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Posted on Sun, Mar 11, 2012 : 4:12 p.m.

Make Tiki drinks, watch a documentary about Harry Nilsson or decorate cupcakes

By Ann Dwyer


"Martin Bandyke's Moving Pictures" series continues at the Michigan Theater on Monday. 7 p.m. This week, see "Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everyone Talking About Him)?" This documentary features footage of the late, quirky performer and new interviews with contemporaries. Bandyke has curated a selection of music-oriented films that will run every Monday through April 30. $10/ general admission; $8/ students, seniors and children under 12. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.



The cover of Harry Nilsson's Nilsson Schmilsson CD. The late singer-songwriter life is the focus of a documentary that will be shown Monday at the Michigan Theater.

The Ravens Club will hold another cocktail class, "Serious Tiki Drinks," on Monday. 7:30 p.m. Tiki is all about the rum, and you'll taste several examples before blending them with fruit juice and other ingredients to create the complex and layered drinks that exemplify Tiki at its best. $35 in advance, $45 at the door. Reserve your space at or by calling 734-276-3215. Ravens is at 207 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. 734-214-0400.


University of Michigan student organization, AfricAid, will hold a "Silent Auction with Dinner" on Tuesday at the Michigan League. 6:30 p.m. The evening will highlight the importance of global education and will feature speakers from the U-M, dinner and a silent auction. By donation. The League is at 911 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-764-0446.


The Ypsilanti District Library wants to teach you "Cupcake Decorating" on Wednesday. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn how to make and color your own frosting and pipe it onto cupcakes. Experiment with different frosting tips and designs, and decorate with chocolate curls or sprinkles. For teens and adults. Free. The YDL is at 229 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. 734-482-4110.


The Penny Stamps Lecture Series will host Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto at the Michigan Theater on Thursday. 5:10 p.m. One of his most acclaimed installations is at the Pantheon in Paris, called Leviathan Thot, featuring large, soft, biomorphic sculptures that viewers can touch, poke, and walk through. Free. The Michigan is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.



Mon, Mar 12, 2012 : 4:25 p.m.

Harry Nilsson, lest we forget. <a href="" rel='nofollow'></a>

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Sun, Mar 11, 2012 : 10:46 p.m.

Great Doc!!!