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Calendar of Events

Sunday, March 31, 2013






 
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 7 a.m.  Free! 

Easter Sunrise Service: Center of Light.

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Our Sunday Service, like all our morning services, begins with a half hour of silent meditation, followed by a service which includes deep transformational teaching and individual blessings and communion. Everyone is welcome to partake of communion if they wish. Join us this Easter Sunday for a special sunrise service beginning at 7am. The service is followed by a celebratory brunch afterward, for those who choose to stay, in which we discuss the service and share our experiences...
Center of Light, 200 Huronview Blvd. Free. 734-205-7339. revselena@centersoflight.org annarbor.centersoflight.org [map]
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 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Drop-in Luminary Workshops: Workantile/FestiFools.

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Every Sun. Local artists show how to make a lantern to carry in the FoolMoon procession on Apr. 5. Snacks.
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Workantile, 118 S. Main. $10 suggested donation. 763-7550. [map]
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 10 a.m. 

Easter Sunday Brunch-n-Brew: Corner Brewery.

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This spring and summer Corner Brewery will be serving Brunch-n-Brew on Easter Sunday, Mother's Day and Father's Day. We will be opening early at 10am to offer a selection of main courses, sides and kiddie options. Visit our Facebook for menu specifics.
The Bob Skon Trio will be entertaining you with sweet and lively melodies to capture those moments in life we can all identify with.
Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St, Ypsilanti. 734-480-2739. bari@cornerbrewing.com [map]
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 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

H.A.C. Ultimate.

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Every Sun. All invited to a very relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Note: Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Mitchell Field, Fuller Rd. Free. hac_ultimate@ameritech.net, 846-9418.
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 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. 

One FREE Ladies Only Yoga Class (new clients): Peachy Fitness.

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Peachy Fitness offers One FREE ladies only Yoga class To new clients. This class is for beginners to intermediate levels.No gym membership is required. We offer class packages and students discounts.
Gretchen's House, 2625 Traver Blvd. 734-681-0477. info@peachyfitness.com www.peachyfitness.com [map]
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 11:30 a.m. 

Easter Egg Hunt: Community Farm of Ann Arbor.

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All kids invited.
11:30 a.m., Community Farm of Ann Arbor, 1525 S. Fletcher (south off Dexter-Chelsea Rd.), Chelsea. $4 or bring a dozen died eggs. 433-0261. [map]
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 Noon-6 p.m.  Free! 

The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters: National Library of Medicine.

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The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters features the National Library of Medicine's collection of the family correspondence of a remarkable family of doctors in 19th century Virginia. The letters document the working lives of the Henkel physicians as they share medical cases, professional rivalries and the experience of the Civil War.
Taubman Health Sciences Library, 1135 Catherine St. Free. thlibrary@umich.edu http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/digicolls/henkel/index.html [map]
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 1-6 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Go Club.

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Every Sun. & Thurs. Players of all skill levels invited to play what's regarded as the world's most difficult board game. No partner necessary. Boards and stones provided.
7-11 p.m. (Thurs.) & 5-9 p.m. (Sun.), Espresso Royale, 322 S. State. Free. umich.edu/~goclub. [map]
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 1 p.m. 

Magic: The Gathering Tournament: Get Your Game On.

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Every Sun. & Tues.-Fri. All invited to compete in tournaments of this popular collectible card game using Elder Dragon Highlander (Tues.), Legacy (Wed.), modern constructed (Thurs.), standard constructed (Fri.), and booster draft (Sun.) decks. Prizes. Bring your own cards (except Sun.).
6 p.m. (Tues.-Fri.) & 1 p.m. (Sun.), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 (Tues., free; Sun., $15 includes cards). 786-3746. [map]
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 1 p.m. 

U-M Baseball vs. Minnesota.

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Mar. 22-24. Mar. 30 is a doubleheader.
6 p.m. (Mar. 29), 4 p.m. (Mar. 30), & 1 p.m. (Mar. 31), Ray Fisher Stadium. $5 (youths age 12 & under, $3; U-M students, free). 764-0247.
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 1 p.m.  Free! 

"Engaging with Art": UMMA.

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Mar. 10, 24, & 31. Docent-led tour, with audience participation, of highlights of UMMA collections.
1 p.m. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
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 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium Shows.

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Every Sat. & Sun. and Mar. 29 & Apr. 1-5 Three different audiovisual planetarium shows.

The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Sat., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun., and 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Mar. 29 and Apr. 1-5) is an exploration of the current night sky.

Flight Adventures (Sat. 12:30 p.m.) is an audiovisual show examining the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly and learn about the history and future of human flight.

Black Holes (Sat. & Sun. 2:30 p.m.) is an animated show that begins with the formation of the early Universe and the birth and death of stars and concludes with a simulated flight to a supermassive black hole lurking at the center of the Milky Way.

Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Mar. 29 and Apr. 1-5 only) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner, a scientist on her way to the Moon.
Various times, Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]
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 2 p.m. 

"33 Variations": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Mar. 28-June 1. See review. Guy Sanville directs Moisés Kaufman's drama that shifts between Beethoven in 19th-century Austria, obsessing over a commission he can't complete, and a present-day musicologist who struggles to understand both her daughter and the mystery behind Beethoven's oft overlooked Diabelli Variations. Cast: Michelle Mountain, Melanie Reihing, Michael Brian Ogden, Richard McWilliams, David Bendena, Daniel Britt, Rhiannon Ragland.
8 p.m. (Wed.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed., Sat., & May 30), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Mar. 28-Apr. 4 previews: Tickets $22 (Wed. & Thurs.), $27 (Fri. eve. & weekend matinees), $32 (Sat. eve.). After Apr. 4: Tickets $27 (Wed. & Thurs.), $37 (Fri. eves. & weekend matinees), & $42 (Sat. eves.) in advance at purplerosetheatre.org, and by phone. 433-7673. [map]
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 2 p.m. 

