Every Tues. Bilha Birman Rivlin of Still Mountain Meditation gives talks(via Zoom) on mindfulness practice for older adults.
For URL, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 998-9353.
"The Democratization of Venture Capital Is Good for Michigan": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Distinguished Lecture Series.more >
"The Democratization of Venture Capital Is Good for Michigan": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Distinguished Lecture Series.< less
Talk (via Zoom) by U-M finance professor David Brophy. Fifth in a series of 10 monthly lectures.
For URL preregister at olli-umich.org. $80 (members, $55) for the 10-lecture series. $10 per lecture for members. Membership, $25 a year. 998-9351.
Every Tues., Thurs., & Fri. All invited to play ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge. Partners required on Fridays only. If you plan to come without a partner on Tuesday or Thursday, email email@example.com beforehand. Refreshments available.
Games start at 1-4 p.m. or so (arrive by 12:50 p.m.), City Club, 1830 Washtenaw Ave. $6 per person. Masks required. firstname.lastname@example.org. [map]
Volunteer Info Session to learn more about becoming a Big in our community based program, attend one of our weekly virtual Information Sessions.
Online. Free. Online. Jasmine.Edwards@bbbswashtenaw.org www.wcbbbs.org
"What Are the Invasives that Affect Soil?": Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division Stewards' Circle.more >
"What Are the Invasives that Affect Soil?": Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division Stewards' Circle.< less
All invited to join a discussion on how invasive plants affect the vital role of the soil in ecosystem health. Followed by a happy hour at Homes Brewery.
Veterans Memorial Park Meeting Room, 2150 Jackson Rd. Free. StewardshipNetwork.org. [map]
Philippines-born PEN/Faulkner award-winning fiction writer and essayist Gina Apostol discusses (via Zoom) her 1997 debut novel, now available for the first time in the U.S. Set in the final years of the Marcos dictatorship, it tells the story of a young Filipino woman torn between her literary interests and the nascent revolution.
For URL see literatibookstore.com
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
Every Tues. All male singers invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
Interfaith Center, 704 Airport Blvd, Ann Arbor. Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 796-7467, info@HVharmonizers.org. [map]
Every Tues. All invited to form teams of 4 or so persons to compete in a 2-round family-friendly trivia contest on Zoom featuring a range of questions from entertainment and history to pop culture and geography. Solo competitors are matched up together.
For URL email email@example.com. Free.
All musicians invited to bring their acoustic instruments to play bluegrass-style music. Vocalists welcome. Masks required. For updates, see a2bluGrass.com.
Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $5. Masks required. For updates, see a2bluGrass.com. [map]
Jan. 11 & 25 Recorded talks by the late Jewel Heart founder Gelek Rimpoche. Followed by livestream discussion.
For URL preregister at bit.ly
Local Morris dancers lead participants in an evening of rousing choruses, drinking songs, sea shanties, and English folk songs, all sung via Zoom. No set program; all participants welcome to lead a song with a singable, reasonably easy-to-learn chorus.
For URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
"Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth": Literati Bookstore Eco Book Club.more >
"Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth": Literati Bookstore Eco Book Club.< less
All invited to join a virtual discussion, led by local poet Alison Swan, of Tony Hiss's 2021 book.
For URL see literatibookstore.com
All age 21 & over invited to discuss (via Zoom) Natasha Pulley's latest novel, a genre bending alternate history about an amnesiac in a 19th-century England under French rule.
For URL email email@example.com. Free.
Every Thurs. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular outdoor weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people). Prizes.
Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee that goes to the winning team. 665-2968. [map]
Screening of Anna Baumgarten's 2021 Austin Film Festival-winning drama about the aftermath of trauma in a young woman's life. Followed by a Q&A with the director.
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. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org. [map]
Ark: Oliver Wood Trio
Rootsy blend of blues, folk, gospel and rock by this ensemble led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Wood. $22.
Blue LLama: Re'Monda
Ensemble led by this Detroit jazz vocalist known for her sultry, soulful voice and a richly elegant style that blends elements of jazz, soul, blues, and gospel.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Oz's Music Environment: "Anything Goes Open Stage"
"Anything Goes Open Stage." All acoustic musicians invited for an online version of this popular open mike. Hosted by Jim Novak. For online info, and to reserve a performing slot, see meetup.com
Zal Gaz Grotto: Easy Street Jazz Band
Dixieland and swing by this veteran local ensemble led by trombonist Terry Kimura.
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