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Calendar of Events

Thursday, January 25, 2018






 
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 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon. except Jan. 1. Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings. Note: Play days are also offered at the Malletts Creek (Tues. 10-11 a.m., & Thurs. 6:30-7:30 p.m.), Pittsfield (Wed., 11 a.m.-noon), Westgate (Thurs. 2-3 p.m.), and Traverwood (Fri. 10:30-11 a.m.) branches.
10:30-11:30 a.m., AADL Downtown. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 7 a.m. 

Morning Tai-Chi: Sun Shen.

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Happiness is not a circumstance, it is a cultivation. When you practice Tai-Chi, you get to know a part of you that was hidden and you have been looking for all of your life: the power and potential that your mind and body are really capable of. Classes are held Monday through Friday, 7am to 8:30am. See if it is a right fit for you--enjoy your first week of class for free. Contact Pastor Neuhaus at pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org or 734-845-9786 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $225/month. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 10 a.m.-noon 

GED Class Registration: Washtenaw Community College- Adult Transitions Pathway Program.

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We begin by helping you prepare to take the GED exam. Please note that a new passing score has been set which allows you to earn your GED faster.
The WCC program includes:
• Opportunities to earn GED testing vouchers
• Teacher-led instruction
• Integrated computer instruction
• Individual tutoring
• Personal and academic counseling
• Student mentors
• Day and evening classes at the WCC main campus and Ypsilanti locations
• Fast track to college enrollment and completion of the financial aid process
• Job readiness skills
Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E.Huron River Drive. 734-677-5006. bafeldkamp@wccnet.edu https://www.facebook.com/WCCAdultTransitions/ [map]



 10 a.m.-noon  Free! 

Mah-Jongg: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Thurs. All seniors invited to play this intricate game resembling gin rummy that's played with colorful tiles instead of cards. Beginners welcome.
10 a.m.-noon, Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 332-1874. [map]


 10-11:30 a.m. 

Social Mah-Jongg: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon. All seniors invited to play this intricate game resembling gin rummy that's played with colorful tiles instead of cards. Lunch (reservations required) available at 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for $5.50 (age 60 & over, $3).
Noon-3 p.m., Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $2 (members, free). 794-6250. [map]


 10 a.m. 

"Frog and Toad": Wild Swan Theater.

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Jan. 25-27. This award-winning local children's theater company performs its play based on Arnold Lobel's beloved stories about 2 friends who help each other through thick and thin. In this version, Frog and Toad greet spring, plant a garden, and share a basket of cookies. Appropriate for kids in grades pre-K to 2. Note: The Thursday and Friday morning shows are sold out. Also, on Saturday only, Leslie Science and Nature Center representatives lead activities.
10 a.m. (Thurs. & Fri.), 12:30 p.m. (Fri.), & 11 a.m. (Sat.), WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Tickets $12 (seniors age 60 & over and kids, $9.60; lap passes for kids age 2 & under, $3) in advance at wildswantheater.org and at the door. 995-0530. [map]



 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Drop-in Family Storytime: Saline District Library.

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30-minute storytime program for kids age 2 & up, accompanied by a caregiver. Younger siblings welcome. Also, "Book Babies" (preregistration required, 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 21 & 28 and Dec. 5) for kids under 2, accompanied by a caregiver (each baby needs an adult lap).
6:30 p.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Wed.-Fri.), SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m. 

"Little Paws Story Time": Huron Valley Humane Society.

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Every Thurs. Kids ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult, invited for stories, crafts, finger plays, and interaction with adoptable cats. Also, a chance to make a toy or treat for the animals.
10:30 a.m., 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. $5 per child (babies under age 1, free). Space limited; preregistration recommended at hshv.org/littlepaws. 661-3575. [map]


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Lead Yourself First": U-M Law School/Literati Bookstore.

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Ann Arbor-based U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge Raymond Kethledge discusses his new book exploring the creative and moral power of solitude.
11:30 a.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 12:10 p.m.  Free! 

Gifts of Art Concert Series: U-M Hospitals.

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Every Thurs. Performances by area musicians. Jan. 4: Old-time jazz, blues, and ragtime by pianist Jerry Perrine. Jan. 11: Jazz, swing, and pop by the Standard Time Trio. Jan. 18: Celtic fusion by Derzier, the duo of singer-flutist Kelly McDermott and multi-instrumentalist Rob Crozier. Jan. 25: Classical music by the Karapetyan-Heaton Duo of violinists Henrik Karapetyan and Eliot Heaton, with pianist Sonya Belaya.
12:10-1 p.m., U-M Hospital Main Lobby, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr. (off Fuller). Free. 936-ARTS. [map]


 1 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Arthritis": Sun Shen.