"Good People": Performance Network Professional Season.

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Every Thurs.-Sun. (except Apr. 5), Feb. 21-Apr. 7. David Wolber directs the Michigan premiere David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-nominated 2011 comic drama, a touching and funny look at America's large and growing economic divide. A dollar store employee in working-class Boston who loses her job and faces eviction from her apartment. In desperation, she reaches out to a high school boyfriend who had made it out of the neighborhood and invites herself to a chic cocktail party in his home. Stars Suzy Regan and Logan Ricket. The Mar. 17 performance is preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a "Cultural Conversation" ($10; reservations suggested) hosted by Performance Network artistic director Carla Milarch with the director, designers, and cast.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) 2 p.m. (Sun.), & 3 p.m. (Mar. 9 & 23 and Apr. 6), Performance Network, 120 E. Huron. Preview tickets: whatever you can afford to pay (Feb. 21), $22 (Feb. 22, 24, & 28), and $30 (Feb. 12). Mar. 1 opening night tickets: $39 & $41 includes reception. After Mar. 1: $27 & $29 (Thurs.), $32 & $34 (Fri. & Sun.), $25 & $27 (Sat. matinee), $39 & $41 (Sat. eve.). $3 discount for seniors age 60 & over. Tickets available in advance at performancenetwork.org & by phone, and at the door. $10 student discount in advance, half-price student tickets at the door only. For reservations, call 663-0681; to charge by phone, call 663-0696. [map]
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 2:30, 5:15, & 8:30 p.m. 

"West of Memphis": Michigan Theater.

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(Amy Berg, 2012). Documentary about the West Memphis Three, a group of teenagers who, in 1994, were arrested and convicted of murdering 3 8-year-old kids.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]
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 2:45, 5, & 8:15 p.m. 

"Love and Honor": Michigan Theater.

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(Danny Mooney, 2013). When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his girlfriend, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL to get her back.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]
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 3 p.m.  Free! 

Pokemon League: Get Your Game On.

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Every Sun. All invited to play this popular card game and trade cards with other players.
3 p.m., Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. Free. 786-3746. [map]
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 3 p.m. 

"DNA and Race": U-M Natural History Museum.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Hands-on 20-minute interactive demo exploring the relationship between DNA and the concept of race. Geared toward adults and kids age 5 & up.
11 a.m. (Sat.) & 3 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]
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 3 p.m. 

"Lend Me a Tenor": Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sun. (except Mar. 31), Mar. 28-Apr. 14. Tobin Hissong directs this local professional company in Ken Ludwig's comedy of errors about opening night at the fictitious Cleveland Grand Opera Company. The star, a world-famous tenor known as "Il Stupendo," arrives too late to rehearse and then passes out and is taken for dead. Another singer is persuaded to pose as him, but trouble starts when Il Stupendo comes to and tries to reclaim his role. Cast Sebstian Gerstner, Thalia Schramm, Paul Hopper, Barbara Coven, Brian Sage, Tara Tomcsik, Angela Miller, and Elliott Styles.
7 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 3 p.m. (Sat., Sun., & Apr. 11), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $28 (members & seniors, $25; groups of 10 or more, $22) in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. 268-6200. [map]
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 4 p.m. 

"Ariadne auf Naxos": U-M Opera Theatre Department.

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Mar. 28-31: U-M theatre professor Kay Walker Castaldo directs U-M opera students in Richard Strauss's popular opera-within-an-opera about 2 groups of musicians-one a burlesque troupe and one an opera company set to perform a serious opera about the Cretan princess Ariadne after her abandonment by Theseus on Naxos-who are summoned as after-dinner entertainment to the home of the richest man in Vienna, where they are required to present their performances simultaneously. The result is an improbable but satisfying merger of slapstick hilarity with gorgeous music.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 4 p.m. (Sun.), Mendelssohn Theater. Tickets $20 & $26 (students, $10) at the Michigan League in advance and at the door. To charge by phone, call 764-2538. [map]
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 4 & 7 p.m. 

"Songs for Survivors": Kerrytown Concert House.

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Male singers from the U-M musical theater department perform cabaret songs in honor of cancer survivors. Proceeds benefit the world premiere in August of U-M grad Alex Kip's play, My Other Voice, about his experience with cancer.
4 & 7 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. $10-$25 (students, $5). Reservations recommended. 769-2999. [map]
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 6-8 p.m. 

Ann Arbor Morris.

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Every Sun. All invited to try this boisterous, jingly English ceremonial dance based on the 15th-century Spanish moresca. Wear athletic shoes.
6-8 p.m., Gretchen's House Child Care Center, 1580 Dhu Varren (just east of Pontiac Tr.). Free. Email a2morris@umich.edu to confirm. 747-8138. [map]
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 8 p.m. 

Edward the Second": New Theatre Project.

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Every Fri.-Sun. in March. Keith Paul Medelis directs this local company in the premiere of Jason Sebacher's adaptation of Edward II, Marlowe's tragic history play about a na´ve young king whose reign is sabotaged by his obsession with his banished lover.In this version, Edward is an incorrigible party boy, not ready for the call of adulthood, who crashes in his late father's basement with his disreputable boyfriend, pushing to the breaking point the patience of his ambitious wife. Stars John Denyer, Chris Jakob, Artun Kircali, and Andrew Papa. Adult language and themes; audience members under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
8 p.m., Mix Performance Space, 130 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. $15 (students & seniors, $10) in advance at thenewtheatreproject.org and at the door. Mar. 1-3 are pay-what-you-can previews. 645-9776. [map]
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