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Calendar of Events

Wednesday, March 11, 2020






 
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 9 a.m.  Free! 

10th Annual CBSSM Research Colloquium: U-M Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine.

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We are delighted to announce that the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM) Research Colloquium will occur on March 11, 2020 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.). It will take place at Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the 10th Annual Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: "The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?"
For more information, please visit the Research Colloquium page on our website.
Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. 734-615-8377. http://cbssm.med.umich.edu/news-events/events/colloquium/2020-cbssm-research-colloquium-and-bishop-lecture-danielle-ofri-md-phd [map]



 9 a.m.  Free! 

Research Colloquium Talks: U-M Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine.

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Talks by U-M professors.

9:10 a.m.: Medicine professor Pooja Lagisetty on "Stigma and Primary Care Access for Patients on Long-Term Opioids."

9:35 a.m.: Public health professor Brian Zikmund-Fisher on "The need for brevity during shared decision making for cancer screening: Can we compromise?"
9 a.m., U-M Palmer Commons Forum Hall, 100 Washtenaw. Free. 615-8337. [map]


 10-11:30 a.m. 

"People Returning From Prison in Washtenaw County": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+).

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Allan Newman is chair of the non-profit, A Brighter Way. Its mission is to help people rebuild their lives after being released from prison in Washtenaw County. He is also Co-Chair of the Michigan Department of Corrections Region 9 Offender Success Program. He will explain the status of reentry in Washtenaw County, what is needed, what is available, and what is missing.
Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Road. $10. 734-998-9351. olli.info-umich.edu www.olli-umich.org [map]



 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Gender Equity in Academic Medicine": U-M Center for Bioethics and Social Science in Medicine.

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Talk by U-M radiation oncology professor Reshma Jagsi.
10 a.m., U-M Palmer Commons Forum Hall, 100 Washtenaw. Free. 615-8337. [map]


 10 & 11 a.m., 1 & 6 p.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]


 10:30 a.m. 

Isabella Amador: Society for Musical Arts.

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This U-M violin student, winner of the society's recent Young Artist Competition, performs a program TBA. Followed by a meet-the-artist lunch ($15, preregistration required by calling 662-3279).
10:30 a.m., Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. Tickets $17 (accompanying friend, $15; groups of 5 or more, $10 each; students, $5) in advance & at the door. AnnArborSMA.org. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 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.-2 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Coworking: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Feb. 17 & 26. All individuals or small groups invited to work in this quiet space outfitted with high-speed internet.
AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 11 a.m. (canceled)  Free! 

Canceled Baby Playgroups: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon.-Fri. (various times): Hour-long program for ages 24 months & under (with caregiver) of 15 minutes of stories, rhymes, and songs followed by open play. No older siblings, please.
AADL Downtown, Mon. 10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, Tues. 10 a.m. & Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Pittsfield, Wed. 11 a.m. Traverwood, Fri. (except Mar. 6) 10:30 a.m. Westgate, Thurs. (except Mar. 26) 2 p.m. Free. 327-4200.


 11 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Storytime: Nicola's Books.

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Every Wed. An experienced storyteller performs for ages 7 & under.
11 a.m., Nicola's Books, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?": U-M Bishop Lecture in Bioethics.

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Talk by NYC-based writer & physician Danielle Ofri.

Part of U-M's 10th Annual CBSSM Research Colloquium. For more information, see: http://cbssm.med.umich.edu/news-events/events/colloquium/2020-cbssm-research-colloquium-and-bishop-lecture-danielle-ofri-md-phd
11:30 a.m., U-M Palmer Commons Forum Hall, 100 Washtenaw. Free. 615-8337. [map]


 Noon-1 p.m. 

"Market Update Lunch and Learn": Saline Area Senior Center.

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Join us for this timely market update while enjoying a delicious lunch. Luke Noble will bring guest speaker Bill Swerdlick from Massachusetts Financial Services. This seminar is for educational purposes only and is not used for solicitation of financial products. Please RSVP by March 4th, to allow enough time for catering. Free to members. $5 nonmembers.
Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple Rd, Saline. Free to members. $5 nonmembers.. 7344299274. kenyonm@salineschools.org salineseniors.org [map]



 Noon-3 p.m. 

