Talk (via Zoom) by anti-death penalty advocate Sister Helen Prejean, author of the bestseller from which the 1993 film Dead Man Walking was adapted.
For URL see events.umich.edu
Every Mon. & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a run of 3-5 miles along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Also, a speed-training session every Tues. 6 p.m., at 5700 Jackson Rd. Rain or shine.
8 a.m. (Sat.), 5700 Jackson Rd. and 6:30 p.m. (Mon.), 123 E. Liberty. Free. 929-9022 (Sat.) & 769-5016 (Mon.). [map]
To highlight what he calls "the ugly truth about the centrality of slavery to the Confederate enterprise," local amateur Civil War historian James F. Epperson discusses the 1863 incursion into Pennsylvania by Confederate general Albert Jenkins' cavalry to pursue Black people, with the intent of taking them into slavery.
For URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. aacwrt.org.
Livestreamed talk by Katherine Tilton, an Oregon-based designer and fabric artist who has designed patterns for Vogue and Butterick and her own line of clothing and accessories. Today she shares an overview of her work, including a new upcycling project. Preceded at 6:30 p.m. by socializing.
For URL, go to AnnArborFiberArts.org
Every Mon. Performances by up to 15 aspiring stand-up comics from around the state. Local comics emcee. To perform, sign up by sending a message on Facebook or Instagram (search "Blind Pig Comedy Show"). Age 21 & up only.
Blind Pig, 208 S. First St. Free. 996-8555. [map]
Every Tues. & Fri. Ballroom dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. Preceded from 8-8:30 p.m. by practice (Tues.) or a group lesson (Fri.). Bottled water & chips provided.
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]
Canceled and Postponed Events:
CANCELLED "Pirates of Penzance" auditions: University of Michigan Gilbert & Sullivan Society (UMGASS).more >
CANCELLED "Pirates of Penzance" auditions: University of Michigan Gilbert & Sullivan Society (UMGASS).< less
UMGASS has postponed its production of the Pirates of Penzance until the fall semester.
Student Theater Arts Complex (STAC), 1202 Kipke Drive. Free. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org www.umgass.org [map]
Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra
Award-winning 14-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo and occasional guest vocalists. Also, each week features a middle set by a guest college student ensemble.
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