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November 19, 2022
“Annie Jr.”: Professional Youth Theatre of Michigan.
Nov. 17–19. Megan Wright-Jones directs students ages 5-19 in a condensed production of Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan’s upbeat Tony Award-winning 1976 musical comedy inspired by the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. Set in Depression-era New York, the plot follows the adventures of the plucky Annie and her faithful pup Sandy as they escape a Dickensian orphanage and find a home with the millionaire Daddy Warbucks, rubbing elbows with FDR along the way. Songs include “Tomorrow,” “We’d Like to Thank You, Herbert Hoover,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” and “Easy Street.” 6 & 8 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri.), 1 & 7 p.m. (Sat.), Liberty School Auditorium, 7265 N. Ann Arbor St., Saline. Tickets $15 (kids age 2 and under, free) in advance at pytmi.square.site & at the door. pytmi.com, 602–2966.
“Into the Woods”: Young People’s Theater.
Nov. 17–20. Caroline Huntoon directs young local actors in the ambitious 1987 Steven Sondheim-James Lapine musical that uses the potent ingredients of Western fairy tales to explore the big questions of life. The show features one of Sondheim’s most eclectic scores, ranging in style from jazz to vaudeville to rhapsodic ballads and operatic duets and trios. 7 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), 1 p.m. (Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Mendelssohn Theatre, 911 North University. Tickets $15 (seniors age 65 & over and youth age 18 & under, $10) in advance at muto.umich.edu, and (if available) at the door. 763–TKTS.
“Pickleball”: Purple Rose Theatre Company.
Every Wed.–Sun., Sept. 30–Dec. 17. Rhiannon Ragland directs the world premiere of actor-playwright (and Purple Rose founder) Jeff Daniels’ comedy about America’s fastest growing sport. Four below-average players try to overcome their own limitations to achieve greatness in a game that has nothing to do with pickles. Cast: Ryan Carlson, Kate Thomsen, Lynch Travis, Jonathan West, and Caitlin Cavannaugh. 3 p.m. (Wed., Thurs., & Sat.), 8 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.). Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Tickets $34–$52 in advance at PurpleRoseTheatre.org and by phone, and (if available) at the door. Discounts available for students, seniors, teachers, military personnel, and groups. 433–7673.
“Science Forum Demos”: U-M Museum of Natural History.
Every Sat. & Sun. (except Nov. 20, 26, & 27). Hands-on 20-minute family-oriented demos for age 5+. “Shedding Light on Magnets” (11 a.m.) explores magnetism, magnetic fields, and what magnets have to do with cell phones. “Out of the Water and Back Again: A Whale’s Tale” (3 p.m.) explores the amazing evolutionary histories of whales and other creatures. Various times, MNH, 1105 North University. Free. 764–0478.
“The Chosen”: Fathom Events.
Fathom Events. Special screenings in local theaters with reduced capacity. For updated schedule, see FathomEvents.com/events. $12.50 (unless otherwise noted) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973–8424), Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316–5500).
Nov. 18–22: (Dallas Jenkins, 2022). The first two episodes of the third season of this serialized retelling of the story of Jesus and his disciples. Noon, 3:25 p.m., 6:45 p.m. (Ann Arbor 20) & 1 & 7 p.m. (Emagine).
“The Visit”: Community High School Ensemble Theater.
Nov. 18-20. Emily Wilson-Tobin directs Community High students in Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s 1956 tragicomic play about a wealthy woman who returns to her hometown to propose a twisted, revenge-fueled bargain to the townspeople. 7:30 p.m. (Fri. & Sat) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Community High School Craft Theater, 401 N. Division. Tickets $15 (students & seniors, $9) in advance at showtix4u.com, and (if available) at the door. 994–2025.
Ann Arbor for Public Power Meet & Greet: Ann Arbor for Public Power
Meet & Greet coalition members of Ann Arbor for Public Power. Informal discussion of how and why a municipal electric utility will help Ann Arbor to transition to a fossil fuel free future. Meet at Journey of Faith.1900 Manchester Rd. ,Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Free. email@example.com annarborpublicpower.org 734-272-5194.
Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week: Washtenaw Housing Alliance.
Nov. 13–19. A week of events to bring attention to hunger and homelessness. Highlights: The “State of Homelessness & Affordable Housing Symposium” (Nov. 15, 8:30–10:30 a.m., Morris Lawrence Building, WCC) includes a speech by CNN contributor Abdul El-Syed, author of Healing Politics: A Doctor’s Journey in the Heart of Our Political Epidemic. Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase fundraiser (see 17 Thursday listing) presents a set by Detroit comedian Andy Beningo. The week culminates with a Hustle for Housing March (Nov. 19, 10 a.m.–noon, starting at Liberty Plaza). Various times and places. 662–2829. annarborshelter.org/homelessness-and-affordable-housing.
Magic: The Gathering: Sylvan Factory.
Every Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat., & Mon. All invited to play various forms of the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. MTG Pauper, a fun and fast format for all skill levels (Tues. 6–9 p.m.), $5. Casual Commander, the most popular form of the game (Wed. 5–8 p.m.), free. Friday Night Magic rotating draft (Fri. 6–10 p.m.), cost varies. Intro to Magic: The Gathering (Sat. noon–3 p.m.), free. Commander Pods, casual groups of 4 players (Sat. 6–10 p.m.), free. Just Another Modern Monday power cards (Mon. 6–9 p.m.), $10. Prizes paid in store credit. Various times. Sylvan Factory, 2459 W. Stadium. firstname.lastname@example.org, 929–5877.
Museum Highlight Tours: U-M Museum of Natural History.
U-M Museum of Natural History Planetarium & Dome Theater.
Daily. Three different audiovisual planetarium shows suitable for all ages. Sea Monsters (11:30 a.m.) follows a curious dolichorhynchops (an extinct species of marine reptile) as she travels through the most dangerous oceans in history, meeting long-necked plesiosaurs, giant turtles and fish, sharks, and the most dangerous sea monster of all, the mosasaur. The Sky Tonight (12:30 & 2:30 p.m.) is an exploration of the current night sky, with tips on how to find the cardinal directions, constellations, and planets on your own. Mars: One Thousand One (1:30 p.m.) tells the story of what humans might face with the first manned journey to Mars. Various times, MNH, 1105 North University. $8. Limited capacity. 764–0478.
Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.
Nov. 5–6, 12–13, 19–20. All invited to help maintain natural areas in various city parks. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. The primary goal for each of these days is to remove invasive shrubs, unless otherwise noted. Minors must be accompanied by an adult or obtain a release form in advance. Various times & locations: Check online at bit.ly/A2NAPworkday. Free. 794–6627.
Ann Arbor Group Runs: Fleet Feet.
Fall Birding: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.
WCPARC naturalist Kelsey Dehring leads a morning bird walk along the River Raisin to take in the views of river, leaves, and birds. All levels of birders welcome. Bring binoculars. 8–10 a.m., Leonard Preserve, 375 N. Union St., Manchester. Free. Preregistration required by emailing email@example.com. Space limited to 12 birders. 971–6337.
“Hike a 1000-Foot Esker”: Waterloo Natural History Association.
All invited to join a 1.5-mile hike over rugged terrain to a viewing point at the top of the park where it’s possible to see 5 bodies of water. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. 9-10:30 a.m., Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd., Chelsea. Free. 475-3170. $11 ($16 at the gate) per vehicle state recreation passport required wnha.org/events.
“Weekend Waterfowl Walk at Gallup Park”: Washtenaw Audubon Society.
Club member Matthew Spoor leads a walk on the B2B trail along Gallup Pond in search of winter waterfowl in full breeding plumage as well as other winter birds. 9–11:30 a.m., Gallup Park Playground parking lot at the eastern terminus of Gallup Park Rd. on the south side of the river. Free. Washtenawaudubon.org.
