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Calendar of Events

Thursday, August 20, 2020






 
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 1 a.m.-midnight  Online 

"A Thousand Cuts": Michigan Theater Virtual Cinema.

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(Ramona S. Diaz, 2020). Stream online this documentary about the social media disinformation campaigns that fuel the authoritarian regime of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte.
Seven-day rental $12. https://watch.eventive.org/athousandcuts/play/5f108e6d95f4fb003ea0a28a?fbclid=IwAR2pys9ApzYmAhhnvotanEZfhChl5AVmxTS7oMfYbZ4T5APRBl7LIR-Kl7Q.


 8 a.m.-8 p.m.  Online 

"A Cantor's Head": Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival.

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Online screening of Erik Greenberg Anjou's 2019 documentary about renowned cantor Jack Mendelson and this centuries-long art form that combines spiritual exploration, communal bonding, and showmanship. Part of an annual festival of documentary and feature films on Jewish themes. For complete festival schedule, see Film.jccAnnArbor.org.
Online anytime between Aug. 7-31 at Film.jccAnnArbor.org. $12 per film. 971-0990.


 10 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Storytime": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every weekday, except Aug. 31. A different local storyteller reads a story TBA to kids ages 2-5.
Online at AADL.tv. Free.


 11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Quaranteen Digital Escape Room": Northfield Township Area Library.

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Hello and welcome to our end of summer, virtual escape room. Summer was a blast, but you are stuck at camp. You must be alert and use your wits to solve the brain teasers and get home. This escape room is intended for tweens and teens.
If you can escape, you will be asked for your name and contact info and will be entered into a drawing for a gift card. Entries will be accepted until 8 pm on Monday, September 7. The winner will be announced on Facebook and contacted on Tuesday, September 8. Register online at https://bit.ly/2DwtyTx
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. Online. (734) 449-0066. hmccausland@ntal.org www.ntal.org/events [map]



 11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

Fine Arts Informational Webinar: Washtenaw Community College.

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Interested in pursuing a career in the arts? Join Fine Arts faculty, along with WCC Student Recruitment and our Entrepreneurship Center for an informational webinar. You will learn about WCC's Fine Arts program and degrees, hear stories from current students and alumni, and participate in a Q & A session.
Click the link to register:
https://www.wccnet.edu/announcements/fine-arts-info-webinar.php
Virtual Webinar. Free. Online. kasuwilliams@wccnet.edu https://www.wccnet.edu/announcements/fine-arts-info-webinar.php


 11 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

"Tangle Time": Tangle Addicts (Zentangle Community).

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Every Thurs. All invited to draw structured patterns and learn techniques for mindful (and satisfactory) doodling.
For online meeting URL see MeetUp.com/Tangle-Addicts-Zentangle-Community/Events. Free.


 Noon  Free!  Online 

A Course in Miracles Study Group: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for a discussion of A Course in Miracles. Details at InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 5 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Livestream Concerts": Gemini.

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Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits of the nationally renowned local acoustic duo Gemini are joined by San's folk musician daughter Emily for short livestreamed concerts.

The schedule (subject to change): children's shows by San & Emily (Mon.), "grown-ups" shows by Laz (Tues.), children's shows by Laz (Thurs.) and "grown-ups" shows by San & Emily (Fri.).
5 p.m., facebook.com/GeminiChildrensMusic. Free; donations for various causes accepted during each performance.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"In the Open" Ann Arbor Camerata.

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Outdoor multimedia performance featuring Lansing-based woodwind quintet Pure Winds and other visual artists and dancers TBA.
West Park Bandshell, 215 Chapin St. Free, but preregistration required at www.eventbrite.com/e/in-the-open-west-park-bandshell-tickets-114963422692. www.annarborcamerata.org. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Virtual Comhaltas.

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All invited to join members of this local chapter of the Detroit Irish Music Association for an informal evening playing traditional Irish music on various instruments.
For meeting URL email Contact@DetroitIrishMusic.org. Free. Facebook.com/DetroitIMA.


 7 p.m.  Online 

"The Kosmic Kitchen": Nicola's Books.

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Livestream how-to session on a cooking-related topic TBA. Led by members of the Kosmic Kitchen, an educational online platform for plant-based wellness that draws from western herbalism and Ayurvedic practices.
7 p.m. Price TBA, for livestream, preregistration required at Facebook.com/NicolasBooksA2. NicolasBooks.com. [map]


 8-10 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues. & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.). Note: Face masks required.
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]


 8 p.m.  Online 

The Oshima Brothers: The Ark.

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This rising Maine sibling duo fuses pop-folk songwriting from one brother with production, engineering, filmmaking, and multi-instrumentalism from the other. Their two albums and many videos were made mostly in their home studio in Maine. Part of the duo's #SaveOurStages Virtual Tour, the show is live-streamed simultaneously to 11 different folk clubs around the country.
8 p.m., livestreamed at https://boxoffice.mandolin.com/products/oshima-brothers?rfsn=4566481.8d49c1&fbclid=IwAR2FCc-guzLg6MmVMPALERwfYptXPutu-UCBB_jAQHI_PNkoBB2RKR3dXLM. $5-$20 donation. 761-1451.



Canceled and Postponed Events:

 5-8 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Cruise Nights: Chelsea Classic Cruisers.

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All invited to bring their classic and vintage autos to display. Weekly awards chosen by the participants. Also, games on the 3rd Tuesday of the month: Bean Bag Toss (June 18), "Movin' On Up" (July 16), & "Wet T-Shirt Toss" (Aug. 20).
5-8 p.m., Wendy's parking lot, Brown Dr. at Commerce Park (west of M-52), Chelsea. Free. 649-1106.



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blue LLama: Ron Di Salvio Trio

Ensemble led by this veteran jazz pianist, now based in Albion, whose music integrates jazz and classical harmonies. 7-9:30 p.m. [venue info]

 
 


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