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March 2019

The Living Earth Show: Tremble Staves Workshop Performance

March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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In March 2019, composer and visual artist Raven Chacon and The Living Earth Show will travel to University of Michigan to workshop their new piece Tremble Staves: a wordless water opera synthesizing mixed media installation, manipulation of natural and artificial light and sound, and theatrical performance depicting the urgent but approaching crisis of water shortage burdening the region from California to the Navajo deserts. The full piece will be premiered in June 2019 in the flooded ruins of Sutro Baths,…

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April 2019

The Bacchae, by Euripides

April 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until April 7, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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The Residential College and Matthaei Botanical Gardens present a performance of The Bacchae by Euripides. Translated anew by Jaclyn Dudek, the Greek drama explores the conflict between Dionysus, god of wine and pleasure and his puritanical cousin Pentheus. The performance begins at 7:30 pm in the Conservatory. Guests are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited. Free. Two dates, Saturday April 6 and Sunday April 7. Recommended for ages 18+.

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June 2019

2019 Peony Blossoms and Pure Melodies Concert in Nichols Arboretum

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Celebrate peony bloom time by visiting Nichols Arboretum for a concert by the International Neighbors of Ann Arbor Choir and director Liyan Sun. Vocalists of all ages and walks of life come together in the peony garden to sing traditional and modern songs in Chinese and other languages. Two choir groups will perform: Liyan’s Choir with Liyan Sun, director. Performers are local residents and professionals. The other choir is the International Neighbours of Ann Arbor. Concert is free and open…

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September 2019

Welcome to Michigan: Shakespeare in the Arb – Twelfth Night – Special Performance for Students

September 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Two special performances for students of Shakespeare in the Arb on Labor Day weekend. Play is Twelfth Night, directed by Graham Atkin and Carol Gray, with Kate Mendeloff of the Residential College. Takes place in Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Hts., Ann Arbor. Free but student ID required. Performance dates: Sun., Sept. 1, 6 pm;                                    Mon., Sept. 2, 6 pm.        …

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May 2020

CANCELED: Peony Blossoms & Pure Melodies – Concert in Nichols Arboretum

May 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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Note: the 202 peony concert is canceled. A concert featuring Chinese flower songs performed by local musicians. Sponsored by Matthaei-Nichols. Free.

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