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Rochester Community Chorus Presents “Cabaret” Concert at St. Mary of the Hills Roman Catholic Church

May 17, 2024 concert to showcase pop favorites, Motown, and show tunes The Rochester Community Chorus presents its “Cabaret” concert on May 17, 2024, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary of the Hills Roman Catholic Church. The church is located at 2675 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. The concert is being held in the church gym on the main … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘From Stage to Screen’

Dr. Jeffrey Heisler In its last concert of the regular season, the Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB), conducted by Paul F. DeRubeis, will present ‘From Stage to Screen’ on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. in Varner Hall on the campus of Oakland University.  Parking for Varner Hall can be found on the west side of the building, lot P36, … [Read More...]

Rochester-Avon Historical Society presents“Avon at Gettysburg” on May 7

Join the Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at noon at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Rd., Rochester Hills, for a thrilling presentation titled, "Avon at Gettysburg." RAHS member and presenter Chris Brown will discuss how in 1863, Confederate General Robert E. Lee moved his Army of … [Read More...]

Take a trip on ‘Route 66’ at Meadow Brook Theatre

American musical runs April 24 – May 19, 2024, on the campus of Oakland University Ring in spring with a musical road trip from Chicago to California with 34 songs from the 50s and 60s. From “King of the Road” to “The Little Old Lady from Pasadena” and, of course, “Route 66," it’s a great time to get your kicks. The musical revue Route … [Read More...]

Rochester Young Life Euchre Tournament and Silent Auction Fundraiser

Rochester Young Life is hosting a Euchre Tournament and Silent Auction Fundraiser on May 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Rochester University Alumni Center, located at 250 W. Avon Rd Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Learn more about Young Life, play euchre, and enjoy their silent auction. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. $20 per person. … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Memory and Hope are the Emotional Crux of ‘The Laramie Project’ at Oakland University

Do not miss your chance to see the power presentation of The Laramie Project running now until Sunday, April 7, 2024, in Varner Studio Theatre on the campus of Oakland University (OU) in Rochester, Mich. Staged by the Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance and directed by OU faculty member Kelli Crump, The Laramie Project is … [Read More...]

Remembering Gail Evonne Kemler

Gail Johnson moved to Rochester in 1921, attended Rochester High School and graduated with the class of 1935. Gail married Don Kemler in 1938. She was a member of the Rochester Community School Board, Rochester Historical Commission, Rochester-Avon Historical Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Rochester Lions Club, and many more … [Read More...]

Rochester University Presents ‘And Then There Were None’

Rochester University’s Department of Theatre and Music presents And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie, directed by Hannah Niece. Ten strangers arrive on an isolated island, invited by a mysterious host. All the guests have in common is a wicked past they're unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. As the weather turns, … [Read More...]

Oakland University Presents ‘The Laramie Project’

Aaron Kreifels (Pietro Cataldo) recounts his bike ride in The Laramie Project at Oakland University. Photo credit: Crystal Orser Oakland University’s Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance is presenting The Laramie Project which opens Thursday, March 28, 2024, and closes Sunday, April 7, 2024, in Varner Studio Theatre in … [Read More...]

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