Tag Archives: Entertainment

  1. Come meet Baseball’s Buzz the Beaver at Chief Financial Credit Union in Birmingham!

    Spring has sprung, and that means baseball!

    Bring your little baseball fans out to the Birmingham branch of Chief Financial Credit Union from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15 to meet the Buzz the Beaver, mascot from the United Shore Professional Baseball League. The branch’s address is 189 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI. The socially distanced meet-and-greet will occur outside the branch to ensure safety. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance announces recipients of 2021 MaTilDa Awards

    Every spring Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance recognizes distinguished students and community members with MaTilDa Awards, which are named to honor Matilda Dodge Wilson, who donated the land on which Oakland University is built. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Oakland University’s ‘Inspire the Choir’ to feature Eric Whitacre, Stacey Gibbs

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Inspire the Choir — a free virtual workshop featuring Eric Whitacre and Stacey Gibbs — from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 on Zoom.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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