- May 2017:
- 16: Get Golf Ready at Pinecroft Golf Course – Learn & Improve Your Game
- 19: Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – May 19 – 20, 2017
- 26: Crystal Mountain – Crystal Cup – May 26 – 28, 2017
- 27: Crystal Mountain – 12th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 27, 2017
- 28: Crystal Mountain – North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k – May 28, 2017
- June 2017:
- July 2017:
- August 2017:
- September 2017:
Benzie County Area Events via Facebook
Arts Academy Jazz Ensemble presents A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Join us for "A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald" featuring Carmen Bradford, Gary Motley and the Interlochen Arts Academy Jazz Ensemble and Combo in honor of the Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration.
My Fair Lady
Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
The incredibly popular play My Fair Lady has book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The beloved story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a lady.
Arts Academy Spring Dance
Three performance dates/times:
Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m.
CSO Chamber Concert, with alumnus Max Raimi
915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637-2640, United States
Join other Interlochen Alumni and families for a FREE Chicago Symphony Orchestra All-Access chamber music concert on Sunday, May 21 at 3:00 p.m. at the Logan Center at University of Chicago (915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL 60637).
Interlochen alumnus and CSO violist Max Raimi (IAC/NMC 68-69, 71-72, UNIV 76) will be performing, and two of his compositions are included in the program. Mr. Raimi will join Interlochen guests for a brief talkback following the concert.
Please note that the concert is at the Logan Center, not at the Chicago Symphony Center. For more information, visit: cso.org/ticketsandevents/production-details-2016-17/cso-chamber/aac5-mallarme-quartet/
The concert is free and unticketed. It promises to be a fun afternoon for all friends of Interlochen! If you plan on attending, please let us know at email@example.com... See MoreSee Less
Michigan Beer and Brat Festival
Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Held slopeside.
Tickets are on sale now! For more info, visit: crystalmountain.com/beerfest
North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k
Kick off summer with a running start at Crystal Mountain's 4th Annual Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k race! The North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a combination of paved roads, dirt roads and trails. The North Mitten route consists of primarily flat, open trails on Crystal Mountain property and will not climb the mountain. Both races will start and finish at the white slopeside tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift. This is a great spring race for beginners and experienced runners!
Visit our website to learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/events/north-mitten... See MoreSee Less
ZZ Top with special guest Austin Hanks
"That Little Ol' Band from Texas" delivers down-and-dirty chart-toppers like "Sharp Dressed Man" in this bluesy-rock show that opens with the rockin' country soul of Alabama-born singer-songwriter Austin Hanks.
Created by the Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club and hosted by Crystal Mountain for the last nine years, the Bike Benzie Tour is an annual charity ride for the benefit of area youth.
The event offers four picturesque rides through beautiful northwest lower Michigan that challenge riders of all ages and abilities. Benzie County and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, where a large portion of the 100-mile loop is located, provide a rare combination of incredible natural scenery and perfect cycling terrain. Also, great food stops along the way feature regional snacks and more. All four rides start and end at Crystal Mountain.
Before January 1 - April 3: Single adult, $40; Family*, $115
April 4 - May 3: Single adult, $45; Family*, $125
May 4 - June 2: Single adult, $50; Family*, $135
Day Of: Single adult, $60; Family*, $155
*Immediate family with minor children
For each rider, $1 is donated to the League of Michigan Bicyclists to support safe cycling.
• 30 miles
• 45 miles
• 62 miles
• 100 miles
"Yes We Can" Ride for People with Disabilities:
• 1 mile
• 3 miles
• 5 miles
• 8 miles
For more information and a schedule of events, please visit crystalmountain.com/bikebenzie... See MoreSee Less
The son of Boogie Kings guitarist Ted Broussard, singer-songwriter Marc Brussard brings his Louisiana-born brand of R&B, blues and country to Interlochen.
Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs
Two immediately-identifiable voices combine for an evening of classic hits as five-time Grammy winner MIchael McDonald teams with Boz Scaggs in a showcase of songs that span the past 40 years.
Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band
From Saturday Night Live to The Late Show with David Lettrman, musical powerhouse Paul Shaffer brings the World's Most Dangerous Band and a special guest vocalist Valerie Simpson for amazing music destined to "blow the roof off the joint."
As a band, the creative quartet OK Go uses music and visual artistry to push creative boundaries. With catchy pop songs and astoundingly imaginitive videos, OK Go has won a GRAMMY Award, three MTV Video Music Awards, a CLIO, three UK Music Video Awards, two WEBBY Awards, a total of 10 Cannes Lions, and a Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award in the Visual Arts.
Interlochen Shakespeare Festival: King Lear
Professional theatre that celebrates the Shakespearean imagination.
June 30 at 8 p.m.
July 1 at 8 p.m.
July 7 at 8 p.m.
July 8 at 8 p.m.
Interlochen Shakespeare Festival: American Hwangap
Professional theatre that celebrates the Shakespearean imagination.
Three performance dates:
July 3 at 8 p.m.
July 5 at 8 p.m.
July 6 at 8 p.m.
All performances in Harvey Theatre
The Capitol Steps
Back by popular demand comes the side-splitting political satirists The Capitol Steps, with their blend of political insight and hilarious commentary targeted directly at our political system.
