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Calendar of Events

Monday, January 15, 2018






 
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 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]



 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Annual Children & Youth Program": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Parents can drop off kids in grades K-12 for a day of stories, discussions, skits, musical performances, and activities centered on Martin Luther King Jr. Lunch provided. Kids age 4 & under welcome if accompanied by an adult.
8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., U-M Modern Languages Bldg., 812 E. Washington. Free. Preregistration required before Jan. 10 at sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/mlk. 764-9567. [map]


 9 a.m.

9:00 a.m. 
Free! 

MLK Celebration: Ministerial Alliance of Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor & Vicinity.

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The Ministerial Alliance of Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor & Vicinity annual MLK day 2018 celebration.
Our theme for the occasion is 'Education A Civil Right Issue'.
The venue is Messiah Temple, 200 Harriet St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
There will be a march in the neighborhood from Parkridge Center going east on Harriet Street to the church at 9 a.m.
The program will begin at 9:45 a.m. and conclude no later than 11 a.m.
Messias Temple, 200 Harriet Street, Ypsilanti. Free. 734-904-4688. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

Free Outdoor Play-Based Kids Class: Tinkergarten.

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At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial kids ages 18 months to 5 years will have the chance to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create, and play together -- and just have fun! Registration is required. Sign up at https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/janet.gocay. Visit https://tinkergarten.com for more information.
Bandemer Park, 1352 Lakeshore Drive, Ann Arbor. Free. jgocay@gmail.com https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/janet.gocay [map]



 10 a.m.  Free! 

Hill Harper: U-M MLK Symposium.

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Talk on some aspect of MLK's legacy by this renowned actor and author of several best-selling books, most recently Letters to an Incarcerated Brother: Encouragement, Hope, and Healing for Inmates and Their Loved Ones.
10-11:30 a.m., Hill Auditorium. Free. 764-7522. [map]



 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Say It Loud: Positive Propaganda": Scrap Box.

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All invited to drop-in and make stencils and inspirational plaques using recycled materials. In honor of MLK Day.
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Scrap Box, 581 State Cir. Free. 994-0012. [map]



 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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Every Mon.-Thurs., Jan. 15-Mar. 8. 30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For toddlers ages 18 months-3 years (Mon., Wed., & Thurs. 10:30 a.m.), preschoolers ages 3-5 years (Mon. 11:30 a.m., Tues. 1 p.m.), and both toddlers and preschoolers (Wed. & Thurs. 11:30 a.m.). Kids must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required, beginning Jan. 4. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

"MLK Day Family Drop-In": Ann Arbor Art Center.

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All invited to create a collage inspired by the 20th-century African American collage artist Romare Bearden. All ages welcome; kids must be accompanied by an adult.
10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Art Center, 117 W. Liberty. Free. 994-8004. [map]


 10:30-11:30 a.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]


 Noon  Free! 

"Moving Past Indecision to Action in Health Care Equity": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Talk by Adewale Troutman, the renowned public health activist who is featured in the nationally televised PBS series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
Noon-1 p.m., Towsley Center Dow Auditorium, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr. Free. 764-4414. [map]


 Noon  Free! 

"Music Against Silence": U-M School of Music.

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U-M carillonneur Tiffany Ng performs works by black jazz composers, works from the Civil Rights Movement, and the local premiere of Kalvert Nelson's 1973 Carillon Dances. Followed by Q&A in the belfry with performers and student music arrangers.
Noon, Burton Tower belfry, take elevator to the 8th floor & walk upstairs to the 10th floor (simulcast available on the 8th floor for those unable to take stairs). Free. 615-3204. [map]


 12:30-4 p.m. 

Bridge: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs. All ages invited to play non-sanctioned (Mon.) & ACBL-sanctioned (Wed. & Thurs.) duplicate bridge. Bring a partner. Refreshments.
12:30-4 p.m. (Mon.) & Noon-3:45 p.m. (Wed. & Thurs.), Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $3 (members, $2) on Mon., $7 (members, $6) on Wed. & Thurs., 794-6250. [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]


 12:45 & 3:45 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.


