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RC Drama: Twelfth Night 5:30 pm
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Sep 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A special performance for students of Shakespeare in the Arb on Labor Day weekend. Play is Twelfth Night, directed by Graham Atkin and Carol Gray, with Kate Mendeloff of the Residential College. Takes place in …

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Reception: Cynthia Sowers: Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses 4:30 pm
Reception: Cynthia Sowers: Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses @ RC Art Gallery (East Quad)
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Daughters of Memory: Paintings and Poems on the Nine Muses is an interdisciplinary show of works by Cindy Sowers exploring the elusive sources for the ancient figures of the Muses, as well as the appropriation …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani 7:00 pm
Randall Monroe in Conversation with Jim Ottaviani @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS Literati Bookstore is thrilled to welcome Randall Munroe to Rackham Auditorium in downtown Ann Arbor in support of his latest book, How to: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems. The …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gala Mukomolova: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Gala Mukomolova’s full-length poetry book, Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019), explores her complex identity―Jewish, post-Soviet, refugee, New Yorker, lesbian― through a Russian fable. Mukomolova is …

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Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way 7:00 pm
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren: Doing It My Way @ Nicola's Books
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Braylon Edwards and Tom VanHaaren are stopping in for a signing of their new book, Braylon’s autobiography, Doing It My Way. Please read signing information below. Signing Information No ticket is needed, but to join the signing …

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Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle 7:00 pm
Salmon Rushdie in Conversation with Rich Fahle @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tickets on sale now. Purchase here. Literati Bookstore is honored to welcome renown, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of Michigan in support of his latest novel, Quichotte. The …

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Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes 7:00 pm
Story Night for Grown Ups: Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern, and Laura Lee Hayes @ Crazy Wisdom
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tellers will be Beverly Black, Steve Daut, Jill Halpern,and Laura Lee Hayes – Storytelling has power. Much more than just talking about personal experiences, today’s professional, passionate and playful storytellers can grab your attention and …

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Amanda Goldblatt: Hard Mouth, in conversation with Elizabeth Allen 7:00 pm
Amanda Goldblatt: Hard Mouth, in conversation with Elizabeth Allen @ Nicola's Books
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Amanda Goldblatt will join Elizabeth Ellen in conversation to discuss her debut title, Hard Mouth. About the Book For ten years, Denny’s father has battled cancer. The drawn-out loss has forged Denny into a dazed, antisocial young …

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Millenials Are Killing – Revival! 7:30 pm
Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Missed “Millennials Are Killing” earlier this summer? Fabulous news! These murderous buds are bringing you two extra performances – same cast, same place, at Riverside Arts Center’s “Off Center” studio! Please note that we will …

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The History of Physics in 13 Songs, From Galileo to Dark Matter 8:00 pm
The History of Physics in 13 Songs, From Galileo to Dark Matter @ East Quad Keene Theater
Sep 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us for a 45-minute interdisciplinary musical performance that highlights the turning points in the history of physics. The show combines fragments (excerpts from writings by some of the most prominent physicists in history) read …

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Millenials Are Killing – Revival! 7:30 pm
Millenials Are Killing – Revival! @ Riverside Arts Center - Off Center Studio
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Missed “Millennials Are Killing” earlier this summer? Fabulous news! These murderous buds are bringing you two extra performances – same cast, same place, at Riverside Arts Center’s “Off Center” studio! Please note that we will …

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Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture 3:00 pm
Shachar Pinsker: A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture @ AADL Malletts Creek
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Shachar Pinsker, professor, Judaic Studies and Middle East Studies, University of Michigan discusses his book A Rich Brew: How Cafes Created Modern Jewish Culture.  The book explores the ways in which cafes provide a window into understanding modern Jewish culture …

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Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation 7:00 pm
Polly Rosenwaike: Look How Happy I’m Making You, and Cody Walker: The Trumpiad, in conversation @ Nicola's Books
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ann Arbor Natives Polly Rosenwaike and Cody Walker are joining us in conversation around their most recent works. Polly will be sharing her beautifully written series of stories about… conception and Cody, he will share …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable 3:00 pm
Zell Visiting Writers Series: Wayetu Moore: Roundtable @ Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
(This description is for the talk at 5:30 pm) Wayétu Moore’s debut novel She Would Be King reimagines the dramatic story of Liberia’s early years. It was named a best book of 2018 by Publishers …

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Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit 6:30 pm
Mark Stryker: Jazz From Detroit @ AADL Downtown
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
From Motown to soul and rock to techno, Detroit’s contributions to American musical culture have been long celebrated. Now, Mark Stryker’s new book, Jazz From Detroit, refocuses attention on the city’s influential role as one of the most …

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Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation 7:00 pm
Jonathan Safran Foer in Conversation @ Rackham Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Please register your attendance here. The University of Michigan School for Environtment, Sustainbale Food Systems Initiative and Literati Bookstore are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Safran Foer to Rackham Auditorium on the campus of the University of …

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Q and A with Editor Jill Bialosky 4:00 pm
Q and A with Editor Jill Bialosky @ Angell Hall, Room 4058
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jill Bialosky is an Executive Editor and Vice President at W. W. Norton & Company. She edits fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Some titles she has edited include The Burning Girl by Claire Messud, History of …

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High Stakes Culture: The Power of the Pronoun: Angela Dillard, Scott Larson, Robin Queen 5:30 pm
High Stakes Culture: The Power of the Pronoun: Angela Dillard, Scott Larson, Robin Queen @ Institute for the Humanities
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a conversation about the current debate over gender-neutral pronouns that plays out on college campuses, on social media, and in offices across the country. We’ll ask questions like: Why are we thinking …

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Douglas Kelbaugh: The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Cllimate 7:00 pm
Douglas Kelbaugh: The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Cllimate @ AADL Downtown
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Douglas Kelbaugh comes to AADL to discuss his new book, The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation. Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. …

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Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry 8:00 pm
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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Artemis Leontis: Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins, in conversation with Yopie Prins 4:00 pm
Artemis Leontis: Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins, in conversation with Yopie Prins @ Institute for the Humanities
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Artemis Leontis (modern Greek and comparative literature) and Yopie Prins (English and comparative literature) discuss Leontis’s new book Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins. Q & A follows the conversation. About the book:  This is …

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