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Calendar of Events

Monday, November 5, 2018






 
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 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Chelsea Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 35-45 or 55-65 miles, to either Stockbridge, Grass Lake, Napoleon, Munith, or Pleasant Lake.
9 a.m., meet at Aberdeen Bike & Outdoors, 1101 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. (517) 285-6830. [map]


 9:30 - 11 a.m. 

"Computerized Investing: Using Morningstar Data and Actively Managed Funds": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U-M (50+).

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Using your computer can help you actively select mutual funds and ETFs for investment. Index funds do not always win. There are managed funds that beat the indexes, but how do you find them, research them, and compare them?
We will show you how to use Morningstar and other resources to answer these and other questions about actively managed funds (60) while you explore how to integrate them into your portfolio. Time permitting, we will explore other web-based investment tools and investing in individual stocks.
Dale is a retired research professor and Bob is a director and current Vice-President of the SE Michigan Chapter of Better Investing.
This Study Group led by Dale Brandenburg and Bob Shaw will run Mondays 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. November 5 - December 10.
Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C. $30. 734-998-9351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 9:45 a.m. 

"Tiny Toes & Tails Yoga": Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center.

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Kids ages 2-5, accompanied by a caregiver, invited for songs, stories, games, and yoga amidst adoptable cats.
Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson, ste. A1. $15 for 1 kid ($3 for each additional kid). Preregistration required at tinylions.org/tinytoes. 661-3575. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Dexter Breakfast Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Sat., Apr.-Nov. Beginner-friendly slow-paced (22 miles) and moderate/fast-paced (30-100 miles) round-trip rides to Dexter, Chelsea, and beyond, with stops at the Dexter Bakery or Zou Zou's in Chelsea. A very popular ride. Note: Riders should be prepared to take care of themselves on all AABTS rides. Carry a water bottle, a spare tire or tube, a pump, a cell phone, and snacks.
9 a.m., meet at Wheeler Park, N. Fourth Ave. at Depot St. Free. 347-1259. 347-1259. [map]


 10-11:30 a.m. 

Weekly Rehearsal: Women's Chamber Chorus.

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Every Mon., Sept. 10-Dec. 10. All invited to join this independent 30-member local women's chorus to sing everything from Bach and Hungarian folk songs to madrigals and pop tunes. David Perample directs.
10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1432 Washtenaw. Free to visitors ($125 per semester dues for those who join). womenschamberchorus.com; 665-9271. [map]


 10:30-11:30 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.

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

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

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. except Nov. 22.Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri. (except Nov. 22), various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Storytimes": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. except Nov. 22. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. except Nov. 22.Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations (except Nov. 22), see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 Noon-3 p.m. 

Social Mah-Jongg: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon., except May 27. 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]


 Noon  Free! 

"Paved Country Roads Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 18, 24, or 30 miles, either on hilly Schneider Rd. or the B2B trail (call for start point).
Noon, meet at 8213 Pine Cross Ln. or the B2B entrance on Jeffords (behind the Marathon gas station), Dexter. Free. 426-5116.


 Noon-3 p.m. 

"Trap Shoot": Tri-County Sportsman's League.

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All invited to shoot at launched targets. Bring your own gun and ammunition.
Noon-3 p.m., TCSL, 8640 Moon (between E. Michigan Ave. & Willis Rd.), Saline. $4.50 (members, $4) for a 25-target round. 429-9561. [map]


 12:30-4 p.m. 

Bridge: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs., except May 27. 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., except May 27. 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]


 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]


 2-5 p.m. 

"American Mah-Jongg": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U-M (50+).

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This class is designed for those who already know how to play American Mah-Jongg. American Mah-Jongg requires that you earn/possess the 81st National Mah-Jongg League 2018 Official Standard Hands and Rules Card. The design of the class is to have 1-3 tables of 4 players each week for 7 weeks. Substitute players are needed, anticipating that "life intervenes" and players are not able to attend each and every week.
This Study Group led by Mary Engelhardt will be held Mondays November 5 - December 17 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road, Suite C. $40. 734-998-9351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 3 p.m. 

"Beginning Pastel: 6 week class": Flipside Dexter.

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Getting your hands dirty has never been so much fun!
Come discover the brilliance and joy that painting with pastels offers. You will learn how to find and bring your inspirations to life. We will practice making thumbnails to discover the best compositions and values. Then we will discover how to use a variety of underpaintings to lay the foundation for this luminous medium. Plan to be enamored with what these glorious sticks of color can bring to your art.
Flipside Art Studio Dexter Location, 7069 Dexter Ann Arbor Road, Dexter. $150. 734-997-5066. marykay@flipsideartstudio.com www.flipsideartstudio.com [map]



 3-5 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Anthropology Department Colloquia Series.

