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APR 28

Selected Shorts: Food Fiction

Food, glorious food! Read by actors of stage and screen, Selected Shorts has cooked up a program of fiction to feast on.


Paul Reiser

Voted one of Comedy Central’s “Top 100 Comedians of All Time,” Paul Reiser has spent the last 30+ years acting in Oscar and Emmy award-winning movies and TV shows.


For the Love of Rivers; A Scientist’s Journey

Dr. Kurt Fausch is a fisheries ecologist who has spent a career studying how fish make a living in streams and how streams are linked to their riparian forests.


2019-2020 Season Premier Party

Get the advance look at the Performing Arts At City Opera House season plus secure the best seats, save 10% on packages, "Enter to Win” and more. Free to attend, ticket is required.



A free monthly networking meet up for Traverse City tech enthusiast. Every month five presenters highlight new business ventures underway.

MAY 10

Meet Your Summer Reads

Three blockbuster authors, Elizabeth Berg, Elizabeth Letts and Lynne Olson, will take the stage to talk about their upcoming summer reads.

MAY 18

Hamilton - Sold Out

City Opera House is Broadway Bound! to Hamilton. Join your City Opera House hosts for a first-class experience at Wharton Center, on the campus of Michigan State University.

MAY 30

An Evening with Marie Benedict

Author Marie Benedict breathes new life into the astounding story of Hedy Lamarr in her new novel The Only Woman in the World.

JUN 26

An Evening with Daniel Pink

Drawing on scientific research, Daniel Pink unlocks the secrets of how to best time your life’s happenings.

JUN 27

An Evening with Steve Hamilton and Bryan Gruley

Two of Michigan’s favorite mystery authors, Steve Hamilton and Bryan Gruley will take the stage to interview each other.

JUL 13

An Evening with Doug Brinkley

Doug Brinkley is CNN's Presidential Historian, a professor of history at Rice University and the author of 12 books, including five New York Times bestsellers.

AUG 17

Take It From The Top Showcase

The pinnacle of the weeklong musical theater workshops, the Take It From The Top Showcase is the culmination

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