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Calendar of Events

Friday, October 8, 2021






 
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 8 a.m.  Free! 

Cowgirl Blues- an exhibition of prints by Marjorie Gaber: Creal Microgallery.

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Creal Microgallery is pleased to present "Cowgirl Blues," an exhibition of risograph prints by Michigan-based illustrator and comic artist Marjorie Gaber. The works in this exhibition feature a character pulled from the Mythological American West- a contemplative pioneer, a rugged independent, and a fixture in Gaber's psyche-- the cowgirl.
According to Gaber, "Cowgirls have this strange magical air to them; like cowboys they have this association with rugged individualism and a kind of charismatic folksiness to them, but there's something special about the cowgirl. Something untouchable and aspirational, but vulnerable too." These prints, based on Gaber's comic illustrations, explore a range of ideas on the cowgirl identity in ways that are both playful and philosophical-- who is this mythological character and how does she succeed or fail at, well... at being?
Creal Microgallery, Creal Crescent. Free. 7187837837. levickas@hotmail.com https://www.instagram.com/creal_microgallery/



 9 a.m.-7 p.m.  Free! 

a2Tech360.

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This tech festival features "Tech Talk" (10 a.m.-noon, Michigan Theater), a series of TED Talk-style presentations, along with "Mobility Row" (noon-7 p.m., downtown near the corner of Liberty and Division), a showcase of mobility innovations, from self-driving shuttles to cutting edge car technology, and "A2 Tech Trek" (1-5 p.m.), an array of open houses at downtown tech companies. Livestreams available. For other tech events Oct. 1-7, see a2tech360.com.
Various locations. Free, but preregistration required at a2tech360.com/events/tech-trek-2021.


 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Joes Breakfast Club": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Fri. A moderate-paced ride, 25 miles or more, to Dexter and beyond. Breakfast at the Riverview Cafe in Dexter. Riders should be prepared to take care of themselves; carry a water bottle, a spare tire or tube, a pump, a cell phone, and snacks. For other AABTS rides, see aabts.org.
Meet at Barton Nature Area parking lot, W. Huron River Dr. near Bird Rd. Free. 276-2096.


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Harold Neal and Detroit African American Art: 1945 through the Black Arts Movement": University Art Gallery, Eastern Michigan University.

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The University Gallery, School of Art and Design, at Eastern Michigan University is pleased to announce the exhibition Harold Neal and Detroit African American Artists: 1945 through the Black Arts Movement. The exhibition will be shown at the EMU Art Gallery from Monday, September 13 through Wednesday, October 20, 2021. A closing reception will take place on Sunday, October 17 from 1:30-4:30 pm. Harold Neal was an aficionado of jazz, especially Detroit jazz, and the Detroit Marion Hayden Trio will play at the opening. Hayden is one of the nation's finest performers of the acoustic bass. In 2016, she received the prestigious Kresge Artist fellowship.
A panel discussion will follow the reception from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Participants on the panel will be Allie McGhee, well-known Detroit artist, and Shirley Woodson, the 2021 Kresge Eminent Artist, both of whom are represented in the exhibition. Additional participants are Dr. Samantha Noel, Associate Professor of Art History at Wayne State
Univeristy Gallery, EMU Student Center, 900 Oakwood St. Ypsilanti, MI 48197, Ypsilanti. Free. 917-975-0146. gtom@emich.edu https://www.emugalleries.org [map]



 10-11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"On Empathy, Plot, and Self-Preservation": U-M English Department Zell Visiting Writers Series.

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Lecture by award-winning short story writer and novelist Kate Milliken. Presented via Zoom but (public health considerations permitting) possibly also in Angell Hall #3222.
For more information and URL see events.umich.edu/event/84024. Free. kotziers@umich.edu.


