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SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY: "Mingled Visions: Images from 'The North American Indian' Collection by Edward S. Curtis"

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 am - May 20, 2017 12:00 am

Forty original photogravure prints by noted photographer and naturalist Edward S. Curtis from the collection of the Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa will be on view at Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum February 3 – May 20, 2017. This selection of photogravures presents an overview of Curtis’s The North American Indian collection with a popular mix of famous images like “Geronimo” and “Cañon de Chelly – Navaho” and just as iconic but less well-known images like “Bear Bull – Blackfoot” and “Wichita Grass-House”Edward S. Curtis was fortunate in 1906 to gain recognition and endorsement from President Theodore Roosevelt and financial backing from John Pierpont Morgan for a project he had been considering for over six years. This traveling exhibition is organized by the Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa. The photogravures in the exhibition are from the permanent collection of the Dubuque Museum of Art and are a gift from the Dubuque Cultural Preservation Committee, an Iowa general partnership, consisting of Dr. Darryl K. Mozena, Jeffrey P. Mozena, Mark Falb, Timothy J. Conlon, and Dr. Randy Lengeling.

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GRAND RAPIDS: Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens: Natural State

Feb 27, 2017 12:00 am - Aug 20, 2017 12:00 am

Don't miss this landmark exhibition from Ai Weiwei, one of the definitive cultural voices of the 21st century. In his first-ever exhibition in a botanic garden and sculpture park, the artist will utilize many aspects of our building, including the galleries, conservatories and public spaces.

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GRAND RAPIDS: Ai Weiwei at Meijer Gardens - Natural State

Mar 03, 2017 12:00 am - Aug 20, 2017 12:00 am

Don't miss this landmark exhibition from Ai Weiwei, one of the definitive cultural voices of the 21st century. In his first-ever exhibition in a botanic garden and sculpture park, the artist will utilize many aspects of our building, including the galleries, conservatories and public spaces.

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HARBOR BEACH: Can2Can Fishing Tournament

Mar 06, 2017 12:00 am - May 06, 2017 12:00 am

For close to two decades The Thumb chapter of the Steelheaders have maintained a Net Pen Project. Each year they have raised as many as 85,000 Chinook salmon fingerlings or 15,000 steelhead fingerlings. The annual event brings many boats and hundreds of fishermen to Harbor Beach. For rules and to register for this tournament visit the HB Can2Can site here.

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HOLLAND: A Barbershop Home Companion

Mar 06, 2017 12:00 am - May 06, 2017 12:00 am

The Holland Windmill Chorus spoofs the nearly 43-year-old radio show that has become a beloved national treasure, Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion ®. A Tulip Time tradition unbroken since the 1960s, this year’s 90-minute show parodies the same kind of wry skits, mock commercials and jokes, laced of course with classic American barbershop harmony.

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Mesick Mushroom Festival

Mar 07, 2017 12:00 am - May 05, 2017 12:00 am

Ever been out in the great outdoors, seeing the wonders of nature, hunting for the great morel mushrooms all on Mother's Day weekend? All of this and more happens at the annual Mesick Mushroom Festival. Mesick is the mushroom capital in the United States. Come enjoy our adventurous fun filled days, for people of all ages. Hunt for mushrooms, participate in the Blessing of the Jeeps, feast on food of all kinds, enjoy concerts, events for kids, baseball and volleyball.

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SUTTON'S BAY: Black Star Farms Cooking Class With Executive Chef Cole Thornton

Mar 08, 2017 12:00 am - May 06, 2017 12:00 am

Let Executive Chef Cole Thornton share with you his passion and philosophy behind his critically acclaimed culinary department at Black Star Farms. Learn new recipes and kitchen techniques with a chef’s demonstration, then get into the action with hands-on instruction. This is your chance to gain some culinary confidence while enjoying an evening of food, wine and great company.

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DETROIT: Capital

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 am - May 14, 2017 12:00 am

A farcical romp about Karl Marx, his daughter, a renowned celebrity, and money madness. Set in 1858 the money and fashion madness would fit neatly in many living rooms today. That's because Capital is a brand new play written today about a yesteryear. Put that combination in the hands of the diversity centered Rep and you have a delightful madhouse.James studied English and theatre at Drew University. He also holds an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama. He is currently in the Ph.D. program in theatre at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His plays have received productions and stage readings across the country. The Rep production of CAPITAL is a World Premiere.

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ANN ARBOR: Sunday Artisan Market

Apr 02, 2017 12:00 am - Dec 17, 2017 12:00 am

Ann Arbor's weekly art market, Sundays from 11am-4pm, April-December. More than local 40 artisans bring their creations to the Kerrytown district for displaying and selling their works to the public. Demo Days — where you can watch artisans making their creations — are scheduled throughout the year, in addition to other special events. Check our Facebook page (Sunday Artisan Market) for event postings such as Live at the Market and other information. Visit our website at www.sundayartisanmarket.org for artisan information, events, details on becoming a vendor, and more.

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BIG RAPIDS: Ferris State and Kendall College of Art and Design- Faculty Exhibit

Apr 06, 2017 12:00 am - May 06, 2017 12:00 am

Assassins the musical, shows the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States, writers Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman bend the rules of time & space in which assassins from different historical periods meet in the name of the American Dream.

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