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Calendar of Events

Sunday, November 22, 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.-8 p.m. 

"The Original A2 Turkey Trot": Epic Races.

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Nov. 18-27. All invited to run an "Iron Turkey Challenge," that involves running a mile or more a day, today through Thanksgiving day. See complete list of challenges at EpicRaces.com/events/original-turkey-trot. Entry fee includes a hat, and T-shirt, medal, and racing bib. Also, on Nov. 27 at 4 p.m., watch a virtual awards ceremony.
Anytime Nov. 18-26, anywhere. $37 & up (kids, $22-$27) in advance RunSignUp.com/Race/MI/Dexter/A2TurkeyTrot; prices increase after Oct. 31. 585-7101.


 6:30 a.m.-midnight  Free!  Online 

"Episode 1: Behind the Scenes: The Making of 13 Tongues": Cloud Gate Dance Theater (University Musical Society).

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Nov. 13-23. First episode of a 4-part documentary short about the making of and inspiration for 13 Tongues, a tribute to rural Taiwan that's the signature piece of new Cloud Gate artistic director Chen Tsung-Lung. This internationally acclaimed dance company includes dancers trained in tai chi, meditation, martial arts, Chinese opera movement, modern dance, ballet, and calligraphy. Preceded by Beckoning, a prerecorded 40-minute dance-theater piece that incorporates movements from Ba Jia Jiang, a form of Taiwanese street dancing.
Anytime from 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 through Nov. 23, online at ums.org/season/2020-21-season. Free. 764-2538.


 10:30 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Habitat Hike": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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All ages invited to hike and observe local habitats in natural settings. Led by WCPARC naturalists Elle Bogle and Kelsey Dehring. Masks required.
Independence Lake County Park, 3200 Jennings, Whitmore Lake. Free. Capacity limited; preregistration required for all age 2 & over at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org (search Activity #811002). [map]


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts, now in its 30th year. Masks required.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 11 a.m.  Online 

Weekly Sunday and Tuesday Meditation via Zoom: Deep Spring Center for Meditation and Spiritual Inquiry.

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Insight meditation offered via Zoom twice weekly: Sundays 11 am - noon; Wednesdays 9:00 am - 9:30 am, all times Eastern. No experience necessary; all levels of meditators welcome. No instruction.
Get the weekly link, it come to your email each Friday: https://mailchi.mp/deepspring.org/weekly-online-meditation
online - Zoom. Online. Donation. 7344775848. om@deepspring.org https://www.deepspring.org/



 Noon & 4 p.m. 

"Annie": Fathom Events.

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(Will Gluck, 2014). Comedy about a foster child whose life is changed when she is taken in by a tycoon seeking to become mayor of New York.
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.


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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Mar. 6, 13, 21, & 27. All invited to help remove invasive plants in city parks. Wear a mask, long pants, closed-toe shoes, & work gloves, and maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. Minors should be accompanied by a caregiver.

Mar. 6: Oakwoods Nature Area.

Mar. 13: Onder Nature Area.

Mar. 21: Lakewood Nature Area.

Mar. 27: Hansen Nature Area.
Various locations; specific meeting spots identified after preregistration (required) at Secure.Rec1.com/MI/city-of-ann-arbor/catalog (click on "NAP Workdays"). Free. 794-6627.


 1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Windmills and Wooden Shoes: Dutch Genealogy": Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County.

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Talk by Hunting Down History (Holland, MI) founder and lead genealogy "huntress" Megan Heyl. Followed at 3:15 p.m. by "Colorizing Black and White Digital Photographs," a talk by club members Mike Christiaens and Mike Gerding.
For online URL email info@WashtenawGenealogy.org. Free. 483-2799.


 4:15 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Paul Keller House Calls": Kerrytown Concert House Live at the 415 Series.

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nline at KerrytownConcertHouse.com. Free, but donations accepted.
Online at KerrytownConcertHouse.com. Free, but donations accepted. [map]


 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Online 

"Fall for Art: HeART of the Center": Riverside Arts Center Fundraiser.

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Online concert by the RFD Boys, longtime local favorites who play authentic bluegrass and blend top-notch musicianship with funny between-songs dialogue. Online auction
For online URL see RiversideArts.org/heart/Tickets. $50 per person. 480-2787.





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