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Calendar of Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2019






 
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 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 

"Decisions at End of Life": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U-M (50+).

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The course will discuss facts and issues concerning end-of- life decisions. Topics include: Michigan and federal laws on funerals, the discourse between family and doctors when a terminal illness is present, cross-cultural rituals about funerals, and local options and costs for cremation, green burial, etc. The difference between powers of attorney and advance directives will be explained.
Handouts will include this information plus a list of facts for your survivors. Marion Holt has extensive knowledge of end of life topics and has developed two courses on aging. This Study Group will meet Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., April 24.
Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd., Suite C. $10. 734-998-9351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 10 a.m.-noon 

"Decisions at End of Life: OLLI Study Group": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at U-M (50+).

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The course will discuss facts and issues concerning end-of- life decisions. Topics include: Michigan and federal laws on funerals, the discourse between family and doctors when a terminal illness is present, cross-cultural rituals about funerals, and local options and costs for cremation, green burial, etc. The difference between powers of attorney and advance directives will be explained. Handouts will include this information plus a list of facts for your survivors.
Instructor Marion Holt has extensive knowledge of end of life topics and has developed two courses on aging. This session will meet on April 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Turner Senior Research Center, 2401 Plymouth Road. $10. (734) 998-9351. olli.info@umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 10-11 a.m. 

"Nature Storytime": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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All kids ages 1-5 (accompanied by a caregiver) invited for a program of stories and nature-based activities on different themes. Apr. 3: "Eggstravagant Eggs." Apr. 10: "Sensing Spring." Apr. 17: "Windy Weather." Apr. 21 & 24: "Garden Playtime."
LSNC, 1831 Traver. $5 per child ($4 per member), adults and children under 1 year old are free. 997-1553. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except June 12. Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  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. (Apr. 2 only): Malletts Creek.

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

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek, Apr. 4; Traverwood Apr. 11, 18, & 25.

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


 11-11:30 a.m. & 6-6:30 p.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, Apr. 3 only 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

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

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various locations, every Mon.-Fri. (see listing). Free. 327-4200.


 11 a.m. 

"The State of Our Plate": Food Gatherers.

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Food Gatherers is proud to present The State of Our Plate: Gathering Momentum in the Fight Against Hunger, a facilitated community-wide discussion of the intersections between hunger, health, and policy. This dynamic, participatory event will celebrate our 30th year fighting hunger, highlight the network of local hunger relief providers, examine the persistence of hunger in Washtenaw County, and connect allies to improve the current response to food insecurity.
Food Gatherers is excited to announce that Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, MDHHS Director Robert Gordon, and Alfreda Rooks, Director of Michigan Medicine Community Health Services, will be panelists at the event.
Space is limited! Buy your tickets by April 8th to get an early bird price of $30. Tickets purchased on or after April 9th are $40.
Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. $30 early bird, $40 regular. 7347612796. scott.hardin@foodgatherers.org www.foodgatherers.org/soop [map]



 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

"Joking Matters: Humor and American Music": Ann Arbor City Club Lunch and Learn.

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Talk by U-M musicology professor Charles Garrett. Lunch.
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. $30 (members, $25). Reservations required by Apr. 19. annarborcityclub.org; 662-3279, ext. 1. [map]


 Noon-3:45 p.m. 

Bridge: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs., except July 4. 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]


 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. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

Kempf House Museum Noon Lecture Series.

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Apr. 3: Bee Safe Ann Arbor co-leader Eileen Dickinson shares pollinator-supporting tips in "What's the Buzz?"

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Apr. 10: Local music historian Stu Johnson discusses early postwar pop music in "The Pop Years: 1946-1950."

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Apr. 17: Local historian Grace Shackman discusses View of a Universe: A Love Story of Ann Arbor at Middle Age, Ann Arbor native Milo Ryan's 1985 memoir of his boyhood on State St. in the early 1900s. Ryan was a pioneer of Seattle public television and a legendary figure in radio history.

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Apr. 24: Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club member Fabian Beltran discusses "Trains: Memories and More."

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Noon-1 p.m., Kempf House, 312 S. Division. Free (donations accepted). 994-4898. [map]


 12:30-2 p.m. 

"Film Screening @ the J": Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor.

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Apr. 3: "The Book Thief" (Brian Percival, 2013). Adaptation of the popular YA novel about a young girl who shares books with the Jewish refugee hidden in her adoptive German family's basement during WWII.

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Apr. 10: "Modern Times" (Charlie Chaplin, 1936). Chaplin's last silent film is a memorable satire of the machine age.

