HAPPENING TODAY: Bela Fleck plays the Michigan Theater; Snow White comes to the Power Center
There will be a "Memorial Service by Ann Arbor Holocaust Survivors" at the Jewish Community Center. 4:30-6:30 p.m. While The Germans tried to dehumanize the Jews, the survivors want to reverse this process and personalize their loss by remembering one victim at a time. Arie Lipsky, conductor of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, will play Holocaust music on the cello, and Todd Endelman, U-M professor of Judaic studies, will be keynote speaker. Free. The JCC is at 2935 Birch Hollow Dr., Ann Arbor. 734-971-0990.
Experience a never-before-seen concert at the "Grateful Dead Second Annual Meet-Up At The Movies" at Quality 16 And Rave Ann Arbor on Thursday. 7 p.m. Recorded at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in 1989. Audiences will experience the concert in its entirety. Before the concert, see a slideshow of rare and never-before-seen photos of the band, accompanied by a previously unreleased live track recorded in 1990. $11.50. Tickets are available theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. Q16 is at 3686 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor. 734-623-7469. Rave is at 4100 Carpenter Road, Pittsfield Township. 734-973-4823.
Bela Fleck and The Flecktones will play the Michigan Theater on Thursday. 8 p.m. Hear this genre-defying band that dips into equal parts jazz, bluegrass and sheer sonic experimentalism. Tickets are priced at $39.50 and $29.50 with limited Gold Circle seating available for $65. Tickets are available at 800-745-3000, at www.ticketmaster.com and at all TicketMaster outlets. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
See Ballet Preljocaj in "Snow White" at Power Center. Tonight, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. In 2008, Angelin Preljocaj created this contemporary and romantic ballet for 26 dancers, set to music by Gustav Malher. Jean Paul Gaultier designed the costumes and Thierry Leproust the set design. Due to brief nudity and mature themes, it is not recommended for young audiences. Tickets start at $18. For tickets or additional information, call 734-764-2538 or go online to www.ums.org. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the League Ticket Office (911 North University Ave., Ann Arbor). The Power Center is at 121 Fletcher St., Ann Arbor. 734-763-3333.
See Gary Gulman at the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. Tonight, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 and 10:30 p.m. Gulman has appeared on just about every television show a young standup comedian can appear on, including Leno, Letterman and Kimmel. He has been a headlining comedian for several years now, but he is most well known for his breakthrough success on NBC's hit standup showcase, “Last Comic Standing.” Tonight: $11/ in advance; $13/ at the door; Friday and Saturday: $15/ in advance; $17/ at the door. The AACS is downstairs at 314 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-9080.