As we enter the inevitable season of late-night study sessions, endless paper writing, and never-ending midterm exams, it is important to take time for breaks in order to refresh and refuel. Not only is it beneficial to take small breaks in between studying, but planning a night out with friends is just as important. To help guide your study break planning, here is a list of some of the most exciting events happening on and off campus!
1. Beyond the Blue Benefit - Big Sean
Big Ticket Productions and Theta Xi are bringing Big Sean to Hill Auditorium! The show is Saturday, October 22nd at 9pm. Get your tickets from MUTO in the Union fast, as this is sure to be a sold out show! More info: https://muto.umich.edu/events/33890-4816227
2. Wicked UMix & Haunted Bell Tower
Halloween is just around the corner, so that means a ton of ~spooky~ activities are on the agenda. First, CCI will be hosting a Wicked-themed UMix on October 28th, including trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, and a free screening of The Wizard of Oz. Then, join us on Halloween night for a trip through the haunted bell tower on North Campus! Both events are free to all UM students.
3. Impact Dance Fall Show
Impact Dance is an all student-run jazz and contemporary dance group on campus. They will be hosting their first show of the year at the Michigan League Mendelssohn Theater! Join them on October 28th at 7pm for an exciting night of dance, with special guests Friars and Funktion! Get your tickets at MUTO or see the show for FREE by picking up a Passport for the Arts in the LSA Building. https://muto.umich.edu/events/34982-5057496
4. Rude Mechanicals - The Importance of Being Earnest
The Rude Mechanicals are back with another great performance right on campus! The Importance of Being Earnest is a satirical comedy written by Oscar Wilde and will be coming to the Mendelssohn Theater November 4th and 5th at 8pm and November 6th at 2pm. Tickets are only $7 from MUTO! More info: https://muto.umich.edu/events/33329-4719600
5. The 1975 at EMU Convocation Center
Looking to get off campus? The 1975 will be performing at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on November 11th at 8pm! Although you may have to leave campus for the show, lower bowl tickets are available right in the Michigan Union. Get more info here: https://muto.umich.edu/events/34987-5057500