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Calendar of Events

Thursday, November 12, 2020






 
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 6 a.m.-midnight  Free!  Online 

"Les Caractères de la Danse": Les Délices (Academy of Early Music).

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Daily in Nov. Founded by Handel & Haydn Society (Boston) baroque oboist Debra Nagy, this acclaimed Cleveland-based quartet is known for programs the New York Times calls "thematically concise, richly expressive, and featuring composers few people have heard of." Tonight's prerecorded program of French Baroque music written for dancing includes Rebel's Les Caractères de la Danse, a scene from Rameau's Pigmalion, solo suites for oboe and viol by Philidor and Marais, and the earthy, rollicking dances of Boismortier's Ballets de Village.
Available online anytime from 7 a.m. Nov. 1 through 11 p.m. Nov. 30 at AcademyOfEarlyMusic.org. Free. 228-4338.


 6 a.m.-midnight  Free!  Online 

"The Tempest: Act 1": Community High School Ensemble Theatre.

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Quinn Strassel directs CHS students & beloved literature teacher Judith DeWoskin in a virtual staged reading of Act 1 of Shakespeare's visionary romance about a magical island ruled by an enigmatic sorcerer and her beautiful daughter. The Tempest is filled with verse and song and it contains some of Shakespeare's most gorgeously haunting poetry.
Online at a2cet.org. Free. 994-2025.


 9:30 a.m.  Online 

"Dance It Out!": Early Childhood Division Rec & Ed, First Steps.

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Ages 2 through 4 years & an Adult. You and your child explore a variety of creative movement activities designed to develop gross motor skills and cognitive development. Sam looks for smiles, laughs and creative exploration; there's no wrong way to move! Fun music incorporates rhythm patterns which sets the scene for jumping, galloping, stepping sideways and lots of balancing. This class use their imaginations to dance like frogs, monkeys and even cheetahs. Sam will let you know before each class what household props you may need. You are joining a class that began in September. Instructor: Samantha Coffin. 5 classes. Scholarship recipients: $10. No Class 11/26
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $59. 734 994 2300 X 0. browns@aaps.k12.mi.us https://apm.activecommunities.com/aareced/Activity_Search/dance-it-out-at-home-with-ms-sam-thursdays-9-30/54555


 9:30 a.m.  Online 

"Jump into Speech": Early Childhood Division Rec & Ed, First Steps.

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15 to 30 months & an Adult. Between 15 and 30 months toddlers develop their vocabulary at an amazing rate. This class provides tools and strategies for adults to use to with their children all centered around communication skills. There is time for social chatting and dialogue at the beginning and end of each class facilitated and modeled by Susanna with help from the participating adults using puppets, stuffed animals, visual aids and other props we may have around the house. Circle Time includes songs and fingerplays with movements, partner activities and "What's In The Box" A weekly extension will be available privately on YouTube highlighting the specific strategies to practice after class ends as well as a private group for posting additional content, building community and sharing progress. Instructor: Susanna Brown. 6 classes. Scholarship recipients pay $10. No Class 11/26.
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $79. 734 994 2300 X 0. browns@aaps.k12.mi.us https://apm.activecommunities.com/aareced/Activity_Search/jump-into-speech-with-miss-susanna-online-thurs/53984


 10-11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Staying Alert to Avoid Scams": U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Talk by U-M Housing Bureau for Seniors counselor Justine Bykowski.
For online meeting URL, email info.twsp@umich.edu or call 998-9353. Free.


 10-11:30 a.m.  Online 

"The Many Consequences of Slavery: The Cost of Historical Injustices": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Thursday Morning Lecture Series.

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Nov. 5, 12, 19, & Dec. 3. Series of 6 weekly talks by various speakers.

Nov. 5: U-M School of Social Work community engagement director Trina Shanks on "Racial Wealth Gaps: Historical Precedents and Present Consequences."

Nov. 12: U-M political science professor Pamela Brandwein on "Reconstruction and the 1619 Project."

Nov. 19: U-M voice professor Louise Toppin on "African American Music and Its Contribution to the American Musical Landscape."

Dec. 3: Henry Ford Health System community health & equity senior vp and wellness & diversity chief officer Kimberlydawn Wisdom on "Black Maternal and Infant Mortality: What's History Got to do With It?"
For online meeting URL preregister at OLLI-umich.org. $35 per lecture (for 6-lecture series, $60); for members, $10 per lecture and $35 for 10-lecture series. $25 annual membership fee. 998-9351.


 10:30 a.m.  Online 

"Oh! Susanna Online with Silly Times and Surprises": Early Childhood Division Rec & Ed, First Steps.

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2 through 4 years olds & an Adult. Gather together to actively experience some familiar First Steps favorites (like Jack in the Box and traditional circle time songs) while also being introduced to new material. Susanna combines the old and new through simple games, partner activities, dances and fingerplays that help build important skills like sequencing, recall, memorization and following multi-step directions. Social interaction between families and children is encouraged as we build community and stay connected. Bonus material to access during the week is also part of this class. Instructor: Susanna Brown. 6 classes. Scholarship recipients pay $10. No Class 11/26.
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $75. 734 994 2300 X 0. browns@aaps.k12.mi.us https://apm.activecommunities.com/aareced/Activity_Search/oh-susanna-with-silly-times-and-surprises-online/53991


 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Holiday Artist Market: The Guild of Artists & Artisans.

