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Calendar of Events

Friday, June 22, 2018






 
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 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

"7th Annual Mayor's Senior Conference": Saline Area Senior Center.

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Saline mayor Brian Marl leads a day of panel discussions and talks on fitness, nutritious cooking, and brain fitness. Continental breakfast.
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., SASC, 7190 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required. 429-9274. [map]


 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Starting Your Own Business" Workshop at WCC: Ann Arbor SPARK & The Entrepreneurship Center at WCC.

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*FEE: $25 (FREE for WCC students. If you are a current WCC student, EMAIL: entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu to get FREE entry.)
Looking to start a business? Join Ann Arbor SPARK and our community partners to learn about personality traits of entrepreneurs, marketing plans, legal, accounting, and risk considerations, product development, business plans and financing options.
Register here: https://annarborusa.org/events/starting-your-own-business-workshop/
Gunder Myran Bldg at WCC, Room 320, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. $25. 7342495880. entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu https://annarborusa.org/events/starting-your-own-business-workshop/ [map]



 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

Bridge: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon. & Fri. All seniors invited to play bridge. Some experience necessary.
12:30-4:30 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]


 12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Movies at the Center: Chelsea Senior Center.

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A chance for seniors to watch a movie with their grandkids. Popcorn. June 22: "The Lost City of Z" (James Gray, 2016). Film based on the true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a city in the Amazon in the 1920s. June 29: "Last Flag Flying" (Richard Linklater, 2017). In order to bury a son killed while serving in Iraq, a Navy veteran reunites with his buddies 3 decades after they served in Vietnam. July-Sept. schedule TBA at chelseaseniors.org.
12:30 p.m. Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington, Chelsea. Free; donations accepted. 475-9242. [map]


 12:30 p.m. 

Summer Cooking Series: Chelsea Senior Center.

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Cooking demos. June 22: "Eating Around the World." Demos of French recipes using local produce.
12:30 p.m. CSC, 512 Washington, Chelsea. $5suggested donation to benefit the CSC intergenerational garden. 475-9242. [map]


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Origami": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All grade 6-adult invited to learn about the history and basics of this traditional Japanese art of paper folding.
2-3:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Petite Paper Bag Puppets: Ninjas": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for kids grades K-5.
2-3 p.m., AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 4:15 p.m. 

"RBG": Michigan Theater.

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(Julie Cohen & Betsy West, 2018). Documentary on the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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]


 4:15 p.m. 

"The Rider": State Theatre.

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(Chloé Zhao, 2017). Docudrama of a rising rodeo star who must find a new sense of purpose after a tragic riding accident.
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.


 4:30, 7:15 & 10 p.m. 

"American Animals": State Theatre.

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(Bart Layton, 2018). True crime drama about 4 young men who plot to steal rare books and Audubon prints from a Kentucky university library.
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.


 4:30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. 

"The Catcher Was a Spy": Michigan Theater.

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(Ben Lewin, 2018). WWII biopic about Jewish MLB catcher Moe Berg, who was sent to spy in Nazi Germany.
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]


 4:45 & 10:15 p.m. 

"Hereditary": State Theatre.

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(Cari Aster, 2018). Horror film about the family secrets that emerge after the clan matriarch dies.
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.


 5-11 p.m.  Free! 

