happening Today: 'Singin' in the Rain' turns 60 on the big screen; Scars on 45 hits Sonic Lunch
Get downtown today to see Scars On 45 at Sonic Lunch in Liberty Plaza. Noon-1:30 p.m. The band delivers a unique sound that is accurately called a gentle melodic intensity with an added allure of co-ed vocals. Their influences range from Radiohead, Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Oasis and Death Cab For Cutie. Free. On the corner of Division and Liberty streets, Ann Arbor. http://soniclunch.com/.
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See the "Singin' in the Rain 60th Anniversary" event at Quality 16 and Rave Motion Pictures. 2 and 7 p.m. $11.50. TCM host Robert Osborne interviews star Debbie Reynolds before the film. Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. Q16 is at 3686 Jackson Road, Scio Township. 734-623-7469. Rave is at 4100 Carpenter Road, Pittsfield Township. 734-973-4823.
There will be a benefit beer and wine tasting to say "Bon Voyage, ALS!" at the Cobblestone Farm Center. 6-10 p.m. At the end of July, a relay team of six women will swim a two-way crossing of the English Channel to raise money for ALS. This is their send-off. This beer and wine tasting will feature English ales and French wines, good food, a live auction, a hope raffle and a few surprises. $75/ person, $125/ pair. The CFC is at 2781 Packard St. Ann Arbor. 734-971-8789.
"Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights" continues in downtown Chelsea. 6:30-8:30 p.m. In addition to musical performances, there are a variety of children’s attractions and activities including face painters, jugglers, balloon artists and magicians. See the movie "Percy Jackson & The Olympian: The Lightning Thief" tonight. Most events are free. Main St., Chelsea. Get a complete schedule at http://chelseafestivals.com/soundsights/