Arts and Entertainment
EMU THEATRE PRESENTS "MERCHANT OF VENICE": EMU's theatre opens their 2012-2013 mainstage season with Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," one of William Shakespeare's most popular yet controversial comedies, that runs Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 28. All performances will take place in the Quirk Theatre in the Quirk Dramatic Arts Building located at the intersection of East Circle Drive and Best Hall on EMU's Ypsilanti Campus. Ticket prices are $15 regular admission, $12 for students and seniors, $9 for mainstage patrons, no further discounts apply. Tickets are available by phone at 487-2282, in person at the Convocation Center ticket office, the Student Center ticket office or the Quirk Box Office. To purchase tickets online visit: www.emutix.com. Please note that additional fees apply for tickets purchased online or by phone.
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YELAWOLF: SLUMERICAN TOUR AT PEASE AUDITORIUM: Yelawolf: Slumerican Tour featuring special guests Rittz, Trouble Andrew, Dj Vajra will be coming to Pease Auditorium, Saturday, October 27. Tickets are $20 and can be purchase online at emutix.com, by phone at 487-2282 or in person at any of the EMU ticket office locations. For more information go to the convocation website or visit the convocation center facebook page.
MATISYAHU COMING TO PEASE AUDITORIUM: Grammy nominated artist Matisyahu will be coming to Pease Auditorium, Thursday, November 8. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets are available at emutix.com or by phone 487-2282. As one of America's most successful touring artists, Matisyahu has spent the summer months co-headlining with the Dirty Heads and making stops in over 50 cities to support his fourth studio album Spark Seeker, which was released to rave reviews. Spark Seeker debuted at No. 19 on the Billboard 200 chart, No.1 on the Reggae Chart, No.3 on the Independent Album Chart and No. 7 on the Digital Album Chart. Also garnering well-deserved acclaim is album track, "Live Like a Warrior" which sat at No.1 on the Reggae Single Chart and "Sunshine" at No. 2 during Spark Seeker's release week.
THE NIGHT 89X STOLE CHRISTMAS: Featuring The Killers along with Tegan and Sara, Thursday, December 20, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m., at the EMU Convocation Center. Tickets range from $32.50-$59.50. Tickets will be availabe online at emutix.com, by phone at 487-2282 or in person at any of the EMU ticket office locations. For more information go to the convocation website or visit the convocation center facebook page.
TIESTO: CLUB LIFE COLLEGE INVASION TOUR BRINGS DJ TO CONVOCATION CENTER: Tiesto: Club Life College Invasion Tour brings the world's biggest DJ for a return engagement to the EMU Convocation Center, Wednesday, February 27. Tickets can be purchased online at emutix.com or call 487-2282. Tickets are $40 for the Main Floor and $30 for the Lower Bowl. Students can purchase the lower bowl tickets at a student rate of $20 in person at any EMU ticket office. For more information go to the convocation website or visit the convocation center facebook page.