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
This virtual class for toddlers focuses on movements for building your baby's body and brain. Class begins with a few minutes of getting to know each other through sharing developments and milestones. Next, we use repetitive welcome songs to practice waving, clapping, stomping, and tapping movements. The remainder of the class uses fun props such as scarves, sticks, shakers, and stuffed animals to introduce a variety of dance and movement activities. Give your child bonding time with you through the joys of song, dance, and movement! Instructor: Anna Gradwohl.
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $119. 734 994 2300 X 0. firstname.lastname@example.org https:
This virtual class for babies and young toddlers focuses on movements for building your baby's body and brain. Class begins with a few minutes of getting to know each other through sharing developments and milestones. Next, we use repetitive welcome songs to teach waving, clapping, stomping, and tapping movements. The remainder of the class uses fun props such as scarves, sticks, shakers, and stuffed animals to introduce a variety of dance and movement activities. Give your baby bonding time with you through the joys of song, dance, and movement!
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $105. 734 994 2300 X 0. email@example.com https:
"Covid-19 Pandemic Impacts on the Environment and Climate": U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program/U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.more >
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Tuesdays, 11-Noon. Online. Please join us for this weekly free one-hour mindfulness sitting; it's appropriate for everyone, beginners and experienced meditators alike. There are two 20 minute sits, the first guided and the second silent, with discussion and questions in between. Come when you can. Experience the power of mindfulness in community!
Please message firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom link.
Now Online!, Saline. Free. Online. 734-276-7707. email@example.com www.MindfulnesswithPaulette.weebly.com
All invited to join a discussion on moments when you experienced or witnessed injustice. Facilitated by IRTWC codirector Renee Roederer.
For URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
"The Buddha in 10th-17th Century Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Narratives": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.more >
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Does your child pretend to be a ballet dancer? Then he or she will love this virtual class designed for our newest ballet students. Ms. Tyra uses musical activities to teach balance, rhythm, movement and coordination, along with basic ballet steps. They'll learn the French words for the ballet movements too. The main purpose is to gently encourage our beginning dancers so they gain confidence in a social and relaxed environment. This class is a combination of Hello Toes and PreBallet for any child interested in learning ballet basics. Ballet attire recommended.
Zoom Link, Your Home. $109. 734 994 2300 X 0. email@example.com https:
All invited to form teams of 4 or 5 persons to compete in a 2-round trivia contest. Solo competitors are matched up together. Questions are geared towards ages 55 & up, but all ages welcome. Prizes (curbside pick up only).
online at bit.ly
Socializing group for Spanish speakers.
For online meeting URL, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 998-9353. Free.
Please join us for connection, sharing and ideas around caregiver issues as we navigate our lives during these challenging times of Covid-19. The group will include educational content, is facilitated by a licensed JFS Social Worker, and is open to anyone who cares for someone aged 60+.
For more information and to register, please visit: https:
Online. Free. Online. 734-769-0209 ext. 374. email@example.com
Every Tues. AADL staffers share and discuss creative projects they've been working on based on weekly themes TBA. Past themes include "Glue," "Socks," "Triangles," and more.
AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.
Apr. 6 & 20. All invited to join philosophical discussions on various themes facilitated by U-M biomedical engineering professor Barry Belmont. For questions to ponder prior to meeting, see belmont.bme.umich.edu
Apr. 6: "Virtual Reality".
Apr. 20: "Abdication."
For URL see https:
"Michigan Trees: A Guide to the Trees of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region": Fifth Wall Performing Arts.more >
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Apr. 20-27. Recording of the 2019 premiere of Grey Gant's opera, directed by Karl Ronneburg, about a trans woman grappling with self-acceptance as she travels to Northern Michigan, guided by the Mother of Trees, to transform herself into a white pine overlooking Lake Superior. Also, post-production talkback with the cast and crew on April 20, 7 p.m. With the Converge String Quartet. Cast: Allison Prost, Grey Gant, Kate Moss, Kara Huckabone, and Samantha Kao.
On-demand viewing starts Apr. 20 7 p.m. and is available through April 27. For URL and tickets ($5-$20 pay-what-you-can) preregister at bit.ly
Award-winning fiction writer Kirstin Valdez Quade, a Princeton University creative writing professor, is joined on Zoom by U-M English professor Peter Ho Davies to discuss Quade's debut novel, a family saga, set in small town New Mexico during Holy Week that centers on a 33-year-old unemployed Mexican American who's preparing to play the part of Jesus in the Good Friday procession when his 15-year-old daughter shows up pregnant on his doorstep. Q&A.
Online at LiteratiBookstore.com.
Apr. 6 & 20. Club members show their digital images on any subject or theme (Apr. 6) and those submitted in the club's annual critique (Apr. 20). Also, on April 6, local photojournalist Robert H. Miller discusses his career highlights in "One Million Clicks."
For URL email a2camClub@gmail.com or call. Free. 327-4781, AnnArborCameraClub.org.
U-M Sierra Club president Paityn Wedder, a U-M senior, shares her experience traveling the world as a student of environmental sciences.
Online at bit.ly
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