“These kind of disruptions can be groundbreaking,” summed up Detroit native Taylor Renee Aldridge. “We need to have these dialogues.”
In an increasingly polarized world, it’s tempting to take complicated issues and turn them into reductive problems that lack both substance and nuance. But as the American actress and playwright Lisa Kron has said, “If there’s only one point of view, there’s no drama. Drama only occurs when people come up against situations outside of themselves and are changed by them.”
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the United States: Doyle Armbrust interviews Gabriel Kahane.
Chemistry Professor Ginger Shultz explains the incorporation of performance in organic chemistry.
Artists Becca Blackwell and Jen Kidwell chat with each other about their work and why they are excited to be part of No Safety Net.
Mark Clague, editor-in-chief of the George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition, explains his take of Porgy and Bess in American opera.
Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Amanda Krugliak.
Your Southeast Michigan arts & culture adventures, curated by UMS Blogging Fellow Hailey Dukes.
In conjunction with No Safety Net Series: Underground Railroad Game, Emily Bernard explains her experience with the N-word — its use, its history, and its meaning for African-American culture.