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Calendar of Events

Friday, March 6, 2020






 
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 10 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon.-Fri. Half hour program of stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (with caregiver). Siblings welcome.

Mon. 11 a.m. (Westgate & Malletts Creek).

Tues. 10 a.m. (Downtown).

Wed. 10 a.m. (Malletts Creek), 11 a.m. (Downtown), 1 & 6 p.m. (Westgate).

Thurs. 7 p.m. (Pittsfield).

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


 10 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Winter Democratic Rides: Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon.-Fri. Assembled riders choose their own pace, distance, and destination. 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.
meet at Bird Hills parking lot, 1951 Newport. Free. 347-1259. [map]


 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Free! 

Blood Drive: Saline Area Senior Center.

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Fact: Only 37 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood-less than 10 percent do annually. Make an impact and be part of that 10%! There is no upper age limit to donate blood. Please contact the office to make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome!
Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple Rd, Saline. Free. 7344299274. kenyonm@salineschools.org salineseniors.org [map]


 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. 

"Coding to the Moon": Wild Swan Theater.

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This award-winning local children's theater company debuts its original drama about the life and work of Margaret Hamilton, the mathematician and computer scientist who developed NASA's on-board flight software for the Apollo space missions. Geared toward ages 9 & up.

All performances are interpreted in American Sign Language. Audio description and backstage "touch" tours are available by prearrangement for blind audience members.
Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.; Fri. 12:30 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Tickets $12 (ages 60 & over and 18 & under, $10; ages 2 & under lap pass, $3) in advance at WildSwanTheater.org, by phone, & at the door. 995-0530. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Moving & Grooving": Northfield Township Area Library.

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All ages are welcome at the Library on Fridays to move & groove & shake out those winter blues! Body groove sessions with dances and music will be projected on a screen in our Multipurpose Room so you can boogie along. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and registration is required.
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. hmccausland@ntal.org www.ntal.org/events [map]



 Noon  Free! 

Canceled: "Lunch & Learn": Temple Beth Emeth.

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Every Fri. TBE rabbi Josh Whinston leads informal discussions on religion. Bring a bag lunch, if you wish.
Noon, TBE Adult Lounge, 2309 Packard. Free. 665-4744. [map]


 Noon-12:30 p.m.  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. Local chimemaster Heather O'Neal demonstrates.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Lenten Organ Recital Series": American Guild of Organists.

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Every Fri. Concerts by AGO members and others on what local organist Timothy Huth calls "one of the finest organs in Ann Arbor."

Mar. 6: Naki Sung-Kripfgans, organist at First United Methodist Church in Ann Arbor

Friday, Mar. 13: Shin-Ae Chun, organist at First Baptist Church in Ann Arbor

Friday, Mar. 20: Timothy Huth, organist at First Congregational Church in Ann Arbor

Friday, Mar. 27: U-M Organ Department students
12:15 p.m.-1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 608 E. William. Free. 604-3205. [map]


 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Bridge: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon., & Fri. Seniors invited to play bridge. Some experience necessary.
Turner, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]


 12:30-1 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Walking Group: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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All seniors invited to join a group walk. Canceled for inclement weather.
Turner, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Closed Dec. 24-31. Free. 998-9353. [map]


 12:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Midday Morsel Drop-In Tour": U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

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30-minute docent-led tour of Kelsey highlights.
12:30 p.m., meet at the Maynard St. entrance. Free. 764-9304.


 4, 6:50, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Portrait of a Lady on Fire": State Theater.

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(Céline Sciamma, 2020). Romantic drama about a French painter commissioned to do a wedding portrait of young woman without her knowing. French, subtitles.
Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME. Town: Ann Arbor.


 4 & 6:50 p.m. 

"The Traitor": Michigan Theater.

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(Marco Bellocchio, 2020). Biopic about Tommaso Buscetta, the 1st Sicilian Mafia boss. Italian, 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]


 4-7 p.m. 

Canceled: Fish Fry: Saline Knights of Columbus.