Canceled: American Mah-Jongg: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Wed. All invited to play.
Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $3 (members, $2). 794-6250. [map]


 Noon 

Canceled: 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.
Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $3 (members, $2). 794-6250. [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]


 Noon-1:20 p.m.  Free! 

"Landscapes and Logging in the Russian Far East": U-M Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

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U-M environment & sustainability professors Kathleen Bergen and Joshua Newell discuss how the vast forests in Russian Far East are of contemporary interest.
1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-0351. [map]


 12:05 p.m.  Free! 

Brown Bag Organ Recital: U-M School of Music.

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Lunchtime performances. Mar. 11: U-M organ professor Kola Owolabi. Mar. 25: U-M sacred music student Sylvia Wall.
12:05 p.m., U-M School of Public Health Community Room, 109 S. Observatory. Free. 615-3204. [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]


 12:30-2 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Place That Face": Chelsea District Library.

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All seniors invited to help identify faces in the collection of photos local photographer Ralph Guenther donated to the CDL when he retired.
12:30-2 p.m., Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 3 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]


 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 & 9:25 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 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: U-M Men's Lacrosse.

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Feb. 18: Canisius. 4 p.m.

Feb. 22: Merrimack. 1 p.m.

Feb. 29: St. Johns. 3 p.m..

Mar. 11: Marquette. 4 p.m.

Apr. 5: Maryland. Noon.

Apr. 10: Rutgers. 7 p.m.
Various times (see listing), U-M Lacrosse Stadium, 2500 S. State. $6. 764-0247. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

Lacy M. Johnson: U-M Ford School of Public Policy.

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This Rice University creative nonfiction professor, author of the award-winning memoir The Other Side, reads from and discusses The Reckonings, her 2018 collection of essays that a Houston Chronicle writer says "pursues questions that strike at the heart of our national conversation about the justness of society." Reception follows.
Weill Hall Betty Ford Rm., 735 S. State. Free. 764-3490. [map]


 4-6 p.m.  Free! 

Spring Career & Internship Fair: Washtenaw Community College.

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Connect with employers who are hiring! Attend the WCC Spring Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
Get an opportunity to talk to representatives from over 70 companies and community organizations who are interested in hiring. For a complete list visit: wccnet.edu/careerfair
Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive. Free. 734-677-5155. careers@wccnet.edu wccnet.edu/careerfair [map]



 4-6 p.m. 

"Causal Chains That Do Not Bind?": U-M Department of Philosophy.

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Kansas University philosophy professor Thomas Tuozzo discusses the nature of free will from an Aristotelian perspective
2175 Angell Hall Classics Library. Free. 764-6285. [map]


 4-6 p.m.  Free! 

"The McCarthy Era Red Scare and Its Meaning, Then and Now: A Personal and Historical Search for Truth": U-M Library.

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Washington Post associate editor David Maraniss, author of Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, talks about the persecution his journalist father faced during the McCarthy era.
4-6 p.m., U-M Hatcher Grad Library Gallery, enter from the Diag. Free. 763-8994.


 4:10 & 7:15 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]


 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.  Free! 

Department of Voice Recital: U-M School of Music.

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U-M voice students perform a program TBA.
4:30 p.m., U-M Walgreen Drama Center Stamps Auditorium, 1226 Murfin. Free. 615-3204. [map]


 4:30, 6:45, & 9:15 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]


 4:30 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.


 5 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Witness Lab": UMMA.

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Interactive courtroom installation hosting performances and talks. Mar. 11 & 18: U-M law professor Leonard Niehoff on "Salem Witch Trials." Mar. 13: Greenhills Middle School drama students put Shakespeare characters on trial in the mock trial "Romeo vs. The City of Verona." Mar. 24: Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack on "Supreme Court 101." Mar. 25: U-M law professors Margaret Connors and Timothy Connors, a Washtenaw County judge, on "Performance in Trial Advocacy."
5 p.m. (except Mar. 13, 1:30 p.m.), UMMA. Free, preregistration required for Mar. 24 talk only at UMMA.umich.edu. 764-0395.


