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]
Every Wed. Group conversation about aging, generations, and related topics, facilitated by local playwright and oral historian Hank Greenspan, a retired U-M psychology professor.
Register online at olli-umich.org
Every Wed. All invited to play popular board games. "Board Game Guru" on hand to answer questions. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors; outdoor seating available.
Bløm, 100 S. Fourth Ave. Free (buy your own food & drink). DrinkBlom.com
U-M Manoogian fellow Helen Makhdoumian outlines her model for understanding overlapping memories of geopolitical violence.
555 Weiser Hall, 500 Church St. Livestream available by registering at myumi.ch
All invited to read and discuss (via Zoom) poetry or short fiction. Have your original work ready to share, if you wish.
7-8:45 p.m. (sign-up for new participants begins at 6:45 p.m.), for URL email cwPoetryCircle@gmail.com. Free. cwcircle.poetry.blog. [map]
Every Wednesday. Brian Boesch and Terry Mills host this live radio broadcast from inside this venerable tavern with popular U-M men's basketball coach Juwan Howard and U-M women's coach Kim Barnes Arico.
Pretzel Bell, 226 S. Main. Seating limited. Free admission, but must order food & drinks to sit. bit.ly
L.A.-based critic and essayist Erika Schickel joins writer-editor Meghan Daum to discuss (via Zoom) her new book, a darkly funny memoir about coming of age in a literary household, being expelled from prep school for sleeping with her teacher, and finding her voice in the predatory world of 1970s Manhattan.
For URL see literatibookstore.com
Washtenaw County clerk Larry Kestenbaum discusses the work that his office does to put on an election.
Grange Hall, 3337 Ann Arbor Saline Road, please enter by the front door. Free. Mask and proof of vaccination is required. A photo of the vaccination card may be emailed to email@example.com beforehand, if you wish. [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. firstname.lastname@example.org. email@example.com www.umgass.org [map]
This Scottish Celtic pop-rock band formed as a quartet on the Scottish Isle of Tiree in 2005. Since then they've grown to an octet, released several albums, and won some prestigious awards. They blend their traditional roots with influences from country to Cajun. $22.
Blue LLama: Aguanko
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Keller/Kocher & Co
Straight-ahead jazz by this top-notch local ensemble led by vibes player Kocher and bassist Keller. 6-8 p.m.
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