Bag & Jewelry Sale Fundraiser: Saline Area Senior Center
Shop for gently used bags, jewelry, scarves, and ties. Fill up a mini bag with $1 or unmarked jewelry for $5. Find new-to-you items or items to repurpose! We are located behind Saline Middle School7190 N. Maple Rd ,Saline. n/a Free. firstname.lastname@example.org salineseniors.org 7344299274.
Cherry Hill Potters Guild Annual Holiday Show: Cherry Hill Potters Guild
Get in a creative spirit and support your local arts this holiday season, as the Cherry Hill Potters Guild presents its Annual Holiday Show at the Village Arts Factory, 50755 Cherry Hill Road. Stop in Friday, November 18 from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, November 19, from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Sunday, November 20, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Guild members will present beautiful and unique handcrafted, functional and decorative pottery for the home, garden and holidays. Shop from a diverse display of ornaments, mugs, bowls, vases, sculptures, plates, platters, bird baths, fairy houses and pots of all kinds. Members’ works include wheel thrown, hand built, oxidation and raku-fired pieces.50625 Cherry Hill Rd Canton, MI 48188 United States ,Canton, Mi. Free. cherryhillpotters.org
Hustle For Housing March/Rally: Shelter Association of Washtenaw County
Join countless community members, partners, and councilmen and women for a peaceful march and rally to raise awareness about housing scarcity, hunger and homelessness and gain momentum for housing efforts in Washtenaw County for over 3500 people experiencing homelessness. Event begins at Liberty Plaza at 10 am and ends with light refreshments and fellowship at our Delonis Center location. As the date for this event approaches, we will be detailing the route of the march/rally.
Cosponsored by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, United Healthcare, Golden Limousine International, Hylant, Trinity Health, DTE, First Merchant's Bank, McKinley, Blue Cross Complete, Wacker, Zingermans, Bank of Ann Arbor.310 S Division St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 ,Ann Arbor. https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/AnnArbor/HustleForHousingWalkMarch Free. email@example.com https://www.annarborshelter.org/ 7346622829.
Chime Concert: Kerrytown Market & Shops.
“Apple Showcase: Fall Event”: MacTechnics.
Apple systems trainer Chris Anderson discusses, via video conference, newly released versions of phone and watch models, new releases of computers, and new operating systems for devices. Also, Mac questions of any kind welcome. 11 a.m.–1 p.m., for URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. Mactechnics.org.
“Investigate Labs”: U-M Natural History Museum.
Free Ninja Obstacle Course for Kids: Keith Hafner's Karate
Ann Arbor Parents: Join us for an exciting, FREE Ninja Obstacle Course for Kids on Saturday, November 19th, from 11:30 to 12:00! Open to 4-8 year olds. Includes age appropriate training in agility and body balance!
Sign up here (It's FREE!): https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE--bJgwPJ214 S. Main ,Ann Arbor. https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE--bJgwPJ Free. email@example.com www.karateisgoodforyou.com 734-994-0333.
“Creature Encounters”: The Creature Conservancy.
Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off some animals native to Michigan, including a cougar, an opossum, a wood turtle (2 & 4 p.m.) and a coyote (3 p.m.). Also, a chance to see the conservancy’s other animals. 1–5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd. $13 (kids ages 2–12, $11; under age 2, free) at the door; $1 discount for advance purchase at thecreatureconservancy.org. 929–9324.
“Family Nature Adventures: Fall Scavenger Hunt”: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.
WCPARC naturalist Kelsey Dehring leads a scavenger hunt to search for various signs of fall along the beautiful River Raisin. 1–2 p.m., Leonard Preserve, 375 N. Union St., Manchester. Free. Preregistration required at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org (activity #811002). For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 971–6337.
“Radium Girls”: Greenhills School.
