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By Kelle Barr/weloveannarbor.com Winter’s back. While this visit is temporary, going back indoors will be nothing short of a laugh fest this weekend (and next) if those doors lead you to “The Tell-Tale Farce” at Meyers Auditorium, where a cast of nine and crew of …

Luke Renken stars as Shrek in “Shrek: the Musical” at Skyline High School. Photo by Lisa Gavan. “Shrek: The Musical,” based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage at Skyline High School …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Pioneer High School will proudly showcase five young musicians from the Band, Choir and Orchestra programs at the 62nd Annual Concerto Concert on Wednesday, March 21. The five soloists auditioned this past fall to win a coveted spot at the Concerto …

FutureStars 2018 showcases exceptional talent

January 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

Video by Jo Mathis, AAPS District News Editor It was a night of unbelievable talent as 30 sets of performers wowed the audience during FutureStars 2018  at Pioneer High School. This final talent show followed a weekend of preliminary competition when more than 60 teens …

Photos of FutureStars 2017 by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Back for its sixteenth year at Pioneer High School, FutureStars 2018 continues the annual city-wide search for Ann Arbor’s next Future Star. But this year’s directors and producers say they have more on their mind …

The Skyline High School Theater will present William Shakespeare’s beloved “Romeo and Juliet”—the timeless story of young love caught between the feuding families—this weekend, October 27, 28 and 29.     Claire de Vries as Juliet The play features Claire de Vries as Juliet; Jalen Steudle as …

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor The Pioneer Symphony Band will present an All Hallows Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 at Schreiber Auditorium. Costumes are encouraged, and there will be trick-or-treating. Concert selections include “Phantom of the Opera,” “Mont-Blanc,” “Luther: In …

The cast photographed left to right are: Bottom row: Francisco Fiori (Ryan), Mia Galbraith (Sharpay), Seth Dyer (Troy), Greer Taylor (Gabriella), Ella Manning (Martha). Top row: Dana Steiner (Kelsi), Sam Dupree (Jack), Maya Krugman (Mrs. Darbus), Monty Granderson (Zeke), Luke Rademacher (Chad), Sanomi Croos-Dabrera (Taylor). Calling …

“When you’re playing it you want to hear what it sounds like, does it do what you’re expecting it to do? Do you have to work harder to make the same thing happen, and ultimately you know which one has the best sound overall and do the most for the music,” says Clague band teacher Jay MacArthur

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