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Apr. 17: "Exodus: Gods and Kings" (Ridley Scott, 2014). Scott's visually stunning Biblical epic about Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt.

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Apr. 24: "Watermarks" (Yaron Zilberman, 2004). Documentary about the champion women swimmers of a Jewish sports club who were forced to flee Austria after the 1938 Anschluss.

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12:30-2 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. Free. 971-0990. [map]


 3 p.m. 

"All My Sons": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Apr. 4-June 1. Guy Sanville directs Arthur Miller's 1947 play, a dramatic indictment of American big business told through the story of a family torn apart by lies and fraud. The central character is Joe Keller, a factory owner who prospered during WWII by manufacturing military airplane parts. Haunted by a dark secret, he evades prison, pinning the blame for his crime on his business partner, but tragedy comes home in the form of his 3 sons--one reported missing in action, one a returned veteran who believes in his father, and the embittered middle son who knows the truth. Cast: Richard McWilliams, Michelle Mountain, Ryan Black, Caitlin Cavannaugh, David Bendena, Tom Whalen, Susan Craves, Rusty Mewha, and Lauren Knox.
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. [map]


 3:45, 7 & 9:35 p.m. 

"Amazing Grace": Michigan Theater.

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(Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2019). Documentary about Aretha Franklin's 2-day performance with a Baptist choir in L.A. in 1972.
Michigan Theater. 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). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4, 6:50 & 9:25 p.m. 

"Us": State Theatre.

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(Jordan Peele, 2019). Horror film about a family terrorized by doppelgängers.
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.


 4:10, 6:45 & 9:35 p.m. 

"Captain Marvel": State Theatre.

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(Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, 2019). Superhero origin story. Brie Larson.
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.


 4:15, 6:45 & 9:10 p.m. 

"The Public": Michigan Theater.

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(Emilio Estevez, 2019). Drama about the political and social fallout that happens when homeless people stage a sit-in as a pretext to stay in a public library overnight during an arctic blast.
Michigan Theater. 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). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:20 p.m. 

"The Mustang": State Theatre.

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(Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, 2019). Drama about a convict whose rehabilitation program involves horse training.
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, 7:10 & 9:30 p.m. 

"High Life": State Theatre.

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(Clare Denis & Jean-Pol Fargeau, 2019). Moody sci-fi thriller about a man and his infant daughter, seemingly the sole survivors on a spaceship that had been transporting death-row inmates, until they mysteriously disappeared.
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 p.m. 

"Crafty Cats": Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center.

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Kids in grades 3-5 invited for an animal-themed craft and a chance to play with cats and learn how to care for animals.
4:30-5:30 p.m., Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson ste. A1. $10 per kid; parents who want to stay, $5. 661-3575. [map]


 6-9 p.m. 

Dexter Quartermania: Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.

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A cross between a live auction and a raffle in which participants bid 1-4 quarters on items in order to be eligible to win them in a raffle. Proceeds benefit the St. Louis Center (Chelsea) for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The first hour is a sale with 20 vendors. Auction begins at 7 p.m. This month's themes are gardening and local farmers markets.
6-9 p.m., Columbus Hall & Banquet Center, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Rd., Dexter. Free admission. 426-5558. [map]


 6 p.m.  Free! 

Saline Woodcarvers.

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Carvers of all abilities invited to work on projects, with help from club members. Knives and block-out & rough-cut patterns for sale.
6-7:30 p.m., Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-9274. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Stress, Hormones & Health": Ann Arbor Holistic Health.

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STRESS, HORMONES, & HEALTH
The True Cause of BELLY FAT & HORMONAL IMBALANCES
Imagine Yourself Living a Healthy Life
WEDNESDAY, April 24 at 6:30 PM
• Estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroid are four very powerful hormones that have a wide ranging effect on reproduction,
menopause, low thyroid function, adrenal fatigue, PCOS, healthy sexual function, menopause, bone loss and many other essential
functions of life.
• Learn how hormone imbalances can affect your sleep cycles, carbohydrate cravings, and fat burning.
• Learn to safely balance these hormones using holistic, sustainable and natural methods.
• Understand the effects of estrogen dominance, soy and other plant-based estrogens as well as environmental factors that affect proper
hormone balance.
• Why "counting calories" doesn't work for belly fat.
• Learn the biggest mistake that people make with exercise that prevents weight loss.
WHAT REALLY WORKS for permanent loss of belly fat. Health
Ann Arbor Holistic Health, 230 Collingwood Dr., Suite 150. Free. Call to Register: 734-222-8210. 13jennylynn@gmail.com www.annarborholistichealth.com [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, 5361 McAuley Dr. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a weekly run, 3-8 miles, along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Snacks provided. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (8 a.m., Sat.), 123 E. Liberty (Mon.), 3010 Washtenaw (Wed.), The Session Room, 3685 Jackson (Thurs), and 5700 Jackson (Sat.). Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 548-6299 (Wed.), 929-9022 (Thurs. & Sat). [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read to Vedder and Summer, registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. Preregistration required. 429-5450. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Creating Safe Communities": Dr. Nic Cooper.

