April 2 2016 12:01 AM

Here's what's going on in town this weekend

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Good day and happy weekend!

Some people prefer to dance around sensitive topics. Choreographer Tyler Lenn Bradley wants to dance about them. Bradley tackles complex social issues through movement in her production, “Humanity,” which comes to Okemos’ Happendance Studios Saturday. The work deals with topics such as suicide, sexism, racism, domestic violence and addiction, hoping to provoke audiences into examining these themes in a new light. A Lansing native, Bradley earned a degree in theater at Central Michigan University, where “Humanity” won nine awards from the theater program, including production of the year. 7 p.m. FREE, donations accepted. Happendance Studios, 3448 Hagadorn Road, Okemos. humanitydance.com.

The smell of old paper fills the Lansing Center this weekend, beckoning antique enthusiasts and book lovers alike. The 63rd Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper rolls into town Sunday with its stock of books, postcards, movie posters, photographs, maps and other collectable paper goods. Among its book offerings are first editions, signed copies and rare finds from virtually every genre. The annual event bills itself as “the largest antiquarian book and paper show” in the Midwest. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $5/FREE for children. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 332-0123, ow.ly/ZZqq4.

For more local events, see below.

Saturday, April 2

Classes and Seminars

Tai Chi at Allen Market Place. Instruction in Qigong, meditation and Yang style tai chi forms. 9-10 a.m. FREE. Allen Market Place, 1619 E. Kalamazoo St., Lansing. (517) 272-9379.


Theater

Riverdance. 20th anniversary tour. 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets from $43. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.

Wait Until Dark. A blind woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs. 8 p.m. $15/$12 seniors, military and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Decade Dance. Journey of a couple living through the turbulent 1970s. 8 p.m. $15. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.com.

Xtigone. Modern retelling of ancient Greek play. 8 p.m. $13/$11 seniors and faculty/$10 students. Arena Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, ow.ly/ZVGDT.

Events

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

Hooverville 1930's Extravaganza. 1930s fashion party with food, drinks and live music. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $10/$20 VIP Henry's on the Square, 229 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (734) 678-4404, ow.ly/Za1vK.

Music

Alistair, 8 p.m. Black Cat Bistro, 115 Albert Ave.

Darrin Larner, 5 p.m. Blue Gill Grill, 1591 Lake Lansing Road

Rush Clement, 8:30 p.m. Capital Prime, 2324 Showtime Dr.

DJ, 9 p.m. Coach’s Pub & Grill, 6201 Bishop Rd.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Crunchy's, 254 W. Grand River Ave.

Scott Seth, 9:30 p.m. Darb's, 117 S. Cedar St.

DJ Fudgie, 10 p.m. Esquire, 1250 Turner St.

Rob Klajda, 8 p.m. Ellison Brewery, 4903 Dawn Ave.,

Well Enough Alone, 9:30 p.m. The Exchange, 314 E. Michigan Ave.

Rachel Curtis, 7 p.m. Gallery Brewery, 143 Kent St.,

Global Village, 9:30 p.m. Green Door, 2005 E. Michigan Ave.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. Leroys, 1526 S. Cedar St.

The Ragbirds, 7 p.m. The Loft, 414 E. Michigan Ave.

Mike Mains and The Branches, 7 p.m. Mac's Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave.

Kathleen & the Bridge St. Band, 9 p.m. Moriarty's Pub, 802 E. Michigan Ave.

Steve Cowles, 7 p.m. Reno's East, 1310 Abbot Road

Oxymoron, 7 p.m. Reno's North, 16460 Old US 27

Mark Sala, 7 p.m. Reno's West, 5001 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Steve Armstrong, 8:30 p.m. Tequila Cowboy, 5660 W. Saginaw Hwy.

Untamed, 9 p.m. Unicorn Tavern, 327 E. Grand River Ave.

Capitol City DJs, 10 p.m. Watershed Tavern and Grill 5965 Marsh Rd.


Sunday, April 3

Classes and Seminars

Charlotte Yoga Club. Beginner to intermediate levels. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $5 annually. AL!VE, 800 W. Lawrence Road, Charlotte. (517) 285-0138, charlotteyoga.net.

Juggling. Learn to juggle. 2-4 p.m. FREE. Orchard Street Pumphouse, 368 Orchard St., Lansing. (517) 485-9190.

Events

Swiss Steak Dinner. Steak dinner with sides and dessert. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $10/$4 kids. Lansing Liederkranz Club, 5828 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing. (517) 882-6330, liederkranzclub.org.

Lansing Area Codependents Anonymous. A fellowship to develop healthy relationships. 2-3 p.m. FREE. CADL Downtown Lansing, 401 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing. (517) 515-5559, coda.org.

Lansing Area Sunday Swing Dance. Lessons 6-6:45 p.m., dance 6:45. $8 dance/$10 dance & lesson. The Lansing Eagles, 4700 N. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 490-7838.

The Little Star That Could. Family planetarium show. 2:30 p.m. $4/$3.50 seniors and students/$3 kids. Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Road, East Lansing. (517) 355-4676, abramsplanetarium.org.

Free Public Tours. 1 and 3 p.m. FREE. Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, 547 E. Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing.

Literature and Poetry

63rd Michigan Antiquarian Book and Paper Show. Rare books and antique publications for sale. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $5/kids FREE. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. (517) 332-0112, curiousbooks.com.

Theater

Wait Until Dark. A blind woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs. 8 p.m. $15/$12 seniors, military and students. Riverwalk Theatre, 228 Museum Drive, Lansing. (517) 482-5700, riverwalktheatre.com.

Decade Dance. Journey of a couple living through the turbulent 1970s. 8 p.m. $15. Williamston Theatre, 122 S. Putnam St., Williamston. (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.com.

Xtigone. Modern retelling of ancient Greek play. 2 p.m. $13/$11 seniors and faculty/$10 students. Arena Theatre, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, ow.ly/ZVGDT.

Riverdance. 20th anniversary tour. 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets from $43. Cobb Great Hall, Wharton Center, 750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing. 1-800-WHARTON, whartoncenter.com.

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