The Last Hour, Christmas Songs for Jazz Lovers, Krampus Costume Ball – This Week's Friday5

. December 18, 2015.
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This week’s edition of the Friday5 is live! Enjoy your weekend with us as your guide!

 

Friday, December 18

The Last Hour
​7:30PM
Riverside Arts Center
$12/online or $15/door

X2 pre-professional dance company presents, “The Last Hour”, a series of six new works that explore the human consciousness in determining last wishes. Choreographers were tasked with an exploration of various themes including regret, adventure, perception, conflict, disappearance, and preparation. With captivating music by Olafur Arnalds, Lanterns on the Lake, Son Lux, MGMT, and Message to Bears, this evening-length concert is beautifully performed by local pre-professional dancers!

Riverside Arts Center, 76 N. Huron St.
734-480-2787 | riversidearts.org

 

Paul Keller’s Christmas Songs for Jazz Lovers
8:00PM
Kerrytown Concert House
$30

Local jazz hero, string bassist and bandleader Paul Keller celebrates Christmas at Kerrytown Concert House with his musical family members and offers holiday cheer to all merry jazz lovers!

Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave.
734-769-2999 | kerrytownconcerthouse.com

 

Saturday, December 19

Saturday Sampler Tours
2:00PM
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Free

Join us for thematic tours of the Kelsey Museum created by Kelsey Museum Docent Corps. Tours are free and open to the public. Check out the different themes for each Saturday!

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 434 S. State St.
734-764-9304 | lsa.umich.edu/kelsey

 

Krampus Costume Ball
8:00PM
Dreamland Theatre
Free

The dark glam holiday party begins at 8pm. Dance party until around midnight, then we march through the streets of Ypsi. Costume prizes. Cash bar.

Dreamland Theatre, 26 N. Washington St.
dreamlandtheater.com

 

Sunday, December 20

Jorma Kaukonen
7:30PM
The Ark
$30-$37

Jorma Kaukonen is one of the most important guitarists of our time with a body of work that has grown over four decades now. His brilliant finger-picked fretwork and songwriting, blending rock, blues, folk and country influences, helped make stars out of Jefferson Airplane and its equally legendary (and still active) spinoff band Hot Tuna.

The Ark, 316 S. Main St
734-761-1451 | theark.org

 

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