Nov. 17–19. Gary Lehman directs upper school students in D.W. Gregory’s 2000 drama, about workers for the U.S. Radium Corporation in Orange (NJ) in the early 20th century who contracted radiation poisoning from their work with luminous paint. 7 p.m. (Thurs., Fri., & Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat.), Greenhills, 850 Greenhills Dr. Tickets free, only at the door. 205–4098.
“The Mad Hatter’s Totally Pretend Tea Party”: Ann Arbor District Library.
“The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”: EMU Theater Department Theatre of the Young.
Nov. 18–20. EMU drama professor Emily Levickas directs EMU students in Dwayne Hartford’s adaptation of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo’s picaresque 2006 youth novel about a rabbit made of china who makes a long journey. For ages 6 and up. 7 p.m. (Fri.) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), EMU Sponberg Theatre, Ypsilanti. Tickets $5 in advance at bit.ly/emu-theatre and at the door. 487–1221.
Makers’ Salon: All Hands Active.
All invited to speak for 5 minutes about what you are making or on any DIY, maker, or hacker-space topic. 2–6 p.m., All Hands Active, basement of 255 E. Liberty, ste. 225. Livestream available. Free; donations welcome. Preregistration required at meetup.com/allhandsactive/events. info@AllHandsActive.org.
Saturday Sampler: U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
Nov. 12, 19, & 26. Docent-led tours highlighting "Ancient Scripts of Egypt and Mesopotamia" (Nov. 12) and "The Artistic and Social development and influences on Style and Form of Ancient Greek" (Nov. 26). Also, at 2 p.m. on Nov. 19, a virtual tour of “Representations of Women in the Ancient World” (for URL see bit.ly/novvirtualsampler). 2–3 p.m., Kelsey Museum, 434 S. State. Free. 764–9304.
Ann Arbor Happy Hour Scottish Ball: Tartan and Thistle Country Dancers.
Scottish country dancing for experienced dancers to live music by Susie Lorand, Josh Burdick, and friends, followed by a supper of hearty appetizers and dessert. Doors open 2:30 p.m., supper 6:30 p.m. 3 p.m., Concourse Hall, 4531 Concourse Dr. Mask and proof of vaccination required. $50, preregistration required by calling 274–0773.
Meet & Greet: Ann Arbor for Public Power.
Pittsfield Open Band: Ann Arbor Community for Traditional Music and Dance.
Nov. 5 & 19. Jam sessions open to all interested musicians to work on jigs, reels, and waltzes to have fun, learn tunes, and develop contra dance musician skills. Bring the Ruffwater Fakebook, the Portland Collection, and waltz books if you have them. 3–5:30 p.m., Pittsfield Union Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd. Mask, proof of vaccination, and liability release required. Free. 709–8748, aactmad.org.
“Improv Jam Short & Long Form”: Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Civic Improv.
Tariq Gardner’s Evening Star: Blue LLama Jazz Club
TARIQ GARDNER is an electrifying drummer, composer, and educator from Detroit who has his roots in Detroit’s rich and storied jazz tradition. A broad lover of music, Tariq is driven to bring the worlds of Jazz, Neo-Soul, Hip-Hop, and live instrument-oriented music together in the city.314 S. Main St ,Ann Arbor. Pre-Pay Cover or Dinner+Show at opentable.com $15–75. email@example.com bluellamaclub.com 734-372-3200.
“Bandorama”: EMU Music Department
“Twilight Bowl”: U-M Basement Arts.
Nov. 18 & 19. Leah Block directs fellow students in the acclaimed contemporary American playwright Rebecca Gilman’s 2019 coming-of-age drama, set in a rural Wisconsin bowling alley, about 6 young women trying to figure out where they’re going in life. 7 & 11 p.m. (Fri.) & 7 p.m. (Sat.), U-M Walgreen Drama Center Newman Studio, 1226 Murfin. Free. facebook.com/basementarts.
