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Exploring Ann Arbor Record Store Day

BY ADAM THEISEN

You won’t get algorithmic recommendations based on your preferences like Pandora or iTunes, but maybe that’ll cause you to take a chance. Your new favorite band could be just a shelf away.

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You can hear the students sing in 'Les Mis'

BY ALEX BERNARD

“Les Miserables” opened on Broadway in 1987. The show won eight Tony Awards, and now, through the School of Music, Theatre and Dance, the legendary musical comes to Michigan.

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Latin@ Culture Show to showcase range of cultural landscapes

BY KATHLEEN DAVIS

The term “Latin@ culture” seems insufficient in of itself to describe the cultural diversity of the people living everywhere from the boroughs of Mexico City to the bustling metropolitan areas of Argentina to the rural farming regions of Peru.

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The Accolades Award Ceremony to honor student arts groups

BY REBECCA GODWIN

Arts at Michigan hopes to make The Accolades a yearly event to celebrate all of the different arts opportunities on campus, not only to recognize the work of the organizations but to also inform the student body of what their fellow students are creating.

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Residential College director in discussion with 'Take Back the RC' movement

BY ALEX BERNARD

On March 28, no more than two weeks after the first mural was painted, a group of 11 students – each involved in the painting of at least one mural – met with Professor Dillard to discuss the murals, the movement and the future of the walls-turned-canvas.

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FOKUS' annual block party to celebrate the organization and campus

BY GILLIAN JAKAB

Creativity is infectious, and with spring in the air the group hopes to spread the FOKUS bug with Vanguards, its annual block party, this Saturday in the Diag from 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin comes to the 'U'

BY COSMO PAPPAS

Come next Sunday, then, Ann Arbor will have the opportunity to see the Akamus’s virtuosic and invigorating vision of Baroque and Classical music.

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Gilbert and Sullivan's classic 'The Gondoliers' to receive a modern makeover

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

The works of Gilbert and Sullivan are performed all over the world by various theater companies, such as Ann Arbor’s own University of Michigan Gilbert & Sullivan Society (UMGASS). UMGASS’s first production of the year is “The Gondoliers,” one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s last highly influential works.

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SAPAC's 'rEVOLUTION: Making Art for Change' to exhibit local, alumni art

BY GRACE PROSNIEWSKI

Art may not seem like the most likely tool for an organization that deals with sexual violence, but the past success of the exhibition has proven how effective art has been at communicating SAPAC’s message.

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Quirky jazz musician Sun Ra celebrated by WCBN

BY REBECCA GODWIN

WCBN, the student-run community freeform radio station housed in the basement of the Student Activities Building, believes in celebrating the past which is why they set up an upcoming concert to commemorate the 100th birthday of late jazz musician Sun Ra.

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The B-side

Gamer's paradise

The walls are covered with graffiti-esque murals of Mario and Megaman. The shelves contain every imaginable object of the gaming world, from the latest PlayStation 3 releases to the rulebooks to the latest edition of “Dungeons & Dragons.” Welcome to Ann Arbor's gaming Mecca.

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