Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor City Council
8:02 am
Tue August 21, 2012

A2 Arts Millage Headed to November Ballot

Ann Arbor voters will decide proposed new arts millage in November.

News
8:22 am
Fri August 17, 2012

AATA Advances County-wide Transit Measure

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority becomes the last to approve a four-party agreement that will serve as a framework for a county-wide transit authority. The AATA Board last night joined, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Washtenaw County in approving an amended Articles of Incorporation. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
8:55 am
Thu August 16, 2012

A2 Public Art Commission Supports Ballot Issue

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Ann Arbor's Public Art Commission has unanimously passed a resolution in support of placing a millage issue on the November ballot specifically designed to raise money for Public Art. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

News
12:01 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

A2 Art Millage

Public Art-Percent for the Arts
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Ann Arbor's " Percent for Art" program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for funding public art.  WEMU's  Andrew Cluley has the details.

News
10:20 am
Thu August 9, 2012

A2 City Council Preview

Ann Arbor City Council tonight will hold a rare Thursday meeting. The primary elections on Tuesday forced council to shift its meeting this week.  It's a full agenda tonight and WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a preview.

News
9:06 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Ann Arbor City Council Primary Races

Ann Arbor City Council will have three new faces, after Tuesday's Democratic primary elections. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
3:28 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Ann Arbor Primary Results

ANN ARBOR CITY COUNCIL WILL BE GETTING THREE NEW FACES AS A RESULT OF YESTERDAY'S PRIMARY ELECTIONS. 

IN ANN ARBOR'S FIRST WARD SUMI KAILASAPATHY  DEFEATED ERIC STURGIS WITH 58 PERCENT OF THE VOTE.

SECOND WARD INCUMBENT TONY DEREZINSKI FELL TO SALLY HART PETERSEN, 55 PERCENT TO 45 PERCENT.

THE FIFTH WARD SAW CHUCK WARPEHOSKI CLAIM 56 PERCENT OF THE VOTE OVER VIVIENNE ARMENTROUT.  WARPEHOSKI WILL FACE  REPUBLICAN STUART BERRY IN THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.

News
10:51 am
Tue August 7, 2012

A2 Primary Election Day Preview

Voters are at the polls today, and in Ann Arbor there are primary races in four of the city's five wards. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
8:46 am
Mon August 6, 2012

A2 5th Ward Primary Race

In Ann Arbor's 5th  ward, Current councilman Carston Hohnke is not seeking re-election. Voters will choose from a pair of familiar faces seeking to fill that seat. WEMU's Andrew Cluley provides a preview.

News
8:48 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Ann Arbor 4th Ward Primary Race

WEMU's Andrew Cluley looks at the race for the City Council seat, reprresenting Ann Arbor's 4th Ward.

News
6:21 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Transportation Forum in A2

A statewide coalition is seeking public comment on Michigan should best spend its transportation dollars. "Transportation for Michigan" held a community forum in Ann Arbor Thursday night. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.

News
6:04 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Issues of the Environment

WEMU's David Fair  talks with Will Hathaway about the ongoing discussions of how best to use the land above Ann Arbor's new, underground parking structure. Hathaway is a member of the "Library Green Conservancy"

News
10:06 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Comment Anonymity

A newspaper in the State of Washington is fighting a right to privacy battle. It's an effort to preserve the anonymity of a person who posted a disparaging comment on the paper's website.  Does that happen here at home? WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the policy at Ann Arbor-dot-com does allow for anonymous posts, and it is a frequent topic of conversation in the newsroom.

News
10:00 am
Thu August 2, 2012

A2 2nd Ward Primary Race

Primary election day is less than a week away. In Ann Arbor's 2nd Ward, voters will choose between Incumbent Tony Derezinksi  and his challenger, Sally Hart Peterson. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a look at the Democratic candidates.

A2 1st Ward Primary Race
11:13 am
Wed August 1, 2012

A2 1st Ward Primary Race

Voters in Ann Arbor's First Ward will decide next week who will replace Sandi Smith on City Council. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Forum
11:06 am
Wed August 1, 2012

A2 2nd Ward Forum

Voters in Ann Arbor's  Second Ward got another chance to see the two candidates on next week's primary ballot discuss the issues. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.

News
10:26 am
Tue July 31, 2012

New Rain Garden Coming To Ann Arbor

A long vacant house near downtown Ann Arbor is finally getting torn down, and city officials hope a rain garden on the site will help reduce some of the flooding issues in the area. WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

Education
11:59 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Busing Will Continue for After-School Programs

Ann Arbor middle school students who participate in

after-school programs will still have busing options in

the fall.  

City Government
9:21 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Improvement Plans for South State Street Corridor

Ann Arbor officials hold public hearing to detail myriad options for improving the South State Street corridor.

Music
2:05 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Tumbao Bravo Three for Three with WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen"!

The outstanding local jazz collective "Tumbao Bravo"

For the third week in a row, the local all-star Latin jazz band, Tumbao Bravo has topped WEMU's airplay list with "Casa Versailles".  Their CD release concert will be this Saturday at Kerrytown Concert House.  We have details about the show in the "events" and "datebook" section of this website.  This group is just one example of the outstanding musicians who live and work in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor and the Detroit area.  It is an honor to play their music on WEMU and support our fantastic music community.

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Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:51 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Kids Make Their Own Art at Ann Arbor Art Fairs

Special kids section at the original Ann Arbor street art fair

lets children make their own artwork.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:48 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Last Art Fairs for Pair of Ann Arbor Artisans

An Ann Arbor couple who've been selling their works at

the art fairs for 39 years say this year is their last.

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8:46 am
Fri July 20, 2012

A2 Art Fairs Artist Offers Workshops in Europe

Chelsea artist offers workshops to show others how

to take images like the ones he sells at art fairs.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
9:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Artists At Work at the Art Fairs

Visitors to this year's Ann Arbor Art Fairs get to see the

creative process in action.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:58 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Music at the A2 Art Fairs

WEMU's Andrew Cluley scopes out free music at this

year's Ann Arbor Art Fairs.

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