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ARTS

Art Galleries

Downriver Council for the Arts Gallery; 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-720-0671. www.downriverarts.org

Glow Fish Studios; 2840 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-552-6323; Vanessa and Bruce Morse, owners. www.glowfishstudios.com

Healing the Heart through Reiki and Art; 2955 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte; 1-734-673-0079.

Patricia Izzo Studio; 3024 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-347-0987. www.izzophotography.com

River's Edge Gallery; 3024 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-246-9880. www.artattheedge.com

Sharon Sims Studio Gallery; 9954 Lincoln, Taylor 48180; 313-295-1555.

Arts Organizations

Acanthus Art Group; Meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut St., Wyandotte.; 1-734-777-6109; Maureen Keast.

Art Ambience; 1-734-283-8708; Betty Hajkus, president.

Artistic Creators Guild; 1-734-284-0062.

Artists' Society of Dearborn; www.artsocdbn.com; Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn 48126; 1-313-278-7061; David Gorden. dezynr@hotmail.com

Dearborn Area Theater Association; The Dearborn Area Theatre Association is a nonprofit organization that supports and encourages community and scholastic theater. DATA offers annual memberships for $10, which helps support scholarships, awards and more; Greg Viscomi, president. www.dearbornareatheatre.org

Dearborn Community Arts Council; Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn 48126; 1-313-943-3095; Ralph Valdez, executive director. www.dcacarts.org

Dearborn Community Fund; The nonprofit group supports cultural and recreational organizations, activities and projects communitywide or at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center; Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn 48126; 1-313-943-5478; EmmaJean Woodyard, executive director. www.dearbornfordcenter.com/communityfund

Downriver Arts & Crafts Guild; Meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Southgate Veterans Memorial Library, 14680 Dix-Toledo. The guild has a Facebook page; 1-734-777-6109; Maureen Keast.

Downriver Council for the Arts; James R. DeSana Arts and Cultural Center, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-720-0671; Tamara Trudelle, executive director. www.downriverarts.org

Downriver Poets and Playwrights Literary Group; Group meets from 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Bacon Memorial Library, 45 Vinewood St., Wyandotte.; 1-734-671-2135; Mono D'Angelo.

Heritage Decorative Artists of Southeast Michigan; A chapter of the National Society of Tole & Decorative Painters. Meets at the Westfield Activities Center, 2700 Westfield, Trenton; 1-313-388-3943.

Romulus Arts Council; 11111 S. Wayne Road, Romulus 48174; 1-734-955-4533.

Taylor Cultural Arts Commission/Friends of the Taylor Cultural Arts Commission; 22805 Goddard Road, Taylor 48180. www.taylorarts.org

Wayne County Community College District Association of Artists; 21000 North Line Road, Taylor 48180; 1-313-715-8010; Carl Kamulski, adviser. www.artarea51.com

Childrens Theater

Dearborn Youth Theatre; Dearborn Recreation Department Fine Arts Division, 15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn 48126; 1-313-943-2354; Mary Bremer, artistic director.

Downriver Youth Performing Arts Center; 1-734-671-2202; Noel Jackson, president. www.dypac.com

Dream Machine Performing Arts Academy, Carey Ann's Clown Caravan and Dream Machine Family Concerts; 17841 Poplar, Riverview 48193; 1-734-285-3492; Carol Ann and Roland Owens. www.careyann.com

ShowBiz Family Theatre; Directors Kamy Moss and Julia Doddie. www.showbizhub.net

Southgate Community Players; The Young People's Theater; 1-734-282-4727. www.scponstage.com

Community Theater Troupes

Arab Theatrical Arts Guild; Ray Alcodray, artistic director. www.arabtheater.org

Downriver Actors Guild; Theater on the Avenue; 2656 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-313-303-5269; Deborah Aue, directors. www.downriveractorsguild.net

Henry Ford Community College Theater Department; MacKenzie Fine Arts Building, 5101 Evergreen Road, Dearborn 48128; 1-313-845-9817; George Popovich, department head. www.hfcctheater.com

Midsummer Thespian Project; summer performances; Woodhaven High School auditorium, 24787 Van Horn Road, Brownstown Township; 1-734-783-3333 or 1-734-925-0952.

Open Book Theatre Company; Penelope's Venue; 12219 Dix-Toledo Road, Southgate 48192; 1-734-288-7753; Krista Ewbank, director. www.openbooktheatrecompany.net

Players Guild of Dearborn; 21730 Madison, Dearborn 48124; 1-313-561-8587. www.playersguildofdearborn.org

PS.-Center Stage Players; The group offers productions for children and adults; Performances at the Josephine Brighton Work Skills Center, 4460 18th St., Wyandotte; 1-734-285-8107; Penny Lynn Siler, director. pscenterstageplayers.com

Southgate Community Players; P.O. Box 1090, Southgate 48195; 1-734-282-4727. www.scponstage.com

The AKT Theatre Project; Performances at the James R. DeSana Arts and Cultural Center, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte; 1-734-258-8370; Angie Ferrante, director. www.akttheatre.com

TNT Productions; Dinner theater performances at the James R. DeSana Arts and Cultural Center, 81 Chestnut St., Wyandotte.andotte; 1-734-626-8395; Tim Wojtala, director.

