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AACB: Another Openin’, Another Show

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AACB: Another Openin’, Another Show

Sunday, March 8 at 2 PM. Arbor Concert Band presents Another Openin’, Another Show: A Review of Broadway’s Best. Tickets $10 adults, $5 students and seniors, children 12 and under are free. For more information, visit www.aaband.org.

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Casey Reas

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in events, Penny Stamps | Comments Off

Casey Reas

Thursday, March 12 at 5:10 PM.  Part of the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series. Casey Reas writes software to explore conditional systems as art. Using emergent networks and layered instructions, he has created a unique area of visual experience that builds upon concrete art, conceptual art, experimental animation, and drawing. In 2001, with Ben Fry, he initiated Processing, an open source programming language and environment created for visual artists. While dynamic, generative software remains his core medium, work in variable media including...

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Sister Africa

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Sister Africa

Friday, March 13 at 7:30 PM. Presented by African Students Association. Sister Africa will be the 17th annual culture show of the African Students Association. Hosted by Foxy P with special perfomances by Zuzu Dancers, Capoeira and more. This evening of dance, music, and fashion celebrates the incredible impact Africa has had on the world. Advance tickets $8 adults, $5 students; adult tickets $10 at the door. Advance tickets available at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For...

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Mike + The Mechanics

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in events, live events | Comments Off

Mike + The Mechanics

Saturday, March 14, 2015. Presented by Live Nation. Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Even inside Genesis, Mike Rutherford’s forte has always been his melodic songwriting. With the successful side project Mike + the Mechanics, the artist managed to find a further way to express himself working with other composers and different teams. Since 1985, Mechanics became a brand in their own, releasing seven albums, selling more than 10 million records, launching many hit singles and...

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Click, Clack, Moo

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in events, Not Just for Kids | Comments Off

Click, Clack, Moo

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM.  Sponsored by Kerrytown Market & Shops. Part of the Benard L. Maas Not Just For Kids Series presented by Toyota. Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor. When Farmer Brown declares his farm a “tech-free zone,” the cows go on strike and the chickens join them in solidarity. No laptop means no milk and no eggs! Will Farmer Brown give in to the animals’ demands? Find out in this hilariously “mooooo-ving” new musical about negotiation and compromise, based...

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Buddy Guy

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in events | Comments Off

Buddy Guy

Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 PM. Presented by the Ark. With Special Guest Ana Popovic. Media sponsorship provided by Metro Times. Reserved seats are $49.50 and $39.50 (limited Gold Circle also available); tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Buddy Guy‘s impressive resume includes: 5 Grammy Awards, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, more Blues Music Awards (formerly known as W.C. Handy Awards) than any other blues artist in history, and Rolling Stone magazine ranking him...

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Absolut Russian

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Absolut Russian

Saturday, March 21 at 8 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.  Why do we love Russian music? Is it the Romantic melodies that every listener can access? The raw emotion that moves us to tears? The way it comforts our unquiet hearts and souls? Whatever your reasons, this concert presents the triumphs, exhilaration, and jubilation that is the epitome of Russian music. Savor Borodin’s Prince Igor, performed as it was originally composed with chorus, and recognize the source for Stranger in Paradise. Tchaikovsky brings the...

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Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

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Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Magical music from the movies will transport the young and young-at-heart on a musical journey. Share in the magic of Disney with your family and friends, or come solo and discover anew why these timeless motion picture scores continue to enchant us all. Tickets on sale at...

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Kacey Musgraves

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Kacey Musgraves

Wednesday, April 8 at 7:30 PM. Presented by the Ark. Tickets go on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets on Friday, February 6 at 10 AM. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Texas-native and Nashville-based singer/songwriter, Kacey Musgraves released her Mercury Records Nashville debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, in the spring of 2013 to massive critical acclaim and recognition.  The album, which she co-produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart making...

