convocation Center on Nov. 2.
The Eastern Michigan University campus is buzzing after university officials confirmed comedian Kevin Hart and rapper Wiz Khalifa will be performing at the Convocation Center.
Video from last Sunday’s Chinese Spring Festival Gala.
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