Happening Today: Start your weekend early with music, lectures, food and more
The Penny Stamps Lecture Series will host artist and entrepreneur Robert Hammond at the Michigan Theater on Thursday. 5 p.m. Hammond will discuss the High Line, a new public park atop an abandoned elevated rail line on Manhattan’s West Side. Free. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
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Join in on the “Crazy Wisdom Salon: Occupy Wall Street (and Ann Arbor)” at Crazy Wisdom Tea Room. 7 p.m. Alan Haber and Odile Hugonot Haber will help deconstruct all that has been happening. In the ‘60s, Alan was an initiator of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), and Odile was a participant in the May 1968 uprisings in Paris. An evening of lively discussion is intended. Free. Crazy Wisdom is at 114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-665-9468.
Roots band “Frontier Ruckus” will be at the Ark. 8 p.m. What's unique about this band is that its uses country instrumentation to depict not a rustic utopia but life along the interstate as most of us live it. $15. The Ark is at 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-761-1800.