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CREATING SAFE COMMUNITIES: Understanding Domestic Violence,
Suicide and Gun Safety
A presentation by Dr. Nic Cooper, LPS, LMSW
This presentation will help participants understand and identify the dynamics that underlie domestic violence, in order to recognize its early stages and know how to help themselves or others. Dr. Cooper will also build an understanding of suicide risk factors, and how to preventatively respond. Also included is a discussion of how gun owners can keep people in their homes safe from unintentional shootings.
Manchester United Methodist Church, 501 Ann Arbor St., Manchester. Free. momswashtenaw@gmail.com [map]



 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Mindfulness Class: Deepening Awareness": Jewel Heart.

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Becoming more aware of our thoughts, feelings and sensations through meditation opens the door to understanding the nature of our mind and how it influences our experience. Instructors will provide light guidance and practice meditation sessions.
Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center, 1129 Oak Valley Drive. Free. 7349943387. annarbor@jewelheart.org https://www.jewelheart.org/chapters/ann-arbor/ [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Sitting Meditation Followed by Discussion": Ann Arbor KTC Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Center.

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Join us for a silent sitting meditation every Wednesday at 7:00 pm, followed by a discussion. Basic meditation instruction is provided. There is no cost; donations are welcome.
KTC Ann Arbor, 614 Miner St. Ann Arbor MI 48103. Free. Donations accepted. 734-678-7549. annarborktc.org [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Transcendental Meditation Intro Talk": Maharish Foundation USA.

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Free Intro Talk on TM. It's a simple, natural, effortless technique practiced 20 minutes twice each day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. Absolutely effortless - It's so easy and enjoyable that anyone can do it - even children with ADHD. This makes it very different from other techniques. No concentrating, No control of the mind, No monitoring of thoughts (mindfulness) No trying to "empty the mind". Authentic - The TM technique was founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi over 50 years ago, and has been learned by more than six million people. It can only be taught by certified TM teachers in a course carefully personalized for each individual. Evidence-based - Hundreds of published research studies on the TM technique have documented major benefits for:stress and anxiety, brain function, cardiovascular health. Nothing to believe in - The TM technique is not a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle. No belief or expectation is needed for it to be effective.
Ann Arbor TM Center, 606 W Stadium Blvd. Free. 734-330-3282. tmasuga@tm.org www.tm.org [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Wine Wednesdays" Film Series: State Theatre.

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Apr. 10: "The Trip" (Michael Winterbottom, 2011). Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon star in this largely improvised comedy about 2 men reviewing Northern England's best restaurants. 7 p.m.

Apr. 17: "A Year in Burgundy" (David Kennard, 2013). Documentary following 7 wine-making families. 7 p.m.

Apr. 24: "Somm" (Jason Wise, 2012). Documentary about 4 sommeliers attempting to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam, a test with one of the lowest pass rates in the world. 7 p.m.

May 1: "La Dolce Vita" (Federico Fellini, 1961). Classic about the hedonistic "sweet life" of 1960s Rome. 7 p.m.

May 22: "Amélie" (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001). Charming tale of a Parisian waitress determined to improve the lives of those around her. 7 p.m.

May 29: "The Great Gatsby" (Jack Clayton, 1974). F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow. 7 p.m.
7 p.m., State Theatre. $10.50 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8). 668-TIME.


 7 p.m. 

Luxotica Lounge Cabaret: The Blind Pig.

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"A different kind of thrill." NY Daily News
Luxotica Lounge Cabaret is a lush burlesque show featuring stunning variety talent, with a twist. Enjoy a little circus and a lot of seduction, set to exotic original tunes performed live, that turns classic cabaret on it's head. Featuring the internationally touring Whirlwind with the Crimson Grin, Vivacious Miss Audacious, bump and grind bombshell Gurl Haggard of the Rocket Doll Revue and special guests. The swinging 4-piece band is headed by knife juggling, saxophone wunderkind, Dr. Rocktagon.
As vibrant as your favorite technicolor tiki cocktail, Luxotica treats you to an evening of gals, games and high energy hip swinging replete with tassel twirling, hoop dance, fire eating, acrobatics and just enough audience participation to get you hooked.
The Blind Pig, 208 South 1st Street. $10. 734-996-8555. luxoticaloungecabaret@gmail.com https://www.luxoticaloungecabaret.com [map]



 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Color Away": Sweetwaters Plymouth Green.

