Arts, Film & Entertainment
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WINTER DANCE PARTY: Campus Life will be taking an excursion to the Max M. Fisher Music Center for a Winter Dance Party with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, January 26. This winter dance party presents the biggest hits of Richie Valens ("La Bamba"), The Big Bopper ("Chantilly Lace"), and the legendary Buddy Holly, "That'll Be the Day," "Words of Love," "Peggy Sue" and "True Love Ways," and more. We will meet at the Information Desk on the 2nd floor of the Student Center for check-in at 6:15 p.m. The departure time will be at 6:45 p.m and the return time will be approximately 11 p.m. The cost for this excursion is $10 for students and $35 for the general public. The cost includes a bus ride and admission. Tickets can be purchased at all EMU Ticket Offices and are limited to one per EMU ID. Tickets go fast so please don't miss out.
Each ticket holder's complete participation is required when they purchase a ticket to an Eastern Excursion. This requires the ticket holder to ride the transportation and attend the event with the entire group. To purchase tickets, call or visit the EMU Ticket Office at 487-2282. When you have your ticket, you MUST complete an online registration form that can be found at Campus Life Excursions. For more information contact Campus Life at 487-3045, ext. 22038, or email at email@example.com, or find us on Facebook at fb.me/EMUcampuslife and check out our Twitter @EMUcampuslife.
* FREE FRIDAY NIGHT MOVIE SERIES: Campus Life's FREE Friday Night Movie series continues with Cloud Atlas on Friday, January 25 and has two showings: 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.** An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. No tickets necessary. Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes early to make sure you get a seat. To see other upcoming free movies, go to Free Friday Night Movies or contact Campus Life at 487-3045, ext. 22038, or visit the Campus Life homepage. You can also find them on Facebook at fb.me/EMUcampuslife and check out our Twitter @EMUcampuslife.
**Friday Night Movies are usually scheduled to be shown at 8:00 & 10:30 p.m.
WORLD PREMIERE READING SHAKES THE EARTH AT EMU THEATRE: Eastern Michigan University Theatre invites you to Shaking Earth, a new play for family audiences by EMU faculty member Patricia Zimmer. Performances run Friday through Sunday, January 25-27, in the Sponberg Theatre in the Quirk Dramatic Arts Building. Ticket prices are $7, no further discounts apply. Tickets are available by phone at 734-487-2282, in person at the Convocation Center, the Student Center ticket office or the Quirk Box Office. To purchase tickets online visit: www.emutix.com. For more information, go to EMU Theatre or, fan us on Facebook: Eastern Michigan University Theatre or follow us on Twitter: emutheatre.
* VALENTINE'S DAY BENEFIT CONCERT FEATURING "MEASURE FOR MEASURE:" Join the EMU Foundation for Valentine's Day and enjoy the men's choir "Measure for Measure," Thursday, February 14, at 7:30 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom. Tickets are $25 per reservation. The concert benefits the scholarship fund in memory of Measure for Measure's founding director and longtime EMU choir director, Dr. Leonard L. Riccinto.
In a break from their normal full-ensemble performances, not only will the entire group perform, but they will also highlight their individual talents with small group and soloist performances. Before the performance, indulge in sweets with your sweetheart starting at 7:30 p.m. The concert begins at 8 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, go to Valentine's Day Concert RSVP or contact Natalie LaDow at 487-2320 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org . RSVP by Tuesday, February 5.
URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL COMES TO QUIRK THEATRE: EMU Theatre is ready to warm up your winter with the award-winning musical comedy, "Urinetown: The Musical." Directed by Pirooz Aghssa, with musical direction by Howard Cass, Urinetown: The Musical will run February 15-17 and February 21-24, in Quirk Theatre. Ticket prices are $15 regular admission, $12 for students and seniors, $9 for MAINSTAGE patrons, and $7 for children ages 10-12 (not recommended for younger audiences), no further discounts apply. Tickets are available by phone at 487-2282 or in person at the Convocation Center, the Student Center ticket office or the Quirk Box Office. To purchase tickets online visit: emutix.com. Please note that there is an additional processing fee for tickets purchased by phone or online. For more information about EMU Theatre, our season or directions to our theatres, visit EMU Theatre or, fan us on Facebook: Eastern Michigan University Theatre or follow us on Twitter: emutheatre.
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.