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  • Cinema '70s: Monty Python and the Holy Grail 3/27/19 - 7:00 PM

    Get silly with this classic comedy from 1975 that tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. View More

  • The End of the Vietnam War: Nixon’s Pursuit of “Peace with Honor” 3/28/19 - 11:00 AM

    Nixon’s election and change in U.S. strategy, the Cambodian invasion, protest and tragedy at Kent State will be talking points for this presentation by author Gary Hess. View More

  • Contrasts, Contradictions & Continuity: Understanding Carter’s Cold War 3/29/19 - 11:00 AM

    Richard M. Filipink, professor of history at Western Illinois University, examines the Cold War policies of President Jimmy Carter, a confused combination of contradictions and continuity. View More

  • Kids Korner: Children’s Book Reading 3/30/19 - 11:00 AM

    Join us for a live reading of popular children’s books from the 1970s. View More

  • Museum Theatre: Turmoil and Transition in the '70s 3/30/19 - 2:00 PM

    In this original play, Michigan-based playwright Kristin Hanratty, whose work has been seen at Theater Nova and Puzzle Piece Theatre, explores the themes of a decade that changed America. View More

  • Michigan Opera Theatre 4/5/19 - 9:30 AM

    Dress Rehearsal: Hansel and Gretel - Opera by Engelbert Humperdinck will highlight the award-winning talents of puppeteer and director, Basil Twist. Guests will be awestruck! View More

  • Cinema '70s: Willy Wonka 4/5/19 - 11:00 AM

    Starring Gene Wilder in this favorite film from 1971. View More

  • Sensational Crimes of the '70s: Serial Murders and Cult Killings 4/6/19 - 1:00 PM

    Author and professor of criminology James Alan Fox examines crimes with an eye toward explaining the motivation for murder and the means by which perpetrators were identified and captured. View More

  • Why Were We Watching Roots? 4/10/19 - 12:00 PM

    Macomb Community College Faculty Scott Peller addresses this question and suggests some possible reasons for its enormous viewership. View More

  • Political and Demographic Upheaval in Detroit: The Age of Coleman Young Begins 4/10/19 - 7:00 PM

    Join author/journalist Jack Lessenberry as he discusses the beginnings of Coleman Young’s mayoral career. View More

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