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17
Aug

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

This event is SOLD OUT. However, the wait list is open! Please e-mail tickets@greatlakescfa.org or call 231.439.2610 to be added.
18
Aug

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

This event is SOLD OUT and the Wait List is currently closed. Check back on the day of the event to see if tickets have become available!
21
Aug

Utah's Hidden Treasures: A Photographic Expedition

Some of the finest Photographic Artists from Northern Michigan have gone underground to capture some of Utah’s hidden treasures.
24
Aug

Concert on the Bay

This event is SOLD OUT. Please contact Event Assistant, Kevin Wyatt at events@msu.edu or 517-432-9459 with questions and Wait List information.
25
Aug

Comedian Tom Papa

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country, finding success in film, TV and radio, as well as on stage.
30
Aug

GREAT LAKES CONSERVATORY NIGHT

Experience the incredible talents of the Great Lakes’ most gifted young musicians, with the 2018 event featuring the University of Michigan Music School.
2
Sep

CELEBRATE THE JOURNEY!

In celebration of our first summer and the exciting journey to come, join GLCFA for a lighthearted ‘80s party featuring The Journey Tribute Band & other festivities!
8
Sep

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra: Great Lakes Great Music

Join the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Composer in Residence, Gwyneth Walker, for an evening of great music.
22
Sep

Frankie Moreno

Singer, Showman, Songwriter, Musician…Frankie Moreno is all of these things and more.
28
Sep

Great Lakes Cinema Series: Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring

Experience The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring on the Center's 45-foot screen with 4k projection and surround sound.
29
Sep

Great Lakes Cinema Series: Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers

Experience The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers on the Center's 45-foot screen with 4k projection and surround sound.
30
Sep

Great Lakes Cinema Series: Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King

Experience The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on the Center's 45-foot screen with 4k projection and surround sound.
7
Oct

An Evening with George Mitchell

An engaging evening of questions and conversation with Senator George Mitchell.
13
Oct

Black Violin

Over the last decade, Black Violin has risen to fame with a style of music that combines classical, hip-hop and R&B.
21
Oct

Elliot Wuu

Since his early years, Elliot has captured audiences with colorful tones, sensitive musicality and emotional depth in his music.
17
Nov

Northern Michigan Chorale: The Gift of Song - 3:00PM

The Northern Michigan Chorale, a premiere vocal ensemble of 75, presents The Gift of Song, your favorite holiday carols in delightful harmonies.
17
Nov

Northern Michigan Chorale: The Gift of Song - 7:30PM

The Northern Michigan Chorale, a premiere vocal ensemble of 75, presents The Gift of Song, your favorite holiday carols in delightful harmonies.
18
Nov

Northern Michigan Chorale: The Gift of Song

The Northern Michigan Chorale, a premiere vocal ensemble of 75, presents The Gift of Song, your favorite holiday carols in delightful harmonies.
15
Dec

Crooked Tree Arts Center: The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holiday season with the dancers of Crooked Tree Arts Center's School of Ballet.
16
Dec

Crooked Tree Arts Center: The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holiday season with the dancers of Crooked Tree Arts Center's School of Ballet.
21
Dec

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra: Messiah

Please join the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and Chorus for an evening of great music featuring Handel’s Messiah.
28
Dec

The Second City: Dysfunctional Holiday Revue

Founded in Chicago in 1959, The Second City has become the premier training ground for the comedy world’s best and brightest.
30
Dec

Royal Opera House Broadcast: La Bayadere

Natalia Makarova’s production of this 19th-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life.
19
Jan

Laureates of the Sphinx Competition

The Detroit-based Sphinx Organization is dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts.
16
Feb

Capitol Steps

Capitol Steps, the group that put the “mock” in democracy!
22
Feb

Interlochen Ballet: Swan Lake

Enjoy this performance by the talented dancers from the Interlochen Arts Academy.
10
Mar

Vienna Boys Choir

The Vienna Boys Choir has charmed audiences around the globe with rapturous harmonies, purity of tone, delightful repertoire and charming demeanor.
28
Apr

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra: Violins of Hope

The Violins of Hope are a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.
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