The Secret: Sophocles, Spartans, and Arthur Miller

The week of October 14th in Ann Arbor promises a combination of Spartans, Sophocles, and Arthur Mille.

No matter what activities you choose, The Bell Tower Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan is within walking distance – and we always offer optional valet parking.

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University of Michigan Football

Coach Jim Harbaugh will be preparing for one of the biggest games of the year as the Michigan State Spartans come to town on October 16th to take on his Michigan Wolverine Football team at Michigan Stadium.

Given the years of rivalry and with both teams coming into the game ranked, this could end up being one for the ages.

Celebrating Arthur Miller

As part of the centennial celebration of the University of Michigan’s theatre program, there will be a three day symposium in honor of the late great playwright (and U of M alum) Arthur Miller (on October 14, 15, 16).

In addition to the symposium, the U of M Department of Theatre and Drama program will also be performing Miller’s first big commercial success, the play “All My Sons.” You can see “All My Sons” at the Arthur Miller Theater every day through the 18th (times vary).

Antigone, Ann Arbor, and Juliette Binoche

Renowned French Actress Juliette Binoche will play the title role in a new translation of the classic tragic play “Antigone” at the University of Michigan’s Power Center from October 14th – 17th. The new translation was done by Ann Arbor resident (and former MacArthur “Genius” Grant winner) Ann Carson.

This production of Antigone is part of the 2015 UMS season series.

Sports Options for U of M Parents and Fans

  • Welcome back to all Michigan Athletes, family, fans, and friends! Go Blue!  
  • Women’s Volleyball plays Rutgers on October 14th at Cliff Keen Arena starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Volleyball will play Maryland at Cliff Keen Arena on October 15th starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey will play Mercyhurst at Yost Ice Arena on October 16th starting at 7:35 p.m.
  • Men’s Ice Hockey will play Mercyhurst at Yost Ice Arena on October 17th starting at 5:05 p.m.

Looking For Laughs

This is a great weekend to visit The Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase as they host comedienne Tracy Smith. Smith has appeared on everything from Comedy Central to HBO and was voted one of the ten “comics to watch” by the Hollywood Reporter.

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