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Posted on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 : 10:07 a.m.

Ypsi's Totally Awesome Fest to return for a ninth year

By Ann Dwyer

What started as a house party in Ann Arbor has become an community-wide event in Ypsilanti. The all-ages, underground arts and entertainment festival, Totally Awesome Fest, returns for a ninth year with outdoor daytime events and indoor nighttime activities throughout the weekend.

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The poster from the sixth annual Awesome Fest

Activities include music acts, a take-home fashion show (feel free to bring clothes to swap), a pancake decorating contest, live painting, a Sunday sunrise situation and more.

The party begins on Friday at VG Kids from 5-9 p.m., then moves on to the Dreamland Theater from 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Things get mysterious on Saturday when the Fest starts at The House of Mole from noon-7 p.m. In order to find it, you'll have to ask around. Party goers will once again move on to the Dreamland Theater from 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Sundays venues are Frog Island Park at 6:45 a.m., The House of Mole from noon-7 p.m. and Cafe Ollie 9 p.m.-midnight.

Friday, April 26-Sunday, April 28, 2013. Free. VG Kids is located 884 Railroad St. The Dreamland Theater is located at 26 N. Washington St. Cafe Ollie is located at 42 E. Cross St. Get a complete schedule at