Youngsters and their grown-ups can enjoy a morning full of musical fun at Midland Center for the Arts during Tunes for Tots “African Drum Rhythms” on Oct. 25, at 10 a.m. Roland Wallace of the Midland Symphony Orchestra will introduce music of a different culture with a variety of African instruments. Halloween costumes encouraged! Tunes […]
Oct. 10, 2017
Best-selling author and NPR humorist David Sedaris brings his sardonic wit and incisive social critiques to Midland Center for the Arts on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Sedaris, one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers offers an evening of captivating conversation as he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with his masterful satire and keen […]
If you are new to classical music, or think the classics are only for those of a certain age, then the Midland Symphony Orchestra’s next concert will open your eyes to new possibilities. In addition to professional Joining the orchestra will be string trio Time for Three to perform a repertoire of classical-pop modern mashups. […]
Oct. 2, 2017
Center Stage Theatre will present a Theatrical Mask Technique Workshop on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Midland Center for the Arts. Masks have been an important tool for dramatic storytelling for centuries, used by ancient Greeks and medieval troupes to create fascinating characters with just the body and the voice. The […]
Midland County Historical Society will host a free Fireside Chat, “Your Awesome Stories,” on Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Doan History Center. Refreshments will be served.
The Studio School inside Midland Center for the Arts will hold an informational Open House on Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students and faculty will be working in the ceramics, painting and jewelry studios.
The Studio School inside Midland Center for the Arts will hold a Ceramics Sale on Oct. 6 from 12 to 9 p.m.; Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Oct. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. Location is the Brick Lobby. Proceeds from the sale support the Center’s educational programming.
The international a cappella singing sensation from Great Britain – “Gobsmacked!” – kicks off its North American tour with a concert at Midland Center for the Arts on Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45, $35 and $25 for adults; $15 for students and are available at midlandcenter.org or through the Center Ticket Office […]
YouTube sensation Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox will perform at Midland Center for the Arts on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox is a genre-busting, rotating collective of musicians and vocalists that reimagines modern pop hits in the style of jazz, ragtime, and swing classics of the 1920s-1950s. As arranger and producer, Bradlee […]
Sep. 26, 2017
By Kimberly Dimond, Director of Symphony Programs We live in a day and age when classical music is not intrinsic to everyone. Attending a classical concert can be intimidating, especially as a newcomer. Having a music degree should not be a requirement to appreciate the power and excitement of a live symphony orchestra. No […]