"Top of the Park": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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Every Tues.-Sun., June 8-July 1. A beloved summer tradition continues this year with live music, followed at 10 p.m. (Sun. & Tues.-Thurs.) by free movies. Also, a KidZone activity tent, yoga and other fitness activities (5 p.m. on the Power Center lawn), food concessions from area restaurants, beer tastings (Tues., 5 p.m.), wine tastings (Wed., 5 p.m.), and more. The Summer Festival also includes a series of shows on June 5, 9, 10, and 26-30 and July 1, 2, & 4 (see listings). Tonight on the Acoustic Stage: Local teen hip-hop MC MYNA (5 p.m.) and a jazz trio led by NYC-based, Ann Arbor-bred clarinetist-saxophonist Janelle Reichman (6 p.m.). On the Rackham Stage: A funk-pop band led by the local pop-oriented hip-hop singer-songwriter Nadim Azzam (7 p.m.), the young Detroit soul and R&B singer-songwriter Madelyn Grant (8:30 p.m.), and Thornetta Davis (10:15 p.m.), a soulful, rocking Detroit-style R&B band led by this powerful, Etta James-style vocalist.
Ingalls Mall at Washington. Free, but donations accepted. a2sf.org, 994-5999.


 5, 7, 7:30, 9:30 & 9:45 p.m. 

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?": State Theatre.

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(Morgan Neville, 2018). Documentary of children's television icon Mr. Rogers.
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.


 6 p.m. 

Charity Euchre Tournament: Euchre Change a Life.

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Single-elimination tournament with a consolation bracket. Prizes. Food & drink available; bring a snack to share, if you wish. Quarters are collected each time a team gets euchred. Proceeds benefit Haitian children.
6 p.m. sharp (check-in begins at 5:15 p.m.), 242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner. $10 donation. Preregistration required by June 17 at facebook.com/EuchreChangeALife. euchrechangealife@gmail.com. [map]


 6 & 6:30 p.m. 

Magic: The Gathering Tournament: Get Your Game On.

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Every Sun.-Wed. & Fri. All invited to play in competitive and casual tournaments of this popular collectible card game using various decks, including modern (Mon., competitive; Fri., 6:30 p.m., casual), Elder Dragon Highlander/Commander (Tues., casual), standard (Wed. 6 p.m., casual), Legacy (Wed. 6:30 p.m., competitive), and booster draft (Fri. 6 p.m. & Sun. 1 p.m., competitive) decks. Bring your own cards for casual tournaments. Also, the 2-person card game Netrunner (free) at 6 p.m. on Mondays.
6 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.), 6:30 p.m. (Mon.-Wed. & Fri.), & 1 p.m. (Sun.), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 & $7.50 (casual), $10 & $15 (competitive), & $10 (booster draft). 786-3746. [map]


 6-8 p.m. 

"For the Love of Goat Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Zingerman's cheesemakers discuss and offer taste samples of several cheeses made with goat milk, including cheddars and blues. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
6-8 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $40. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 6-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The Book of Truth: The Mastery Trilogy: Book II": Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.

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Paul Selig, who says he receives "clairaudient dictation from unseen intellects called Guides," reads from his new book. Signing.
6-7:30 p.m., Crazy Wisdom, 114 S. Main. Free. 665-2757. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Summer Concert Series: Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Every Friday (except Aug. 10 & 17), June 15-Aug. 31

June 15: Dexter Community Orchestra. Pops concert.

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June 22: Three Men and a Tenor. This popular Michigan-based a cappella quartet mixes comedy and music in a program of original tunes and popular songs.

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June 29: Paul's Big Radio.Rootsy country-pop band led by local singer-songwriter Paul Lippens.

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July 6: Detroit melodic pop band The Hangabouts.

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July 13: Surf Zup. Vintage Ventures-style instrumental surf guitar band.

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July 20: All-female U-M student rock band Midnight Special.

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July 27: The Terraplanes. Local blues-rock band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack.

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Aug. 3: Detroit blues trio the Randy Brock Band.

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Aug. 24: Ann Arbor R&B band Men in Black.

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Aug. 31: Salmagundi. Memphis-style rock 'n' roll.

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6:30-8:30 p.m., Monument Park gazebo, downtown Dexter. Free. 426-0887.


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Cardio Drumming in the Park": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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All invited to join a group workout. Bring a water bottle and your own ball and sticks if you have them (some equipment available to borrow).
6:30 p.m., Tefft Park behind the Rec Center, 1866 Woodland, Saline. Free. 429-3502. [map]


 6:30 p.m. 

