Saturday, February 22, 2020

PI News Issue 107

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Go Fact Yourself is a game show podcast hosted by comedians J. Keith van Straaten and Helen Hong. Check it out--episodes are available at 

Yes, you can be in the audience. The next live show is February 23 at the Angel City Brewery in Los Angeles, California . Click for more information and for tickets. FreeT shirts are available. Not free.

Grove Studios and guest artist Will Jones III facilitate the first of many Grove Community Jams. You are welcome to bring your instrument and/or voice. Listeners are also welcome. 

Note from editor: All levels, from beginner to seasoned, are welcome. If you have never done this before and you wish to try out what improvisation means, this would be the place to do it. All are truly welcome.

Grove Studios Community Jam

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. $5.00
Grove Studios
884 Railroad, Ypsilanti, Michigan

ArtCenter DTLA presents Trailblazer: The Photographs of Barbara Dumetz

Barbara Dumetz is the star of this African-American alumni exhibition, wherein 30 of her photographic works will be showcased. A commercial photographer in the 1970s when female photographers were rare--and African-American ones were rarer still--Ms. Dumetz's photographs of celebrities as well as her commercial clients like Coca Cola and Delta Airlines makes her one of the most sought after photographers of our time.

Exhibition: Trailblazer: The Photographs of Barbara Dumetz

Now until - March 13, 2020
ArtCenter DTLA
114 West 4th Street
Los Angeles, California 90013

Pianist extraordinaire William Marshall Bennett is performing in Ann Arbor. Come see him (and maybe even make a request!):

Multi-Date Events: February 23--three performances: 
Webers, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Aretha's w/Diva D, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Loving Touch with Laurence and the Love Mechanics


February 25, 26, 27, 28, 29--Webers Restaurant 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

PREMIERE: Filmmaker and photographer Toko Shiiki directs Han, described on her events page as "a five movement work which draws upon elements from Buddhism and Korean tradition including pansori, folk songs and percussion".

Premiere: HanFilm.
Stamps Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Friday, March 27, 2020, 5:30 p.m.
26 minutes, with a reception after the film. Free.

Enjoy a restorative yoga flow with instructor Carl Gunderson (of Simply Holistic Fitness and Wellness) and soulful healing sounds by Brendan Collins (of Healing Forest Massage and Wellness). One hour. No yoga experience required. Enjoy a smoothie afterwards. Reservations strongly recommended.

Yoga Sound Bath and Smoothies--Class

Saturday, February 29, 2020
11:30 a.m to 12:30 a.m.
For more information or to contact Carl Gunderson for private yoga lessons:
810.772.9403 (*A new addition to the directory)

Join Steve Somers and Friends at The Tap Room in Ypsilanti. Jazz and blues styles and original works. No cover; Love Donations for the musicians are always appreciated.

Event: Steve Somers and Friends
The Tap Room
201 West Michigan, Ypsilanti
March 6, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Comedic actor heard on Bob's Burgers and Word Girl, Ron's long running Tomorrow! Show does it again with special guests including Sophie Santos and Sara Hennessey. Check it out--the show starts at 11 p.m., and tickets are $5.00Weekly. The Lyric Hyperion Theater, 2106 Hyperion Avenue, Los Angeles, California


Would you like to understand the Supreme Court rulings from a lawyer who can explain things really well? WTF, SCOTUS? is the blog for you. Catch up on the impeachment hearings in super clear layperson's language written by a teacher comedian lawyer. The picture above is for attention.


Quiet female artist seeking roommate in a two bedroom, two bath home in Los Angeles. AC/gas and off-street parking are available. Washer and dryer are on the premises. She already has a dog, grandfathered in. No pets for the new tenant. Proof of steady income is a must. $960/month.


The Piano Instructor
Areas of service: Michigan. We come to you. Contact: Tina L.313.919.2806. Insta: the_piano_instructor

Grace Allasio--Piano Grace Allasio Piano Studio Areas of service: Plymouth, Northville and Novi, Michigan Contact: Grace Allasio

Kwamise Long-Taylor--Piano
Phone: 248.470.2380

Jesse Thomas Morgan--Piano
Contact: Jesse Thomas MorganPhone: 734.355.1501
FB: Jesse Thomas Morgan

Kate Rosen--Voice
Kate Rosen Voice Studio
Studio Location: 355 West Maple Road, Birmingham, Michigan
Contact: Kate Rosen

Brian McCloskey--Composer
FB: Brian McClosey

Carl Gunderson--Yoga, Health and Wellness
Group Classes, Private Instruction

We're doing great things, and it's good to have something like this filled with art, music, activism, science, and love creating bonds.

This is made with Love. Our Love.

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