News Brief:  Registration underway for Flint Rep Theatre acting classes
Dec11

News Brief: Registration underway for Flint Rep Theatre acting classes

Registration for winter classes is underway at Flint Repertory Theatre, with acting classes for age 4 through adult, including a spring camp for upper elementary and an improv workshop for adults. Weekly classes begin the week of Jan. 15 and run through March 9. Cost is $70-100, depending on age group, and the capacity for classes is 20 or 25, depending on the class. Actors Toolbox, a two-day workshop for ages 18 and up, with the...

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Capitol Theatre adding mechanized orchestra pit lift
Dec06

Capitol Theatre adding mechanized orchestra pit lift

The Capitol Theatre of Flint will soon add to its 2017 $32 million renovation, according to a recent announcement from The Uptown Reinvestment Corporation. Three Michigan foundations have contributed to provide funding for a mechanized orchestra pit lift. The Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Consumers Energy Foundation each contributed $50,000 toward the lift, with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation...

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News Brief:  Melvin Davis Dec. 8 concert cancelled
Dec06

News Brief: Melvin Davis Dec. 8 concert cancelled

Totem Books posted the following CANCELLATION notice tonight: “Unfortunately, due to scheduling conflicts, the Melvin Davis show this Saturday has been canceled. If you have previously purchased tickets at Totem, please stop by Totem or call the team at 810-407-6402 for a full refund.  We apologize for having to reschedule this anticipated show. Please stay tuned for other events happening at Totem in the coming weeks! To see a...

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Vet’s offer sweetens incentive to vote for Hurley in Children’s Miracle Network contest
Dec05

Vet’s offer sweetens incentive to vote for Hurley in Children’s Miracle Network contest

Hurley Children’s Hospital seeks community support as it competes for a share of $100,000 grant through Credit Unions for Kids’ “Vote for Miracles.” In the nationwide contest, community members may vote as often as daily for their favorite among Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, with the top five hospitals receiving a portion of the prize. Hurley is currently ranked in the top five of 117 hospitals receiving at least one vote....

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News Brief:  “Gather the Spirit” with guitarist Jim Scott Sunday Dec. 9 at the UUCF
Dec05

News Brief: “Gather the Spirit” with guitarist Jim Scott Sunday Dec. 9 at the UUCF

Singer-songwriter Jim Scott, presents “Gather The Spirit: Seasonal Songfest” 2 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy. Harmony, lyrics and guitar craft are hallmarks of Scott’s work; his style spans jazz, classical, folk and pop, and his themes are ecology, justice and peace. Guitarist for the Paul Winter Consort for many years, Scott has created choral works, a stage musical, a...

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News Brief: “Deep Fried Pickle Project” among December events at Flint Public Library
Dec05

News Brief: “Deep Fried Pickle Project” among December events at Flint Public Library

The Flint Public Library hosts the “Deep Fried Pickle Project” Dec. 15 for an afternoon of music and crafts, among the library’s December programs. You can make your own instrument, like maybe a cigar box banjo, then hear the Pickle Boys perform funny songs on their own homemade instruments. The workshop begins at 1 p.m., with the concert at 2 p.m. Registration is required for the workshop, but not for the concert. Other FPL program...

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