"Romeo and Juliet": U-M Residential College/Nichols Arboretum.

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June 7-10, 14-17, & 21-24. U-M Residential College drama lecturer Kate Mendeloff directs students and local actors in an alfresco production of Shakespeare's vividly poetic love story, a romantic tragedy about "star-crossed lovers" defying their feuding families. Initially lightheartedly comic, then dire, this perennially popular drama is the heart-wrenching tale of 2 impetuous young lovers destroyed by the intransigence of their feuding families, their own mistakes, and some incredibly bad timing. The RC's annual Shakespeare in the Arb productions have become a hugely popular local summer tradition. Director Mendeloff takes special care to make the shifting Arb environments an active force in the performance. Bring a blanket or portable chair to sit on; dress for the weather.
6:30 p.m., meet at the Peony Garden entrance at 1610 Washington Heights. $20 (Friends of Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum, $15; students, $15; seniors age 62 & over, $17; youth under age 18, $10; kids under 5, free) at the gate only. Tickets go on sale at 5:30 p.m. Space limited; come early. 998-9540.


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The Greatest Showman on Earth": Dexter District Library.

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All adults invited to watch this 2017 musical inspired by the colorful life of P.T. Barnum. Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron.
6:30 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 6:45 p.m. 

"The Seagull": Michigan Theater.

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(Michael Mayer, 2018). Chekhov adaptation. Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening.
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 p.m. 

Worship Concert Featuring Three Contemporary Christian Artists: Zachary Radcliff, Annemarie Jo, and the 2|42 Worship Band.

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Join us for an incredible evening of Christ-filled music as three Contemporary Christian Artists perform.

Zachary Radcliff, Worship Director at Oakwood Church in Saline, Annemarie Jo, Worship Director at Epic Church in Shelby Township, and the 2|42 Worship band will be performing at the 2|42 campus in Ann Arbor on Friday, June 22, at 7pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission is $5.
2|42 Community Church, 648 S. Wagner Road. $5. Info@oakwoodchurch.org https://m.facebook.com/events/172509533462130?__tn__=%2Cg [map]



 7:30 p.m. 

Ry Cooder: The Ark.

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A celebrated guitar virtuoso whose music (if not his name) is probably most widely known through his scores for Paris, Texas and other films and his session work with the likes of the Rolling Stones and Van Morrison, Cooder has forged a career that has carved out a template for what has become known as Americana, with forays into everything from folk, rockabilly, and R&B to Tex-Mex and Hawaiian music. His playing has always been characterized by an instantly recognizable blend of exquisite elegance with a haunted deliberation. His brand-new CD, The Prodigal Son, is a collection of vintage blues, gospel and bluegrass songs, along with several rootsy originals.
7:30 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $29.50-$75 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office & theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Family Mew-Vie Night": Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center.

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Screening of the 1992 animated fantasy FernGully: The Last Rainforest. Also, snuggles with adoptable cats. Popcorn, juice, and water. Kids must be accompanied by an adult (at least 1 for every 3 kids). Bring pillows, sleeping bags, and blankets, if you wish. This event usually sells out.
Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson, ste. A1. $10 in advance at tinylions.org/mewvienights. 661-3575. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"West Side Story": The Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., June 21-Aug. 12. This local professional theater company performs Arthur Laurents's spirited musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, set in New York and featuring the rival street gangs the Sharks and the Jets. The beloved Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sondheim score includes such favorites as "Maria," "Tonight," and "America."
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $31 (seniors, $29; youth & groups of 10 or more, $27) on Thurs.; $35 (seniors, $33; youth & groups of 10 or more, $31) on Fri. & Sat. eve.; $33 (seniors, $31; youth & groups of 10 or more, $29) for all matinees in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. $15 student rush tickets (if available) an hour before showtime. 268-6200. [map]


 7:45 p.m. 