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Every Wed-Sat. in Nov. and Tues.-Sat. through Dec. 23. Holiday sale of works in various media and styles by over 50 jury-selected area artists. Featuring jewelry, functional and decorative ceramics, small and large painting, prints, fiber art, wood carvings, and more. Also, artist trunk shows every Fri. & Sat.
11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Wed.-Sat. in Nov. and Tues.-Thurs. in Dec), 11 a.m.-9 p.m. (Fri. in Dec.), & 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. (Sat. in Dec.). Free admission. 662.3382, Elizabeth@TheGuild.org. [map]


 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 on Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.Org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 4:15-5:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Should There Be a Human Right to Cross Borders In Search of a Better Life?: U-M Donia Human Rights Center.

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University of New Mexico former president Tom Farer joins U-M Ford School of Public Policy professor Ann Chih Lin in discussion on Farer's new book, Migration and Integration: The Case for Liberalism with Borders.
For online URL preregister at myumi.ch/1pv3V. Free. umichHumanRights@umich.edu.


 5:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Jazz Chats with Cool Cats": Kerrytown Concert House.

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Local drummer Pete Siers and U-M jazz professor and trombonist Dennis Wilson, a U-M jazz professor, discuss topics related to jazz and perform a program TBA.
Online at KerrytownConcertHouse.com. Free, but donations accepted. [map]


 6-6:10 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Biblio Files": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Three AADL staffers each answer a book question in about 5 minutes, such as "What book do you never seem to get to?" and "What is the prettiest book on your bookshelf?"
Online at AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Anti-Fascism at U-M: Defending Democracy During the Spanish Civil War": U-M Bentley Historical Library.

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Join the Bentley Historical Library for this Making Michigan conversation with U-M Professor Juli Highfill, who will discuss the context and impact of the Great Depression and the rise of fascism on the U-M student body. You will gain an understanding of the large mobilization of students and faculty during this time (with examples of events organized by the Progressive Club and efforts by the Medical Aid Committee to send supplies to Spain). And you'll learn about four students who volunteered and fought in Spain with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and the controversy on campus after the capture and presumed execution of Ralph Neafus, one of the volunteers. The session will be moderated by Gary Krenz of the Bentley Historical Library.
Bentley Historical Library (Zoom webinar), 1000 Beal Avenue. Free. Online. (734) 358-5625. gdkrenz@umich.edu https://bentley.umich.edu/news-events/making-michigan-series/ [map]



 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"The World Beneath Their Feet" with Author Scott Ellsworth: Ypsilanti District Library.

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Join Author and U of M History Professor Scott Ellsworth as he is interviewed by a member of the American Alpine Club about his new book The World Beneath Their Feet: Mountaineering, Madness, and the Deadly Race to Summit the Himalayas. Library Journal has called this an "excellent overview of mountaineering and exploration in the Himalayas and Karakoram, set against the backdrop of 20th-century history, that will appeal to mountaineers and armchair adventurers". Join this Zoom Meeting:
https://zoom.us/j/98585028861?pwd=V29WTU1aejdjMG1NaWtDYkpFNWZXUT09
Meeting ID: 985 8502 8861
Passcode: 704232
Dial by your location
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 985 8502 8861
Passcode: 704232
Online, Online, Ypsilanti. Free. Online. 734-482-4110 ext1377. skonen@ypsilibrary.org www.ypsilibrary.org/events



 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Claudia Rankine: At Home with Literati.

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Talk by this Jamaican-born poet and playwright, a 2016 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship recipient. Her celebrated 2014 book Citizen: An American Lyric is a genre-bending blend of poetry and criticism exploring racism in American life.
For online URL preregister at LiteratiBookstore.com/event/site-msu-signature-lecture-series-claudia-rankine. Free. 585-5567.


 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.  Free!  Online 

"Anti-Fascism at U-M: Defending Democracy During the Spanish Civil War": U-M Bentley Historical Library.

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U-M Spanish professor Juli Highfill discusses the context and impact of the Great Depression and the rise of fascism on the U-M student body. Highlighted by 4 U-M students who volunteered and fought in the Spanish Civil War and the controversy on campus after the capture and presumed execution of Ralph Neafus, one of the volunteers.
For meeting URL preregister at bentley.umich.edu/news-events/making-michigan-series. Free. gdkrenz@umich.edu.


 7-8:30 pm  Free!  Online 

"Singing for Comfort": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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All invited to join a sing-along of soothing songs that are easy to learn. No experience necessary.
For online meeting URL see InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated. 327-0270.


 7 p.m. 

"The Outpost": Fathom Events.

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(Rod Lurie, 2020). Drama based on the Battle of Kamdesh in the war in Afghanistan.
Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500 ). Masks required at all times except when eating concessions. Ticket prices TBA in advance online (recommended) & at the door.


 8 p.m.  Online 

Le Vent du Nord: The Ark Livestream Series.

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This widely acclaimed Quebec ensemble is a leading force in the progressive francophone folk movement, With a vast repertoire of both traditional original material, its hard-driving soulful music is rooted in the Celtic diaspora and leavened with a broad range of global influences.
8 p.m., online URL and ticket ($12) availability TBA at TheArk.org. 761-1451.



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Ark: Le Vent du Nord: The Ark Livestream Series.

This widely acclaimed Quebec ensemble is a leading force in the progressive francophone folk movement. With a vast repertoire of both traditional original material, its hard-driving soulful music is rooted in the Celtic diaspora and leavened with a broad range of global influences. 8 p.m., online URL and ticket ($12) availability TBA at TheArk.org. 761-1451. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Pete Siers New Orleans Trio

Vintage New Orleans-style jazz by an ensemble led by local drummer Siers. 7-10 p.m. [venue info]

 
 


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