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2011 Ann Arbor Summer Festival Program

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Ann Arbor Summer Festival
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June
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2011
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Celebrating 27 Years in Ann Arbor
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The Ann Arbor Summer Festival's misSion isto preseot aworld-classcel ebraiion of arts and entertainment tha! enriches the cultural,economic, and s.ociaivilahtyotlheregion
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TheAnnArborSummerFeslivalaspirestobeanationallvrecogniledarts festival and enduring local treasure -awide~ anticipated, Interactive hub of creative and community energy
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The Ann Artxlr Summer Festival isan exhilarating celebration of pertorming arts, outdoor entertainment. and community spirit. Aboutique music and arts festival. the three-week gathering oftm dozens of per/l)lmances,activitres,elhihitlons, anctscreen ings representative of the best in music, dance, comedy, film, slreet arts and family entertainment.
[slablished asan eQual partnership between the Cily of AIln I\rborandthe Universily of Michigan, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival presenled ilsfirsttull season in 19S4 What began with aYision for a summer cultural event that would connect audiences With 'Mlrld-class artists, bring community togelher, and showcase the city and state as a majorartsdestination, noll' flourishes as Orte of Ihe leading performing arts festivals in the counll'j'
Nowenteringil>28lhseason.theAnnArborSummerFestivalproducestWllconcurrentpmgrams,one indoor and one outdoor. at various venues and spaces across the UniI'{!lsity of Michigan campus and in downtown Ann Arhor The indoor Mainstage serres includes ticketedperlormancesolworld-class music.dance,theaterandcomedy Theoutdoorprogram.TopoftheParll,isheld alooga beautiful campus green and offers admission-free ccncerts, movies underlhe sla rS,open·airspectaciesand unique family attrac!ions
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