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Brian K. Powers, courtesy of Encore Magazine

This month's issue of Encore Magazine celebrates sound engineer Ian Gorman, the man behind the music of hundreds of artists based primarily in Michigan. Cara Lieurance talks to editor Marie Lee about Mark Wedel's feature on La Luna Studios, as well as Five Faves by Lynn Houghton, and the return of Poetry That Ate Our Ears, a contest that brings young people's poetry to public places.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

This is the second in a two-part series about historic houses.

Suppose a spaceship lands on your lawn, visitors from another planet step out and ask you to show them a house. No problem; you point one out. OK, they say, now show us an historic house. So you find one that looks old. And they want to know: what’s the style?