Let’s talk a walk—a long walk, back over three centuries. At the dawn of the eighteenth century Detroit was established as simply an outpost for the French to take advantage of the fur trade while keeping the British at bay.
The University of Michigan Transplant Center and Wolverines For Life present several authors/contributors of The Missing Piece: A Collection of Kidney Transplant Stories, as they share their experience as kidney donors or recipients.
The 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell extended the freedom to marry to same-sex couples across the country. However, four years later, there remains a patchwork of legal protections for LGBT people from state to state.
No matter what genre he's working in, cartoonist Chris Schweizer knows that studying history makes the stories he's telling richer and more exciting. Join us for a discussion on how to find the seeds of great stories planted in history books, and how to draw characters informed by images from the past.
White Lotus Farms leads a learning session about the basics of keeping and caring for goats. Participate in a Q&A and meet one of their newest baby goats!
This event is just one part of our 3rd Annual Gardening & DIY Fest on Saturday, May 18 from 11:00-5:00 PM. In addition to the workshops there will be vendors selling handmade wares, plants, fresh flowers, body care and more!
Robert Johnson’s recordings, made in 1936 and 1937, have profoundly influenced generations of singers, guitarists, and songwriters. Yet until now, his short life—he was murdered at the age of 27—has been poorly documented. Join author Bruce Conforth as he discusses his new book Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson.
Networking can be a big part of starting a new business, getting referrals, and gaining and attracting new clients. In this workshop, you will learn what networking is, the reasons why networking is important, how to prepare to network, places to network, networking do's and don'ts, and more!
This workshop is designed for those thinking about starting a new business or are in the early stages of business planning or operations. Topics covered at this session, presented by Kathy Myers from Ann Arbor SCORE, will include business plans, legal structures, marketing, and financing.
This event is for adults 21 and over.
“ ...if the word “mead” automatically conjures a drinking hall filled with Vikings for you, think of ours as its friendly, approachable descendants, without the pillage and plunder.”
Learn about the most luxurious classic cars built by American companies. Find out how the Eckhart Brothers, E.L. Cord, the Duesenberg Brothers, and Harry Stutz built their companies. Follow mergers between some of these companies and how the companies finally ended their production.