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CAHS theater staging a musical comedy

FLINT TWP. — Advance tickets are now on sale for the Carman-Ainsworth High School Theater production of “Bring It On,” a musical teen comedy. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Performances are at 7 p.m. May 6-8 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 9. — R.S.

Paint Our Town Blue to host a candlelight vigil

FLINT — On April 24, at 8 p.m., Whaley Children’s Center will host a Candlelight Vigil in remembrance of the children who have lost their lives to abuse and neglect. This vigil symbolizes the need of child abuse prevention efforts to stop the loss of young lives across the nation.

It will start at the flat lot in Downtown Flint located at 125 E. Kearsley St. and conclude at the Genesee County District Court with stops at the Flint Farmer’s Market and the Ennis Center along the way. Throughout the event there will be various displays to reflect the number of child deaths in Genesee County, Michigan and the United States.

Details: Visit www.whaleychildren.org. — G.G.

UM-Flint Music presents concert at First Presbyterian

FLINT — The Department of Music at UM-Flint presents a Vocal Arts Concert with vocal music for every taste.

Featuring the University Chorale and Chamber Singers, “A Little Jazz Mass” by Bob Chilcott, and other works by Morten Lauridsen, Eric Whitacre, Colin Britt, Richard Rodney Bennet, Grzegorz Golrczycki, Jaakko Mantyjarvi, Richard Buchard, and Kinley Lange. Dr. Gabriela Hristova, conductor; Frank Pitts, accompanist.

The concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 746 S Saginaw St. in Flint, at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door; students attend for free with a valid student ID.

Details: Call 810-762-3377. — G.G.

Greater Flints Arts Council holding exhibition

FLINT — The Young Artists Today Exhibition is a juried event that highlights talented high school artists from Shiawassee, Genesee, and Lapeer Counties. This exhibition of creative talent is open for public viewing until April 30, 2015, at the Flint Public Library (FPL) during their normal operating hours. The Young Artists Today exhibition was created by local Artist and Educator, Eddie Watkins, and is supported by the Greater Flint Arts Council, the Flint Institute of Arts, and the Flint Public Library. This competitive event continues to serve as a beacon that supports creative efforts of local high school visual artists. Details: Call 810-238- 2787. — G.G.


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