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Nov. 5 & 30. Talks by visiting scholars. Nov. 5: University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History associate director Scott Fitzpatrick on "Winds, Currents, and Histories of Seafaring: How Oceanographic Effects Influenced Ancient Voyaging and the European 'Age of Discovery.'" Nov. 30: Dartmouth College anthropology professor Zaneta Marie Thayer on "The Good, the Bad, and the Maladapted: Fetal Sensitivity in Light of Evolutionarily Novel Environments," a talk on how human developmental plasticity affects patterns of health and disease in contemporary environments.
3-5 p.m., 411 West Hall, 550 East University. Free. 764-7274. [map]


 3-4 & 4-5 p.m. 

"Strum & Drum": Oz's Music Environment.

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Families invited to get on stage to sing and make music on a variety of instruments. Also, at 4 p.m., a free Kids Open Stage.
3-4 p.m., Oz's, 1920 Packard. $15 per family. 662-8283. [map]


 3:30, 6:25, & 9 p.m. 

"A Star is Born": State Theatre.

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(Bradley Cooper, 2018). A remake of the iconic tragic story of a film star who helps a young singer-actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism damage his career. Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper.
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). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

"First Monday Lego Club": Chelsea District Library.

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All kids ages 5-11 invited to participate in a collaborative building activity, followed by free play.
3:30-4:30 p.m., CDL McKune Rm., 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 3:35, 6:20, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Suspiria": State Theatre.

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(Luca Guadagnino, 2018). Remake of the 1977 cult classic about a newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy who discovers that the school is a front for something supernatural after a series of grisly murders. Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton.
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). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4, 6:20, & 9:20 p.m 

"Beautiful Boy": State Theatre.

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(Felix Van Groeningen, 2018). Drama about a family's struggles with addiction and recovery based on the memoirs of father and son David and Nic Sheff. Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamat.
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). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:10 p.m. 

"The Old Man & the Gun": Michigan Theater.

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(David Lowery, 2018). Drama based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, who at age 70 escaped from San Quentin prison and committed a series of heists that confounded authorities. Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek.
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, 6:50, & 9:30 p.m. 

"Can You Ever Forgive Me?": State Theatre.

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(Marielle Heller, 2018). Biopic of Lee Israel, the formerly successful celebrity biographer who turned to literary forgeries to make a living. Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant.
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). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:30, 7, & 9:25 p.m. 

"Free Solo": State Theatre.

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(E. Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, 2018). Documentary following the free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10.50 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7.50). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:30 & 7 p.m. 

"Tea with the Dames": Michigan Theater.

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(Roger Michell, 2018). Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, and Joan Plowright reminisce about their decades-long friendship and their prestigious careers in this candid documentary shot over a weekend at an English country house.
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]


 5:30 p.m. 

"Full Body Fit": Better Living Fitness Center.

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Full Body Fit: A small-group workout customizable to all fitness levels focusing on all the basics of fitness: strength, cardio, flexibility, and balance. Free with most Better Living Fitness Center memberships or $15 for drop-in. All ages and abilities welcome!
Better Living Fitness Center, 847-B Phoenix Drive. $15. 734-747-0123. office@betterlivingfitness.com https://betterlivingfitness.com/ [map]


 6-7 p.m.  Free! 

"Bringing Home Baby!": Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Expecting a baby? Come to our FREE workshop, led by Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators from Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings, LLC. We'll cover important information you'll want to know in the first few weeks including: carseat safety, safe sleep, the fourth trimester, and soothing a fussy baby.. You'll also have a chance to ask questions and meet other new parents.
Michigan Family Wellness, PLLC, 2200 N Canton Center Rd Suite 150, Canton. Free. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 6 p.m.  Free! 

Craig Dykers: U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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Lecture by this architect who helped design the new pedestrian plazas in Times Square.
6 p.m., 2104 Art+Architecture Bldg., 2000 Bonisteel. Free. 764-1300. [map]


 6 p.m.  Free! 

The University of Michigan Presents Lecture: Craig Dykers (Snøhetta): Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.

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Since 1989, Craig Dykers has established offices in Norway, Egypt, England, and in the United States. His interest in design as a promoter of social and physical well-being is supported by ongoing observation and development of an innovative design process.
As one of the Founding Partners of Snøhetta, Craig has led many of Snøhetta's prominent projects internationally, including the Alexandria Library in Egypt, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet in Oslo, Norway, and the National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion in New York City. Recently, Craig has led the design of the new pedestrian plazas in Times Square and The French Laundry Kitchen Expansion and Garden Renovation in Yountville.
Craig's work has led to numerous international awards and recognitions including the Mies van der Rohe European Union Prize for Architecture, the World Architecture Award, and the Aga Kahn Award for Architecture, among many others.
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 2000 Bonisteel Boulevard Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2069 USA. Free. 7347641300. TaubmanCollegeCommunications@umich.edu https://taubmancollege.umich.edu/events/2018/11/05/lecture-craig-dykers-sn%C3%B8hetta [map]



 6-9 p.m. 