 5:30-7 p.m.  Free! 

"American Muslims in the Era of Islamophobia": U-M Global Islamic Studies Center.

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Online-talk by Eboo Patel, founder of Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago nonprofit that aims to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. View the talk here: https://player.cloud.wowza.com/hosted/mpmwp8vk/player.html
5:30-7 p.m., 1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church St. Free. 615-9558. [map]


 6-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Letterpress Lab: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Wed. (except Feb. 27) and Feb. 24. All invited to learn the basics of letterpress printing using vintage handset type. The program begins with a safety & equipment orientation.
6 p.m. sharp (Sunday session, 1-5 p.m.), AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 6-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Woodcarvers Club: Saline Area Senior Center.

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Tap your creative potential with a new hobby, Woodcarving. This group has a wealth of experience and multiple ideas to share. Free to members, 45+.
Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple Rd, Saline. Free. 7344299274. kenyonm@salineschools.org salineseniors.org [map]


 6-7:30 p.m. 

"Reflections on a Remarkable Career and Visionary Leadership": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute OLLI after 5.

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Former UMS president Ken Fischer and former UMS board chair Beverley Geltner discuss Fischer's UMS career. Followed by Q&A.
6-7:30 p.m., Kellogg Eye Center auditorium, 1000 Wall St. $40 (members, $15) for a 5-lecture series; memberships are $25 a year. $5 per lecture for members. 998-9351. [map]


 6:30 p.m. 

"Code: Debugging the Gender Gap": Michigan Theater.

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(Robin Hauser Reynolds, 2015). Documentary exploring the reasons behind the shortage of women & minorities among software engineers. Post-film Q&A with U-M computational medicine & bioinformatics grad student Brooke Wolford.
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). Ages 18 & under, free. michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: The Open Organization Of Lockpickers: TOOOL-Ann Arbor Locksport.

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The mission of The Open Organization Of Lockpickers is to advance the general public knowledge about locks and lockpicking. By examining locks, safes, and other such hardware and publicly discussing our findings, we hope to strip away the mystery with which so many of these products are imbued.
All are welcome. If you have any locks or tools, feel free to bring them. If not, there are plenty to go around. Meetings generally consist of people picking locks while we talk about physical or cyber security, or just about anything else.
(Second Wednesday of each month.)
Ann Arbor Locksport - https://a2-locksport.org/
Maker Works, 3765 Plaza Dr. Free. 734-222-4911. frontdesk@maker-works.com https://www.maker-works.com/events/toool-the-open-organization-of-lockpickers [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Kerrytown Crafters.

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Every Wed. All crocheters, knitters, cross stitchers, hand quilters, and other handiworkers invite to work on their projects with other crafters. Questions welcome, help available.
6:30-8:30 or so, Sweetwaters in Kerrytown, 407 N. Fifth Ave. Free. Facebook.com/groups/KTCrafters. 926-8863. [map]


 6:40 & 9:25 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.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"An Evening of Poetry and the Written Word": Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series.

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Poetry workshop. All writers welcome to share
and discuss their poetry or short fiction.
BRING ABOUT SIX COPIES OF YOUR WORK.
COPIES WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU.
Hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and Dave Jibson
see our blog at Facebook/Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room, 114 S. Main St. Free. 734-665-2757. info@crazywisdom.net http://www.crazywisdom.net [map]


 7-8:30 p.m. (canceled)  Free! 

Canceled "Macrame Wall Hangings": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All ages knot-tying project. Also, at 6:30 p.m. on Mar. 16 in the AADL Downtown Secret Lab, Allen York Decor owner Karen Hain leads a hands-on demo of this craft.
AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "AfterHours Book Club": Serendipity Books.

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All invited to discuss a book. Wine & chocolate provided.

Apr. 7 & 8: Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson's 2000 novel about an ambitious 14-year-old living in Philadelphia during the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793.

