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NJFK: Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School

NJFK: Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School

Saturday, February 13 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Not Just for Kids series presented by Toyota. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets also be available at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor.

Now that JUNIE B. JONES has been going to school for over one-and-a-half years, who better to write the book on EVERYTHING you need to know? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style. With a jillion tips, tricks and t

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David Cross: Making America Great Again!

David Cross: Making America Great Again!

Award-winning comedian David Cross returns to the road in 2016 with a stand-up comedy tour playing theatres across the country. Named one of the Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians of All Time by Comedy Central, Cross will launch his “Making America Great Again!” tour in January and continue nationwide thru April 2016. Fans can keep track of the tour on David Cross’ social media platforms – https://twitter.com/davidcrosss, https://www.instagram.com/davidcrosss/, and https://www.facebook.com/officialdavidcross/. “I am extremely excited

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The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

A decade after it was first brought to the screen, Benoît Charest revives the music of the Oscar-nominated film The Triplets of Belleville with a remarkable cast of musicians in this silent movie-live concert event.

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Michigan Mazaa presents A2 Dhoom

Michigan Mazaa presents A2 Dhoom

Michigan Mazaa’s largest fundraiser and event is A2 Dhoom, a nationally-acclaimed Bollywood-Fusion dance competition. Teams from across the nation come to Ann Arbor, MI to compete for the title of A2 Dhoom Champion. Through music and dance, Mazaa aims to raise awareness about human trafficking, and raise money for charities that combat the issue.

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National Theater Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

National Theater Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

In 1782, Choderlos de Laclos’ novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France scandalised the world. Two hundred years later, Christopher Hampton’s irresistible adaptation swept the board, winning the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Play. Josie Rourke’s revival now marks the play’s thirty year anniversary.

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Ron White

Ron White

February 27, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan. Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right.

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Ron White Late Show

Ron White Late Show

Late show just added! February 27, 2016 at 10 PM at the Michigan.

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right.

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Harp Magic

Harp Magic

Warm up our Michigan March with a concert of contrasts. A2SO goes Baroque by extracting two orchestral jewels from Handel’s opera Ariodante, shining examples from 18th century symphonic music treasures. Primor Sluchin returns to mesmerize the audience in South American genius composer Ginastera’s dazzling Harp Concerto. The concert concludes with Brahms’ lyrical, graceful and light “Pastoral Symphony,” the Symphony No. 2 where you can imagine walking in the dappled light forest.

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Magical Music of Disney

Magical Music of Disney

True enjoyment for your entire family! Savor the original music from some of your favorite Disney movies played by the A2SO enhanced by projections of the animation from those classics. Come dressed in your favorite costume.

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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco is a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist perpetually on the move.

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The Planets

The Planets

We close our season with a timeless message from Ann Arbor composer Evan Chambers: “we should live life like we make music, with love, a deep sense of the simple and overwhelming beauty around us, and with wild abandon.”

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NJFK: Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move

NJFK: Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move

Sunday, April 10 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Not Just for Kids series presented by Toyota. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com and Nicola’s Books.

Alexander has just found out that his family is moving to a new town and that he must leave all his friends and schoolmates behind. How can he bear to leave the place he loves and the life he has there? Join Alexander as he learns that home is “where your family is” and that change can be exciting. (recommended for grades K – 4. Produced by

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Zafir: Musical Winds from North Africa to Andalucia

Zafir: Musical Winds from North Africa to Andalucia

Simon Shaheen brings to life the Arab music of Al-Andalus and blends it with the ubiquitous art of flamenco in Zafir, a program of instrumental and vocal music and dance that renews a relationship with music from a thousand years ago.

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The Fab Faux: The Beatles’ Movie Music from A Hard Day’s Night to Let It Be

The Fab Faux: The Beatles’ Movie Music from A Hard Day’s Night to Let It Be

Get ready for the Beatles concert that never happened – until now. Following their successes of the last three years, The Fab Faux will return to the Michigan Theater on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8 PM to perform the hit songs from The Beatles’ various films, from A Hard Day’s Night to Let it Be.

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

On paper, the partnership of Joshua Redman and the Bad Plus seems unlikely. The saxophonist was embraced by the jazz mainstream on the release of 1994’s Moodswing, and he’s been both a critical and commercial favorite ever since. The Bad Plus, by contrast, have courted controversy since the release of their 2003 major label debut, These Are the Vistas.

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The Rides

The Rides

Separated in age by a musical generation but bonded by a mutual love of classic cars and the blues, two time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stephen Stills and five-time Grammy nominated singer, guitarist and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd draw fire from their extraordinary collective histories–and join forces with famed Chicago rock/blues keyboardist Barry Goldberg–to blaze a fresh trail for the historical American art form in the 21st Century.

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NJFK: Seussical

NJFK: Seussical

Saturday, May 7 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Not Just for Kids Series presented by Toyota. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available at Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor.

“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved stories collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Adapted from the Broadway version, this adaptation especially for young audiences features thirteen actors and enhanced production values. Seussical is TheatreworksUSA’ biggest show

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