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Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lecture

Wed., Sept. 26, 12-1 p.m.

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Eis will present a Curators Talk, Wednesday, September 26 at noon. Eis is Professor of Cinema Studies, Department of English, Oakland University. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lecture

Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Wed., Sept. 26, 12-1 p.m.
phone 248-370-2008

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, ENCOUNTERING THE RARE BOOK explores the allure of rare books from Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books (by and about women from the 17th - 19th century), and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. Rebecca Baumann will present “Haunted Pages: Rare Books and Their Ghosts,” Sunday, September 16 at 2 pm Baumann is Head of Public Services at the Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book - Gallery Lectures

Meadow Brook's Beats, Brats and Brews

Thu., Sept. 27, 6-8:30 p.m.
phone 248-364-6252
jillmoran@oakland.edu

Spend a fall evening at the Great Estate and enjoy Michigan craft beers, delicious brats provided by the Mean Weenie food truck and live music by acoustic artists Athens Creek. $25

http://meadowbrookhall.org/meadow-brooks-beats-brats-and-brews/
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Meadow Brook Hall (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3140
Meadow Brook's Beats, Brats and Brews

Encountering the Rare Book

First Tuesday-Sunday of every month, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
phone 248-370-3008

Curated by Andrea Eis, Professor of Cinema Studies, this exhibition explores the allure of rare books: their intellectual significance, historical importance, visual power, and emotional impact. Focusing on Kresge Library’s Special Collections, the Hicks Collection of books by and about women from the 17th - 19th century and the Springer Collection of Lincolniana. University faculty chose books from the Special Collections that generated unexpected realizations. Among the works exhibited: a first edition of Dickens' A Christmas Carol with hand-colored illustrations, a book from 1605, a film, photographs, and interactive displays. Accompanying lectures September 16, 19, and 26. Free

http://www.ouartgallery.org/
Oakland University Art Gallery (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3005
Encountering the Rare Book

Arsenic and Old Lace

Starts Oct. 3. Wednesdays-Sundays, 8-10 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
phone 248-377-3300

This classic comedy involves two spinster sisters who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with elderberry wine laced with arsenic. When their nephew Mortimer discovers their latest dead body in the window seat, he fears he may have to break off his engagement to protect his fiancée from his crazy family. Matinee and Evening Performances Available. For a full list of performance dates and times, please take a look at our calendar. $30 - $45

http://www.mbtheatre.com/arsenic-old-lace
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Meadow Brook Theatre (map)
207 Wilson Hall
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 377-3300
Arsenic and Old Lace

Dinner and a Movie

Thu., Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Thu., Oct. 11, 7-10 p.m. and Thu., Oct. 18, 7-10 p.m.
phone 248-364-6252
jillmoran@oakland.edu

Guests can watch classic Alfred Hitchcock movies in the historic Gothic inspired ballroom while enjoying a casual three-course dinner and cash bar. $45 per person

http://meadowbrookhall.org/programs/meadow-brook-dinner-and-a-movie/
Meadow Brook Hall (map)
Oakland University
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-3140
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