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Every Wed. All adults invited to color. Supplies provided.
7-9 p.m., Sweetwaters, 3393 Plymouth Rd. Free. 369-4568. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Faygo Book": Dexter District Library.

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MSU journalism professor Joe Grimm discusses his new history of the iconic Detroit soda pop company, founded over a century ago by 2 Russian immigrant bakers who repurposed their cake frosting recipes for carbonated beverages.
7 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Through a Dog's Eyes": Ann Arbor District Library.

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(Peter Schnall, 2010). PBS documentary about service dogs. Discussion follows.
7 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance": Literati Bookstore.

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Maryland poet Carolyn Forché, an Academy of American Poets fellow, discusses her powerful and poetic new memoir about her experience traveling to El Salvador in the 1970s as its on the brink of war. Pursued by death squads and sheltering in safe houses, she met with high-ranking military officers, impoverished farm works, and clergy desperately trying to assist the poor and keep the peace. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

History of Science Reading Group: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers.

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All invited to discuss Benjamin Woolley's 2004 book, Heal Thyself: Nicholas Culpeper and the Seventeenth-Century Struggle to Bring Medicine to the People.
7:30-9 p.m., Motte & Bailey, 212 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 669-0451. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Open Rehearsal: The Arbor Consort.

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Every Wed. All singers invited to rehearse with this semi-professional a cappella ensemble that performs Renaissance and Victorian-era music in period costumes. The Arbor Consort is the official madrigal group of the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Tonight's rehearsal is particularly geared towards newcomers.
7:30-9:30 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 1415 Miller. Free. president@thearborconsort.org. [map]



 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Introduction to Steiner's Thought": Great Lakes Branch of the Anthroposophical Society in America.

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Every Wed. All invited to join a discussion of Steiner's 1904 introduction to anthroposophy, How to Know Higher Worlds.
7:30 p.m., Rudolf Steiner House, 1923 Geddes Ave. Free. 678-5497. [map]


 8-10 p.m. 

Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry.

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Every Wed. Members read and discuss poems around themes TBA. Followed by collaborative writing games and exercises. Attendees invited to read their poems. Snacks & socializing.
8-10 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 suggested donation. onepausepoetry.org, 707-1284. [map]


 8 p.m. 

The Accidentals: The Ark.

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Wildly acclaimed nationally touring Traverse City indie chamber pop trio of multi-instrumentalists Katie Larson and Savannah Buist and percussionist Michael Dause. In November 2018, they released "Heavy Flag," a song meant to inspire Americans to vote.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $25 (students with ID, free) in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com) and theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]



 9-11 p.m. 

Open Dancing: Swing Ann Arbor.

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Every Wed. Swing dancing to recorded music. No partner needed. Bring casual or nicer shoes that stay on your feet when you're flying around the room. Preceded at 8 p.m. by a lesson.
9-11 p.m., Michigan League Vandenberg Rm. $5 (students, $4; $1 discount for members; free for those who attend the lesson). 945-8428. [map]


 9:40 p.m. 

"The Brink": State Theatre.

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(Alison Klayman, 2019). Documentary about Steve Bannon's global attempts to stoke nationalism.
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.



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blind Pig: Luxotica Lounge Cabaret

Nationally touring burlesque show that blends striptease, circus sideshow acts, and live cabaret music. $10 ($12 at the door). 8 p.m.- midnight. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Thunderwüde

Bluegrass and related roots music by the Chelsea trio of guitarists Jason Dennie and George Merkel and multi-instrumentalist Wes Fritzemeier. [venue info]

Detroit St. Filling Station: Detroit Street Hot Club

Vintage jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt's 1930s Parisian swing by the local quartet of guitarists Andrew Brown and Michael Harrington, bassist Ryan Shea, and violinist Tyler Rindo. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

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

Habitat Lounge: Wych Elm

Local string sextet that plays a stylishly pungent, soul- infused mix of folk, rock, jazz, and old-time music. [venue info]

Mash: Sugartips Acoustic Sugartips Acoustic

Acoustic postpunk rock cover duo from suburban Detroit. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Old Town: Will Wood Quartet

Jazz ensemble led by saxophonist Wood, a U-M music school grad student from the UK. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: The Blue Rays Trio

Eclectic blues-based trio with bassist Ralph McKee, guitarist Peter Holland, and harmonica player Tim Douthit. [venue info]

 
 


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