May 12 & 13: Small Great Things, Jodi Picoult's 2016 novel about an African American nurse caring for a white supremacist couple's newborn son.

June 9 & 10: Gingerbread, Helen Oyeyemi's 2019 fairy tale inspired novel about a woman who believes she is from a mysterious far-off land.
Serendipity Books, 113 Middle, Chelsea. Free. 475-7148. [map]


 7-11 p.m. 

Canceled: Ann Arbor Bridge Club.

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Every Wed. All invited to play ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge. If you plan to come without a partner, call in advance or arrive 20 minutes early.
7-11 p.m., Walden Hills clubhouse, 2114 Pauline east of Maple. (Park on the north side of Pauline.) $6 per person. http://bridgeclubs.org/index.php?id=289. 769-3994. [map]


 7 - 8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Open Meditation Sessions: Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Center.

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Jewel Heart Facilitators will provide basic guidance for using the breath as a point of focus in these concentrated meditation sessions.
Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Center, 1129 Oak Valley Drive. Free. 734-994-3387. annarbor@jewelheart.org www.jewelheart.org [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Taizé Evening Prayer.

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Brothers Emile and John, visiting Ann Arbor from the Taizé Community in France, will lead us in evening prayer.
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This event offers three community prayer services centered on this year's Taizé Community theme: "Always on the Move, Never Uprooted."
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Monday, Mar 9
7:00 PM
St. Mary Student Parish
331 Thompson Street
stmarystudentparish.org
Theme: Fully Present
Evening prayer followed by a light reception
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Tuesday, Mar 10
7:00 PM
First Baptist Church
517 E Washington Street
fbca2.org
Theme: Refugee Solidarity
Evening prayer followed by a light reception
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Wednesday, Mar 11
7:00 PM
Campus Chapel
1236 Washtenaw Court
campuschapel.org
Theme: Creation Care
Dinner at 6:00 PM followed by evening prayer
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"In life and in faith we are pilgrims, sometimes even strangers on the earth. In times of trial and joy, let us remember that God is faithful and invites us to persevere in our commitments; God is already preparing a future of peace."
See description for location as it changes each evening. Free. staceyduke@gmail.com



 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Basic Cake Decorating": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodgers leads a hands-on demo on how to make & use a variety of frostings. Tastings.
AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Lovely Letters, Loving Letters: Create Your Own Stationery Using Watercolor": Literati Bookstore.

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Local artist Elyse Gambino helps participants make a personal emblem and use it to create custom stationery.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. $25, preregistration required at LiteratiBookStore.com. 585-5567. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The Importance of Minority Voices in Crime Fiction/How Can Literature Promote Intercultural Understanding?": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Talk by Canadian crime & fantasy novelist Ausma Zehanat Khan.
AADL Downtown lobby, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Tokyo Godfathers": Fathom Events.

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(Satoshi Kon, 2003). Harrowing yet heartwarming animated pseudodocumentary about a homeless duo who find an abandoned child. Japanese, subtitles (Mar. 9) & dubbed (Mar. 11).
Emagine & Ann Arbor 20.


 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 p.m.  Free! 

"Antarctica and Islands Near It": Pittsfield Union Grange.

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Grange member Joan Hellmann talks about her recent trip to Antarctica, the Falklands, & South Georgia Island. Preceded at 6:30 by a potluck.
7:15 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 274-0773. [map]


 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: 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 dress. The Arbor Consort is the official madrigal group of the Michigan Renaissance Festival.
7:30-9:30 p.m., Dixboro United Methodist Church, 5221 Church Rd. Free. TheArborConsort.org. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Go Journal": Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Plymouth Green.

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Do you like to journal in the comfortable, social atmosphere of a coffeeshop? Then join our mid-week group to share in this rewarding pastime together!
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Plymouth Green, 3393 Plymouth Rd. Free. 7343694568. hoagie@swplymouthgreen.com https://www.facebook.com/events/208413383641828/ [map]



 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Open rehearsal: The Arbor Consort.