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Baked tilapia, beer-battered fried cod, salad, fries, cheesy potatoes, broccoli salad, mac & cheese, desserts, and beverages
4-7 p.m., St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 910 Austin, Saline. $10. 355-8277. [map]


 4-7 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Drink & Draw/Imbibe & Inscribe": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Every Fri. All invited to draw or write. Supplies and writing and drawing prompts provided.
4-7 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Free admission (buy your own beer). (989) 455-4484. [map]


 4:10 & 6:40 p.m. 

"Parasite: Color": State Theater.

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(Bong Joon-ho, 2019). Satirical black comedy thriller. Korean, subtitles.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME. Town: Ann Arbor.


 4:15, 7, & 9:45 p.m. 

"Emma": Michigan Theater.

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(Autumn de Wilde, 2020). Film adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved comedy.
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]


 4:20, 7, & 9:35 p.m. 

"Greed": State Theater.

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(Michael Winterbottom, 2020). Comedy about a billionaire, who's career is giving out, trying to save his reputation.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:30 p.m. 

Canceled: "Fish Fries": St. Mary Catholic Church, Manchesster.

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St. Mary Catholic Church served over 4500 dinners at its famous Lenten fish fries last year. Come and enjoy a delicious fish dinner each Friday in Lent (with the exception of Good Friday) from February 28 through April 3 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary Parish Center, 108 Madison Street (behind the Marathon gas station on Main Street in the Village of Manchester). The menu includes fried and baked Pacific cod, French fries, baked potatoes, spicy little potatoes, homemade macaroni and cheese, a huge salad bar, and delicious desserts. The popular drive-thru take-out is FAST. Just follow the signs to the back of St. Mary Parish Center. Prices range from $12 for adults for a dine-in, all-you-can-eat dinner, $11 for seniors, $10 for take-outs, and $6 for children ages 6 to 10. There is no charge for children five and under.
St. Mary Parish Center, 108 Madison Street, Manchester. $12. 734-428-8811. stmarymanchester3@gmail.com stmarymanchester.org [map]




On March 15, 2020, Betty Cummings wrote:
March 20 and 27 fish fries canceled.


 4:30-7 p.m. (canceled) 

Canceled: 42nd Annual Lenten Fish Fry: Old St. Patrick's Church.

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Every Fri., Feb. 28-Apr. 3. Fried Alaskan pollack, choice of potato or macaroni & cheese, salad bar, and beverage. Desserts available for a nominal additional charge. Be prepared to stand in line, but the food is worth the wait.
4:30-7 p.m., Old St. Pat's parish hall, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd. at Northfield Church. $9.50 (seniors, $8; ages 6-11, $6; ages 5 & under, free). 662-8141. [map]


 4:30-7 p.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: Lenten Fish Fry: St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

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Every Fri., Feb. 28-Apr. 3. Hand-battered fried cod, baked tilapia, mac and cheese, & a variety of side dishes. Fish sticks and grilled cheese for kids. Soda, desserts, & soup available.
4:30-7 p.m., St. Francis Parish Activities Center, 2250 E. Stadium. $10 (ages 62 & over, $9; kids, $6). 769-2550, ext. 0. [map]


 4:30-7:30 p.m. 

Canceled: Fish Fry: Dexter Knights of Columbus.

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Baked tilapia, breaded cod, fried clam strips, green beans, grilled cheese sandwiches, French fries, baked potatoes, pasta with marinara, salad bar, homemade desserts. Salmon available Mar. 27 & Apr. 3.
4:30-7:30 p.m., Columbus Hall & Banquet Center, 8265 Dexter-Chelsea Rd., Dexter. $12 (kids under 6, $8). Carry out ($11) available. 426-5558. [map]


 4:30 p.m. 

"Jojo Rabbit": State Theater.

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(Taika Waititi, 2019). Audacious anti-hate satire about a young boy in Hitler's army who finds out his mother's hiding a Jewish girl between the walls of their home. Scarlett Johansson.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME. Town: Ann Arbor.


 4:30 p.m. 

"Seberg": Michigan Theater.

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(Benedict Andrews, 2019). Thriller based on events in the life of French New Wave darling Jean Seberg.
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]


 5-8 p.m. 

Canceled: Lenten Fish Fry: St. Mary Chelsea Knights of Columbus.