 1-2:30 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]


 1-3:30 p.m. 

Joy-Ann Reid: EMU MLK Day Celebration Keynote Lecture.

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This MSNBC national correspondent, host of AM Joy, gives a talk on "Live the Legacy: Look Back, Be Present, Move Forward."
1-3:30 p.m., EMU Student Center Auditorium, 900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti. Cost TBA. egold@emich.edu. [map]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

MLK Day of Service: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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All invited to help remove invasive shrubs from Barton Nature Area. Dress in layers and wear shoes appropriate for snow and wet ground. Tools and know-how provided. Snacks. Minors must be accompanied by an adult or obtain a release form in advance.
1-3 p.m., meet in the Barton Dam parking lot, Huron River Dr. near Bird Rd. Free. 794-6627. [map]


 1-3:30 p.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]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

Writing Group: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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All seniors invited to read and discuss poetry, essays, fiction, and reminiscences they have written.
1-3 p.m., Turner, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]


 1 p.m.  Free! 

"1968 + 50: Unfinished Legacies of Dr. King's Last Year": U-M Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.

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Visiting historians discuss the last year of MLK's life and his move toward a broad array of initiatives linking civil rights with antiwar, labor, and antipoverty campaigns.
1-3 p.m., 1014 Tisch Hall, 435 S. State. Free. 615-7400. [map]


 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, & 9:45 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.


 1:30 p.m. 

Beaumaris Ensemble Chamber Concert: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

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The finest chamber recital music is played by A2SO musicians and guests. These hour-long concerts are open to listeners of all ages. Wind, string and brass soloists and ensembles combine programs to include freshly minted pieces along with time-honored classics.
General seating at our chamber concert series is a comfortable cabaret style. This unique concert setting includes dessert refreshments at each table with a coffee and tea area available at 1:00 pm and during the recital.
Doors open at 1:00 pm and the concert commonly is a little over an hour.
Free parking, additional street parking and parking available at Spruce Knob Apartments.
JCC of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. $10. 734-994-8801. info@a2so.com a2so.com [map]



 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, & 9:30 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.


 1:30, 6:45, & 9:30 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]


 1:45, 4, & 9:15 p.m. 

"The Darkest Hour": Michigan Theater.

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(Joe Wright, 2017). Biopic of Winston Churchill during the early dark days of WWII. Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas.
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]


 2, 4:15, 7:15, & 9:45 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]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

Rhythm Life Collective: Ann Arbor District Library MLK Day Event.

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This Kalamazoo-based global drumming collective performs traditional music of West Africa, Cuba, the Caribbean, North Africa, and Brazil. Featuring Grand Rapids-based percussionist Kevin Jones.
2-3 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. Free. 327-4555. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"The Literature of Activism/The Activism of Literature": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Panel discussion with U-M English postdoc Kyle Grady, U-M English professor Aida Levy-Hussen, U-M public health undergrad Halimat Olaniyan, and others TBA.
2-4 p.m., 2435 North Quad, 105 S. State. Free. 764-0409. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"We Need Change Now … Here's How": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Ubiquitous TV political commentator Karine Jean-Pierre, who served as battleground states deputy director for President's Obama's 2012 re-election campaign, discusses MLK's legacy and the current state of activism.
2-4:30 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom. Free. 764-7522. [map]


 2:30 p.m.  Free! 

Shwan Martinbrough: U-M MLK Symposium.

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This well-known comics artist discusses his work.
2:30-3:30 p.m., Walgreen Center Stamps Auditorium, 1226 Murfin. Free. 647-9886. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Circle of Unity": U-M MLK Symposium.

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All invited to listen to or join impromptu performances of songs and spoken word pieces inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. Also, performances by local singer-songwriter Joe Reilly and Detroit singer-guitarist Julie Beutel. Hot chocolate.
3-4:30 p.m., U-M Diag. Free. (586) 322-9414.


