Award-winning traditional Korean music revivalists Ak Dan Gwang Chil (ADG7) bring their sensational contemporary folk-pop repertoire to A2SF this summer. The group has honed their sound since 2015, a rich blend of Korea’s sacred, shamanic ritual music and beloved folk songs of Hwanghae Province in the northern reaches of the Peninsula.
Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment.
Authors Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. Bethany and Alex will also provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work. Sharing your writing with other attendees is not required and is completely voluntary.
Come join Katie and Abbie for their first IN PERSON trivia event! Test your Harry Potter knowledge for a chance to score some Summer Game Points!
AADL will be on hand when the Heather Black Project performs live at South Maple Park (2655 W. Liberty Road, Ann Arbor) as part of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival's LIVE HERE NOW concert series.
AADL will be on hand when Laura Rain and the Caesars perform live at Arbor Oaks Park (2090 Champagne Drive, Ann Arbor) as part of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival's LIVE HERE NOW concert series.
Join us for a virtual visit to Julia Galloway’s studio where the potter will share through conversation and demonstration how she makes dinnerware from beginning to end. This includes idea development and research, things to consider when designing dinnerware, the making process and surface decoration. There will be a live question and answer period at the end of the presentation. Currently, Julia’s pottery is inspired by the growing list of endangered species in the United States.
Lucy recommends a LGBTQIA+ focused book for teens. A great way to get ideas for new titles. Books highlighted in this series will be available from AADL and Overdrive.
The Greatest Thing is recommended for ages 12 and up.
What's a great retelling of a fairy tale?
Each week, a few AADL staff members have a brief chat where they answer one question – from "What's your favorite classic?" to "What book didn't live up to the hype?" – in a few minutes.
Join the conversation in the comments section. What book would you have picked for this week's Biblio Files?
This discussion series celebrates Native American authors and books, across genres, across time, and across the continent.
This month, watch AADL staff for a discussion of There, There by Tommy Orange.