Matt Broussard, Cosmic Colors, Catie Curtis – This Week's Friday5

. January 8, 2016.
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Friday, January 8

From Around Here Productions presents…I'LL BE WAITING

8pm
Riverside Arts Center
$15.00

Writer Adam Emperor Southard and Director Brian Cox present I’ll Be Waiting, an original suspense thriller about buried secrets, love, anger…and vengeance.

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

Matt Broussard

8pm
Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
$6.50 – $13.00

Born in New Jersey, raised in Atlanta, and, in 2012, winner of Houston's Funniest Person, Matthew Broussard’s brand of playful humor ranges from physics and grammar to the hardships of looking like a villain from an 80s movie. He can be seen on episodes of “The Mindy Project” and “The League,” Comedy Central's “Adam DeVine's House Party,” “Last Call with Carson Daly," E!'s “Worst Thing I Ever,” and in the upcoming film “Intramural.”

Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, 212 South Fourth Ave Ann Arbor
734-996-9080 | aacomedy.com

 

Saturday, January 9

Cryptoparty!

4pm
AHA!
Free

Learn how to use encryption tools to keep your private data private, and teach others what you already know! This is a community-driven event to educate everyone on how to safely use technology, and bring together like-minded people interested in privacy issues, technical details of cryptography, and everything in between.

AHA! (All Hands Active), 525 E Liberty Ann Arbor
734-994-1595 | allhandsactive.org

Planetarium: Cosmic Colors

12:30PM
UM Planetarium
$5.00

Cosmic Colors is a planetarium show that will take you on a wondrous journey through the world of color and beyond! Discover why the sky is blue, why Mars is red, and the reason why many things are the color that they are.

UM Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave.
734-764-0478 | lsa.umich.edu/ummnh

 

Sunday, January 10

Catie Curtis & Maia Sharp

7:30pm
The Ark
$15.00

Los Angeles songwriter Maia Sharp offers a potpourri of pop, country and rock with hints of jazz, mixing banjos and mandolins with cellos and violas. The songwriting of Catie Curtis combines insightful lyrics with addictive melodies and high energy.

The Ark, 316 S. Main St.
734-761-1800 | theark.org

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