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  1. Take Root to present an evening of movement and dance on Aug. 2 at The Cube

    Take Root, a contemporary dance company-in-residence at Oakland University will present an evening of movement and dance at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 2 at The Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit.

    “Take Root is thrilled to be returning to The Cube for our season opening concert,” said Associate Professor of Dance Ali Woerner, who co-founded Take Root in 2013 with fellow Associate Professor of Dance Thayer Jonutz.

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  2. OU’s Summer Carillon Series returns July 5

    Oakland University’s popular summer carillon concert series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will return on July 5 and continue for six Fridays.


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  3. TreeRunner, an aerial adventure park, opens June 21 on Oakland University campus

    TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features more than 60 trails with zip lines and obstacles of varying levels of difficulty, will officially open on Friday, June 21 on the campus of Oakland University.

    “Our location offers families, students and organizations an opportunity to get outside and experience adventure in a beautiful forest setting,” said Thomas Knuth, director of operations for TreeRunner Parks.

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  4. Two Chamber Members Coming Together to Create an Unforgettable Event | WINEworX

    Two Troy Chamber members coming together to create an unforgettable event!

    Celebrate the start of summer with us by attending WINEworX, a wine tasting event hosted by HUBworX360, partnered with St. Julian’s Winery.

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  5. Oakland University to present ‘James and the Giant Peach’

    James Henry Trotter cannot escape his mean Aunts Spiker and Sponge — or can he? A magical peach may be his answer!

    Join James and the creatures that he meets on his incredible journey as Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance presents James and the Giant Peach on May 17, May 19, June 7 in Varner Recital Hall on the OU campus.

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  6. National Book Award winner, finalist to speak at OU

    Literature buffs, take note. On Tuesday, April 9, Oakland University’s Department of English will host a reading and discussion in collaboration with the National Book Foundation.

    Poet Justin Phillip Reed and novelist Angela Flournoy will give readings from their work at 5 p.m. in Banquet Room B of the Oakland Center. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Oakland University to welcome Andy Narell, legendary steel-pan artist, for April residency

    Oakland University’s Professional Artists Series Concert, Children’s Concert and World Music Concert will feature legendary steel-pan artist Andy Narell, who will be in residency at OU during the first week of April.

    “Having Andy Narell at OU is going to be an incredible experience for our students,” said Patrick Fitzgibbon, a special lecturer of world music at Oakland University. “He is one of the preeminent masters of the Steel Pan.” Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Oakland Symphony Orchestra to present final concert of the season

    The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present their final concert of the season at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at Detroit’s Orchestra Hall.

    Along with four soloists, Oakland University Symphony Chorus, Detroit Concert Choir and Madrigal Chorale, the orchestra will also present Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, which was first performed in 1874 and composed in memory of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet and novelist whom Verdi had admired. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. ‘The Who’s Tommy,’ Tony Award-winning rock opera, coming to Oakland University stage

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present The Who’s Tommy, a fast-paced and exhilarating rock opera featuring a thrilling score by the legendary British rock band The Who, from March 21-24 and March 27-31 in the Varner Studio Theatre in Varner Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. OUCARES hosts Family Fun Day on March 23

    To offer an inclusive day of fun for people with autism spectrum disorders, the Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) is hosting its 16th annual Family Fun Day from noon-4 p.m. on Saturday March 23 at the Oakland University Recreation Center. The event is free and open to all individuals impacted by autism, as well as their families and friends. Read the rest of this entry »

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