"First Reformed": Michigan Theater.

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(Paul Schrader, 2018). Thriller that revolves around a former military chaplain and his parishioners. Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried.
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]


 8 & 10:30 p.m. 

Bryan McCree: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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June 22 & 23. This Flint native is a veteran stand-up comic known for his unusual combination of an easygoing persona and a wildly extremist comic mind. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
8 & 10:30 p.m., 212 S. Fourth Ave. $12 reserved seating in advance, $14 general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Minifest": Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival in Residence (Kerrytown Concert House).

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June 15, 22, & 24 (different programs). Nationally known musicians and ensembles present 3 chamber concerts. Part of a larger festival that includes performances in several other towns (see greatlakeschambermusic.org for full schedule).

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June 15: Sister violists Ida and Ani Kavafia and violist Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu perform Kodály's Serenade, pianist James Tocco performs John Corigliano's Fantasia on an Ostinato, and clarinetist David Shifrin joins the Omer Quartet, the New England Conservatory ensemble-in-residence, in Mozart's Clarinet Quintet. 8 p.m.

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June 22: The Aya Trio is joined by pianist Gilles Vonsattel and DSO violinist Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy for performances of Schubert's Lebensstürme, Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 10, and Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2. 8 p.m.

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June 24: Festival artistic director Paul Watkins, a cellist, is joined by Emerson String Quartet violinist Philip Setzer and Swiss American pianist Gilles Vonsattel for Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio. The Cleveland Institute of Music-based Callisto Quartet performs Haydn's Quartet Op. 71, No. 1, and the San Francisco-based Thalea String Quartet performs Berklee College of Music Africana studies professor William Banfield's Biggers Blues. 2 p.m.

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8 p.m. (June 15 & 22) & 2 p.m. (June 24), KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. $15-$35. Reservations recommended. a2tix.com/events, 769-2999. [map]



 8 p.m. 

"Mrs. Fifty Bakes a Pie": Theatre Nova.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., June 1-24. Daniel C. Walker directs the world premiere of Detroit playwright Linda Ramsay-Detherage's revenge comedy about a middle-aged 1960s housewife stuck in an abusive marriage who creates an alter-ego named Mrs. Fifty after she stumbles into a dominatrix's session. Stars Sarah Burcon, Jeannine Thompson, and Patrick O'Lear.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), The Yellow Barn, 416 W. Huron. Tickets are $20 or pay what you can afford, in advance at theatrenova.org and (if available) at the door. Members ($75 annual donation) receive priority access to all shows. 635-8450. [map]



 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Summer Games": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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June 8, 15, 22, & 29. The League of Pointless Improvisers performs comedic improv games such as "Steal-a-Line," "Oscar Winning Moment," and others, as well as "water form," Pointless's own long-form improv style. The program begins with a set by a guest improv troupe TBA.
8 & 10 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.) in advance at pointlessbrew.com & at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"The Gravedigger: A Frankenstein Play": The Penny Seats Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sat., June 14-30. Julia Glander and Lauren London co-direct popular local playwright Joseph Zettelmaier's gothic drama about a gravedigger who realizes the consequences of his decision to supply Victor Frankenstein with bodies when he encounters Frankenstein's monster cowering in a grave. Set after the events of Mary Shelley's novel, the play "uses the familiar Frankenstein monster legend to raise some profound questions about an individual's capacity for good or evil," says a Lansing State Journal reviewer. Cast: David Galido, Dan Helmer, Annie Dilworth, and Robert Schorr. This is the first of 2 outdoor productions scheduled for this local company's 8th summer season.
8 p.m., West Park Band Shell. Tickets $12 (kids 12 & under, $7) in advance at pennyseats.org, $15 at the gate. 926-5346.


 8 p.m. 

