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- UFO FACTORY
Located in historic Corktown, the UFO FACTORY features live music throughout the week. Inside the venue you'll find Laika Dog, a gourmet hot-dog joint. The UFO FACTORY features rotating art shows as well as weekly karaoke and monthly fog blowouts.
Airea D. Matthews is a 2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow. She is currently the Assistant Director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where she earned her MFA. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2015, edited by Sherman Alexie, American Poet, The Missouri Review, The Baffler, Callaloo, Indiana Review, WSQ and elsewhere. Matthews' fiction and essays appear in SLAB, Michigan Quarterly Review and Vida: Her Kind. Her performance work has been featured at the Cannes Lions Festival, PBS’ RoadTrip Nation and NPR. She lives in Detroit with her husband and their four children.