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Medical studies have shown this particular program to relieve pain for people with arthritis and improve their quality of lives, as well as preventing falls for older adults. For this reason, arthritis foundations around the world and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in America give it their full support. Although especially effective for arthritis, it is a great start for beginner to improve health and wellness. Classes are held 1pm - 1:50pm. Contact Pastor Neuhaus at pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org or 734-395-8486 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 E. Stadium Blvd. $55 / month, $17 / drop in. 734. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 1 p.m. 

"Writing Memoirs": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+).

  community member   < less OLLI Study Group

We meet and participants read their memoirs and we discuss them and make suggestions.
Instructor Zibby Oneal, who has written books for children and one book of a happening at the VA in Ann Arbor, will lead this study group for 90 minutes on Thursdays from January 25 through March 29.
Bank of Ann Arbor, 2601 Plymouth Rd. $40. 734-998-9351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

Older Adults Thursday: Jewish Community Center.

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Every Thurs.. A current events discussion group led by Heather Dombey. Vegetarian lunch ($3/person, $5 for nonseniors) available at noon.
1-3 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). Free, except as noted. 971-0990. [map]


 3, 7:30, & 9:30 p.m. 

"The Post": Michigan Theater.

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(Steven Spielberg, 2017). Historical drama about the attempt by the Nixon administration to prevent the publication of the Pentagon Papers, which pushes the country's first female publisher of a nationally prominent newspaper and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalism and government. Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 3:15, 7:15, & 9:45 p.m. 

"Phantom Thread": Michigan Theater.

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(Paul Thomas Anderson, 2017). Drama starring Daniel Day Lewis as a dressmaker in 1950s London whose life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Brexit Means Brexit … But What Does That Mean for Scotland and Ireland?": U-M Center for European Studies.

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Talk by U-M public policy professor Scott Greer.
4-5:30 p.m., 110 Weiser, 500 Church. Free. 764-3501. [map]


 4, 7, & 10 p.m. 

"Call Me By Your Name": State Theatre.

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(Luca Guadagnino, 2017). Romance set in 1983 Italy about a 17-year-old boy who begins a relationship with his father's male research assistant. Screenplay by James Ivory from the André Aciman novel. Italian, French, & German; subtitles.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.


 4:15, 7:15, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Lady Bird": State Theatre.

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(Greta Gerwig, 2017). Critically acclaimed drama exploring the bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf.

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State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.


 4:15 p.m.  Free! 

"On My Own Storytime": Saline District Library.

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Storytelling program for kids age 3 & up, with or without a caregiver. No younger siblings.
4:15-5 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required. 429-5450. [map]


 4:30, 6:45, & 9:30 p.m. 

"I, Tonya": State Theatre.

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(Craig Gillespie, 2017). Biopic about controversial ice skater Tonya Harding. Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.


 4:45 p.m. 

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri": State Theatre.

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(Martin McDonagh, 2017). Darkly comic drama about a mother who challenges the town's revered police chief to solve her daughter's murder. Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.


 5:10 p.m.  Free! 

U-M School of Art & Design Penny Stamps Speaker Series.

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Jan. 11, 18, & 25. Talks by visiting artists. Jan. 11: "The Flavor Genome." NYC-based conceptual artist Anicka Yi discusses her installations that often use fragrance to create visceral sensory experiences. Jan. 18: Jamaican-born poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and Emerson College artist-in-residence P. Carl discuss "Theater Matters: Activism, Imagination, Citizenship." Jan. 25: German filmmaker and writer Hito Steyerl discusses her work, which explores capitalism from the perspectives of art, philosophy, and politics.
5:10 p.m., Michigan Theater. Free. 668-8463. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chen Tai Chi Class: Ann Arbor Tai Chi.

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Introduction to Chen Tai Chi Chuan. Free all January. Warm-ups, stationary postures, kicks, silk-reeling. Working our way through a 72-movement Old Frame Long Form. Watch or participate.
Phoenix Center, 220 S. Main Street, 2nd floor. Free. annarbortaichi@gmail.com annarbortaichi.com [map]


 5:30 p.m. 

Jane Hirshfield & Brit Bennett: Zell Visiting Writers Series.

