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Bronze Elegance: A Broadway Series

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in events | Comments Off

Bronze Elegance: A Broadway Series

Saturday, April 4 at 7:30 PM. Now in its 36th year, the Bronze Elegance Fashion Show has now become an annual event to celebrate the beauty of diversity on the University of Michigan campus and is the most anticipated, action packed fashion show of the year. General admission tickets $15; VIP tickets also available. For more information visit bronzeelegance.org.   Share...

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An Easter Celebration

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An Easter Celebration

Sunday, April 5 at 10 AM. Presented by Harvest Mission Community Church. Free admission – all are welcome! Heaven often seems like a fairy tale – something too good to be true in the midst of brokenness in our personal lives and in the world around us. Come join us as we discover how we can see true restoration, here and for eternity through Jesus as we celebrate Easter with a message entitled, “Heaven: Hope of Restoration.” For more information visit annarbor.hmcc.net/easter. Share...

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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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Dance Mix

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Dance Mix

Friday, April 10 at 7:00 PM. Started in 2001, Dance Mix provided an outlet for established dance groups on campus to showcase their talents and skills to the University of Michigan community. Dance Mix is an organization that unifies a diverse array of student-run performance groups to celebrate the art of dance. Each year, our Core – composed of Element 1, EnCore, FunKtion, Impact and RhythM – invites a constantly changing selection of premier dance groups from the University of Michigan. These groups represent our principles of...

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Groove Presents Canarchy

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Groove Presents Canarchy

Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 PM. GROOVE is a group of energetic musicians and artists drawn together for one reason… to have fun rocking the masses! This entertainment group performs using traditional and non-traditional instruments to blend comedy, energy, personality and choreography into performances on stage and on the street. From propane tank hang drums to tubular xylophones, the instruments are the most creative in town, constructed out of construction equipment, everyday knick knacks, and anything else you could think of. Known as...

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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...

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Michigan Pops Orchestra: Goodnight Pops

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Michigan Pops Orchestra: Goodnight Pops

Sunday, April 19 at 7 PM. The Michigan Pops Orchestra runs a Small Ensembles Program for all University of Michigan students. Previous ensembles have included flute choirs, Pops-Capella, string orchestras, and more! Tristan Rais Sherman, Music Director. Tickets $8 adults, $5 students.  Tickets available at all Ticketmaster locations or at www.ticketmaster.com, or at the Michigan Theater box office one hour before the show. For more information, visit umuac.org/mpo Share...

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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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HE>I Revival Worship Night

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HE>I Revival Worship Night

Friday, April 24 at 7 PM.  Admission is free; all are welcome. HE>I Revival Worship Night, with worship leader Nate LaPeer and Pastor Kevin Smigielski. Trained at Hillsong Church in Sydney Australia, Nate LaPeer has a passion to see a new generation learn what it means to truly worship God. Alongside him, Kevin Smigielski, current pastor of Alive+Free in Waterford MI, is a passionate speaker, and brilliant communicator, with more than a decade of experience all over the globe. For more information visit wearealiveandfree.com. Share...

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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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Los Lobos

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Los Lobos

Friday, May 22 at 8:00 PM. Presented by the Ark. Part of the Legends of Rock & Roll series. Tickets go on sale at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets on Friday, April 3 at 10 AM. Charge by phone at 800-745-3000.  Grammy Award winners Los Lobos are known for the Mexican-influenced rock that burst them to stardom in 1987, when their covers of “Come On Let’s Go” and the titular track for the Ritchie Valens biopic La Bamba took over the airwaves. The band is far more musically versatile than that, however, with a...

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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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Absolut Russian

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in events | Comments Off

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

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in events | Comments Off

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 a2so.com.     Share...

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