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The Arbor Consort sings a cappella Renaissance music, performing at the Michigan Renaissance Festival in August and September, and pre-1920 Christmas carols performing in December. We perform in small groups of 4-8 singers. Looking for new singers in March/April. No fee to join. Costuming help is provided. After 2 rehearsals, attendees are invited to audition and join the group permanently.
Dixboro United Methodist Church, 5221 Church Road. Free. president@thearborconsort.org www.thearborconsort.org [map]



 7:30-9 p.m.  Free! 

"Winter War: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the First Clash Over the New Deal": History Readers.

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All invited to join a discussion, led by club member Jill Cooper, of Eric Rauchway's 2018 book.
7:30-9 p.m., Motte & Bailey Booksellers, 212 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 484-3613. [map]


 7:45 p.m. 

"Full Metal Events": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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5-10 minute stand-up comedy sets, ranging in style from observational to absurdist. With Detroit comic Demetrius Fields, Ann Arborites Shelly Smith and Ella Horwedel, and Pointless improv performer and comic Samuel Phillips. Also, a set by local jazz-inflected pop-soul singer-songwriter Dani Darling. Adult content.
7:45 p.m, Pointless Brewery & Theatre, 3014 Packard. $8 in advance at Info@PointlessBrew.com; $10 at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


 8-10 p.m. 

Canceled: 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 also invited to read their poems. Snacks & socializing.
8-10 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 suggested donation. 707-1284. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Canceled: "Comedy Jamm": Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Apr. 8, 22, & 30. Performances by up to 12 aspiring area stand-up comics. Alcohol is served.
212 S. Fourth Ave. $5 in advance and at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Karan Casey: The Ark.

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Rare local appearance by the former Solas vocalist whom the Washington Post called "the Irish equivalent of Emmylou Harris." An Associated Press writer says she has "a voice so beautiful, it's almost impossible to avoid falling under her spell." As a songwriter she has an adventurous spirit resulting from the varied influences-classical music, jazz, and American pop-that she has added to her roots in the Irish traditional music of Ballyduff Lower, County Waterford.
1 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $20 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office & theark.org, and (if available) at the door. 761-1451. [map]


 9-11 p.m. 

Canceled: Open Dancing: Swing Ann Arbor.

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Every Wed. except Mar. 4. 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. (except Mar. 11; Michigan Union Pendleton Rm.). $5 (free for members & those who attend the lesson). 945-8428. [map]


 9-11:30 p.m. 

Canceled: Music Trivia: Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub.

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Every Wed. Conor O'Neill's staff member Ryan Halsey hosts a music trivia quiz. Prizes.
9-11:30 p.m., Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $3 team fee. 665-2968. [map]


 9:35 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]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blind Pig: Social Meteor

Ypsilanti groove-oriented psychedelic rock band Openers: the local funkified ska-punk quartet Atomic Omelet, the pop duo Painted Friends, and Dream About Me. $5. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Andy Adamson Quiartet

Jazz originals by keyboardist Adamson in styles ranging from traditional to modern electric jazz, along with some free improvisation. With acoustic and electric bassist Brennan Andes, trumpeter Ross Huff, and drummer John Taylor. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Thunderwüde

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

Detroit St. Filling Station: Andrew Brown's Djangophonique Djangophonique

Vintage jazz in the style of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt's 1930s Parisian swing by a local quartet led by guitarist Andrew Brown. With guitarist Erik McIntyre, clarinetist Tyler Rondo, and bassist Jorian Olk-Szost. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

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

Habitat Lounge: Omar Aragones

Detroit electronic R&B and soul singer-songwriter. [venue info]

Mash: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and a guitarist TBA. [venue info]

Old Town: 4Peace4 4Peace4 Credit: Frank Weir

Postbop jazz by this ensemble led by local guitarist Carl Michel. With vocalist Chris McCall, saxophonist Paul VornHagen, and bassist Keith Malinowski. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Pittsfield Open Band

Old-time American and Irish dance tunes. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Open Mike

All acoustic musicians invited. [venue info]

 
 


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