Sara D'Angelo Trio: North Star Lounge
Sarah D’Angelo is an outstanding jazz vocalist and clarinetist in the Detroit jazz scene. WEMU’s jazz disc jockey Linda Yohn raved, “Sarah D’Angelo does it with verve, class, confidence, poise, perfect intonation, spot-on phrasing, terrific dynamic, personal expression and loads of love. She’s an incredible team player with her own exquisite persona.” You might find D’Angelo trading fours in local Detroit jazz, signing the solos at church, or revising songs from gospel, jazz, Top 40, rock, contemporary Christian, and orchestra pops. Band leader Paul Keller says she brings “natural and intuitive jazz feel, spot-on pitch control, [and] deep devotion to the study of her art.” She trained in music graduate studies at U-M and has sung on various stages all over the Midwest, including the Michigan Jazz Festival, Mackinac Island Jazz Festival, Lansing Jazz Festival, and the Brighton Jazz & Blues Fest.301 N. 5th Ave ,Ann Arbor. nstarlounge.com
“Cats and Kids”: Humane Society of Huron Valley.
Andy Beningo: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.
Nov. 17–19. Detroit-area stand-up comic known for his clean observational humor about such matters as failing relationship pop quizzes and his short-lived stint as a middle school teacher. The Nov. 17 performance is a “Comedy for a Cause” fundraiser for National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. Preceded by 2 opening acts TBA. Alcohol is served. 7:15 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.) & 9:45 p.m. (Sat.), 212 S. Fourth Ave. $16 reserved seating in advance at etix.com and $18 general admission at the door. 996–9080.
3rd Saturday Contra Dance: Ann Arbor Community for Traditional Music and Dance.
Peter Baker and Reuven AnafShalom call to music by Big Fun. No experience or partner needed. Wear loose-fitting clothing and clean, flat, non-slip shoes. Preceded at 7 p.m. by a lesson. 7:30–10:30 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd. Mask and proof of vaccination required. Pay what you can; $10 suggested. 274–0773.
Alla Boara: Kerrytown Concert House.
This Cleveland-based sextet is known for matching Italian folk songs with accessible, jazz-tinged modern arrangements. With vocalist Amanda Powell, percussionist/composer Anthony Taddeo, guitarist Dan Bruce, accordionist Brad Swanson, trumpeter Tommy Lehman, and bassist Ian Kinnaman. 7:30 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets $19–$50 in advance at a2tix.com; reservations recommended. 769–2999.
Comedy Night: Bløm Meadworks.
“And Then There Were None”: U-M Residential College Players.
Nov. 18 & 19. Ari Richardson directs RC students in crime novelist Agatha Christie’s 1943 play, based on her best-selling 1939 novel, about 10 people, trapped on an island, who mysteriously meet their deaths to lines from the nursery rhyme “Ten Little Indians.” New York Times reviewer Anita Gates calls this whodunit “a classic mystery plot with the equally classic last-minute twist.” 8 p.m., RC Keene Auditorium, East Quad, 701 East University. $5 admission. 647–4354.
“Little Shop of Horrors”: U-M Musket.
Nov. 18-20. Sam Aupperlee directs U-M students in Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s 1982 musical, a wryly humorous, oddly tender-hearted black comedy about a carnivorous plant that grows to ferocious proportions. Adopted by a nerdy store clerk who fondly names it “Audrey” after the object of his unrequited affections, it initially seems to bring him good fortune–but as the plant thrives, it grows more and more bloodthirsty, driving its owner to murder. Inspired by the low-budget Roger Corman 1960 comedy-horror flick, the show was an Off-Broadway hit in the early 1980s and became a musical film in 1986. 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Power Center. Tickets $10–$20 in advance at ummusket.org. firstname.lastname@example.org.
“midst of a moment”: U-M Dance Department BFA Senior Concert.
“Sanctuary City”: Theatre Nova.