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Every Fri., Feb. 28-Apr. 3. Baked or fried Atlantic cod, baked potato, French fries or curly fries, salad bar, mac & cheese, grilled cheese sandwich, vegetarian soup, salad bar, beverage, & dessert. Raffle.
5-8 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, 14200 E. Old US-12, Chelsea. $11 (seniors 62 & older, $10; kids 6-11, $6; 5 & under, free). Carry out available. 475-7561. [map]


 6 p.m. 

"Baby Shark Live": EMU Convocation Center.

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Jaimie Selke directs Round Room Live's touring production of its family-friendly theatrical adaptation of Pinkfong's viral song "Baby Shark." The show follows a baby shark and his friends in an underwater musical adventure.
799 N. Hewitt, Ypsilanti. Tickets $20-$55 in advance at EMUtix.com & at the door. 487-2282. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "World Famous Trivia Night": Ann Arbor District Library.

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For adults. Prizes.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200.


 6:30-9 p.m. 

First Friday Shabbat: Ann Arbor Jewish Cultural Society.

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All invited for dinner, preceded by a brief Shabbat observance with songs, candle lighting, challah and wine rituals, and a Yahrtzeit observance to remember loved ones. Children welcome.
Jewish Community Center, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. Dinner tickets $10 (family, $25; members, free), preregistration required at JewishCulturalSociety.org. 975-9872. [map]


 6:30-10:30 p.m.  Free! 

Game Night: Sweetwaters Downtown.

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Mar. 6 & 20. All invited to play card & board games. Bring your own game, or use one provided.
6:30-10:30 p.m., 123 W. Washington. Free. 417-4266. [map]


 7-8 p.m.  Free! 

"An Evening with The Creature Conservancy": AADL Pittsfield.

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Creature Conservancy staffers show-and-tell various animals, including their Egyptian fruit bat, boa constrictor, opossum, red-footed tortoise, tenrec, & 2-toed sloth. For teens and adults. Note: A similar event for families with kids grades K-5 on Mar. 20
AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"James & the Giant Peach, Jr.": The Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Fri.-Sun., Feb. 28-Mar. 8. Matthew Brennan directs a cast of young local actors in a junior version of U-M grads Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's 2010 musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantasy novel. The story follows an orphaned boy rescued from the care of 2 cruel aunts who finds himself drifting across the Atlantic in a giant peach in the company of a variety of engaging anthropomorphized insects.
7 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $24 (ages 17 & under, $19) in advance at theEncoreTheatre.org and at the door. 268-6200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"[Something Between]": EMU Theatre Department.

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Mar. 6-8. EMU communications professor Amy Johnson directs EMU students in this collage of scenes, spoken word, monologues, and more, a collaboration between EMU alumni, students, and faculty exploring the theme of "walls." Suggested for mature audiences.
EMU Sponberg Theatre, 124 Quirk Hall, Ypsilanti. Tickets $10 in advance at EMUtix.com & at the door. 487-2282. [map]


 7:10 & 9:45 p.m. 

"Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band": State Theater.

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(Daniel Roher, 2020). Documentary about the Robertson's young life and friendship with 4 other men who would become his band mates.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 7:10 p.m. 

"Parasite: Black & White": State Theater.

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(Bong Joon-ho, 2019). Satirical black comedy thriller. Korean, subtitles.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8, children under 12, free). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME. Town: Ann Arbor.


 7:15 & 10 p.m. 

"Ride Your Wave": Michigan Theater.

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(Masaaki Yuasa, 2020). Japanese anime. 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]


 7:30 & 10 p.m. 

Nate Craig: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Mar. 5-7. Local debut of this Wisconsin native, a comic known for his social, political, and sports-related commentary, who appeared in the Netflix series Maniac. "I think comedy is primarily a release. Being a human is a wild reality. People try all different things to deal with their reality. But everyone can agree on laughter," says Craig. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. $10 (Thurs.) & $14 (Fri. & Sat.) reserved seating in advance at etix.com before 6 p.m. the night of the show; $12 (Thurs.) & $16 (Fri. & Sat.) general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 & 10 p.m. 

