Happening Today: Jill Sobule returns, choreographer Wayne McGregor speaks
The Penny Stamps Lecture Series will host Random International/Wayne McGregor at the Michigan Theater on Thursday. 5:10 p.m. McGregor, a dancer, has gone outside the field of "pure" dance to choreograph movement for movies, plays, musicals and art galleries, including "Harry Potter And The Goblet of Fire." Free. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
The Washtenaw Community Concert Band will present "American Fantasies" at Towsley Auditorium on the Washtenaw Community College campus. 7:30 p.m. Works will be performed that represent varieties of American music including jazz, patriotic, Dixieland, a Sousa march, as well as a new work composed by member Patricio Padilla Las Canciones del Dragon Negro. Free. In the Morris Lawrence building at 4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor. 734-677-5033.