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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present the CD Release Bash for Mindflaw, May 27. Tickets are $5 in advance.

The Summer Survival Show comes to The Machine Shop June 4 with Inhale Exhale, Judgment, Wilson, Suffer the Truth, Hillside Barrier and Exilius. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door.

Taproot with special guests the Fabulous Miss Wendy, Long Reef and Avenue Sky will perform June 10. Tickets are $15 in advance.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for all shows listed.

For tickets to all shows go to, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze Tattoos in Davison, High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 715-2650. — G.G.

FIM Chamber Music series

FLINT — The Flint School of Performing Arts and Flint Symphony Orchestra present the FIM Chamber Music Series 2011, featuring a variety of music, ranging from jazz to classical, in the intimate setting of the FIM’s MacArthur Recital Hall, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. The series is free of charge and features three concerts, each of which begins at 7 p.m.:

 June 3 — Davanti: Jessica Brown, flute, and Ina Yoon, piano, bring a new twist to chamber music with their fresh, vibrant sound. They will be joined by four guest artists — Janine Bradbury, viola, Jeff Price, saxophone, Liz Spector, oboe, and Judy Vander Weg, cello.

 June 17 — FSPA Jazzmen: Enjoy an energetic evening of jazz tunes performed by faculty members from the Flint School of Performing Arts.

A reception, generously provided by Allegro, follows the concert. — G.G.

May 27 FSPA Faculty Concert postponed

FLINT — The Flint School of Performing Arts Faculty Concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. May 27 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, has been postponed. A new performance date will be determined. The Flint Institute of Music is dedicated to changing lives through a lifelong continuum of music, dance and theater. The Flint Institute of Music includes the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Flint School of Performing Arts and Flint Youth Theatre. A professional orchestra led by world-renowned music director Enrique Diemecke, the FSO enjoys a more than 90-year history, annually performing outstanding classical concerts, as well as Nutcracker and Holiday Pops.

A member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts, the FSPA is the largest community music school in the state and provides outstanding music and dance opportunities for all ages and abilities. FYT is a nationally acclaimed, awardwinning resident theater company, providing intergenerational, live theater arts since 1957.

A nonprofit 501c3 organization, the FIM receives support from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. — G.G.

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