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Reading by these 2 writers. Award-winning poet and essayist Hirshfield reads from her 2015 collection, The Beauty, and new works. A Zen Buddhist, Hirshfield writes spare poems that often center on a particular insight. "I am interested in poems that find a clarity without simplicity," she says. Brittany Bennet is a U-M grad whose 2016 debut novel, The Mothers, is about a 17-year-old, reeling from her mother's recent suicide, who takes up with the local pastor's son, a 21-year-old former football star. Signing.
5:30 p.m., UMMA Auditorium, 525 S. State. Free. 615-3710. [map]


 6-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

ESL Conversation Group: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Wed. & Fri. except Dec. 27 & 29 and Jan. 3. All levels of English speakers invited for conversation. Note: These groups are also offered at the Westgate (Thurs. except Dec. 21 & 28, 6-7:30), Traverwood (Mon. 7-8:30 p.m. except Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 & Tues. except Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, 7-8:30 p.m.), and Pittsfield (Mon. 1-2:30 p.m. except Dec. 25 and Jan. 1) branches.
6-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 1-2:30 p.m. (Fri.), AADL Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-8301. [map]


 6-8:30 p.m. 

Special Effects Painting Techniques 101: USArtQuest.

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Doris Friedrich Galvin of TenOEight Restyled Furniture will lead you through learning these four trending finishes: rustic wood grain (reclaimed wood), custom topcoats (pearl effects & high performance top coat), oxidized bronze finish, & hammered zinc finish.
General Finishes paints & finishes are used.
All materials included.
Skill level: novice to experienced
USArtQuest, 18650 West Old US Hwy 12, Chelsea. $55. 734.562.2662. AskAnything@USArtQuest.com www.usartquest.com [map]


 6-9 p.m. 

Vino Value Wine Tasting: Vinology Wine Bar and Restaurant.

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Don't miss our most popular wine tasting event of the year! Light appetizers will be provided. More than 25 wines under $25 retail. The cost is $30pp plus tax and gratuity. Call (734) 222-9841 for reservations.
Vinology Wine Bar and Restaurant, 110 South Main Street. The cost is $30pp plus tax and gratuity.. 734-222-9841. info@vinologya2.com www.vinologya2.com [map]



 6 p.m. 

Why You MUST Use Social Media for Your Business: Ann Arbor Area SCORE.

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This seminar gives you an introduction to the ways you can use social media to enhance your business.
Topics covered include:
Reasons to use social media
Choosing the right platforms
Developing your social media marketing strategy
Social media best practices
Using social media to brand your business
Register at
https://annarborarea.score.org/event/why-you-must-use-social-media-your-business
NEW Center Office Building, 1100 North Main Street - Second floor. $10. annarborscore@scorevolunteer.org annarborarea.score.org [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

3-D Printing Lab: Ann Arbor District Library.

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All adults & teens in grades 6 & up invited to use the Printrbot 3-D printer.
6:30-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 6:30-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Beginning Crochet": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local crafter Beth Battey shows adults and youth in grade 6 & up how to do a crochet project for beginners. Supplies provided.
6:30-8:45 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Books at the Bar Book Club."

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All invited to discuss books TBA. Book selections available in advance at the Dexter District Library (3255 Alpine).
7 p.m., Beer Grotto, 8058 Main, Dexter. Free admission (buy your own beer). Mpabreyer@gmail.com. [map]


 7-8 p.m. 

7-Week Ballroom Program for Beginners: The Dance Pavilion.

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A new year means trying new things, being adventurous and making new friends. If you have always wanted to learn how to dance, but didn't know where to start, this is the program for you! Join instructor Izabela Jaworska, and learn the basics to American style Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing and more! No experience or partner necessary! Pre-registration is required, limited space available. Please call (734) 369-9700 to register today! Only $84 per person for all 7-weeks!
The Dance Pavilion, 1918 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti. $84. 734-369-9700. thedancepavilion@gmail.com www.thedancepavilion.com [map]



 7 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Go Club.

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Every Sun. & Thurs. Players of all skill levels invited to play this challenging strategy board game. No partner necessary. Boards and stones provided.
5 p.m. (Sun.) & 7 p.m. (Thurs.), Espresso Royale, 324 S. State. Meetings run until closing time, usually midnight. Free. umich.edu/~goclub. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Books at the Bar Book Club.

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Hosted at the Dexter Beer Grotto (8059 Main St., Dexter, MI 48130)on the last Thursday of each month. The Books at the Bar Book Club combines a love for books with a love for beer or wine in a highly social atmosphere.
Books at the Bar will be reading an eclectic mix of books with a broad appeal. Attendees will have the opportunity to offer suggestions on the books that the Club should read in the future.
Book Club members will be able to request copies of each month's book through the Dexter District Library located at 3255 Alpine St.
For questions, please email mpabreyer@gmail.com.
Beer Grotto, 8058 MainSt., Dexter, MI 48130, Dexter. Free. Mpabreyer@gmail.com [map]


 7-9 p.m.  Free! 

The 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Compilation of some of the best independent and experimental films from the 2017 edition of this internationally renowned festival.
7-9 p.m., AADL multipurpose room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4255. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"A Celebration of MLK's Biblical Legacy": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Talk by Ashland Theological Seminary Near Eastern studies professor Mitzi Smith. Followed by a discussion with panelists TBA.
7-8:30 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Free. 763-1595. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Her Body and Other Parties": Literati Bookstore Feminist Book Club.

