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U-Con 2019

The U-Con Gaming Convention is a gathering of gamers and companies from all over. You can meet new people and participate in many different events. We have events that are sure to pique the interest of the most avid gamer, as well as those new to the hobby. We offer a wide variety of role-playing events, as well as many board and war games. We also offer Live Action RPG’s and collectable card game tournaments and events. We are one of the largest gaming conventions in Michigan.

Aside from gaming, we have an exhibitors hall filled with a wide variety of exhibitors selling everything from swords to dice, shirts to games, and a number of other unique and interesting items. And what convention is complete without an auction? Of course we have one!

The Music of Star Wars

The stage is set for the ninth and final episode of Star Wars to hit the big screen in December of 2019. Your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra relives the epic soundtrack crafted by just in time for this historic release. The unmistakable brass fanfare of the main theme rings out before the suns of Tatooine sink into the horizon to “The Force Theme.” Darth Vader’s dark and menacing theme music underscores the evil of the Dark Side as the Republic is lifted by Williams’s battle themes and The Force.

Events for the Week June 10th-16th

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Tokyo Godfathers Screening

Directed by Satoshi Kon. Middle-aged alcoholic Gin, teenage runaway Miyuki (Candice Moore) and former drag queen Hana are a trio of homeless people surviving as a makeshift family on the streets of Tokyo. While rummaging in the trash for food on Christmas Eve, they stumble upon an abandoned newborn baby in a trash bin. With only a handful of clues to the baby’s identity, the three misfits search the streets of Tokyo for help in returning the baby to its parents. Presented in Japanese with English subtitles. 2003. 97 min. Comedy/Drama/Anime. PG-13

Events for the Week Apr 1st-7th

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Kiki’s Delivery Service Screening

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. In this anime feature, 13-year-old Kiki moves to a seaside town with her talking cat, Jiji, to spend a year alone, in accordance with her village’s tradition for witches in training. After learning to control her broomstick, Kiki sets up a flying courier service and soon becomes a fixture in the community. But when the insecure young witch begins questioning herself and loses her magic abilities, she must overcome her self-doubt to get her powers back. Presented in Japanese with English subtitles. 1989. 120 min. Drama/Fantasy/Anime. G

The Music of Harry Potter March 17th

Sunday, March 17
2:30-3:30 pm
Pre-concert activities
Instrument Petting Zoo

ALL patrons (including little ones) MUST have a ticket to enter the event.

4 pm
Concert

Come in your favorite Harry Potter costume! Ollivander has been hard at work crafting wands — have one pick you at the preconcert activities. There will be a myriad of real instruments for youngsters to try in the Michigan Theater lobby before the concert at the Instrument Petting Zoo.

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For more info, check out:
https://a2so.com/events/the-music-of-harry-potter-family-matinee/

Events for the Week Mar 18th-24th

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The Music of Harry Potter March 16th

Saturday, March 16

6:00- 7:30 pm
Muggle Cocktails & The Ring of Steel Action Theatre and Stunt Troupe in Harry Potter costume
Come in your Hogwarts uniform and enjoy a muggle cocktail, capture your best selfie of the year with the actors from Ring of Steel recreating Harry Potter memories.

8 pm
Concert

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For more info, check out:
https://a2so.com/events/the-music-of-harry-potter/