 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

Country Fair: Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Wed.-Sun., Sept. 11-Oct. 31. A carnival atmosphere with a variety of family-oriented fall activities on this 6th-generation family farm. Wagon rides, a petting farm, a corn maze, a playground, and much more. Weekends only: a Noah's Ark inflatable, a giant slide, a bungee run, and more. Splattertown paintball shooting at targets, apple picking, and other activities available Sat. & Sun. for an extra charge. Cider and donuts available. No pets.
Wiard's Orchards, 5565 Merritt Rd. (east of Carpenter), Ypsilanti. Weekend admission: $22 (babies under 2, free). Weekday admission: $16 (babies, free). 390-9211. [map]


 Noon-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. ofGlobal@aol.com. [map]


 Noon-12:30 p.m  Free!  Hybrid 

Tai Chi: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. 30 min. lesson (online and in-person) focusing on gentle Tai Chi for older adults. Beginners welcome.
2401 Plymouth Road. For more information and URL, email info.tswp@umich.edu or call 998-9353. [map]


 Noon  Free!  Online 

"Lunch & Learn": Temple Beth Emeth.

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Every Fri. TBE rabbi Josh Whinston leads informal discussions (via Zoom) on religion. Eat lunch during the meeting, if you wish.
Noon, for online URL see TempleBethEmeth.org. Free.


 Noon-1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Real World Perspectives": U-M Poverty Solutions Fall Speaker Series.

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Every Fri., Sept. 17-Nov. 5. Weekly online lecture series featuring scholars, reporters, and government officials, followed by Q&A. Oct. 1: U-M Organizational Studies professor Jeremy Levine on "Urban Governance, Development and Inequality in Boston." Oct. 8: Duke University Public Policy and Political Science professor Carolyn Barnes on "Low-income Families and the New Welfare State." Oct. 15: U-M Social Work professor Terri Friedline on "Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System." Oct. 22: HuffPost senior national correspondent Jonathan Cohn on "Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage." Oct. 29: University of New Hampshire physics professor Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on "A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred," a discussion of racism and sexism in the sciences.
For more information and to preregister see bit.ly/umpovertysolutionsfall2021. Free.


 TBA. 

U-M Ice Hockey.

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This month's schedule includes an exhibition against Bowling Green (Oct. 2), and regular season home games against Lake Superior State (Oct. 8 & 9), WMU (Oct. 22), and Wisconsin (Oct. 28 & 29).
Yost Ice Arena, 1016 S. State. Tickets $10 and up. Masks required. mtickets@umich.edu, 764-0247. [map]


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"No Time To Die": State Theater.

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(Cary Joji Fukunaga, 2021). The latest James Bond flick starring Daniel Craig. Opens Oct. 8.
State Theatre. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org.


 12:30-1 p.m.  Free!  Hybrid 

"Walking Off the Pounds.": U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. Guided steps to walk in place. Online and in person (beginning Sept. 8).
2401 Plymouth Road. For more information and URL, email info.tswp@umich.edu or call 998-9353. [map]


 1-2:30 p.m. 

"Detective Mystery Fiction on Film: Streaming At Home": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Together we'll enjoy detective mystery films available to stream at home.
Two film adaptations of Patricia Highsmith are planned: "Strangers on a Train", and "Purple Noon" (Plein soleil) (in French with English subtitles). A 3rd film will be announced. Scheduled films are subject to change, as streaming service availability may change. Each film will have two online meeting sessions: a presentation meeting on a Friday, and a discussion meeting the following Tuesday. Watch the film at home in between the two meetings. • Access to a streaming service subscription (such as Amazon Prime, Netflix, MHz, and BritBox) is required. Some films may be available to rent.
Instructor George Ferrell has led several detective mystery film study groups.
This study group will meet twice monthly on Tuesdays and Fridays (10/8, 10/12, 11/5, 11/9, 12/3, 12/7) for six weeks. A link to access the study group will be e-mailed prior to the first session.
This Study Group will be online. $35. 734-998-9351. Olli.info@umich.edu https://www.olli-umich.org



 4-4:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"First Chapter Friday": Ann Arbor District Library.

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An AADL staffer reads to kids grades 4-8 the 1st chapter of Leslie Connor's poignant young adult novel The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle. It's about a young kid with learning disabilities, relentlessly bullied by his peers, whose close friends keep disappearing and who's determined to find out why.
Online at AADL.tv (a YouTube channel). Free. 327-4200.


 4:30-6 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Outcaste Bombay and Inter-war Marxism": U-M Center for South Asian Studies.

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University of California Santa Cruz history professor Juned Shaikh discusses (via Zoom) the challenge of reconciling Marxist ideology with caste hierarchies in 1920s and 30s India.
For URL see events.umich.edu/event/85353. Free. csas@umich.edu, 615-4059.


 5-10 p.m. 

