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1995 Ann Arbor Summer Festival Program

Publisher
Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Day
16
Month
June
Year
1995
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W ELCOME to the 1995 ANN ARBOR SUMMER FESTIVAL S u mmer 8 e.9il1,' H ere! Sunshine, good times and star studded nights. That's the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. And there's some•thing for everyone -free outdoor concerts and movies at the "Top of the Park;' as well as ticketed performances by nationally and internationally known artists at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. This three-week long annual performing arts festival began in 1984 and has become a favorite Ann Arbor tradition. Up to 65,000 people from a wide geographic area around Southeastern Michigan and surrounding states attend the Festival year after year.

TO~e~:m:~~in~~!~kes place in Ann Arbor. The Ann Arbor Summer Festival transforms the plaza level of the Fletcher Street parking deck into the "Top of the Park." Each night fret' concerts are presented by a wide range of outstanding area performers. and fru movies are shown on the Festival's enormous outdoor screen. Plus, foods from around the world and ice cold beverages are sold. Located next door to the Power Center, the open-air Top

of the Park is the focus of Festival activity and the perfect meeting spot for Festival-goers before and after performances. Approximately 2,000 visitors of all ages gather each evening for a bite to eat, a cool drink or just to enjoy the summer night under the stars.
A complete schedule of Top of the Park free events will be announced in April and will be available at the Festival infor•mation booth. Look to The Ann Arhor Net ... for .Iaily Festival updates and concert information.

POWER CENTER Jor tbe PERFORMING ARTS
Each summer the Ann Arbor Summer Festival presents a diverse series of performances at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Approximately 20 major performances take place in the 1,380-seat Power Center including jazz, pop. blues. folk and county music. as well as dance, comedy. theater and children's programs.
Also featured is at least one unique program that brings together extraordinary combinations of artists or cultural traditions. \Vorks-hops, lectures. dance master classes and a Youth Arts Program are also offered during the Festival.
Visual Arts Installation
A combination of linear objects, as well as sound. will be intertwined to form a work of art that will stimulate your mind and awaken your senses. Over the course of one week, An~n Arbor visual artist Larry Cressman and Miami composer Gustavo Matamoros will transform the lobby of the Power Center for the Performing Arts into an artistic creation that will span the upper and lower levels producing an interactive environment.

PENING NIGHT

SPIl~lr, religion. national ali!;n, -at'. sex or handicap.
Gemini and friend. 2pm
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Wild Swan Theater "The NiJhting,1.1eM 2pm
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LOCATION Easily accellible from major hiSh. ways. the Power Center and the Top of the Park are centrally located in Ann Arbor on the Univtuiry of Michigan campul at the corner or E. Huron and FletcherSlrrels.
A\arvin Hamiilch
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Carillon Concert
7pm

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1iloPuenle Latin
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Carillon Concert
7pm

Carillon Concert
7pm

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iAnceCalle.y1 Pelt'r SpOIriing & Co. Opm
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Ayrshire Fiddle
Orchestra
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Capitol Steps 5pm &8pm
Corky Siegel'.
Chamber Blucs
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Ann Arbor
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PefeJuju
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Glenn Miller Gra~.&Glau McCoy Tyner Ol"(:hC05fra 5:30pm Opm Opm IlobNewhart Opm
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American Indian Ye.terday: The Ink Spoil Dance Theatre " Tribulelo Opm Opm the Beatlea Bpm
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CHEERS FOR KIDS!

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Gemini and Friends
2 A unique performance iust for the
'11111 Ann Arbor Summer Festival! Ann Arbor's na1lona!ly knm\ n, aWi\["d-winntng music duo loS joined on stage by it specially
formed choru~ made up of children from local youth chons, Beautiful \iol;;ton.
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E in~re ~rber gU~$t lectur r, "M\lsic. of J,S. Bach:·
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2 Dancers, actorii and ml,lsicians tell
pm the fltory of the pial" little night~ ing-ale who!:ie beautiful song is rejected by the emperor of China for the wonders of a mechanical, jeweled bird. This adap" tation of Hans Chrisfian Andersen's much loved fairy tale, ft'aturesbeautifuf Chinese costumesand larger than ..li.fe hand pup· pets. This performance will be accessible to. hearing impaired individuals through ::;,ign language and to visua.lly irnpair'ed illdi.. idua!~ rhrough a:udiodescriptio.n
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NAME Of PERFOlMANCE DATE ANO T1MfOf NUM8lR Of OR SERIES PERFORMANCE TICKETS
PrograJl'6 are lubjeci 10 change wilhoUi nOlice. No uchange, or rrfunds.
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