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ARTS INFO FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 19, 2018
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PERSONAL, PRESENT AND IMMEDIATE ORIGINAL STUDENT PERFORMANCES

East Quad, Keene Theater; Thursday, April 19, 7:10-9:10pm

FREE

These original performances and installations are the culminating work of students in the interdisciplinary course and film series Personal, Present and Immediate*: Making Performance on Socio-Political Questions. Post-performance discussion moderated by Artist in Residence and Visiting Professor Eryn Rosenthal, followed by a brief talkback and reception.

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SALTO DANCE CO. SPRING SHOW: REVERENCE

Lydia Mendelssohn Theater; Saturday, April 21, 7-9pm
FREE with a PASSPORT VOUCHER

Salto Dance Co. at the University of Michigan invites you to Reverence, their Spring 2018 Showcase.

Don't have the cash for a student ticket? Did you know that an Arts At Michigan Passport voucher can get you FREE and DISCOUNTED student tickets to great events like this one? Learn more here!

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MONTY PYTHON LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

Michigan Theater; Thursday, April 19, 9:30pm

New and classic sketches and songs by the British comedy troupe are performed at the Hollywood Bowl. Two short films from the 1972 special “Monty Python’s Fliegender Zirkus” are also added. The series of sketches and songs parodies such mundane subjects as musical numbers, fairy tales, philosophers, conversations and masculinity.

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LETTERPRESS LAB

Ann Arbor District Library, Downtown Branch; Wednesday, April 25, 6-8pm
FREE

This weekly lab will introduce you to the process and the materials for printing by hand on a cylinder proof press and small platen 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 on multi-week projects. This program involves direct handling of lead-based type and is therefore not suitable for small children.

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EXCHANGES: HOW WE GOT HERE

Stamps Gallery and Work Commons; Through April 28
FREE

Exchanges: How We Got Here, the 2018 Stamps Senior Show, features work in a range of media by graduating BA, BFA, and Interarts students at U-M's Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design. The exhibition unfolds during the month of April in sites throughout the city of Ann Arbor: the Michigan Theater, the Duderstadt Video Studio, Work Commons in the Art & Architecture Building, and Stamps Gallery in downtown Ann Arbor. Each space will be host to key exhibition events including film/video screenings, live performances, and opening receptions. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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Do you have a favorite memory of the arts from your time at the University of Michigan? A performance you attended or participated in, a film you created or watched, a favorite building on campus, etc.? Submit your favorite memory of the arts at Michigan to be featured on our social media profiles!

The Accolades: Achievement in the Arts Awards



The Accolades Awards recognize U-M student organizations for their outstanding achievements in the arts each year, and for their leadership in the University's vibrant arts community. The 2018 Accolades winners were announced this week. Watch this kick off video to find out who the nominees and winner were for Outstanding Achievement by a Student Organization in Community Arts Engagement! Watch the rest of the Accolades announcement videos »



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Want to share your own poetic genius? Submit a haiku to arts@umich.edu. It’s easy — 5 syllables, then 7, then 5!

Check out our past Haikus on the archive page!



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"A group of belly dancers in particular were fascinating, especially when following a large praying mantis led by several people at once."

art[seen] blogger fragolina reviewed the 12th Annual FestiFools. Read the full review »

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"Sometime in the first decade of my life, a train of adoration passed me by and I will never have a chance to board it. There are some pleasures that are restricted to specific periods of our life."

arts, ink columnist Corrina Lee wrote about revisiting films from childhood. Read the full entry »



Concert of Colors: Call for Bands



The U-M Detroit Center is seeking local bands to perform on the Wolverine Outdoor Stage as a part of the Concert of Colors on July 14 and 15. They are looking for bands from all genres of music. Learn more or apply.

Does your group have an upcoming audition? Do you have an opportunity for U-M students? Add it to our calendar via this form and we'll help promote it here in our newsletter!

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