Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 23, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/23/2014

’The Wizard of Oz’

ELK RAPIDS — More than 60 Elk Rapids students in fourth through 12th grade will present “The Wizard of Oz.” The play will be staged in Peterman Auditorium on Meguzee Point Road. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 24-26, with matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students at Elk Rapids High School or by calling 264-8108. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for students at the door.

Winter Film Series

LELAND — The Winter Film Series at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St., closes with “The Coexist Comedy Tour.”

The R-rated comedy concert film will be shown on Thursday, April 24. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by the film at 7 p.m. and a question and answer session with executive producers Becky Reynolds and Jim Carpenter. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Book club

TRAVERSE CITY — The Women’s History Project will meet Friday, April 25, to talk about Leslie Maitland’s memoir of her mother titled “Crossing the Borders of Time.”

The book chronicles Maitland’s mother’s experiences as a young Jewish girl fleeing Nazi Germany during the early years of World War II. The group will discuss the book from noon-1:30 p.m. at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St.

The public is invited to bring a sack lunch and join the conversation. Beverages will be furnished. Call 223-7489 to learn more.

‘Exposures 2014’

LELAND — The Leelanau Community Cultural Center will host the “Exposures 2014” exhibit.

The exhibit celebrates the art and creative writing of Leelanau County students in grades seven through 12 chosen for this year’s “Exposures” publication. An opening reception will be hosted from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St. It features original art, essays and poetry, plus live music by guitarists Hunter Bell and Sierra Creamer and the Suttons Bay Jazz Band. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

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