Mark Maynard http://wemu.org en 20 Foot Brat Challenge to Raise Funds for FLY Children's Art Center http://wemu.org/post/20-foot-brat-challenge-raise-funds-fly-childrens-art-center <p>More young people in Southeast Michigan will continue to have opportunities to make art thanks to several people attempting to eat 20 foot long brats.&nbsp; Ypsilanti’s Wurst Bar is hosting the first ever Wurst Challenge Thursday evening as a fundraiser for the Fly Children’s Art Center.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140398617&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:25:08 +0000 Andrew Cluley 43078 at http://wemu.org 20 Foot Brat Challenge to Raise Funds for FLY Children's Art Center Ypsilanti Notables To Go On Fundraising Bratwurst-bender http://wemu.org/post/ypsilanti-notables-go-fundraising-bratwurst-bender <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/5krDuPqshu8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><div>YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - A fundraising event in Michigan plans to pit participants with big appetites against 20-foot-long bratwursts that weigh close to six pounds.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Ann Arbor News reports </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Wurst&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Challenge to benefit the FLY Children's Art Center is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on March 20. &nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nine participants are registered so far, including </span>Ypsilanti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mayor Paul Schreiber. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The event is hosted by&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ypsilanti's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Wurst Bar, the New Holland Brewing Co., blogger Mark Maynard and others. </span></div><div> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:33:27 +0000 Associated Press 42578 at http://wemu.org Ypsilanti Notables To Go On Fundraising Bratwurst-bender The Shadow Art Fair Set To Make Its Last Stand http://wemu.org/post/shadow-art-fair-set-make-its-last-stand <p>Saturday is likely to be a bitter-sweet day at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti. That is the site of what will be the last-ever<a href="http://www.shadowartfair.com/"> Shadow Art Fair</a>. WEMU's Bob Eccles has this report.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:57:07 +0000 Bob Eccles 32420 at http://wemu.org The Shadow Art Fair Set To Make Its Last Stand Last Shadow Art Fair This Weekend http://wemu.org/post/last-shadow-art-fair-weekend <p>The last&nbsp; Shadow Art Fair will be held this weekend. WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with Mark Maynard, one of five founders of the Shadow Art Fair, about the fair and why they're calling it quits.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 22:10:37 +0000 Bob Eccles 32218 at http://wemu.org Last Shadow Art Fair This Weekend