Animals Out of Paper unfolds at UM-Flint
FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presents the play Animals Out of Paper, Sept. 22–25, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10. Animals Out of Paper is written by Rajiv Joseph, 2010 Pulitzer Prize finalist for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, and directed by UMFlint lecturer Phillip Barnhart. To purchase tickets, please contact the Theatre Box Office: 810-237-6520. — G.G.
Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Endless Nameless: A Nirvana Tribute, Sept. 24. This low dough concert is a celebration of 20 years since the release of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album. The Machine Shop will host the Project Independent Metal Showcase on Sept. 30, hosted by Metal Sanaz with Aghori, Deadringer, Genocya, Sin Theorem, Silent Divide and Opposition. Dixie Hustler will perform Oct. 1. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, 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.
Derby Girls to start season on Sept. 24 at Skateland
MT. MORRIS — The Mid Michigan Derby Girls will hold their first home bout of the season Sept. 24. The game is at Skateland Arena in Mount Morris, doors open at 6 p.m. and the game starts at 7 p.m., tickets are $6 in advance, $8 at the door and 12-years-old and under are free. Mid Michigan Derby Girls is a non-profit organization that donates their time and money to local charities. Details: Call 810- 938-3894. — G.G.
The Bacon Brothers to perform at The Whiting
FLINT — The Whiting will present The Bacon Brothers, featuring Kevin and Michael Bacon, to kick off its 2011-12 season on Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and range from $19-$39. Tickets can be purchased online at TheWhiting.com, by phone at 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER or by walk-up at The Whiting Ticket Center. The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. in Flint, just off I-475 between the University of Michigan-Flint and Mott Community College on the Flint Cultural Center campus. — G.G.