Blast Corn Maze.

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Every Fri.-Sun., Sept. 26-Nov. 7. A large corn maze with 3.5 miles of trails and 3 exits to allow for routes of various lengths. Also, a U-pick pumpkin patch, produce, craft sale, hayrides, duck races, pedal cars, a kids play area with a mountain of straw and a corn box, and more. Maps ($1) & food available.
5-10 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), & 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sun.), 6175 Daly Rd. (half mile west of Zeeb), Dexter. $12 (kids ages 5-12, $9; age 4 & under, free) online only at BlastCornMaze.com/hours-pricing. [map]


 5:30-9 p.m. 

"Pets and Pajamas Movie Night": Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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All ages 5-11 invited to watch Shrek, the popular 2001 whimsical animated tale of an ogre who gets moony over a smart princess. Also, a chance to interact with adoptable pets. Pizza dinner. Wear pajamas and bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. Events also hosted at Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center (5245 Jackson, ste. A1). Tickets $35 (additional children, $15). Preregistration required at tickettailor.com/events/hshv, 661-3575. [map]


 6-7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Capture The Flag Fridays": All Hands Active.

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Every Fri. All invited to try to capture a virtual flag by solving a computer security problem (or series of problems), ranging from basic computer usage to some programing. Led by AHA members; beginners welcome.
For URL preregister at MeetUp.com/AllHandsActive. Free, but donations required.


 6-7 p.m. 

Intro to Aerial Fabrics Workshop: A2 Aviary.

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Curious about the aerial arts, but don't know where to start? Take your first flight on the aerial fabrics in this 60-minute workshop for absolute beginners! Each class begins with a heart-pumping warm-up and a brief overview of aerial safety, then we fly the friendly skies of The Ann Arbor Aviary. Come ready to sweat, smile, and be supported as you challenge both mind and body!
18+ only. No drop-ins, please enroll to reserve your spot here: https://circusdb.org/aviary/index.php and click on "Purchase"
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com a2aviary.com [map]



 6 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Field Hockey.

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This month's schedule includes home games against Northwestern (Oct. 8, 6 p.m.), Louisville (Oct. 10, noon), Rutgers (Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m.), and Maryland (Oct. 24, 1 p.m.).
Ocker Field, 1202 S. State. Free. For mask requirements, see mgoblue.com. 764-0247. [map]


 6:15 p.m. 

Slow Flow Yoga: Mota Thai Yoga.

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This yoga class will help you find the space between poses while still retaining the gentle rhythm of a flow yoga class. Slow Flow classes are a combination of Vinyasa Flow and Hatha yoga, with fewer transitions than a typical Vinyasa yoga class. When you come to the studio, remove your shoes at the door, and take your belongings to your yoga space. You will be checked in at the door. Your first class is free!
Pre-register on our website (www.motathaiyoga.com) or on Mindbody.
(Mota Thai Yoga is located at 416 W. Huron Street, across from the YMCA. Mota Thai Yoga shares a parking lot with several businesses including the Yellow Barn. You can park in the parking lot in front of the studio. Look for blue door #22 with a red buddha on it.)
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 W. Huron Street, #22. $15 drop in (or package prices). motathaiyoga@yahoo.com www.motathaiyoga.com [map]



 6:30-8 p.m. 

"Paranormal Pittsfield": Pittsfield Township.

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Pittsfield township "paranormal guide" Jennifer Redfern leads a family-oriented tour through the historic 1832 Sutherland-Wilson farmstead to feel for energies and other forms of ghostly presence.
Sutherland-Wilson Farm, 797 Textile Rd. $10 for Pittsfield-residents (non-residents, $13); preregistration required by Oct. 6 at bit.ly/creaturesofthenight1021. Masks required. 822-2120. [map]


 7-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Family Book Party": Booksweet Bookshop/Black Men Read.

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A BMR volunteer storyteller reads from a picture book on themes relating to the African diaspora. Suitable for kids in grades preK-5 and their families.
Booksweet, Courtyard Shops, 1729 Plymouth Rd. Free. Masks required. bookshop.org/shop/booksweet. [map]


 7 & 8:15 p.m. 

