Tag Archives: Entertainment

  1. Dr. Alta Marie Boover is Julia Child in ‘Bon Appétit,’ a one-woman operatic scene

    Dr. Alta Marie Boover, an assistant professor of voice at Oakland University, will present a virtual performance of Bon Appétit — a one-woman operatic scene by Lee Hoiby based on Episode No. 228 of Julia Child’s PBS television show “The French Chef” — at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16 on Zoom.

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  2. Oakland University Community Music offering virtual lessons

    For the first time, Oakland University Community Music is offering virtual lessons for all ages in all instruments/voices.

    “As we all adjust to being at home, many of us are missing our musical experiences,” said Katrina Van Maanen, a voice teacher with OU’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance. “While we can’t bring back rehearsals, we can bring music education to you. We’re currently offering virtual lessons in voice, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, even acting.”

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  3. Oakland University to present virtual, staged reading of ‘The Marriage Spectrum’ on Nov. 20

    The Joanne and Ted Lindsay Foundation Autism Outreach Services (OUCARES) and the Oakland University Department of Theatre will present a virtual, staged reading of The Marriage Spectrum at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 on YouTube.

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  4. Auto Care Association’s Women in Auto Care Recognizes Ziebart for Innovative “Z-Moms” Campaign

    Auto Care Association’s Women in Auto Care Recognizes Ziebart for Innovative “Z-Moms” Campaign

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  5. Holiday Extravaganza to take place at M1 Concourse as a Drive-Thru Parade Event

    Holiday Extravaganza to take place at M1 Concourse as a Drive-Thru Parade Event. Parade elements will be stationary and include a social distanced interaction with Santa.

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  6. Oakland University to present ‘New Voices Rise Up!,’ a virtual play reading series

    Throughout the fall semester, Oakland University’s Department of Theatre will present New Voices Rise Up!, a virtual play reading series featuring local artists, students, and award-winning playwrights.

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  7. Oakland University to celebrate International Day of Peace with globally-inspired concert on Sept. 20

    Celebrate the International Day of Peace at Oakland University with Mark Stone, associate professor of world music and percussion, as he shares a program of globally-inspired percussion pieces beginning at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.

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  8. Oakland University alum wins award for costume design at national theatre festival

    Oakland University alum Matthew Carlsen recently won the 2020 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) National Award for Costume Design for his presentation/costume design work on OU’s fall 2019 production of Urinetown.

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  9. The Sounds of Summer: Oakland University’s Carillon Concert Series returns July 10

    Oakland University’s Six Fridays at 6 Summer Carillon Concert Series, which features carillonneurs from around the world, will celebrate its fifth anniversary this year with a series of outdoor concerts starting on Friday, July 10.

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  10. Safe Summer Memories Being Made at the Royal Park Hotel

    Royal Park Hotel Creates Local Summer Tour to Help Families Safely Enjoy the Season

    Family ‘Glamping’, Golf Excursions and Creekside Cabanas are a just a few of the features planned for southeast Michigan travelers this summer at Royal Park Hotel. The hotel, a four-diamond award winning hotel located in Downtown Rochester, recently announced its Travel Like a Local Summer Tour. The themed room and attraction packages are designed to help guests enjoy a Pure Michigan summer with family and friends.

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