Chris Asadian | for AnnArbor.comNear the start of their co-headlining concert Tuesday, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin related that they've spent a lot of time in each other's living rooms, and they wanted to bring that feeling to the Power Center.
In a way, though, the audience was ahead of them: From the moment the pair walked on stage hand-in-hand, a particularly enthusiastic welcome made it clear they were already among old friends.
The two accomplished and beloved singer-songwriter-guitarists turned in a two-hour-plus show that maintained a loose, relaxed and fun vibe, while still keeping the musicianship tight throughout. It was just the two women's voices and their guitars, but that was more than enough.
NBCIn what should probably come as a surprise to no one - considering how uniformly knocked out the judges were by her performance of Pink's "Just Give Me a Reason" on Monday night - former Ann Arborite Michelle Chamuel advanced to become one of the final 8 contestants left standing on NBC's singing competition "The Voice" on Tuesday, May 21.
During Tuesday night's live elimination show, wherein the two contestants with the fewest viewer votes are out, Chamuel's last remaining Team Usher teammate, Josiah Hawley, got the hook, as did Team Shakira's Kris Thomas.
The Ypsilanti City Council delayed its decision Tuesday on the proposed emergency moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries and grow facilities, after several community members and business owners voiced their concerns during the meeting.
Council member Ricky Jefferson and Mayor Pro Tem Lois Richardson brought forth the ordinance, that requested no additional permits and licenses be granted related to medical marijuana until city staff reviews the present density of licenses already granted.