"Sights & Sounds Holiday Wine Show": Chelsea Festivals Fundraiser.

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A chance to sample a large assortment of fine California and international wines. Also, samples of Michigan foods selected by Common Grill chef Craig Common.
6-9 p.m., Common Grill, 112 S. Main, Chelsea. $60 in advance & at the door. 475-0470. [map]


 6 p.m.  Free! 

"WWI: The Politics of Commemoration": U-M Clements Library.

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Tennessee State Museum military history curator Lisa Budreau discusses the challenges faced during WWI of identifying, burying, and commemorating fallen soldiers.
6 p.m., U-M Business School Blau Auditorium, 701 Tappan. Free. 764-5864. [map]


 6:15 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon.-Wed., except Dec. 24 & 25. Runners of all abilities invited to join a weekly run, 3-8 miles, along varying routes. Snacks provided. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m., 123 E. Liberty (Mon.), 5700 Jackson (Tues.), and 3010 Washtenaw (Wed.). Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 929-9022 (Tues.), 548-6299 (Wed.). [map]


 6:30 p.m. 

"Beginning Acrylic Painting": Flipside Art Studio.

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Explore the possibilities of working in acrylic paint on canvas. Work with a professional artist to learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting.
This class will cover art concepts about composition and painting technique. We will experiment with acrylic paint application and blending techniques. Learn how to use color and make exceptional works of art! Discover techniques that will help you to convey what you see as you create your own unique paintings.
6 Week Course. Materials Included.
Flipside Art Studio, 7069 Dexter Ann Arbor Rd, Dexter. $150. 734.997.5066. lia@flipsideartstudio.com flipsideartstudio.com [map]



 6:30 p.m. 

Magic: The Gathering Tournament: Get Your Game On.

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Every Mon.-Wed. & Fri. All invited to compete in competitive and casual tournaments of this popular collectible card game using various decks, including modern (Mon., competitive), Elder Dragon Highlander (Tues., casual), standard (Wed. 6 p.m., casual), Legacy (Wed. 6:30 p.m., competitive), booster draft (Fri. 6 p.m.), and modern (Fri. 6:30 p.m., competitive) decks. Prizes. Bring your own cards.
6 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 6:30 p.m. (all dates), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 & $7.50 (casual), $10 & $15 (competitive), & $10 (booster draft). 786-3746. [map]


 6:45 & 9:35 p.m. 

"Mid90s": State Theatre.

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(Jonah Hill, 2018). Dramedy about a 13-year-old boy in 90s-era LA who spends his summer negotiating between a new group of skater friends and his troubled home life.
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). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Adult Crafts: Saline District Library.

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Adults invited to make a felt sticky-note holder (Sept. 19), a pumpkin decoration out of canning jar rings (Oct. 1), a mixed media paper doll (Oct. 17), and a fall wreath (Nov. 5).
7-8:30 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required. Salinelibrary.org, 429-5450. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Lifetree Café.

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Every Mon. All invited to join conversations led by St. Paul Lutheran Church members. Each week begins with a video introduction. Snacks provided. Nov. 5: "Bouncing Back: Turning Disasters into Opportunities." Nov. 12: "Saluting Those Who Serve: Stories from Tuskegee Airmen." Nov. 19: "The Bible: Real? Relevant? Reliable?" Nov. 26: "Overcoming Childhood Pain."
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Dragon Ball Z Double Feature": Fathom Events.

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Screening of 2 films in this popular anime series: Bardock the Father of Goku and Fusion Reborn.
12:55 p.m. (Nov. 3) & 7 p.m. (Nov. 5), Ann Arbor 20 (1400 Carpenter) & Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline). Tickets $11.50-$12.50 in advance at fathomevents.com and at the door. 973-8424 (Ann Arbor 20), 316-5500 (Emagine).


 7-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Emerging Writers: Good Guys vs. Bad Guys": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local short story writer Alex Kourvo and young adult novelist Bethany Neal discuss what makes a character likable or reviled. For adult and teen (grade 6 & up) fiction and nonfiction writers. Also, Kourvo and Neal host an open house for writers to connect with one another and/or work on their projects at 7 p.m. on Nov. 19.
7-8:45 p.m., AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Normalizing Precognition: How Sensing the Future Can Be Explained Without Breaking Occam's Razor": U-M Program in Creativity and Consciousness Studies.

