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Posted on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 : 5:48 a.m.

Michigan Theater offers holiday programming

By AnnArbor.com Staff

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'Tis the season for food, friends, family, and favorite films—and the Michigan Theater is decking its halls with Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Jimmy Stewart, and more.

A program of Warner Brothers Cartoon Shorts will be screened on Friday, Nov. 23 at 11:30 a.m. to provide an escape from turkey overload and Black Friday lines. Enjoy a laugh with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and all of the Looney Tunes gang as they take over the silver screen.

Regular movie ticket prices apply. Tickets are available at ticketweb.com and at the door 60 minutes prior to showtime.

"Sing-Along White Christmas," on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., is a truly interactive movie experience, combining the 1954 Irving Berlin musical classic with audience participation. Every audience member will receive a free goodie bag full of special items tied to key scenes within the film, and Michigan Theater staff will lead the crowd through all songs and activities (including "Sisters," "Snow," and the and the award-winning theme song "White Christmas"). Before the movie from 3:30-4 p.m., enjoy carols on the theater's historic Barton Organ.

Tickets are $16 for adults; $13 for children 12 and under, students, seniors, and U.S. veterans; and $11 for Michigan Theater members. Tickets are available at ticketweb.com and at the door 60 minutes prior to showtime.

The Holiday Classic Film Series showcases favorite family-friendly holiday films throughout December that are free for everyone. The lineup includes:

"Meet Me in St. Louis," Saturday, December 1 at 1:30 p.m.
"Elf," Sunday, December 9 at 1:30 p.m.
"Miracle on 34th St.," Sunday, December 16 at 1:30 p.m.
"It's a Wonderful Life," Sunday, December 23 at 1:30 p.m.

Visit michtheater.org for more information.