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"What They Did Not Want Martin Talking About: Martin Luther King's Thoughts On Militarism": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Talk by representatives from Veterans for Peace. A similar event takes place tomorrow at the Ann Arbor District Library (see listing).
3-4:30 p.m., Michigan Union Kuenzel Room. Free. 662-0818. [map]


 3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Kinesiology and the Fierce Urgency of Now: Empowering Lives and Impacting Communities": U-M MLK Symposium.

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A panel of U-M kinesiology faculty discuss the cultural roles of sport and other physical activity.
3:30-5 p.m., 3735 CCRB, 401 Washtenaw. Free. 647-3027. [map]


 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Minecraft Monday": Chelsea District Library.

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All kids ages 8-12 invited to try out this computer game that involves building things with virtual blocks to work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
3:30-4:30 p.m., CDL learning lab, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"Hidden Figures: Bringing Math, Physics, History, and Race to Hollywood": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Morehouse College (Atlanta) math professor Rudy Horn discusses the history behind the 2017 movie about 3 African-American women mathematicians and engineers who played a key role in the 1960s NASA space program.
4-5 p.m., 1324 East Hall, 530 Church. Free. 764-4705. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Yale Law School constitutional law professor James Forman Jr., a former Washington, D.C., public defender, discusses his book. In 1997, Forman founded the Maya Angelou Public Charter School, an alternative school for dropouts and youth who had previously been arrested. Signing.
4-5:30 p.m., 1225 South Hall, 701 S. State. Free. 764-4705. [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]


 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Hidden Figures": Chelsea District Library MLK Day Celebration.

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Screening of this acclaimed 2016 film about the vital role played by African American female mathematicians in the success of NASA's space program. Followed by discussion lead by CDL staff.
6-8 p.m., CDL McKune rm., 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


 6 p.m.  Free! 

"The Guild Poetry Showcase": U-M MLK Symposium.

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Spoken word pioneer Black Ice headlines an evening of poetry readings by several award-winning International Writers Guild members, including Bayan Founas, Justin Gordon, Candace Jackson, Mikhaella Norwood, Xiao Bin Pan, Darius Simpson, Micah Smith, and Mariah Smith.
6-8 p.m., Rackham Amphitheater. Free. (269) 364-5576. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Freedom Music": Ypsilanti District Library.

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Throughout jazz history, musicians have promoted racial equality and social justice through their music.
Join jazz drummer and educator Sean Dobbins and his quintet for civil rights music, including selections from Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite, at this family concert in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Ypsilanti District Library, 5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti. Free. 734-482-4110 x1340. jodi@ypsilibrary.org http://ypsilibrary.org/events [map]



 6:30 p.m. 

U-M Men's Basketball.

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Dec. 9: UCLA. Noon.

Dec. 21: Alabama A&M. 9 p.m.

Dec. 30: Jacksonville. 6 p.m.

Jan. 6: Illinois. Noon.

Jan. 9: Purdue. Noon.

Jan. 15: Maryland. 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 21: Rutgers. Noon.

Feb. 3: Minnesota. 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 14: Iowa. 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 18: Ohio State. 1 p.m.
12:30 p.m., Crisler Center. Ticket prices $15-$60. 764-0247. [map]


 6:45 & 9:15 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.


 6:45-9 p.m.  Free! 

Embroiderers' Guild of America.

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Stitchers of all abilities invited to work on their projects together and learn about guild activities. Preceded at 6:30 p.m. by socializing.
6:45-9 p.m., Pittsfield Village Community Bldg., 2220 Pittsfield Blvd. (park on the street, or in the south lot). Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 994-4385. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Heather Martin: Ann Arbor Women Artists.

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This Young Arts Alliance! founder discusses her work helping to establish opportunities for creative expression in the Michigan juvenile justice system.
7 p.m., AAWA Headquarters, 4484 Jackson Rd. (ste. 100). Free. annarborwomenartists@gmail.com. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Lifetree Café.

