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Posted on Sun, Mar 18, 2012 : 5:58 a.m.

Powwow and Shakespeare round out post St. Pat's Day fun

By Ann Dwyer


"Make Your Own Luminary for FoolMoon" at Workantile Exchange. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jimmie Thompson, former art director of the Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade, will be on hand to help you create beautiful shimmering sculptures, with assistance from the famous face of FoolMoon, Meryl Waldo. $10 suggested donation. Workantile is at 118 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-395-6779.


Today wraps up the "40th Dance for Mother Earth Powwow," featuring Bunky Echo-Hawk at Pioneer High School. 10:30 a.m. Grand enty is at noon. Echo-Hawk will hold a “bling contest” to showcase the community’s best handmade regalia and beadwork. The Powwow continues to provide a gathering place for Native Americans to celebrate and share their culture. $10/ Adults, $7/ Students with ID, $5/ Children (6-12), Free/ Children 5 and under, $7/ Seniors over 60. $25 for two adults and three children (under 12). PHS is at 601 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor. 734-994-2120.


Today is the last chance to catch "Shipwrecked!" at the Towsley Auditorium on the Washtenaw Community College campus. 2 p.m. "Shipwrecked!" is about a Detroit family of three who set sail on Lake Huron only to be battered by one of the fierce November storms that have made "Shipwreck Alley" famous. Other materials will be on hand to learn about our "inland seas." Purchase tickets online at or by phone at 734-995-0530. In the Morris Lawrence building at 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor. 734-677-5033.


The Ann Arbor Dance Youth Dance Ensemble will hold their "Annual Benefit Show: We Will Rock You" at Saline High School to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. 4 p.m. The show will feature music from "Queen." Act II will showcase Competition Team Dancers in a variety of tap, jazz, ballet, hip hop and modern dance routines. Tickets are available at Ann Arbor Dance Classics, by calling 734-302-4248 or at the door. SHS is at 1300 Campus Parkway, Saline. 734-429-8030.


Come to "Drama in Translation" (a roundtable discussion) and "A Conversation with Michael Boyd, RSC Artistic Director, and Ralph Williams" at Blau Auditorium at the Ross School of Business as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company's creative residency. 4:30 p.m. Through workshops, members of the RSC will explore the creative possibilities of two plays being prepared for "A World Elsewhere," a season which the RSC is offering this fall at its Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Free. The RSB is at 701 Tappan St., Ann Arbor.


If you're still in a Shakespeare frame of mind, then head to the Michigan Theater for a high-definition screening of William Shakespeare’s "The Comedy of Errors." 7 p.m.Two sets of estranged twins, each separated at birth, find themselves in the same city 25 years later with hilarious consequences. A series of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps bring a family crisis into heartwarming focus. This screening is a delayed cinema broadcast of a live performance at the National Theatre. $22 adults; $18 members. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.