June 1, 2023 8:00 pm
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“Spring Benefit”: The Michigan Theater Foundation

Benefit party featuring soul, Motown, and jazz covers as well as originals by The 50 House Band, led by local jazz vocalist David Bigham of The Ones and Twos. Also, DJ Myint, classic arcade games on the historic stage, additional interactive games throughout the theater, along with a prize drop featuring gift cards and swag from local partners, a silent art auction featuring works by local artists, and a painting demonstration by muralist Gary Horton. Preceded at 5:30 p.m. by a dinner at the Michigan League honoring emeritus board members Jamie Buhr and Hillary Murt, emceed by journalist John U. Bacon. Cocktail attire requested for both events. Proceeds benefit Michigan and State theater operations. 8 p.m., Michigan Theater. $75 ($225 includes dinner) in advance only at michtheater.org/2023-spring-benefit. 6688397.