"Willow Run": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., June 14-Sept. 1. Guy Sanville directs the world premiere of local playwright Jeff Duncan's drama about 4 Rosie the Riveters working at the Willow Run bomber plant in WWII: an idealist who quits college for the war effort, an African American seeking to escape Jim Crow, a beautician whose husband is a pilot stationed in England, and an Appalachian native who wants a life without Kentucky coal mines. With original music by PRTC founder Jeff Daniels and his son, Ben. Cast: Michelle Mountain, Rhiannon Ragland, K. Edmonds, Lauren Knox, Angela Kay Miller, Caitlin Cavannaugh, David Bendena, and Brad Phillips.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed. & 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]


 8:30-10:30 p.m. 

"Night Paddle": Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation.

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All invited to paddle around Gallup Pond under a full moon to observe birds and other animals as they prepare for their nocturnal lives. Bring a flashlight. Canoes, kayaks, and equipment provided.
8:30-10:30 p.m., meet at Gallup Park Canoe Livery, 3000 Fuller Rd. (west side of Huron Pkwy.). $15 per 1-person kayak; $20 per 2-person kayak/canoe. 769-6240. [map]


 9 p.m.  Free! 

Karaoke: Bel-Mark Lanes.

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Bel-Mark Lanes, 3530 Jackson Road. Free. No cover charge.. 734-994-8433. ladyofthelanes@belmarklanes.com belmarklanes.com [map]



 9 p.m.-midnight 

"Friday Night Swing": Ann Arbor Swing Dance Association/Ann Arbor Community of Traditional Music and Dance.

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Every Fri. Lindy hop, East Coast swing, Charleston, and Balboa dancing to music spun by DJs. 11:30 p.m.-1 a.m. is blues dancing. No partner needed. Preceded at 8 p.m. by a free beginner lesson.
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. $5 (students with ID, $4; $1 discount for AACTMAD members). 417-9857. [map]


 9:15 p.m. 

"Let the Sunshine In" (Un Beau Soleil Intérieur): Michigan Theater.

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(Clare Denis, 2018). Romantic film about a divorced Parisian artist (Juliette Binoche) searching for true love. French, subtitles.
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]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blind Pig: "Fuzz Fest V."

June 21-23: With 30-minute sets by 11 different area heavy rock bands each night, $10 (under age 21, $12) cover per night. 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Tonight: Red Stone Souls, Bubak, Cruthu, Kommander, The Lucid Furs, Slumlord Radio, Krillin, King Under the Mountain, Lay It Down, Caveman & Bam Bam, Detroit Electric, and Huldra. [venue info]

Club Above: Liquid Thickness

Local funk-rock septet. Opener: Earth Radio, Grand Rapids progressive soul quintet. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Matt Styles

DJ with an eclectic mix of music. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: The Mighty Rhythm Bandits

Blues-rock covers and originals by this Tecumseh trio. [venue info]

Dreamland Theater: The Heartless Artichokes

Ypsilanti acoustic punk-folk singer-songwriter. Openers: King Milo and S. Delli. 10 p.m.-1 a.m. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Ani Band Ani Band

Detroit septet fronted by vocalist Ani Patterson that plays a varied mix of Top 40, Motown, R&B, funk, and rock dance music. [venue info]

Mash: Dan Orcutt

Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose Detroit's Own Soul Purpose

An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Chris DuPont Band Chris DuPont Band

Introspective ambient-folk by this acoustic Chris Dupont Bandseptet led by DuPont, a local singer-songwriter DuPont whose influences range from James Taylor and Fleetwood mac to Brian Eno and Tom Waits. Opener: Lizzy Shell, an up-and-coming Michigan folk and Americana singer-songwriter. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Escaping Pavement Escaping Pavement

Ferndale acoustic singer-songwriter duo of multi-instrumental string players Emily Burns and Aaron Markovitz who describe their songs as "Americana wildflowers amongst blades of bluegrass." [venue info]

 
 


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A visitor's guide to Ann Arbor