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Art & Soul: The Performing Arts--The Poignant Purpose Behind Ann Arbor's Pointless Brewery & Theater

Feb 22, 2018

Jenn McKee
Credit Jenn McKee

This week, Art and Soul is about the performing arts events happening around Washtenaw County.

89.1 WEMU'S Lisa Barry is joined by local writer, reviewer and blogger Jenn McKee and the co-creator of Ann Arbor's Pointless Brewery and Theatre Tori Tomalia.


Tori Tomalia
Credit Tori Tomalia

Some of the other upcoming events discussed include:

Theater: “Or” at Kickshaw Theatre

Liz Duffy Adams' inventive 2009 neo-restoration comedy based on the life of the pioneering 1660's female playwright Aphra Behn.  Desperate to get out of the spy trade, Behn has a shot at producing a play at one of the only 2 London companies - if she can finish by morning, despite interruptions from several love interests.  Through March 4. 8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 4 p.m. (Sun.), Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport.

“Flint” at Purple Rose Theatre

This is the closing weekend of “Million Dollar Quartet” at Encore Theatre in Dexter

Ark Highlights:

31st Annual Storytelling Festival at the Ark

Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Michigan Theater Highlights:

Comedian Ron White, Saturday, Feb. 24th 7 and 10 p.m.

A2SO Music of Harry Potter - Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, March 4 at 4 p.m.

Weird Al Yankovic, Sunday, March 11 at 8 p.m. at the Michigan Theater

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