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Season Events Listing for 2016-2017

Tickets can be purchased by phone with a Visa or Mastercard at (734) 384-4272, at the MCCC Cashier's Office or at the door if available.  To purchase tickets online for certain events listed, just click on the Buy Tickets Button, within the event listing.
   

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February

The Big Gig!
Monroe County’s 30th Annual Black History Month Blues Concert
Saturday, February 25 / 6:30 p.m.
(Please note that start time is different from other events.)
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Monroe County’s 30th Annual Black History Month Blues Concert, starring
Andra Faye, Arthur Migliazza, Sister Bernice Jones, Bob Margolin, Jason Ringenberg, JW-Jones, Phil Wiggins, Rich Delgrosso, Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr, Samuel James, Scott Ballantine, Thornetta Davis and Toronzo Cannon.

Celebrate Black History Month and three decades of the blues, “the roots of all American music,” in Monroe County with this once-in-a-lifetime lineup of Blues Series alumni.  Detroiter Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr. returns for his 30th year, joined by his wife, vocalist Sr. Bernice Jones, harmonica titan Phil Wiggins, mandolin master Rich Delgrosso, piano wizard Arthur Migliazza, multi-instrumentalist Andra Faye and acoustic guitar virtuoso Samuel James.  Primed to plug in and raise the roof are Detroit’s Queen of the Blues, Thornetta Davis, Americana legend Jason Ringenberg, and guitarists Scott Ballantine, JW-Jones, Toronzo Cannon and Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin.  Expect plenty of duets and collaborations, maybe a surprise or two along the way, and an unforgettable all-star finale.

The 2017 Blues Series begins on Tuesday, January 31, with Rev. Robert Jones & Davy Knowles in Concert at the Ellis Library, and continues throughout February.  For more information, visit www.monroe.lib.mi.us/blues or call (734) 241-5277.

Monroe County’s 30th Annual Black History Month Blues Series is presented by the Monroe County Library System, Monroe County Community College and the 2017 Blues Coalition of community co-sponsors: DTE Energy Foundation, Friends of Bedford, Friends of Carleton, Friends of Dorsch Memorial Branch Library, Friends of Ellis, Friends of Ida, TJ Maxx and the Detroit Blues Society.  This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

 

Band and Chorale Concert
Monday, February 27 / 7:30 p.m.
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE

March

Say Goodnight Gracie
Saturday, March 4 / 7:30 p.m.
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
RESERVED SEATING: $20 / VIP SEATING: $30*


Alan Safier stars in “Say Goodnight Gracie,” the hit Broadway play that invites you to spend a hilarious, heart-warming evening in the uplifting com-pany of the world’s favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns. With vintage photographs and video clips from film and television performances, “Say Goodnight Gracie” brings to life Burns’s fascinating story.

*VIP Seating includes balcony seating, munchies and cash bar.

www.bsoinc.com/roster/say-goodnight-gracie

Miss Nelson is Missing
Friday, March 24 / 7 p.m.
(One hour in length, recommended for grades K-5)
(Please note start time is different from other events.)
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: $5

The students in Room 207 were the worst-behaved class in the whole school even though they had the sweetest teacher of all, Miss Nelson. But when Miss Nelson unexpectedly does not come to school one day, the class gets the strictest substitute they have ever met: Miss Viola Swamp! The search is on for Miss Nelson, who seems to have vanished. This lighthearted musical from Two Beans Productions reminds us all to show appreciation to those that we value!

www.theatreworksusa.org

April

Antiques in April
Saturday, April 1 / 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 / 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WELCH HEALTH EDUCATION BUILDING
GENERAL ADMISSION: $3

Collectors’ dreams come true as MCCC hosts its 16th-annual Antiques in April Show and Sale featuring an unprecedented display of high-quality antiques and collectibles from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.

Stage and Screen
Saturday, April 8 / 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 9 / 3p.m.
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
RESERVED SEATING: $14

7:30 p.m. Show

3:00 p.m. Show

Pull the curtains up and light the lights as MCCC’s Inside Out Dance Ensemble and Director Kellie Lajiness escort you scene by scene for “Stage and Screen.” With movie themes and musical scores, please take your seats for dramatic dancing galore!

Agora Chorale Concert
Tuesday, April 25 / 7:30 p.m.
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE
May
Symphony Band Concert
Monday, May 1 / 7:30 p.m.
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE
MCCC’s Prelude Children’s Chorus
Monday, May 8 / 7 p.m.
(Please note that start time is different from other events.)
LA-Z-BOY CENTER, MEYER THEATER
GENERAL ADMISSION: FREE
*VIP Seating includes balcony seating, munchies and cash bar.
Season Event Sponsors
DTE Energy
DTE Energy Foundation
Monroe Bank & Trust
La-Z-Boy
Michigan Gas Utilities
 


Discounts


Groups of 15 or more, seniors, and MCCC staff and students can receive a $2 discount off the full ticket price when tickets are purchased in person at the MCCC Cashier’s Office prior to the day of the event.  Discounts will not be given the day of the performance.  Tickets are based on availability, so please make your plans early.

Student Rush

Monroe County Community College students with a valid student I.D. can purchase up to two tickets at half price 30 minutes before the start of any show.

Catering for Large Groups

In conjunction with one of our events, groups of 20 or more can take advantage of the beautiful spaces right inside the La-Z-Boy Center by holding a gathering in one of our reception areas.  From a simple reception to a complete dinner, let us help you provide an event your group won’t soon forget. Please call Tom Ryder at (734) 384-4201 for more information and availability.

Donate Today to Cultural Arts at MCCC

The Foundation at MCCC is working to establish a Cultural Enrichment Endowment dedicated to maintaining and expanding the cultural programs and events held at the college.  For more information, go to www.monroeccc.edu/foundation/enrichment.html, or call (734) 384-4207
  

Tickets can be purchased by phone with a Visa or Mastercard at (734) 384-4272, at the MCCC Cashier's Office or at the door if available. To purchase tickets online for certain events listed, just click on the Buy Tickets Button, within the event listing.