Some goings on in the Near North
Clue, the show that was to be performed in the Spring of 2020 before the cancellation era hit will make its long awaited debut at the Grant FineArts Center stage this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30pm
“It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up.”
Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.
Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Students (through HS) and Seniors (60+)
Tickets available online or at the door.
Additional performances at the Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts March 25 & 26.
Speaking of the Dogwood you can get your Irish on Saturday when the Barley Saints arrive to play the Black Box.
The Barley Saints are a five-piece Celtic rock band from the Muskegon area of West Michigan. They specialize in a mix of Irish pub tunes, up-tempo Irish folk songs, and fast-paced traditional dance tunes, supported by driving rock beats.
Here’s the shout out they gave fans on their fb page:
”Not gonna lie, Barley-buds, this show is kind of a big deal! We're actually fairly humbled to be invited to perform at a venue of this caliber. Please join us at this amazing, stylish, elegant facility for a show unlike any other we've played before!Can't wait to see you there!”
Tickets are $15, doors open at 7pm. Go to dogwoodcenter.com
Live @ the Library brings The Legacy & Memory of Emmett Till
Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 p.m.The story of Emmett Till was silenced for over 50 years after his brutal murder on August 28, 1955. Discover the untold history of the injustice that followed fourteen-year-old Emmett’s trip to buy candy at Bryant’s Grocery in Money, Mississippi, where he whistled at the white store clerk. In this presentation, retired Portage Public School history teacher Jim Herm will share his research into the post-Civil War South, the legacy of Emmett Till, and the start of the Civil Rights movement. Over the past several years, he visited many of the recently opened historical sites in the south and they will be discussed in his presentation. Located in the Community Room. Free.
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