Arts & Culture
July 28, 2014
Mbongi Dance Theater Project, a nonprofit group dedicated to advancing and celebrating the cultural arts of Africa, performs from noon-1 p.m. July 31 in the University Hospital Courtyard. It is the last performance of this season’s Summer Courtyard Concert Series.
July 15, 2014
The exhibit “Ancient/Modern, The Design of Everyday Things” runs through Sept. 7 at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.
July 14, 2014
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance is collaborating with Grand Valley State University to present “Into the Wind,” a dance, music and poetry performance that explores alternative energy industries.
June 26, 2014
The U-M Chamber Choir will start a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand July 4, and will present a “bon voyage” concert Monday in Detroit.
June 9, 2014
Free live music and movies are back as the Top of the Park series returns to Ingalls Mall June 13-July 6 as part of the 31st Ann Arbor Summer Festival.
June 6, 2014
A new Docent Tour of the Michigan League video allows viewers to experience the various rooms, paintings, sculpture and other artifacts found in the League.
May 29, 2014
On June 4, the university celebrates modern filmmaker Sayles’ legacy in the one-day symposium, “Declarations of Independence: John Sayles as Author, Auteur, Founding Father.”
May 2, 2014
Matthaei Botanical Gardens hosts two plant sales this month: The Mother’s Day Plant Sale & Fundraiser from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 10-11, and the Kitchen Favorites Plant Sale & Fundraiser from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 17-18.
April 25, 2014
The student-researched exhibit “Sayles Pitch: John Sayles, Author, Auteur, Independent,” features photographs, storyboards, scripts, props and more from the archives of the director of such films as “Lone Star,” “Matewan” and “Brother from Another Planet.”
April 18, 2014
To celebrate Betty Ford’s birthday in April, The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library is hosting a presentation from Allida Black, one of the country’s top experts on first ladies. She will present “Outspoken Women: What Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford Taught us about Leadership,” at 7:30-9 p.m. April 24 at the library.