Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 24

  • 7:00pm

    The Taiwanese troupe Jan Puppet Theater performs this hand-puppet (aka glove puppet) drama about a playboy who falls in love with a young beauty he spies while watching a street show at a public market. When he kidnaps her, the girl's father cries for help, attracting the attention of a scholar well-versed in martial arts who comes to the rescue. The 2 puppeteers are accompanied by an ensemble of 8 musicians performing on drums, gong, cymbals, erhu (2-string Chinese fiddle), Chinese flute, dulcimer, and suona (Chinese double reeded horn). The performance is followed by Q&A.

  • 7:00pm

    Founded in 1931, the hand puppet troupe has traveled around the world. They will perform "A Chance Encounter Leads to Marriage", accompanied by eight musicians.

Thursday, May 26

  • 7:00pm

    A fundraiser for local Senior programs. This documentary examines the effects of Anita Bryant’s 1970s anti-gay campaign. Former University of Michigan Spectrum Center Director, Ronni Sanlo and others will discuss how discrimination has shaped today’s LGBTQ older adults.

    (Doors open to the general public at 6:15 with a performance by George Bedard and the Kingpins. Tickets for a 5:30 reception need to be purchased in advance.)

    Details online

     

Saturday, May 28

Sunday, May 29

Tuesday, May 31

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