The Secret: NPR, Israeli Dance, and Knopfler

The week of September 30th promises excitement with a live recording of an NPR staple, an Israeli Dance Ensemble, and guitarist Mark Knopfler

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University of Michigan Football

Coach Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines go on the road this weekend to play in their first 2015 Big 10 conference game against the University of Maryland Terrapins. The game starts at 8 p.m. in College Park.

Wait..,Wait…Don’t Tell Me

NPR’s Peabody Award Winning Quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me will record an episode at the University of Michigan Hill Auditorium on October 1st starting at 8 p.m.

Experience the banter and interplay between the hosts and the usual zany but interesting panel in person as NPR brings the 17th season of the show to Ann Arbor to help celebrate the 50th anniversary for affiliate station WEMU.

What is L-E-V

Israeli dance ensemble L-E-V comes to Ann Arbor bringing a unique combination of choreography and extremely modern music October 3d at the Power Center.

Award winning choreographer Sharon Eyal uses the sonic templates designed by techno producer Gel Behar to inspire unique performances from her troupe of dancers.

L-E-V’s performance, part of the 2015 UMS series, will begin at 8:00 p.m.

He Wanted His MTV

Mark Knopfler, was the lead guitarist and singer for the band Dire Straits. He became a pop star in the 1980’s with the Dire Straits album Brothers in Arms which sold over 30 million copies (most remember the breakout MTV hit “Money for Nothing”).

Knopfler will bring his new band and large catalog of solo work to the Michigan Theater stage on October 4th.

The show is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

Sports Options for U of M Parents and Fans

Welcome back to all Michigan Athletes, family, fans, and friends! Go Blue!  

Field Hockey will play Pacific at Ocker Field on Friday October 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

Men’s Soccer will play Wisconsin at the U-M soccer stadium on Saturday October 3d at 2:00 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball will play Michigan State University at Cliff Keen Arena on Saturday October 3d at 7:00 p.m.

Women’s Rowing will compete with Ohio State University at Bellville Lake on Sunday October 4th at 11:00 a.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey will play Toronto at Yost Ice Arena on Sunday October 4th at a time to be determined

Looking For Laughs

This is a great weekend to visit The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

DC Malone, one half of the comedy duo Malone and Nootcheez, brings his observational humor to Ann Arbor October 1, 2, and 3d. Malone combines humorous songs and stories from his own colorful life to entertain people all over the country as well as our troops overseas.

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