Ingalls Mall http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor Townie Street Party was Hot, Wet and Fun! http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-townie-street-party-was-hot-wet-and-fun <p>Hundreds of people Monday night flocked to the annual Ann Arbor Townie Street Party. As WEMU’s David Fair reports, the event serves one part kick-off to the upcoming Ann Arbor Art fairs, and one part “thanks” to local residents for enduring the influx of some half-a million people over the next several days.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:48:32 +0000 David Fair 32246 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Townie Street Party was Hot, Wet and Fun! Art Fairs Kick Off with Tonight's Townie Street Party http://wemu.org/post/art-fairs-kick-tonights-townie-street-party <p>The <a href="http://www.artfair.org/main/main.jsp?id=64">Art Fairs</a> begin this week in Ann Arbor. Tonight, locals get a pat on the back for being good sports about hosting the large crowds the&nbsp; fairs bring to the downtown area. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports,&nbsp; there will be plenty to do at tonight's kick-off to Art fairs week.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:19:21 +0000 Bob Eccles 32185 at http://wemu.org Art Fairs Kick Off with Tonight's Townie Street Party Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival http://wemu.org/post/special-feature-ann-arbor-summer-festival <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/129650575%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-mWL55&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor Summer Festival marks its&nbsp;</span>30th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Anniversary this year. The annual celebration of music and entertainment is now in its final week for 2013. As this year's event winds down, we thought it a good time to look at the past, present and future of the festival. As&nbsp;</span>WEMU's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wendy Wright discovered, the common thread has been, and will continue to be, a sense of community.</span></p><div> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 11:53:08 +0000 Wendy Wright 31616 at http://wemu.org Special Feature: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival