U-M opera lecturer Abbigail Cote directs U-M students in the acclaimed NYC-based composer Missy Mazzoli and her librettist Royce Vavrek's atmospheric 2018 chamber opera based on Karen Russell's short story. It's about an American family struggling to meet the overwhelming challenges of homesteading during the westward movement of settlers in the late 19th-century. A small chamber orchestra conducted by U-M voice professor Kirk Severtson accompanies. Prerecorded in November in the Power Center.
Online at YouTube.com (search "umich smtd"), available until Jan. 16, 2021. Free.
Quinn Strassel directs CHS students & iconic literature teacher Judith DeWoskin in a virtual staged reading of Act 4 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. The final act 5 will premiere February 12.
Online at a2cet.org; the performance will be available through the academic school year. Free. 994-2025.
Please join us for Sunday service via Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.Org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 7343270270. Interfaithspirit.org
Every Sun.Jewel Heart resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche reflects on Tibetan Buddhist teachings on such matters as wisdom, generosity, patience, and enthusiasm, and discusses how to implement them in ordinary life.
For livestream URL preregister at bit.ly
Weekly Sunday and Tuesday Meditation via Zoom: Deep Spring Center for Meditation and Spiritual Inquiry.more >
Weekly Sunday and Tuesday Meditation via Zoom: Deep Spring Center for Meditation and Spiritual Inquiry.< less
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:
online - Zoom. Online. Donation. 7344775848. firstname.lastname@example.org https:
Livestream only from Crisler Center.
Jan. 3: Northwestern.
Jan. 6: Minnesota.
Jan. 12: Wisconsin.
Jan. 19: Maryland.
Jan. 30: Indiana.
Feb. 6: Michigan State.
Feb. 11: Illinois.
Feb. 18: Rutgers.
Mar. 4: Iowa.
Time TBA, online at mGOblue.com
Jan. 3 & 10. Local artists share their work and discuss its backstory. Jan. 3: Visual artists Lois Bryant (fiber), Angie Miller (paint), and Carole Pawloski (multimedia). Jan. 10: Writers Judy Wenzel (biography), Scott Ellsworth (history), and Callie Feyen (memoir).
online at bit.ly
Spiritual Classes for Young People via Zoom. Free, but donations are appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org
Every Sun. 5-10 minute long program of rhymes, riddles, & stories with local storyteller Trudy Bulkley as Mother Goose. Archived performances available at bit.ly
Online at YouTube.com (search "Kerrytales by Mother Goose"). Free. Contact@Kerrytown.com. [map]
Sunday night game over zoom: Yahtzee! Some local residents will be playing Yahtzee over zoom on Sunday starting at 7 pm. It is totally friendly; you do not need to be good at Yahtzee or even have played it before. You need to have five dice at home, or a dice-rolling app. Also you will need some score sheets. Free. PM me for the link.
123 Internet Street, 123 Internet Street. Free. Online. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org [map]
Canceled and Postponed Events:
Dec. 20-Jan. 3. Young local dancers present a prerecorded performance TBA.
Anytime Dec. 20-Jan. 3, online at aaDanceClassics.com. Tickets $30. 302-4248.
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