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Talk by San Francisco-based Institute of Noetic Sciences Innovation Lab director Julia Mossbridge (see 6 Tuesday Crazy Wisdom Salon listing).
7 p.m., Rackham Amphitheatre (4th floor). Free. 764-0583. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Raw Material: Working Wool in the West": Ann Arbor District Library.

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San Francisco-based writer and sheep shearer Stephany Wilkes, a Michigan native, reads from her new book chronicling the American wool industry from farm to factory.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown 4th fl. meeting rm. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Stories of Service: An Evening with Veterans": Fisher House Michigan.

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Storytelling by Michigan veterans. Also, live entertainment by the Concordia University Choir & Band and others TBA.
7 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Free, but tickets required in advance at eventbrite.com (search for "Stories of Service"). (518) 481-0552. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Free Concert to Get Out the Ann Arbor Vote": League of Women Voters.

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Area musicians promoting voting: David Rossiter, Judy Banker, Johnny Williams, Dave Boutette
co-sponsored by League of Women Voters
The Last Word Bar, 301 W. Huron. Free. league@lwvannarbor.org www.lwvannarbor.org [map]



 7:30-9 p.m.  Free! 

Large Ensemble Meeting: Ann Arbor Recorder Society.

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All beginning and advanced players of the recorder and other early instruments invited. Directed by viol teacher and early music specialist Janet Cannon. Music provided; bring your own music stand.
7:30-9 p.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 306 N. Division. Free to visitors ($40 yearly dues for those who join). 274-9463. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Tartan & Thistle Scottish Country Dancers.

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Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome.
7:30-9:30 p.m., the Barn at Gretchen's House V, 2625 Traver. $5. 395-7782, 769-1052. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"What Treasures I Got at the Ann Arbor Stamp Show": Ann Arbor Stamp Club.

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Members show and discuss their finds from the Nov. 3 & 4 stamp show (see listing). Also, American Philatelic Society circuit books and a mini stamp auction.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free. harwin@umich.edu, 761-5859. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

"Free Concert to Get Out the Vote in the Chelsea area": League of Women Voters.

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Area musicians promoting voting: Annie & Rod Capps, Allison Downey, Shari Kane & Dave Steele, Pale Dave Duo
League members will be on hand to answer questions about voting.
Zou Zou's Cafe, 101 N Main, Chelsea. Free. league@lwvannarbor.org www.lwvannarbor.org [map]



 8 p.m. 

Adam DeVine: Live Nation.

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This L.A.-based actor-comedian, seen on Comedy Central's Workaholics, ABC's Modern Family, and the Pitch Perfect movies, is known for his emotionally immature, rapid-fire random observations on topics ranging from toilet humor to how social media and adulthood conspire to make us all feel alone even while in a romantic relationship.
8 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $29-$49.50 in advance at ticketmaster.com & all Ticketmaster outlets, & at the door. (800) 745-3000. [map]


 8 p.m. 

The Dustbowl Revival: The Ark.

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Venice (CA) Americana roots music collective whose music blends bluegrass, jug band music, and western swing. "The free-thinking local collective Dustbowl Revival's upbeat, old-school, All-American sonic safaris exemplify everything shows should be: hot, spontaneous, engaging and, best of all, a pleasure to hear," says the LA Weekly, which named the group Best Live Band of 2013. The band' recent CD, With a Lampshade On, features what Pop Matters reviewer Ed Whitelock calls "an upbeat and stylistically diverse collection performed by a collective at the top of its game."
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $25 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office and theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]



 8 p.m.  Free! 

"Viewing Night": U-M Detroit Observatory.

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All invited to peer at the night sky through antique telescopes. The Observatory dome can be opened only during mild, dry weather; check dept.astro.lsa.umich.edu/detroit.php after 5 p.m. to make sure the event is still on. Rain date: Nov. 7.
8-9:30 p.m., U-M Detroit Observatory, 1398 E. Ann at Observatory. Free. 764-3482. [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]


 9:10 p.m. 

"The Other Side of the Wind": Michigan Theater.

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Orson Welles' final film, completed more than 30 years after his death, is a faux-documentary of the last day in the life of a Hollywood film director. John Huston, Peter Bogdanovich, Susan Strasberg.
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:

 

Habitat Lounge: The Groovematist

Stage name of Mechial White, a Dexter ambient smooth jazz musician and DJ. [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, each week features a middle set by a guest student ensemble. [venue info]

 
 


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