"H-Owl-oween Night Hike": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Park naturalists lead a hike to listen for nighttime sounds, followed by a bonfire with hot cocoa and s'mores. Dress for the weather, and bring headlamps or flashlights, if you'd like.
Independence Lake County Park, meet at the Beach Center Pavilion, 3200 Jennings Rd., Whitmore Lake. $5 per group of up to 4 people, and $6 vehicle entry fee required. Space limited; preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org (search Activity #IL461100). Masks strongly recommended. shonerj@washtenaw.org, sigdaj@washtenaw.org. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Long Road to the Circus": Literati Bookstore At Home with Literati.

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Writer Betsy Bird and Caldecott award-winning graphic artist David Small discuss (via Zoom) their latest young adult illustrated novel, the story of a 12-year-old Michigan farm girl who meets a legendary former circus queen and learns to ride her ostriches.
For URL see literatibookstore.com/event/2021-10. Free, but donations accepted. 585-5567.


 7:15 p.m. 

"One Night in Miami": Michigan Theater.

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Regina King's 2020 Oscar-nominated adaptation of Kemp Powers play, a fictionalized account of an actual meeting of Malcolm X, Jim Brown, Sam Cooke, and Cassius Clay (aka Muhammad Ali) in a hotel room to celebrate Clay's upset defeat of Sonny Liston earlier that night to win the heavyweight boxing crown. Post-film discussion with the film's screenwriter Kemp Powers and U-M Wallace House director Lynette Clemetson.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]


 7:30-9 p.m.  Free! 

Homecoming Choral Concert: EMU Music Department.

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EMU choral director Brandon Johnson directs the EMU choirs in a program TBA.
EMU Pease Auditorium, W. Cross at College Place, Ypsilanti. Free. Masks required. emu_music@emich.edu.


 7:30 p.m. 

Sal Demilio: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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Oct. 8 & 9. Detroit actor-comic who blends observational humor with self-deprecating commentary about his Italian-American family, relationships, cars, technology and more. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
7:30 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) and 9:30 p.m. (Sat. only), 212 S. Fourth Ave. Tickets $15 reserved seating in advance, $17 general admission at the door (capacity reduced). 996-9080, aaComedy.com. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Night Terrors": Wiard's Orchards.

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Every Fri.-Sun. Six different recently refurbished scary attractions-a haunted hayride, alien clowns, the Asylum, and more-bristling with over 115 costumed monsters. Refreshments available. Recommended for age 12 & up.
Wiard's Orchards, Inc., 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti. $18 for access to one attraction (multi-area passes, $39.99 & $49.99) in advance only. HauntedHouseMichigan.com. 734-482-7744. thill@wiards.com hauntedhousemichigan.com [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Smokey Joe's Cafe": Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 23-Oct. 10. This local professional company performs this hit 1996 Broadway musical revue that features 39 Lieber & Stoller songs, from "Charlie Brown" and "Poison Ivy" to "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" to "There Goes My Baby" and "Stand by Me."
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun. matinee), Encore, 7714 Ann Arbor St, Dexter. Tickets (price TBA) in advance at TheEncoreTheatre.org. 268-6200. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"The Birds": Michigan Theater.

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Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 eerie thriller about hordes of bloodthirsty sparrows, gulls, and crows plaguing a small California town. Not for the squeamish.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Jack Broadbent: Green Wood Coffee House Series (First United Methodist Church).

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English-born folk and blues singer-songwriter known for his virtuosic slide and acoustic guitar playing and soulful, poignant vocals. His work draws on an array of influences from Robert Johnson to Joni Mitchell, Davey Graham, and Radiohead.
FUMC Green Wood Church, 1001 Green Rd. at Glazier Way. $15 in advance at GreenWoodCoffeeHouse.org or 665-8558 (leave a message with your name, performance date, & # of tickets), and at the door. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

University Symphony Orchestra: U-M School of Music.

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Kenneth Kiesler conducts this music student ensemble in a performance of Prokofiev's Russian Overture, Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death, Richard Strauss's Death and Transfiguration, and Theofanidis's Rainbow Body.
Hill Auditorium. Free. Masks required. 764-2538. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"Nora: A Doll's House": U-M Theatre Department.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 30-Oct. 10. Malcolm Tulip directs Stef Smith's 2019 adaptation of the once controversial Henrik Ibsen play about a middle-aged housewife's struggles for financial and emotional independence. In this retelling, the title character is split into 3 separate iterations living in different time periods. As they embark upon parallel paths, each is confronted by their respective eras' shifting cultural expectations for women.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin. Tickets $30 on sale starting Sept. 2 (students with ID, $13) in advance at tickets.smtd.umich.edu/5213. 764-2538. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"The Lifespan of a Fact": Theatre Nova.

