Life in Ann Arbor

09/22/19 – Scholarship Showcase at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Beneficiaries of the generous support of SMTD scholarship donors, students representing some of SMTD’s best perform a wide range of selections in music, theatre, and dance in an “intimate Collage.”   Free tickets required League Ticket Office 734.764.2538 or tickets.smtd.umich.edu

09/23/19 – Emerging Writers Meet-Up at Westgate Branch: West Side Room

Come with questions, a work in progress, or an empty notebook. All writers are welcome in this casual, supportive environment. Authors Bethany Neal and Alex Kourvo will be on hand to answer questions and give encouragement. Bethany and Alex will also provide private, one-on-one critiques if you choose to have them read your work. Sharing your writing with other…

09/23/19 – University Philharmonia Orchestra at the Hill Auditorium

Adrian Slywotzky, conductor Pre-concert lecture at 7:15 PM in the lower lobby The University Philharmonia Orchestra brings together Beethoven’s lighthearted Second Symphony with two evocative American works: William Grant Still’s spiritual and affirming Poem for Orchestra, and the colorful music of Walter Piston’s whimsical ballet, The Incredible Flutist. PROGRAM: Beethoven- Symphony No. 2; Still- Poem…

09/24/19 – Tummy Times at Westgate Branch: West Side Room

Caregivers and babies up to 12 months Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you want to get out of the house and meet other parents sharing the same new baby experiences? Come meet other new parents and relax while your child has fun engaging with our special toys for young babies.

09/10/19 – 12/17/19 – Drop-in Writing at YDL-Superior

Get help with resumes, short stories, cover letters, and more! Bring any kind of writing for feedback and assistance from a trained writing consultant. Sponsored by EMU’s Office of Campus and Community Writing as part of Ypsi Writes.

09/10/19 – 12/17/19 – Drop-in Writing at YDL-Superior

Get help with resumes, short stories, cover letters, and more! Bring any kind of writing for feedback and assistance from a trained writing consultant. Sponsored by EMU’s Office of Campus and Community Writing as part of Ypsi Writes.

Tuesdays – Knitting Plus at YDL-Michigan

Year-Round Bring any handcraft project to work on. Beginning knitting instruction is available during the first hour. YDL-Michigan: 229 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti MI 48197

09/24/19 – Rasa Festival | India Travel Diary at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Come on an adventure as three travelers take you through their unique experiences in India. Natalie Robbins, Jackie Miller, and Gayatri Malik present an illustrated talk and perhaps inspire you to create your own adventure! This event is held in partnership with the Rasa Festival, an innovative India-themed multi-arts festival, produced by Akshara. The Rasa…

Now – 12/04/19 – Ann Arbor Farmers Market

The Wednesday market returns. In addition to the year-round Saturday market, the Wednesday market returns May 1 and runs through December. Each Wednesday, you’ll find truckloads of the freshest, local fruits and vegetables; farm-raised eggs and meats; artisanal yogurt, cheese and breads and unique maker goods. Look for a variety of ready-to-eat foods including RoosRoast Coffee,…

09/25/19 – Letterpress Lab at Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This weekly lab will introduce you to the process and the materials for printing by hand with wood type on a cylinder proof press. AADL staff will show you the basics and we’ll explore more advanced printing techniques with special guests. No prior experience necessary. Supplies are provided. You can return every Wednesday to work…

09/25/19 – Better Angels: Reuniting America – Documentary Screening at ZingTrain

It All Began In Southwest Ohio, Where Trump Voters And Clinton Voters Gathered In Our Red/Blue Workshops In The Weeks And Months After The 2016 Election. Now, the second workshop and its aftermath have been captured in Better Angels: Reuniting America, a one-hour documentary film by Emmy-winning director Jim Brown and produced by Peter Yarrow…

09/25/19 – String Showcase at the Walgreen Drama Center, Stamps Auditorium

A monthly performance series featuring the finest among our outstanding SMTD string students. Soloists and chamber music groups will be selected by the faculty to perform at this prestigious event. Please note the new location and day for this monthly series from previous years.   Free – no tickets required

09/26/19 – Art by Laura Seligman at The Kerrytown Concert House

Art Reception Free admission   “I am interested in the interface between contemplative and creative practices. The process of inquiry about perception and imagination guides my exploration with a variety of materials. A willingness to take risks, to not know what will emerge, and to welcome failure unequivocally invites freedom to experiment and play. Direct…

09/26/19 – Nature Walk at Bluffs Nature Area

All Ages Join us over the spring, summer, and fall for informative and fun nature walks around Ann Arbor’s natural areas! These walks are a partnership between AADL and Natural Area Preservation (NAP), and are led by a NAP host.    Dress comfortably and bring water and bug spray. This walk will take place at Bluffs…

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