Author Event | Kacie Rose: You Deserve Good Gelato

AADL and Literati Bookstore welcome Kacie Rose to celebrate her new book, You Deserve Good Gelato. In this refreshingly honest take on navigating a new life abroad, social media star Kacie Rose offers a funny, joyful, and searingly honest account of the highs and lows of living abroad and traveling the world. Kacie decided to leave her life as a pro dancer in New York City and move to Italy in 2021, covering everything from travel fails and homesickness to the joy of culture shocks.

Dismantling Diet Culture

Explore the impact of diet culture with Blair Ortega, MS, RD, as she sheds light on its presence in everyday experiences. Uncover the truth behind common diet myths and discover strategies for identifying credible resources amidst misinformation. Join us for an insightful discussion that will help you to make informed decisions about your health journey.

trace/play: plays with change

Experience a multi-sensory cascade of movement, dance, abstract visuals, storytelling, sound, and audience participation.

trace/play is the collaboration between transdisciplinary performing artist Chrissy Martin and interactive artist Owen Lowery, who use AI body tracking to create real-time visual projections and motion-reactive musical sonification, resulting in immersive experiences for all ages.

Audience participants will be invited to dance, move, and play to create a one-of-a-kind collective artwork they can take home as a print.

KYLYN Festival Panel Discussion: The Fold of the Righteous

"The Fold of the Righteous" is a panel discussion that explores the importance of intersectional solidarity between the Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA), Black, Latinx, and all communities.In the face of systemic oppression and marginalization, these communities have historically faced unique challenges and experiences. However, there is also a shared history of struggle, resistance, and resilience that binds them together.

KYLYN Festival Panel Discussion: Can Art Grace Our Troubled World?

In a world often plagued by conflict, uncertainty, and inequity, art can offer a glimmer of hope and solace. But how exactly can art grace our troubled world?

This panel discussion will explore the power of art to heal, inspire, and bring people together. We will discuss how art can provide a platform for dialogue, foster understanding, and promote intersectional solidarity and social change.

Anxiety in Adults and Kids: Tips for All Ages

Join Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry experts from the child and adult anxiety clinics in this free educational talk.

The speakers will give a short presentation about anxiety, explain how it differs in kids and adults, touch on treatment methods and medication options, and highlight what you can do to calm your own anxiety and help your children cope with theirs.

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

This event is in partnership with Michigan Medicine Department of Psychiatry.