The Moth Michigan GrandSLAM. All-star storytelling showdown, featuring the winners of the last ten Ann Arbor Storyslams – monthly open mike storytelling competitions sponsored by The Moth, the NYC-based nonprofit storytelling organization that also produces a weekly public radio show. This year’s theme: “Breaking Ground.” Wednesday, May 24 at 8 p.m. at The Ark, 316 S. Main in Ann Arbor. Tickets cost $25, available in advance at themoth.org.
Sonic Lunch. Everyone’s favorite free, outdoor lunch concert series is back, with Ann Arbor’s own Laith Al-Saadi kicking things off on Thursday, June 1 (with special guest Phillip-Michael Scales) at 11:30 a.m. in Liberty Park Plaza. Other SL shows in June, at noon on Thursdays, will feature LP on June 8; Tuxedo – featuring another Ann Arborite, Mayer Hawthorne, with Jake One – on June 15; Michigan’s own The Accidentals (“Michigan and Again”) play June 22; and U-M grad Theo Katzman plays June 29. READ THE REST HERE