HAPPENING TODAY: See the Upright Citizen's Brigade at Rackham and Mr. B at the Ark
Be sure to catch "Mr. B's Piano Celebration" at the Ark. 7:30 p.m. Once a year, Ann Arbor's own wizard of blues and boogie piano music comes together with other top piano players from around southeastern Michigan and beyond. This year's show includes both musical and visual components as three pianists and an artist join forces with images of pianists shown at the Ark. $25. The Ark is at 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-761-1800.
U-M Outdoor Adventures will present the "Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour" at the Michigan Theater. 7 p.m. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s world tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you. $15 ($10 for UM students) in advance. $17 ($12 for UM students) at the door. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
The "Upright Citizen’s Brigade Touring Company" will make a stop at Rackham Auditorium. 8 p.m. Zach Woods, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, Ben Rodgers, Gavin Speiller and John Gemberling hit the stage for a night of improv comedy. Woods currently stars as Gabe on NBC's hit comedy series, "The Office." Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office, online at www.umich.edu/~muto/, or the day of the show at the box office. $6/ students with valid U-M I.D., $10/ general public. Rackham is at 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor.