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The Capitol Steps Comedy Showcase
July 4, 2019 @4 pm
Power Center, Ann Arbor

Michigan Radio is a media sponsor of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, presenting The Capitol Steps at the Power Center. The comedy troupe makes its annual appearance at the festival, singing up-to-the-minute political parodies on during a celebration of Independance Day.

Evolution of a Sonero
June 29, 2019 @8 pm
Power Center, Ann Arbor

Michigan Radio is a media sponsor of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, presenting Evolution of a Sonero at the Power Center. Poet and singer, Flaco Navaja delivers an ode to his upbringing in the Bronx and Latino culture with a fusion of comedy, poetry and music.

Special onstage, black-box performance. Limited seating available.

Free Admission to the Yankee Air Museum
Willow Run Airport, Belleville

Go back in history, to the days when our fathers and grandfathers fought in the skies around the world. Touch, feel, and interact with some of the most amazing aircraft throughout aviation history. Learn how they were made and operated. The science of flight has intrigued man for years. Learn everything about flying in the skies from gliders to jet engines.

The Moth GrandSLAM
May 29, 2019 @8 pm
The Ark, Ann Arbor

Thursday, April 18th, at 8:00pm
The Purple Rose Theatre
137 Park St., Chelsea, MI

 

The Purple Rose Theatre will feature Arthur Miller's "All My Sons", directed by Guy Sanville, through the spring season. Michigan Radio listeners have a chance win a pair of tickets to attend this Thursday evening performance.

"How far will a man go to protect his family and his interests? Joe Keller desperately wants to secure the business he spent so many years constructing, ready to hand it down to his son Chris. Joe’s wife Kate is still waiting for their eldest son Larry to return from war, determined that he is alive and will marry the former girl-next-door, Ann –the daughter of Joe’s former business partner. To complicate this family drama, Chris and Ann are in love and want to get married. All My Sons shows a post-war American family in a spiral of lies, greed, love, and loss."

Saturday, April 10, at 7:30pm
Great Cobb Hall, The Wharton Center
750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

With twenty Grammy Awards between them, two iconic groups have joined forces in The Summit. In The Summit, The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 have created musical moments on stage - performing nearly a dozen songs together. Experience the creativity, excitement, and renowned performances that only two such phenomenal groups can bring to one stage. The Manhattan Transfer's jazzy hits range from 1975's "Operator" to 1981's "The Boy from New York City to 1995's "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby". A cappella gospel group Take 6 has more of a soulful sound, with hits including "A Quiet Place," "Biggest Part of Me," and "O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion."

Detroit (Novi)                                                  Grand Rapids
February 28 - March 3, 2019                     March 22 - March 24, 2019
Suburban Collection Showplace              Suburban Collection Showplace

 

Win tickets to The Best of Bernstein’s Broadway

Jan 29, 2019

Saturday, February 16th, at 8:00pm
MSU’s Wharton Center
750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824

 

To commemorate the 2018 Leonard Bernstein centennial, acclaimed conductor of the Louisville Orchestra Teddy Abrams, and Broadway singer, recording artist, Morgan James have created a glittering orchestral program celebrating the best of Bernstein’s timeless Broadway works.

An engaging conductor, Teddy Abrams is an established pianist, composer, and clarinetist. Morgan James is a New York- based soul singer, and songwriter A wonderful and romantic way to spend Valentine’s weekend.

Win a pair of passes to the Grand Rapids Boat Show

Jan 17, 2019

February 13-17, 2019
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

A West Michigan tradition! In it's 74th year, the Grand Rapids Boat Show is launching into an era where of showing its broadest array of power boats ever…5 acres of them, especially for the Great Lakes! The array of Motor Yachts, Cruisers, Runabouts, Fishing Boats, and Ski and Wakeboard Inboards is exceptional. Pontoon Boats continue to excel in new designs, features and cruising abilities. 

Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids
January 31st to February 3rd, 2019
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

Win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker in Ann Arbor

Nov 14, 2018

The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 15 at 6:30 PM.
Michigan Theater
603 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Presented by the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet. A must-see holiday event for the entire family!  Join Clara on her magical journey through the enchanting Land of Snow to the Kingdom of the Sweets.  

Grand Rapids Wine, Beer and Food Festival
Thursday – Saturday, November 15-17, 2018

DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

Now in its 11th year, this festival has established itself as Michigan’s premier tasting event, measured by 1,500 wines, beers, ciders and spirits from around the world, along with creations from the area’s finest restaurants.

From the connoisseur who lives and breathes for the finer things in life to the novice looking for an introduction to the world of food and spirits, this Festival will deliver a grand experience that is sure to please every palette.

Enter to win a pair of tickets to
The Moth GrandSLAM: “Growing Pains”
Wednesday, September 26 – 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)
The Ark, Ann Arbor

Willow Run, a World Premiere by Jeff Duncan
8:00 PM, Friday, July 13, 2018
Purple Rose Theatre, Chelsea, Mich.

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on May 18, 2018
The Moth GrandSLAM: The Tipping Point
Wednesday, May 23rd at 8:00 PM (doors open at 7 PM)
The Ark, Ann Arbor

The Moth is dedicated to finding intriguing people to tell inspired stories. At The Moth StorySLAM, those people find us. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it. At the center of each performance is, of course, the story

WBUR

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on April 10, 2018

An Evening with David Sedaris
April 18, 2018
Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, DAVID SEDARIS has become one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms & political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. 