Canceled: "Pointless Improv Shows": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Fri. & Sat., except Mar. 7. Comedic improv by the resident League of Pointless Improvisers & other experienced local performers.
8 & 10 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.). (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8-10 p.m. 

Ashley Daneman presents "People are Fragile" wsg Emma Aboukasm.

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From 8 to 8.30 p.m., vocalist Emma Lee Aboukasm opens the evening.
From 8.30 to 10 p.m., vocalist Ashley Daneman performs music from her new release, People Are Fragile.
"Michigan-based "jazz-folk" singer Ashley Daneman has found an intriguing balance between the soaring virtuosity of Joni Mitchell and the earthy Americana of Becca Stevens." - Downbeat Magazine "Kintsugi", the beauty of scars. The Japanese believe that when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful, so they repair broken objects with gold. Instead of trying to hide defects and cracks, these are accentuated and celebrated, as they have now become the strongest part of the piece -because the repaired pottery is even stronger than the original, and more beautiful."
Visit Ashley Daneman online at https://ashleydanemanmusic.com/
Canterbury House, 721 E. Huron. Donation. $5 (students)-$10 (general). 734-665-0606. [map]



 8 p.m. 

Mary Gauthier: Green Wood Coffee House (First United Methodist Church).

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A Louisiana native currently living in Boston who is often compared to Steve Earle and Lucinda Williams, Gauthier specializes in vividly detailed, sharply observed songs about people on the edge that one critic has dubbed "country noir." She's also known for the luminous purity of her singing. Her latest CD, Rifles & Rosary Beads, is a collection of songs cowritten by U.S. veterans and their families that exhibit what Gauthier calls "the power of song to tell a story that's almost impossible to tell without melody."
8 p.m., FUMC Green Wood Church, 1001 Green Rd. at Glazier Way. Tickets $20 in advance at eventbrite.com and at the door. 665-8558. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Paul Keller & Friends: Kerrytown Concert House.

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Veteran local jazz bassist Keller and drummer Pete Siers are joined by Terry Lower, a pianist who, according to renowned jazz critic Scott Yanow, "swings hard, has complete control of the keyboard, and is consistently creative."
8 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets $20-$40 (students, $10) in advance at a2tix.com and at the door. 769-2999. [map]
 


 8 p.m. 

We Banjo 3: The Ark.

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Mar. 5 & 6. All-star quartet from Galway, consisting of two sets of brothers, whose music is a virtuosic, revelatory blend of traditional Irish music with American old-time music and bluegrass that foregrounds traditional melodies with modern rhythms. Irish Times critic Siobhan Long praises their CD Gather the Good for its "finely calibrated repertoire," with "David Howley's title song anchoring the collection in a panoramic sweep of optimism."
1 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $25-$50 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office & theark.org, and (if available) at the door. 761-1451. [map]



 8-9:30 p.m. 

"Lungs": Kickshaw Theatre.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., Feb. 27-Mar. 15. Paige Conway directs local actors in British playwright Duncan Macmillan's smart and funny drama, which follows a modern couple through the surprising lifecycle of their relationship. Stars Claire Joliffe and Nick Yocum.
8-9:30 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2-3:30 p.m. (Sun.), trustArt Studios, 7885 Jackson Rd. Tickets $15-$30 in advance at a2tix.com & at the door. 203-0556. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Roadsigns": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Jan. 16-Mar. 14. Guy Sanville directs the world premiere of Purple Rose founder Jeff Daniels' new play, a lyrical drama about a young poet who, as he embarks on his own life's journey, encounters a rich gallery of characters on the margins of life who are each following a dream, or hoping to bump into one. Cast: David Bendena, Tom Whalen, Richard McWilliams, Rusty Mewha, Ruth Crawford, K. Edmonds, Kristin Shields, and Caitlin Cavanaugh.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed. & Sat. & Nov. 29), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Tickets $32 (Wed.), $28 (Thurs.), $42 (Fri. eve.), $43 (weekend matinees), $46 (Sat. eve.) in advance (beginning Dec. 9) 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 p.m. 

"The Real Inspector Hound": PTD Productions.

