Ann Arbor Art Fair http://wemu.org en Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair Celebrates 45th Anniversary With Focus On Artists http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-summer-art-fair-celebrates-45th-anniversary-focus-artists <div>One of Ann Arbor's four art fairs is marking its 45th anniversary this year. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's not just the weather that officials with the Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair are celebrating.</span></div><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:33:00 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48972 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair Celebrates 45th Anniversary With Focus On Artists Community Television Network Continues Art Fair Tradition http://wemu.org/post/community-television-network-continues-art-fair-tradition <div>Beyond a piece of art you bring home, mostly visitors are left with only memories of each year's Ann Arbor Art Fair. One booth has been recording those memories for years.</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From little kids holding their parents hands to adults clutching some art on a stick, Courtney </span>Kistler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> asks a simple question, "Hey wanna be on TV?" &nbsp;</span>Kistler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a production assistant with Community Television Network, or </span>CTN<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><div>She says people typically talk about what they like of the art fair or a new purchase, but it's a free open mic so she hears some interesting stories as well. &nbsp;"We had a guy who was from India give a little bit of his life history and then he talked about himself in Hindi as well. &nbsp;So that was pretty cool."</div><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:32:14 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48971 at http://wemu.org Community Television Network Continues Art Fair Tradition Artists Reveal How They Make Their Work At The Ann Arbor Art Fair http://wemu.org/post/artists-reveal-how-they-make-their-work-ann-arbor-art-fair <div>With about 1,000 artists on hand Ann Arbor's Art Fair gives visitors the chance to check out nearly as many unique art forms. &nbsp;There also are several places where you can see artists at work.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:32:09 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48950 at http://wemu.org Artists Reveal How They Make Their Work At The Ann Arbor Art Fair H.C. Porter Brings The Mississippi Blues To Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/hc-porter-brings-mississippi-blues-ann-arbor <div>Blues fans and those that want a unique look at life in Mississippi need look no further than Ann Arbor's North University this week. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Vibrant colors pop out of the dark backgrounds, bringing to life the feeling of the blues and the south. &nbsp;</span></div><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:30:03 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48949 at http://wemu.org H.C. Porter Brings The Mississippi Blues To Ann Arbor Mr B and Other Musicians Provide Art Fair Soundtrack http://wemu.org/post/mr-b-and-other-musicians-provide-art-fair-soundtrack <p>At the Ann Arbor Art Fair, the pieces on display are a feast for the eyes.&nbsp; They’re accompanied by all kinds of incredible music. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:31:56 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48896 at http://wemu.org Mr B and Other Musicians Provide Art Fair Soundtrack Art Fair Visitors Use Bus To Avoid Downtown Ann Arbor Parking Hassles http://wemu.org/post/art-fair-visitors-use-bus-avoid-downtown-ann-arbor-parking-hassles <p>Half a million visitors are expected for this year's Ann Arbor art fairs. Traffic tie ups and parking shortages are bound to follow. 89-one WEMU’s Andrew Cluley opted to use the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s Art Fair bus this year.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In less than ten minutes the art fair bus took me from free parking at Briarwood Mall to the edge of the Summer Art Fair on State Street. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The early morning bus was full with people enjoying the cooler than normal weather.</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:21:53 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48895 at http://wemu.org Art Fair Visitors Use Bus To Avoid Downtown Ann Arbor Parking Hassles Ann Arbor Art Fair Kicks Off Wednesday http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-art-fair-kicks-wednesday <div>Nearly 1,000 artists have come to Ann Arbor to sell their work in this year's Art Fair. &nbsp;About a half million visitors are expected at the 30 block event that is made up of 4 separate&nbsp;art fairs.</div><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:41:26 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48778 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Art Fair Kicks Off Wednesday Townie Street Party Set To Kick Off Ann Arbor Art Fairs Week http://wemu.org/post/townie-street-party-set-kick-ann-arbor-art-fairs-week <div>About a thousand artists and a half million visitors are expected in Ann Arbor for the city's four art fairs. &nbsp;Before art takes over the city the 10th annual <strong><a href="http://www.towniestreetparty.com/main/main.jsp?id=64" target="_blank">Townie Street Party</a></strong> is Monday night. &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:34:48 +0000 Andrew Cluley 48660 at http://wemu.org Townie Street Party Set To Kick Off Ann Arbor Art Fairs Week Ann Arbor Art Fair Day Two Audio Snapshot http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-art-fair-day-two-audio-snapshot <p>Day two of the 2013 Ann Arbor Art Fairs is almost in the books.&nbsp; Here's WEMU's audio snapshot of some of today's happenings.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 23:16:37 +0000 Andrew Cluley & Laura Heffner 32397 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Art Fair Day Two Audio Snapshot