Here's a quick view of articles about First Fridays Ypsilanti, lead organizers, or artists being presented at FFY events:
May 30th, 2016: Short Audio Clip promoting First Friday June Events, 2016: "Kayj Michelle, the President of "First Fridays Ypsilanti", in which the Ypsilanti businesses of Downtown and Depot Town areas host a bevy of all kinds of artists on the first Friday of each month, called in to tell us all about the continuation of this program.." http://pwr.podomatic.com/entry/2016-06-01T07_43_06-07_00
March 23, 2016: Check out this awesome video featuring testimonials from the business owners of some of our favorite FFY venues! https://www.facebook.com/FirstFridaysYpsi/videos/1108907389139688
March 1, 2016: (WJBK) - First Friday Ypsilanti is a self-guided monthly art walk hosted throughout downtown Ypsilanti at multiple venues. Each month on the first Friday, participating venues offer free art activities involving local artists, musicians and/or tastings.
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April 4, 2015: Mark Maynard,"Talking about the identity of Ypsilanti with local artist Kayj Michelle, who spent the entirety of the show cranking out “Ypsilanti, not East Ann Arbor” buttons..." http://markmaynard.com/2015/04/discussing-race-fighting-against-the-greater-ann-arbor-area-brand-singing-our-asses-off-and-researching-civil-war-era-cures-for-chronic-masturbation-on-episode-eleven-of-the-saturday-six-pac/
March 7, 2015: Large turnout to support local arts at First Fridays fundraiser (PHOTO GALLERY)
February 21, 2015: First Fridays Ypsilanti Gala & Fundraiserhttp://www.heritage.com/articles/2015/02/21/ypsilanti_courier/news/doc54e79528e88a4093449271.txt
January 19, 2015: New Gallery in Ypsilanti to join FFY: http://www.mlive.com/business/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2015/01/emmy-winning_sound_engineer_to.html
March 4, 2014: Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation Grant
August 1, 2014: Ypsi Art Fair + First Fridays Ypsilanti
August 29, 2014: First Fridays Ypsilanti + Festival of the Honeybee
June 18, 2014: Interview with local artist Rob Todd
January 9, 2014: 826Michigan recognizes Kayj Michelle, lead organizer of FFY
July 24, 2013: EMU recognizes Deb Ennis, supportive organizer of FFY:
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