Feb 07 Tuesday
An Evening with "1A" Host Jenn WhiteMichigan Radio Speaker SeriesRackham Amphitheatre - Ann ArborFebruary 7, 2023 - 7:00PM
Jenn White's radio voice has guided listeners through some of the most difficult events of recent years, from the pandemic to the war in Ukraine, to tumultuous mid-term elections. As the host of NPR's 1A, the Detroit native is as adept at navigating difficult international issues as she is hot-topic conversations about the books, movies and music shaping our culture.
Join Stateside host April Baer for this discussion with Jenn White on Tuesday February 7th, as part of Michigan Radio's Speaker Series. You can attend in person or watch online.
Jenn White has been the host of NPR's 1A since July, 2020. Heard on over 100 public radio stations nationwide, in that role she has daily conversations with newsmakers as well as guests in the world of pop culture, art and sports. She has also hosted several acclaimed podcasts, including Making Oprah and Making Obama.
Feb 21 Tuesday
Cheers - Last Call!Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 7 PM
Join the hosts of Michigan Radio’s popular Cheers! craft cocktail segment, Lester Graham and Tammy Coxen, for Cheers – Last Call!, a special Mardi Gras themed event wrapping up and celebrating over 100 episodes of the feature as it comes to a close. The event will be held on Fat Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Blue LLama Jazz Club in Ann Arbor.
Cheers – Last Call! will give craft cocktail fans the opportunity to join Tammy and Lester in-person or online for a fun evening celebrating Michigan’s craft cocktail scene. You’ll watch Lester and Tammy record a live segment of Cheers so you can see how the show gets made.
Then they'll be talking with a featured Michigan distiller or two, sharing the stories behind some of the unique drinks and amazing Michigan distilleries and cocktail bars they've featured over the past seven years of Cheers, and answering all your questions.
Those attending in person at the Blue LLama will be able to choose from a few Mardi Gras themed cocktails that Lester and Tammy have featured on Cheers. The Blue LLama will also have an hors d’oeuvres buffet and a live band to help you celebrate Mardi Gras.
If you’ll be taking part online, you’ll receive the drink recipes ahead of time for these Mardi Gras themed cocktails to help you enjoy a fun Fat Tuesday at home while watching the show.
Feb 02 Thursday
The Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series brings respected leaders and innovators from a broad spectrum of creative fields to the historic Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor. Events take place Thursdays at 5:30 PM unless otherwise noted, and are free, non-ticketed, and open to the public.
For more details go to: https://stamps.umich.edu/penny-stamps-speaker-series
Feb 03 Friday
"1982" is a life-affirming coming-of-age tale set at an idyllic school in Lebanon’s mountains on the eve of a looming invasion. Director Oualid Mouaness delivers an ode to innocence in which he revisits one of the most cataclysmic moments in Lebanon's history through the lens of a child and his vibrant imagination.
Friday, Feb 3 - 7:30 PMSaturday, Feb 4 - 7:30 PM Sunday, Feb 5 - 2:00 PM
Jan 29 Sunday
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra of top Black and Latinx professional musicians from around the country presents its first national tour.
In this concert, postponed from January 2021, Detroit’s Sphinx Organization celebrates its 25th anniversary, and UMS presents the full orchestra on its first-ever national tour, immediately after its Sphinx Competition performances.
For more info go to: https://ums.org/performance/sphinx-symphony-orchestra-with-exigence-2/
Feb 09 Thursday
As Founding Partner of Martha Schwartz Partners, Landscape Architects, Martha Schwartz is a world-renowned designer. She has over 40 years of experience designing and implementing large scale masterplans, mixed-use developments, urban regeneration projects, as well as civic plazas, parks, institutional landscapes, corporate headquarters, installations, and gardens. Martha Schwartz Partners works with city leaders, planners and builders at a strategic level so as to advocate for the inclusion of the public landscape as a means to achieve environmental, economic and social sustainability.
Martha Schwartz received her Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan, then studied Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design between 1976 – 1977, then went back to the University of Michigan to receive a Masters of Landscape Architecture in 1977. As a tenured Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (HGSD) for 30 years, she is advancing the knowledge of Climate Change, its causes, effects, and the awareness of new solutions coming out of science, including the science of “Climate Intervention” also known as “Geoengineering”.
Schwartz is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the Honorary Royal Designer for Industry Award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce for her outstanding contribution to UK design; the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award; the Women in Design Award for Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects; an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Ulster in Belfast, Ireland; a fellowship from the Urban Design Institute; visiting residencies at Radcliffe College and the American Academy in Rome; an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects; and most recently, a Council of Fellows Award by the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Most recently, she has created a non-profit organization, MAYDAY.EARTH which focuses on the climate crisis and climate change solutions such as nature-based solutions and the science of solar geoengineering, our only option that can cool down our planet and buy us time to transition to renewable energy.
Series presenting partners: Detroit Public Television and PBS Books. Media partner: Michigan Radio.
Feb 10 Friday
The National Writers Series proudly presents a conversation with NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg. Michigan Radio's Stateside host April Baer will be at the City Opera House to chat with Nina who will join the conversation via Zoom from New York City.
Each ticket comes with Nina’s hardcover book, "Dinners with Ruth," which can be shipped to you or picked up at Horizon Books.
Totenberg delivers an extraordinary memoir of her personal successes, struggles, and life-affirming relationships, including her beautiful friendship of nearly fifty years with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
You can attend this event at the City Opera House, but only April will be on stage talking to Nina Totenberg via television monitor. Livestreaming is also available if you’d like to watch the conversation from the comfort of your own home.
Feb 11 Saturday
The ’80s matched and even surpassed the ’60s for new bands, sounds, and most of all, fabulous songs. New music was everywhere, and radio again was king. Join the Lansing Symphony for the music of Tears For Fears, The Bangles, George Michael, Cyndi Lauper, and many more.
The Michigan Philharmonic is Broadway bound for this once-in-a-lifetime journey into the music of a Broadway legend, composer Jerry Herman. This legacy tribute join the Philharmonic with a cast of New York’s top Broadway and concert performers, celebrating the songs and stories of a true giant of the theater, with classics from shows like “Hello Dolly,” “Mame,” and “La Cage Aux Folles.”
Feb 15 Wednesday
Now in it's 78th year, the Grand Rapids Boat Show will be showing their broadest array of power boats ever…Motor Yachts, Cruisers, Runabouts, Fishing Boats, Ski and Surf Inboards, Pontoon Boats and more. It's your chance to check them out!
Show Dates & Hours:Wednesday, February 15: 2pm – 8pmThursday, February 16: 12pm – 8pmFriday, February 17: 12pm – 9pmSaturday, February 18: 10am – 9pmSunday, February 19: 10am – 5pm
Jan 31 Tuesday
With special guest Monica Martin
An easy-going, semi-acoustic evening with Lake Street Dive. Come sing along as the band performs a revue of their 18-year catalog of songs. Join us in our most relaxed, basement couch setting for deep cuts, fan favorites and maybe some works in progress.
Every Tuesday is
at Old Miami
All music genres, all skill levels welcome!
(Even if you've never DJ'ed before)
Our DJ host Jam Jam and Brad will give you the run down on the turntables then you can play a 20 minute set.
Sign up starts at 8pm
20 minute sets from 9p-1a
21 and over
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