Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater showcases award-winning documentary
“The history of the Michigan Theater is the history of Buffalo; they tell the story of how a community’s perseverance, vision, and loyalty, even in the face of decline, can bring hope and change. At 7 p.m. on Monday, March 1, the independent Ann Arbor theater will host Wall and producer Eric Wojtanik for a Q&A session. Tickets cost $12, $10 for Michigan Theater members and are free for gold members. Fifty percent of film proceeds made through the MTF AgileLink will go to the Ann Arbor independent theater, according to the Michigan Theater website. In 2019, the documentary won an Audience Award at the Buffalo Film Festival and was an official selection of the 2019 Film Festival of Columbus and 2020 Maryland International Film Festival.
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra to film virtual spring season at the Michigan Theater
ANN ARBOR – The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will be releasing performances recorded live this season at the Michigan Theater. The performances will feature additional virtual chamber concerts and will be paired with takeout meals from local restaurants. AdA2SO musicians rehearse at the Michigan Theater. (Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra)The symphony also consulted with Washtenaw County Health Department’s medical director Dr. Juan Marquez on how to safely perform during the pandemic. An Ann Arbor native, Joyce, 28, attended Pioneer High School and studied violin with the symphony’s Concertmaster Aaron Berofsky.
Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater and State Theatre temporarily close for second time
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Michigan Theater and State Theatre are temporarily closing their doors, again. The restrictions will result in the temporary closing of several types of businesses, including theaters, for three weeks between Wednesday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Dec. 8. On Monday, The Michigan Theater Foundation informed fans through an email that its two independent theaters would be closing ahead of the mandated dates and that screenings scheduled for Tuesday were canceled. The email states that the theaters will continue with their collective Virtual Movie Palace and virtual events, including Virtual Movie Trivia. The Michigan Theater and State Theatre reopened in early October with limited screenings, reduced seating and concessions restrictions after being closed for over six months.
Heres what to watch this week at the virtual Michigan Theater 05/25 - 05/31
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Every week, Ann Arbors Michigan Theater offers a rotating schedule of documentaries, dramas, comedies and more. Several film distribution companies have partnered with The Michigan Theater so that some of the proceeds from virtual tickets sales benefit the Michigan Theater Foundation. Not rated -- $9.99The documentary follows the life of two-time James Beard Award winner Diana Kennedy with extensive interviews. Not rated -- $10 (with Michigan Theater discount code)As single mother Kathy cleans out her late sisters house, she realizes how little she knew about her sister. The film is free for AAFF members and Michigan Theater gold members.
Heres what to watch this week at virtual Michigan Theater 05/18 - 05/24
The Michigan Theater has partnered with several film distribution companies to receive some of the proceeds from virtual tickets sales to benefit the Michigan Theater Foundation. Not rated -- $9.99The documentary follows the life of two-time James Beard Award winner Diana Kennedy with extensive interviews. Memorial Day Organ ConcertA Michigan Theater original, the Memorial Day concert will last all weekend on the Michigan Theater YouTube page. Not rated -- $10 (with Michigan Theater discount code)As single mother Kathy cleans out her late sisters house, she realizes how little she knew of her sister. The film is free for AAFF members and Michigan Theater gold members.