Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 2, 2012

Community in Brief: 11/02/2012

IAA [title of show]

Interlochen — Hunter Bell, an Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee, has been working with theater students at Interlochen Center for the Arts on a version of the hit [title of show] with an expanded cast.

The students will present the expanded version Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 8-10, in Harvey Theatre. Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and $9 for students. For details or tickets, call (800) 681-5920 or 276-7800 or visit

'Aladdin' premiere

Traverse City — The Dance Center Youth Ensemble (DCYE) is presents the premiere of "Aladdin" to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The new production is not the Disney version, but an original ballet based on the Arabian Nights stories. It will be staged at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, and at 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Milliken Auditorium, in the Dennos Museum Center on College Drive. Free children's receptions will follow both matinees.

For tickets, call the Dance Center box office, 947-6820. Prices are $10 for children up to age 18, $15 for seniors 55 and older, and $18 for adults. All tickets for the 5 p.m. Sunday performance are $10 each.

USMC Birthday

Elk Rapids — The 237th birthday of the US. Marine Corps will be celebrated at a joint USMC Birthday and Veterans Ball.

The celebration will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Elk Rapids AmVets Post 114. A traditional ceremony at 7 p.m. will be followed by dancing. Dress is semi-formal.

Tickets are $12.50 per person at the AmVets Post and should be purchased in advance. Admission is free for active-duty military personnel, who should call 264-8487 in advance to reserve tickets.

'Threads' closes

East Jordan — The Rare Threads exhibit at the Jordan River Art Center, 301 Main St., will close Saturday, Nov. 3, with the drawing for a raffle and the opportunity to select the People's Choice Award.

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