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All invited to discuss Carmen Maria Machado's acclaimed collection of wildly inventive, genre-bending stories about women struggling to take control of their lives. "The book abounds with fantastical premises that ring true because the intensity of sexual desire, the mutability of the body, and the realities of gender inequality make them so," says San Francisco Chronicle critic Polly Rosenwaike. "These stories stand as exquisitely rendered, poignant hauntings."
7-8:30 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Impact and Management of Urban/Suburban White-Tailed Deer": U-M Program in the Environment.

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Talk by Cornell University natural resources professor Bernd Blossey, who is featured in the 2013 PBS documentary The Private Life of Deer.
7 p.m., 1040 Dana Hall, 440 Church. Free. 763-9460. [map]


 7 & 10 p.m. 

"The Shape of Water": Michigan Theater.

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(Guillermo del Toro, 2017). Otherworldly Cold War-era drama about a lonely mute woman who develops a romantic connection with a creature that is the subject of secret government experiments.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Comhaltas.

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Every Thurs., Sept.-May. All invited to join members of this local chapter of the Detroit Irish Music Association for an informal evening playing traditional Irish music on various instruments. Lessons offered.
7:30-9:30 p.m., FUMC Green Wood Church, 1001 Green Rd. at Glazier Way. Free. facebook.com/DetroitIMA. contact@detroitirishmusic.org. 255-5310. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"The Final Year": State Theatre.

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(Greg Barker, 2017). Documentary about Obama's last year in office.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.


 7:30 p.m. 

"Us/Them": BRONKS Theater Company (University Musical Society).

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Jan. 24-28. This Brussels-based children's theater company presents writer-director Carly Wijs' children's theater piece dramatizing a 2004 siege when Chechen rebels captured a Russian elementary school and for 2 days held hostage more than 1,000 parents, teachers, and children, more than 300 of whom died before it was over. Although not the most promising premise for young audiences, the show was a hit at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the festival's reviewer David Kettle says that "to call it kids' theater is really doing it a disservice-Us/Them's theatrical inventiveness and refusal to sugarcoat its tough themes make it a provocative show for any age."
7:30 p.m. (Wed. & Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun), U-M Walgreen Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin. Tickets $35-$40 in advance at ums.org, by phone, and (if available) at the door. 764-2538. [map]


 8-10 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.).
8-10 p.m., Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free admission. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]


 8 p.m. 

Stewart Huff: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Jan. 25-27. Local debut of this Atlanta-based comic who rose to national prominence telling the story about donating sperm to his sister's wife. His new show, "Sense Ain't Common," is a self-described bit of "hillbilly philosophy" where Huff explores the persecution of free thinkers from antiquity to today. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 10:30 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), 212 S. Fourth Ave. $9 (Thurs.) & $12 (Fri. & Sat.) reserved seating in advance, $11 (Thurs.) & $14 (Fri. & Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Flint": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Jan. 18-Mar. 10. Guy Sanville directs the world premiere of Purple Rose founder Jeff Daniels' heartfelt drama about 2 Flint couples struggling to hold onto their faith in the American Dream while they endure the diminished prospects of their once prosperous city. Stars Cassaundra Freeman, Lynch Travis, Rhiannon Ragland, & David Benndena.
3 p.m. (Wed., Sat., & Feb. 2 & 23), 8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Tickets $30 (Wed.), $27 (Thurs.), $41 (Fri. eve. & weekend matinees), $46 (Sat. eve.) in advance at purplerosetheatre.org and by phone, and (if available) at the door. Discounts available for students, seniors, teachers, military personnel, and groups. 433-7673. [map]


 9:45 p.m. 

"The Disaster Artist": State Theatre.

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(James Franco, 2017). Biopic about Tommy Wiseau, the writer/director behind The Room, the film often called "the Citizen Kane of bad movies." James Franco, Seth Rogan, Alison Brie.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME.



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Café Verde: Aim High Flyers

Aim High School (Farmington Hills) students perform pop songs, led by their teacher and local guitarist Matthew Landrum. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Dickie D

Solo performance by local banjoist Rick Delcamp, a member of the popular local roots music sextet Dragon Wagon. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Slice

Veteran East Lansing pop dance quartet. [venue info]

Last Word: The Pherotones

A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzmeier. [venue info]

Mash: The Shelter Dogs

Local self-styled "lounge-a-billy" trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss. [venue info]

Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network."

All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m. [venue info]

Tap Room: Electric Open Mike

Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited. [venue info]

 
 


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