Every Thurs.–Sun., Nov. 4–Nov. 27. Carla Milarch directs Pulitzer-winning Polish American playwright Martyna Majok’s fast-paced, unsparing, and unsentimental drama about a pair of teenage lovers, undocumented immigrants who must navigate the broken promise of “sanctuary” when one of them learns that his mother will return to her country of origin. A New York Times reviewer called the play “masterly,” saying it “snaps with surprises” and “effectively embodies the way external forces—in this case, immigration policies in the United States—distort the inner lives of actual humans.” 8 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Theatre Nova, 410 W. Huron St. Mask & proof of vaccination required. Tickets $22 in advance at theatre-nova.ticketleap.com & at the door. 635–8450.
“The Music of Studio Ghibli”: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.
Nov. 19-20. Wilbur Lin leads the AASO in a program of music composed by Joe Hisaishi (aka Mamoru Fujisawa) for films produced by Hayao Miyazaki’s much-loved anime studio, including selections from such favorites as My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away, and Howl’s Moving Castle. 8 p.m. (Sat.) & 3 p.m. (Sun.), Michigan Theater. Tickets $35–$40 in advance at a2so.com & the AASO office (35 Research Dr., ste. 100), and (if available) at the door. 994–4801.
“The Sweet Delilah Swim Club”: PTD Productions.
Nov. 10–13 & 16–19. Karrie Waarala directs this local theater company in a production of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, & Jamie Wooten’s 2008 drama, a poignant yet comic story that follows 5 Southern women on their annual ladies’ weekends at a North Carolina beach cottage over the course of 30 years, where they catch up, laugh, and meddle in each other’s lives. Stars Marie Jones, Rebecca Lane, Jennifer Heimberg, Deena Baty, and Cindy Franklin. 8 p.m. (Thurs.–Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun. & Wed.), Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. Tickets $18 (students, seniors, & active military, $12) in advance at ptdproductions.com and at the door. 483–7345.
Jim Gold: Green Wood Coffee House Series (First United Methodist Church).
Nov. 18 & 19. Kirill Petrenko, in his Ann Arbor debut, conducts this renowned orchestra in performances that showcase the ensemble’s classical, romantic, and contemporary repertoire. Tonight’s program is highlighted by Erich Korngold’s only symphony, a 1952 work in F-sharp major characterized by sweeping orchestrations and drama that demonstrate why Korngold had a successful career as a Hollywood composer. Also, Andrew Norman’s 10-minute 2008 orchestral joyride, Unstuck, and a performance of Mozart’s high-spirited Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring the American violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley. The concert is preceded at 7 p.m. in the lower lobby by “The Society for Disobedient Listeners,” an “anti-lecture” led by the highly regarded Chicago-based music writer and violist Doyle Armbrust that explores the subversive and revolutionary elements of the evening’s program. 8 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Mask required if Washtenaw County is in the CDC’s high-risk category. Tickets $25–$59 (students, $12–$20) at tickets.UMS.org. 764–2538.
Open Mic — Live at Third Mind Books!: Third Mind Books
Join us on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th for our 6th installment of the “Live at TMB!” Open Mic Series.
We’re very much looking forward to continuing (what is already proving itself to be) a long-running, community-focused, culture-building series of Open Mics featuring “the best minds” of Ann Arbor & beyond—as Allen Ginsberg himself would have it!
Poets-&-Writers, Musicians/Songwriters, Storytellers & Fearless Comics welcome. Bring your friends!
The Beat Goes On!
Berliner Philharmoniker: University Musical Society.
Nov. 18 & 19. Kirill Petrenko, in his Ann Arbor debut, conducts this renowned orchestra in performances that showcase the ensemble’s classical, romantic, and contemporary repertoire. Tonight: Mahler’s atmospheric and mysterious Symphony No. 7, sometimes referred to as Song of the Night. The least known and least performed of all Mahler’s symphonies, it is filled with contrasts, has a notably complex tonal scheme, and incorporates unconventional instruments such as a tenorhorn, cowbells, guitar, and mandolin. 8:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium. Mask required if Washtenaw County is in the CDC’s high-risk category. Tickets $25–$59 (students, $12–$20) at tickets.UMS.org. 764–2538.