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Louis Benech

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in events, Penny Stamps | Comments Off

Louis Benech

Thursday, April 9 at 5:10 PM.  Part of the Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series. Renowned landscape designer Louis Benech has carried out some 300 park and garden projects around the world including at the Tuileries, the Elysée Gardens and the Quai d’Orsay, Pavlovsk’s Rose Pavilion (St Petersburg), and the Gardens of the Achilleion (Corfu). He has also worked for organizations such as Hermes, Axa and Suez.  With each of his projects, Benech combines a desire to create long-lasting and aesthetically pleasing gardens with respect for a...

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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits

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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits

Friday, April 17, 2015, at 8 PM. Presented by UMS.  Zimbabwe’s Afropop legend Oliver Mtukudzi is gifted with a deep and gutsy voice plus a talent for writing songs that reflect on the daily life and struggles of his people. “Tuku” began performing in 1977 and has earned a devoted following across Africa and beyond, all the while incorporating elements of different musical traditions. A member of Zimbabwe’s Korekore tribe, he incorporates South Africa mbaqanga, Zimbabwean pop, and traditional kateke drumming into his music. Recently...

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Rubber Soul & Magical Mystery Tour performed by the Fab Faux

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Rubber Soul & Magical Mystery Tour performed by the Fab Faux

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8 PM.  Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Following their  successes in 2011, 12, 13  and 14, The Fab Faux will return to the Michigan Theater! This time they will perform both Rubber Soul AND Magical Mystery Tour in their entirety. The concert will include the rockers, the ballads, and everything in between. The group includes outstanding New York studio musicians – and lifelong Beatles fans - Will Lee (bassist in David Letterman’s...

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Stuart McLean

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Stuart McLean

Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 PM. Presented by Don Jones Productions. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 6 at 10 AM at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Stuart McLean’s hit radio show The Vinyl Cafe is now heard by over 2 million people each week. The show is broadcast on CBC Radio in Canada, on close to 100 public radio stations in the USA and around the world on Sirius Satellite Radio 169 and podcasts. In addition to the popular Dave & Morley stories, the show also features live and...

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Fly Guy and Other Stories

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in events, Not Just for Kids | Comments Off

Fly Guy and Other Stories

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1:30 PM. Sponsored by Sponsored by Blue Care Network and Domino’s Pizza. Part of the Benard L. Maas Not Just For Kids Series presented by Toyota. Tickets on sale now at ticketmaster.com and at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor. A chock-full musical revue featuring a wide variety of contemporary and classic children’s book favorites, including Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl, Diary of a Worm, Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig, Horace & Morris But Mostly Dolores, Kitten’s First Full Moon, Lilly’s Big Day, and Paper...

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An Evening with Roger McGuinn

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An Evening with Roger McGuinn

Saturday, May 16 at 8 PM. Presented by the Ark. Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Reserved seats are $39.50 and $25 (limited Gold Circle also available).  A founding member of the pioneering 1960’s folk-rock band, The Byrds, Roger McGuinn was inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, along with fellow band members David Crosby and Chris Hillman. His distinguished vocals and rich, melodic guitar style turned songs like “Turn Turn Turn,” “Eight Miles High”...

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An Evening with Mark Knopfler and Band

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An Evening with Mark Knopfler and Band

Sunday, October 4 at 7:30 PM. Presented by Live Nation. Tickets on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Special offer! A CD copy of Mark Knopfler’s new album, Tracker, is included with every pair of tickets you order for this show. You will receive an email with instructions on how to receive your album following your purchase.  Legendary musician and songwriter Mark Knopfler will celebrate the release of his new record, Tracker, due March 17 on Verve Records, with a 36-city North...

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Bill Maher

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in events | Comments Off

Bill Maher

Sunday, October 11 at 7:30 PM. Presented by Live Nation. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20 at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets.  Charge by phone at 800-745-3000. For the last 22 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last 12 years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 33 Emmy nominations. In October of 2008, this...

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