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Posted on Thu, Mar 8, 2012 : 2:59 p.m.

Irish music and a Holocaust lecture among the events on tap this weekend

By Staff


Max Raabe and Palast Orchester will perform Saturday evening at Hill Auditorium as part of the University Musical Society series.


Enjoy a nostalgic musical homage to the classics of Germany’s Weimar era of the 1920s and 1930s with a performance Saturday evening at Hill Auditorium by Max Raabe and Palast Orchester. 8 p.m. $10-$48. For tickets or additional information, contact the University Musical Society at 734-764-2538 or online at Tickets may also be purchased in person at the League Ticket Office. 911 North University Ave. Hill is at 825 N. University Ave.


Dr. Dieter Kuntz, historian at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, DC, will discuss the traveling exhibition, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race (now on display at the U-M Taubman Health Sciences Library through April 13). The free lecture takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at the downtown Ann Arbor District Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave.


Two noted Irish musicians -- fiddler Kevin Burke and composer/guitarist Cal Scott - will perform in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church Green Wood, 1001 Green Road in Ann Arbor. Tickets are $16 in advance, or $18 at the door. Contact Colleen Gavin at, for more information.


Watch the film “American Meat” and hear a panel discussion at the Michigan Theater. 8 p.m. Saturday. The documentary film chronicles America’s grassroots revolution in sustainable meat production. A panel discussion afterward will include the filmmaker, Graham Meriwether, who grew up in Ann Arbor, and others. $8 in advance at or $10 at the door. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor.



Fri, Mar 9, 2012 : 2:14 p.m.

Next month Whittaker Road Library is going to host the writers of Curious George. They too left France due to the invasion. With them? No monkeying around. Sounds like a fun weekend.


Thu, Mar 8, 2012 : 8:07 p.m.

Irish music would certainly put me in the mood to attend a lecture on the Holocaust.


Fri, Mar 9, 2012 : 2:13 p.m.

I was thinking the same thing. Maybe some Irish brew to go with it?