Category Archives: History

We Burned the Mortgage!

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On Saturday, December 12, 2015, the Livingston Arts Council celebrated the final payment of the Opera House mortgage with a ‘Burn the Mortgage’ party attended by Livingston Arts Council Board members ( past and present) and various supporters. Supporters of the Howell Opera House looked on as the mortgage papers (an enlarged copy of the original) […]

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Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience, November 4

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Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the history of the Native American culture on November 4 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The stories shared in ‘Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience’ are powerful, startling, despairing and inspiring. They reflect an American history fraught with the systematic destruction of a people. Yet, […]

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Grand Old Opera Houses in Michigan

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  Read all about the many ‘grand old opera houses’ in Michigan, including the Howell Opera House, in the September/October issue of Michigan History.  Our very own historical building is mentioned on page 18 with a photo of the 2nd floor theater preceding it on page 17. Thanks to writer Deb Perry for the excellent […]

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Detroit Public Television Highlights the Howell Opera House!

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The Livingston Arts Council is proud to announce a WTVS Detroit Public Television special segment highlighting the Howell Opera House airing on August 25, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. The production entitled ‘Taking the Stage: The Historic Howell Opera House’ is hosted by Detroit Performs, a weekly arts program of Detroit Public Television highlighting artists and […]

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Howell Opera House – The Beginning

A video produced by Michigan Television, MCACA and Michigan Humanities Council featuring Duane Zemper, Lindsay Root and Jeffery Stamm.

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