Wyandotte Community Theatre; performances at James R. DeSana Arts and Cultural Center, 81 Chestnut; P.O. Box 135, Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-775-9635 (tickets). www.wyandottecommunitytheatre.com

Dance

Ballet Americana; Its Nutcracker is with the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra every year at the Dearborn Performing Arts Center; guest artists from New York City Ballet; 22805 Goddard Road, Taylor 48180; 734-374-3904; Patricia Squire Lorenz, Artistic Director. www.ballet.americana@comcast.net

Beverly Morrison School of Dance; This studio has been in business for 40+ years in Wyandotte; 1518 Ford Avenue (Northline), Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-283-1066.

Dance Avenue; 14270 Eureka Road, Southgate 48195; 1-734-759-3102; Jessica Hall and Sarah Thaut.

DanceSport Academy of Michigan; 23666 Park, Dearborn 48124; 1-313-724-3262; Pamela Preczewski and Alex Young. www.dancesportacademy.com

Dearborn Ballet Theatre Inc.; 1-313-563-2488; Loni Lane.

Dearborn Dance Academy; 22023 Outer Drive, Dearborn 48124; 1-313-274-6070; Patricia Damian. www.dearborndanceacademy.com

Full Circle Dance Company; resident dance troupe at Henry Ford Community College; 1-313-845-6314; Diane Mancinelli.

Great Technique Dance Academy; 1412 Eureka Road, Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-28-DANCE; Seth Miller. www.greattechnique.com

Grosse Ile Academy of Dance/Metro Shores Ballet Co.; 8205 Macomb, Grosse Ile 48138; 1-734-676-7233; Dawn Greene. www.metroshoresballet.org

In Focus Dance Center; 2034 Ford Ave., Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-288-8433; Yvonne Diaz. www.infocusdancecenter.com

Jeannie Zimbalatti's School of Dance; 2211 N. Beech Daly Road, Dearborn Heights 48127; 1-313-565-3600; Jeannie Zimbalatti. www.jzdanceschool.com

Lincoln Park Dance Company; 3240 Ferris, Lincoln Park 48146; 1-313-386-1817; Lisa Allai Stop. LincolnParkDance.net

Noretta Dunworth School of Dance; 3311 S. Telegraph Road, Dearborn 48124; 1-313-563-2488; Noretta Dunworth. www.norettadunworth.com

Polish Alliance Dancers of Dearborn; 1-313-581-3181; Christine Kryszko.

Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Tatry Dancers; Email: tatrydancers-roseann@yahoo.com; 1-313-274-0183; Rose Ann Lackey. www.dance.prcua.org/tatry

Prysm School of the Arts; Home to the Anuenue and Visible Spectrum Repertory dance companies. It's in St. Martha Catholic Church; 18200 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn 48124; 1-313-737-2033; Janeen Bodary.

Sandy Adams School of Dance; 1-313-277-6698. www.sandysdancestudio.com

Sherry's Academy of Dance; 23752 West Road, Brownstown Township 48183; 1-734-654-2915; Sherry Blaha. www.sherrysacademy.com

Sickle's Dance Gallery; Classes are offered through the Dearborn Public Schools for pre-school thru advanced dancers for residents & non-residents.; 1-313-278-1035; Christine Sickle. www.sicklesdance.net

Southeastern Classical Ballet/Dance Grosse Ile; 9505 Groh Road, Hangar 2, Grosse Ile 48138; 1-734-362-0880. dancegrosseile.net

Taylor Dance; Its Nutcracker is with the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra every year at the Dearborn Performing Arts Center; guest artists from New York City Ballet; 22805 Goddard Road, Taylor 48180; 1-734-374-3904; Joy Squire, Director. www.taylor-dance.com

Lectures

Downriver Town Hall Lecture Series & Celebrity Luncheons; P.O. Box 2131, Riverview 48193; 1-734-783-9224; Mary Jarosz, director.

Music

Dearborn Community Chorus; 1-313-943-2354; John Haury, director.

Dearborn Symphony Orchestra; 1-313-565-2424; Kypros Markou, conductor/music director. dearbornsymphony.org

Dearborn Youth Symphony; 1-313-943-2354, ext. 5538; Tim Cibor, conductor/artistic director. dearbornyouthsymphony.com

Downriver Community Band; P.O. Box 853, Allen Park 48101; 1-734-783-9348; Patrick Jensen, conductor. www.downrivercommunityband.org

Downriver Community Voices; 1-313-575-0642; Aaron Kaleniecki, director. www.downrivercommunityvoices.com

East River Folk Society; performances: First United Presbyterian Church of Wyandotte, 2250 Oak St.; P.O. Box 423, Wyandotte 48192; 1-734-782-0907.

Fair Lane Music Guild; 1-313-593-5330.

Friends of the Dearborn Symphony; 1-313-565-2424.

Friends of the Opera of Michigan; 1-313-582-0997; Quinto Milito, artistic director.

Seaway Chorale & Orchestra; P.O. Box 597, Trenton 48183; 1-734-676-9504. www.seawaychorale.org

Sweet Adelines-Heritage Chapter; 13770 Edison, Southgate 48195; 1-734-281-4798; Jackie Todd.

Sweet Adelines-River Raisin Chorus; 1-734-676-6282 or 1-734-671-6269.

Taylor Community Chorus; c/o Taylor Cultural Arts Commission, 22805 Goddard Road, Taylor 48180; 1-313-291-7893; Mark Ennis, director. www.taylorarts.org

Vanguard Voices and Brass; 1-313-317-6566; Kevin Dewey.

Women's Barbershop Singing; 1-734-676-6282.



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