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Every Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 17-Oct. 10. Carla Milarch directs the Michigan premiere of NYC playwrights Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell's 2019 briskly entertaining comedy about a fact-checker for a renowned essayist who finds himself in an all-out battle with the writer pitting factual truth vs. creative license. Based on a book by the same name that documents years of dickering over intentional and unintentional inaccuracies in John D'Agata's 2010 essay, "What Happens There," the play is praised by a Variety critic to have "terrifically funny dialogue...The debate at the heart of this play," the critics adds, "transcends comedy and demands serious attention." Cast: Andrew Huff, Justin Montgomery, and Diane Hill. Proof of vaccination required.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Theatre Nova, 410 W. Huron. Tickets (if available) are $22 in advance at TheatreNova.org and at the door. 635-8450, a2theatreNova@gmail.com. [map]


 8 p.m. 

"The Wild Party": U-M Musical Theatre Department.

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Oct. 7-10 & 14-17. New York-based director/choreographer MiMi Scardulla and musical director Jason DeBord helm Andrew Lippa's Obie-winning off-Broadway musical about a young couple who decide to throw the party-to-end-all-parties in their Manhattan apartment. Originally set in the 1920s as a steamy prohibition tale, this production takes place in the contemporary world of gossipy socialites.
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Tickets $33-$39 in advance at tickets.smtd.umich.edu/5207. Masks required. 764-2538. [map]


 8:30-10:30 p.m. 

Social Dance: The Dance Pavilion.

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Every Tues. & Fri. Ballroom dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. Preceded from 8-8:30 p.m. by an optional lesson. Drinks & snacks.
8:30-9:30 p.m. (Tues.) & 8:30-10:30 p.m. (Fri.), 1918 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti. $12 (Tues.) & $15 (Fri.). TheDancePavilion.com, 369-9700. [map]


 9-11 p.m. 

Angell Hall Observatory Open House: U-M Student Astronomical Society.

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Oct. 8 & 22. All invited to peer through the observatory and rooftop telescopes and to view planetarium shows. Also, short astronomy presentations by club members.
5th floor rooftop observatory, Angell Hall (enter through Haven Hall on the Diag side of the building). Free. Masks required. 764-3440. [map]


 9 p.m. 

U-M Volleyball.

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This month's schedule includes home games against Minnesota (Oct. 8, 9 p.m.), Maryland (Oct. 15, 7 p.m.), Wisconsin (Oct. 16, 7 p.m.), Ohio State (Oct. 29, 7 p.m.), and Iowa (Oct. 30, 7 p.m.).
Crisler Center (Oct. 8 & 16) and Cliff Keen Varsity Arena (Oct. 15, 29 & 30), S. State at Hoover. Tickets $6 & $8 (groups of 10 or more, $3 each). Masks required. mtickets@umich.edu, 764-0247. [map]


 10 p.m. 

"Donnie Darko": Michigan Theater.

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Richard Kelly's 2000 psychological thriller about a hallucinating teen.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within past 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12; masks required when not seated in theater. Michtheater.org. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Ark: The RFD Boys

Authentic bluegrass by these longtime local favorites who have appeared in numerous festivals and on the cover of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine. Their shows blend top-notch musicianship with funny between-songs dialogue. They have a new guitarist- mandolinist, Dan Roehrig, and they recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a new album, Still Delivering. $10 (seniors, students, & members, $10) at the door only. [venue info]

Club Above: Latin Night

DJ dance party. [venue info]

Club Above: Latin Night

DJ dance party. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Eventjazz

Jazz originals and standards by a local ensemble led by singer- bassist Rob Crozier. [venue info]

Mash: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and a guitarist TBA. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Folk Laureates

Local acoustic ensemble that plays folk, vintage pop, parodies, and some originals. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Spark Spark

Local quintet fronted by vocalist Robin Grant that plays mostly uptempo, danceable covers. With guitarists John Rasmussen & Joshua Killom, bassist Cy Klone, and drummer Jim Weyman. [venue info]

 
 


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