New titles available this month online for 2-10 days after you start watching. Remainder of April schedule online at MichTheater.org
"Made in Bangladesh" (Rubaiyat Hossain, 2019). Documentary about textile workers fighting for employee rights.
"Martha: A Picture Story" (Selina Miles, 2020). Documentary about the celebrated American photojournalist Martha Cooper, best known for her 1970s & 80s graffiti and street images.
"Collective" (Alexander Nanau, 2020). Documentary about a small group of journalists and activists investigating political corruption in Romania.
"Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba" (Mika Kaurismäki, 2011). Documentarty about the late South African singer and crusader against apartheid.
"Her Name is Chef" (Peter Ferriero, 2020). Documentary about changing gender roles in the restaurant industry told through the stories of 6 women chefs.
Online at MichTheater.org
Apr. 1-16. Video installation, by the Institute's 2021 Efroymson Emerging Artist Yasmine Nasser Diaz, in a space constructed to evoke a shimmering bedroom disco and exploring various modes of self-assertion of bodily autonomy by people of Southwest Asian & North African origin in defiance of the experience of being surveilled, scrutinized, and censored.
Gallery window at 202 S. Thayer. Free. 936-3518.
Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. All ages invited to follow basic prerecorded movements. No equipment necessary. Tai Chi (noon-12:30 p.m.) and "Walking off the Pounds," walking in place (12:30-1 p.m.).
Various times, for online meeting URL email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 998-9353. Free.
Apr. 1-8. Demos for all grade 4 & up of illuminated crafts using glowsticks, assorted lights, old plastic bottles and containers, and paper. Including light up wigs (Apr. 1) and flower crowns (Apr. 2), "jug glow bug" (Apr. 3), "glow bowling" (Apr. 4), paper lanterns (Apr. 5), shadow puppets (Apr. 6), "stained glass creations" (Apr. 7), and light bike decorations (Apr. 8).
Online at AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.
All ages 6-11 invited to read to adoptable animals. Also, a group read-aloud, humane education lesson, and dog meet and greet. Masks required, social distancing enforced.
Humane Society, 3100 Cherry Hill. $10. Preregistration required at hshv.org. 661-3575. [map]
Talk by local genealogist Omer Jean Winborn.
For URL see wccnet.edu
Discussion with National Women's Law Center president Fatima Goss Graves and U-M public policy professor Celeste Watkins-Hayes.
For URL see FordSchool.umich.edu
"Fabric Postcard Making 101 (Virtual Workshop)": The Guild of Artists & Artisans and Gutman Gallery.more >
"Fabric Postcard Making 101 (Virtual Workshop)": The Guild of Artists & Artisans and Gutman Gallery.< less
Join The Guild of Artists & Artisans and artist, Scotty Jones, on April 7 at 6pm for an exciting virtual workshop -- Fabric Postcard Making 101! Scotty will teach you how to make your own unique fabric postcard that you can mail to a friend, or even frame and display in your home!
Your $25 ticket includes a kit containing all of your fabric materials. In addition, you will need beige thread, Elmer's Craft Bond Extra Strength Glue Stick, basic zig zag sewing machine (optional), scissors, an iron and ironing board. Sewing machine suggested, but not required! Skill level = easy.
This workshop will be conducted via Zoom, so you can join from anywhere! If you purchase a ticket, you will receive the Zoom invitation prior to the live class, as well as the recording of the class afterwards so that you can review as needed!
Kits are available via shipping or pick-up from Gutman Gallery.
This is a virtual workshop, so you can join from anywhere!. Online. $25. email@example.com https:
Performance by this singer-songwriter-pianist whose repertoire moves freely between Americana, blues, vocal chants, jazz, and folk.
Online at Facebook.com
Every Wed. All male singers invited to join the weekly online rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
For URL email info@HVharmonizers.org. Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 796-7467.
Interested in promoting the many benefits of biking and walking in your community? Learn about and help advocate for improved active transportation in Washtenaw County. Board meetings are the first Wednesday of each month from 7pm to 9pm (currently via Zoom). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a meeting link and details.
All jurisdictions, Washtenaw County. Free. Online. email@example.com www.wbwc.org
Poet Ben Landry, a SUNY-Potsdam visiting creative writing professor, reads from and/or discusses via Zoom his new collection, a mix of prose poems and longer alliterative and narrative verse meditations attempting a clear-eyed reckoning with the people and the nation we have become: a land assailed by gun violence, police brutality, and state-sanctioned racism. Q&A.
Online at LiteratiBookstore.com.
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