A five-time Grammy Award nominee, "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook" provides his distinctive voice and boundless love for classic American standards in this night of music that spans decades and generations.
Film Screening: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Winner of more than 20 international awards, including the 2012 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is a feature-length documentary by director Alison Klayman that chronicles the artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions. His efforts lead to an ever increasing number of clashes, however, with the Chinese government. Bold and insightful and masterfully crafted, Never Sorry is an exploration into the mind of a creative genius as filmed through the eye of an award-winning artisan.... See MoreSee Less
Shen Wei Dance Arts
Hailed as "one of the great artists of our time" (The Washington Times), choreographer, director, dancer, painter and designer Shen Wei breathes live into his artistic vision through his famed dance company's produciton.
Surround yourself with "Collage," one of Interlochen's most popular annual events, showcasing an exhilarating sampling of student performances in music, dance, theatre, creative writing, motion picture arts and visual arts.
Trace Adkins, Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry, TV personality, actor and author, delivers the trademark baritone and songs that helped him sell over 10 million albums, including "Ladies Love Country Boys," "You're Gonna Miss This" and "Every Light in the House."
Japanese taiko drumming and traditional music group Nagata Shachu is known for enthralling audiences with its mesmerizing and heart-pounding performances on Japan's legendary drums.
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser is the captiviating sound of a ten-man a cappella group whose voices come together to make extraordinary music...with a sense of humor. While they have gained immense popularity through television appearances and many CDs, on the road they have built a reputation as an unforgettable live act.
With her roots firmly in Motown and her hits charting for more than 30 years, singer, actress and living legend Diana Ross lets her class, style and charm shine in a musical evening under the spotlight.
With a distinctive voice that the New York Times has called "honeyed--light amber, mildly sweet, with a touch of grain," Amos Lee unpacks a duffle bag full of blues, folk and soul.
Lily Hoang, author
Author Lily Hoang reads selected pieces from her her latest book, "A Bestiary." Director of the MFA program at New Mexico State University, Lily Hoang is the author of five books, including "A Bestiary" (winner of the inaugural Cleveland State University Poetry Center's Nonfiction Contest) and "Changing" (recipient of a PEN Open Books Award). With Joshua Marie Wilkinson, she edited the anthology "The Force of What's Possible: Writers on Accessibility and the Avant-Garde." She also serves as Senior Editor at Puerto del Sol, Editor at Jaded Ibis Press, and Executive Editor for HTML Giant.... See MoreSee Less
Chris Janson with special guest Davisson Brothers Band
Country singer Chris Janson pulls out all the stops and pours his sultry country style across the Kresge stage in a show full of songs like his smash hit "Buy Me a Bout" that you'll be singing all night long.
Mark Nizer 4D comedy and Juggling Show
International juggling champion Mark Nizer presents a brilliant one-man show of comedy, balance and precision sure to thrill and amuse audiences of every age.
Danish String Quartet
The Danish String Quartet, with a list of international accolades and a repertoire that includes everythign from Brahms to Danish folk tunes, has established a reputation as one of the finest and most exciting chamber music ensembles working today.
Nathan Gunn, baritone & Julie Gunn, piano
Popular opera star Nathan Gunn has developed a reputation as being one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. Here he teams with his illustrious wife Julie Gunn, the famed pianist and Director of Lyric Theatre Studies at the University of Illinois, for an emotionally charged and artistically impressive operatic performance.
Interlochen's High School Musical Theatre Company performs the highly acclaimed musical Evita, the story of the life, rise to power and eventual death of Argentine political leader Eva Peron. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.
Four show dates/times:
Thursday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Salt-N-Pepa with Tone Loc
Known for both their moves and their grooves, Grammy Award-winning rap group Salt-N-Pepa perform their danceworthy hits in a throwback show that also features rapper Tone Loc.
GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum selling singer, performer, and songwriter Gavin DeGraw is most notably known for his top hits such as "Chariot," "Not Over You," "I Don't Want to Be," and his most recent song, "She sets the City on Fire."
Ensõ String Quartet
Grammy-nominated Enso String Quartet has earned a reputation as one of this generation's most compelling string ensembles, winning top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild competition and the Banff International String Quartet Competition. Enso are, in the words of Classical Voice, "one of the eminent string quartets of our era."
Three show times/dates:
Aug. 14 at 8 p.m.
Aug. 16 at 8 p.m.
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Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson
Get set for Jethro Tull and rock legend Ian Anderson, arguably the world's best-known rock and roll flutist, who made hits like "Aqualung" and "Thick as a Brick" musical mainstays over the past 40 years.
Interlochen Arts Academy Alumni Weekend 2017
Join us Oct. 13-15 for the 2017 Interlochen Arts Academy Alumni Weekend, open to any and all Academy classes! Reconnect with classmates and friends, engage with faculty and staff, enjoy campus performances, tour new campus facilities and celebrate together. Rekindle your love of Interlochen and restore your creative muse, all while having a lot of fun.
The schedule of activities and information on lodging and registration will be available later this spring at www.interlochen.org/alumniweekend
In the meantime, please take a moment to make sure your contact information is up-to-date: www.interlochen.org/webform/update-your-contact-information
For more information, contact the Office of Engagement at firstname.lastname@example.org or 231.276.7630.... See MoreSee Less