Win tickets to the Cottage & Lakefront Living Show

Feb 21, 2018

This contest has ended. Novi show winners were notified on February 27, 2018; Grand Rapids show winners were notified on March 16, 2018

March 23-25, 2018
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

The annual Cottage & Lakefront Living Show is a preseason destination for property and vacation homeowners or those looking to buy, build, rent or maintain cottage and lakefront property. Show goers will find plenty of exhibits for building or renting a cottage, replacing a dock or seawall and adding cottage furnishings or water toys.

Win a pair of passes to the Grand Rapids Boat Show

Feb 8, 2018

Grand Rapids Boat Show: This contest has ended. Winners were notified on February 13, 2018.

Grand Rapids Boat Show
February 14-18, 2018
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

A West Michigan tradition! In its 73rd year, the Grand Rapids Boat Show is launching into an era where they will be showing their broadest array of power boats ever…5 acres of them, especially for the Great Lakes!

The array of Motor Yachts, Cruisers, Runabouts, Fishing Boats, and Ski and Wakeboard Inboards is exceptional. Pontoon Boats continue to excel in new designs, features and cruising abilities.

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on February 23, 2018.

Enter to win a pair of tickets to ‘Flint,’ by Jeff Daniels at the Purple Rose Theater
8:00 PM, Thursday, March 1, 2018
Purple Rose Theater, Chelsea, Mich.

For a century or more, generations of men and women in Flint, Michigan earned good pay and benefits manufacturing automobiles and the things that go into making them. Almost overnight everything changed. The people whose dedication and hard work earned them a place in the most prosperous middle class in history found themselves unemployed and adrift.

Michigan auto show
Michigan International Auto Show

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on January 23, 2018. 

Michigan International Auto Show in Grand Rapids
February 1-4, 2018
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

Discover what drives you when the automotive world comes to Grand Rapids! Car manufacturers from around the world will showcase the most recently released or “soon to be released” models. Presented by the Grand Rapids New Car Dealers Association. And, exclusively for the Michigan International Auto Show, Michigan Radio presents the Gilmore Car Museum, an extraordinary selection of vintage automobiles in the Grand Gallery of DeVos Place.

For more information, visit http://showspan.com/MAS

Entry deadline: Sunday, January 23, 2018 | Contest rules click here

Win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker in Ann Arbor

Nov 27, 2017

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on December 5, 2017.

The Nutcracker
Saturday, December 9 at 6:30 PM.
Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor

Presented by the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet. A must-see holiday event for the entire family!  Join Clara on her magical journey through the enchanting Land of Snow to the Kingdom of the Sweets. 

With an impressive cast of talented Michigan ballet students, joined by international professional ballet dancers as guest artists, the Nutcracker is a wonderful holiday tradition to be enjoyed by all ages.

Courtesy of The Moth

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on November 21, 2017.

The Moth GrandSlam Championship: Fuel to the Fire
8:00 PM, Wednesday, Nov. 29
The Ark, Ann Arbor

The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell tales of escalation and acceleration. A blaze of love or a bonfire of woe. Heated words, toasty tempers, and the catalyst to the final straw. Going from zero to sixty. Bad to worse or worse to wonderful.

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on November 10, 2017

Grand Rapids Wine, Beer and Food Festival
Thursday – Saturday, November 16-18, 2017
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids

Now in its 10th year, The Grand Rapids Wine Beer and Food Festival has established itself as the tasting event that is sure to please every palette. Attendees of the Festival can enjoy a variety of food and beverages, including:

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see David Sedaris.

Oct 4, 2017

This contest has ended. Winners were notified October 25, 2017.

David Sedaris
Friday, November 3 – 8:00 PM
Wharton Center, East Lansing

The celebrated NPR humorist and bestselling author returns for an evening of captivating conversation and social satire. His sardonic wit and incisive social critiques make David Sedaris one of the world’s pre-eminent humorists. He slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with masterful satire and keen observations on the human condition. 

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on Thursday, September 28.

Battle of the Dishes
6:00 PM, Monday, October 2nd

Marriott GM Renaissance Center, Detroit

Battle of the Dishes, a fundraiser for CATCH – Sparky Anderson’s Charity for Children, will offer an opportunity for Detroit Chefs to showcase their talent and creativity, while highlighting some of the most innovative cuisines around the city of Detroit. You definitely will not want to miss a bite of this.

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on June 19, 2017.

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless Tour
8:00 PM, Saturday, June 24
The Power Center, Ann Arbor

The Capitol Steps at Ann Arbor Summer Festival
4:00 PM, Tuesday, July 4
The Power Center, Ann Arbor

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on May 30, 2017.

Cinetopia International Film Festival
June 1-11, 2017
Various venues in Detroit, Dearborn & Ann Arbor

Created for the people of southeastern Michigan, the Cinetopia International Film Festival features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries from the world’s best film festivals (e.g. Sundance, Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Berlin, SXSW, Tribeca, etc.).

This contest has ended. Winners were notified on June 19, 2017.

Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Love & Comedy Tour
Sunday, September 3 – 5:30 PM
Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester

American author, storyteller, humorist, voice actor, and radio personality Garrison Keillor presents two-plus hours of stories, love duets, family drama, poetic outbursts and the famous Singing Intermission at which the Eager & Able-Bodied stand and sing around the campfire. Keillor will be joined by sound-effects genius Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky & the Road Hounds and musician Heather Masse.

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