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Feb. 27-29, Mar. 1, & Mar. 4-7. Tim Henning directs local actors in Tom Stoppard's play-within-a-play farce in which two critics go to see the premiere of an extravagantly stereotypical murder mystery. One of the critics becomes so involved that he ends up in the play he's supposedly watching.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Wed. & Sun.), Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. Tickets $18 (students & seniors, $12; Thurs. only, pay what you can) in advance at a2tix.com, by phone, & at the door. 483-7345. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Thoughts and Prayers": Neighborhood Theatre Group.

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Every Fri.-Sun., Feb. 28-Mar. 8. Marisa Dluge directs the premiere of local playwright A.M. Dean's drama about a botched school shooting that inspires the U.S. Department of Education to militarize all teachers. Cast: Mimi Blackford, Eric Hohnke, Mike Sandusky, Debbie Secord, Kate Umstatter, and Craig Van Kempen.
8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Riverside Arts Center studio 1, 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. Tickets $12 (student, $7) in advance at NTGypsi.org & $15 at the door. [map]


 9 p.m.-midnight 

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

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Every Fri. Lindy hop, East Coast swing, Charleston, and Balboa dancing to music spun by DJs. No partner needed. Preceded at 8 p.m. by a free beginner lesson and occasionally followed at midnight by blues dancing.
9 p.m.-midnight, Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. $5 (students & AACTMAD members, $4). (847) 757-0942. [map]


 9:30 p.m. 

"The Big Lebowski: Michigan Theater.

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(Joel & Ethan Coen, 1998). Beloved comedy starring Jeff Bridges as an L.A. slacker commissioned by a namesake to ransom the latter's kidnapped trophy wife.
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:

 

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Bekah Greenman

Livonia singer-songwriter whose repertoire also includes jazz standards and pop covers. [venue info]

Babs' Underground: WEMU 5:01 Jazz Series

With a jazz ensemble led by local drummer Sean Dobbins. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Kathy Kosins

Quartet led by this acclaimed Detroit soul-drenched jazz vocalist, whom the Chicago Tribune called "one of the most alluring voices in jazz." With pianist Michael Malis, bassist Marion Hayden, and drummer Tariq Gardner. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Oliver Mayman Quartet

11 p.m. [venue info]

Club Above: "Bridging the Gap."

With local R&B and hip-hop acts TBA. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Brant Duet

Duo fronted by Rootstand frontman Brant Losinski, who plays a lively mix of country blues, Irish pub classics, and popular favorites. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Taller Than They Appear

Quartet of veteran area singer-songwriters who accompany each other with soulful vocal harmonies and on an eclectic array of instruments, from bells, bongos, woodblocks, washboards and whistles to guitars, violins, and ukuleles. Members are Jere Stormer, Bobby Pennock, Sigrid Christiansen, and Lauren Crane. [venue info]

Earle: Rick Burgess Trio

Jazz ensemble, named after the late jazz pianist and Earle cofounder Burgess, featuring drummer Robert Warren and a rotating roster of bassists and pianists. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Dan Rafferty Band

Popular 8-piece Detroit pop dance band. [venue info]

Live: FUBAR FUBAR

6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Its repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Yardbirds, the Byrds, and Dylan to Barbara Lewis' "Hello Stranger," the Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup," The Kinks' "Dead End Street," and priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or." [venue info]

Mash: Dan Orcutt

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

Mash: Dave Menzo Band

Ensemble led by local pop-rock singer-songwriter Menzo. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Bob Skon

Folk-rock covers and originals by this local singer-songwriter known for his wry songs about love and loss. [venue info]

Tap Room: "First Friday."

With Steve Somers & Friends, jazz & blues standards by an ensemble led by WCC jazz guitar instructor Somers and featuring members of the WCC Jazz Band. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Pearl Street String Band

Versatile acoustic quartet whose repertoire includes traditional jigs, reels, waltzes and airs from Irish, French- Canadian, New England and Southern/old-time sources, and more. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Shannon Lee & the Silver Linings

Acoustic country-folk Americana ensemble led by veteran local singer-songwriter Lee. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Devyn Mitchell

Plymouth pop-folk singer-songwriter. 7-9 p.m. [venue info]

 
 


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