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Every Mon. All invited to join conversations on various topics led by St. Paul Lutheran Church members. Each discussion begins with a video introduction. Snacks provided. Jan. 8: "Make the Most of Your Life." Jan. 15: "Care for Caregivers." Jan. 22: "News from the Future." Jan. 29: "Friends for Life."
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]


 7-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Beyond the Hero and the Holiday": Ann Arbor District Library MLK Day Event.

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Nationally acclaimed local storyteller La'Ron Williams presents a program of music and stories that celebrate the social justice movement.
7-8 p.m., AADL Westgate Branch. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Fiber Arts Lab": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Jan. 15 & 29. All invited to learn the basics of knitting (Jan. 15) and crochet (Jan. 29). Materials provided. Experienced fiber artists are invited to bring a project to work on.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab. Free. 327-8301.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Immortalists": Literati Bookstore.

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Madison (WI) writer Chloe Benjamin discusses and reads from her new novel about the lives of 4 siblings who as children visited a psychic who claimed to know the day they would die. The story that ensues is an ambitious exploration of the shaping powers of beliefs and stories.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Cocktail Class: Winter Warmers: Tammy's Tastings.

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An ice cold cocktail is just the ticket on a summer day, but the dead of winter calls for something warmer! In this class you'll learn all about different styles of hot cocktails, from classic toddies to spiked hot chocolate and apple cider. Classes are hands-on, with lots of tasting opportunities.
The Last Word, 301 W Huron St. $45. 734-276-3215. tammylc@tammystastings.com http://www.tammystastings.com/events/cocktail-class-winter-warmers-2/ [map]


 7:30-10 p.m. 

Israeli Dancing: Jewish Community Center.

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Every Wed. Dance instructor Cheryl Felt and DJ Amnon Steiner lead a variety of Israeli dancing to recorded music. Easy dances and oldies the first hour, followed by intermediate dances and requests. Beginners welcome. New dances taught each week.
7:30-10 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). $5 (students, free). 395-4223. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Michigan Botanical Club.

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U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens staffer Lynn Kirkpatrick gives a photo-illustrated talk on her visits to botanical gardens around the world.
7:30 p.m., Matthaei, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free; metered parking. 647-7600. [map]


  7:30-9 p.m.  Free! 

Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction: Dawn Farm.

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Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction will be presented by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM; and Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM. People with pain deserve relief, and the good news is there are many strategies for both acute and chronic pain management that are safe and effective for people at risk of or in recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will discuss various methods of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain management and their relative risks and benefits, and describe creative approaches to effective pain relief for people in recovery from substance use disorders. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of services for people with substance use disorders.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive. Free. 734-485-8725. info@dawnfarm.org http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series [map]



 7:30 p.m. 

Tartan & Thistle Scottish Country Dancers.

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Every Mon., except Dec. 25 & Jan. 1. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome. The 6 weekly dances beginning Sept. 12 are particularly beginner-friendly.
7:30-9:30 p.m., the Barn at Gretchen's House V, 2625 Traver. $5. 395-7782, 769-1052, 426-0241. [map]


 8:30-11:30 p.m. 

Pub Quiz: Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub.

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Every Mon. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people) or join one. Prizes.
8:30-11:30 p.m., Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee. 665-2968. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson

Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio. [venue info]

Ravens Club: Bickley/Kramer/Roe

Mainstream jazz by the local trio of bassist Rob Bickley, drummer Jesse Kramer, and keyboardist Rick Roe. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra Paul Keller Orchestra

Award-winning 15-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo and occasional guest vocalists. Also, a middle set by the Community High School Jazz Band. [venue info]

 
 


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The Standard Bistro & Larder
Swanky, sweet, and striving
M.B. Lewis
Autumn: The Food Season You Almost Can't Go Wrong
A2SO @ 90
Making music for all life's seasons
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Government in Chelsea
Photo: Higdon Touchdown
My Neighborhood - Thurston (CG18)
A mysterious sound led to neighborly meetings
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Musical Matchmakers
"For years following 2008, we were close to death's door," Sharon Kalbfleisch says.
Cynthia Furlong Reynolds
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