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Open Studio – Welcome All Artists!

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The Open Studio is held every Tuesday from noon to 3:00 p.m. for a live model study. This venue is a great way for artists to work on their skills in any medium they wish. Artists are asked to bring their own supplies; tables and chairs are provided. Please enter through the Walnut Street door […]

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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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Swing Dance!

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Did you know a Swing Dance venue is featured as one of the three dance programs at the Howell Opera House? Join the fun on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday night of each month at 7:30 p.m. following the ball room dance lessons. Grab your dancing shoes and join the fun of this popular, energetic […]

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Runway Repurposed Registration – January 9 & 10

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Runway Repurposed is an annual event that combines the art of fashion design with the use of recycled materials. The event helps provide funding for the arts while promoting actions that are better for the world. Eliminating more waste by creating something beautifully new and unique while having fun!! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, REPURPOSE!! Here’s an […]

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Acoustic Cafe – Friday, January 20 – Devin Scillian

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Acoustic Cafe is a popular annual program that entertains audiences every Friday night through March with talented artists providing a variety of musical genres: jazz, rock, country, classical, blues, pop and more.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. No reservations required – you pay at the door.  General admission is $8 […]

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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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Oktoberfest! Friday, October 2

Mark your calendar for fun, food, and festivities!  (And beer, of course!) A festive night of music, dancing, a full German dinner provided by Brunner’s Restaurant, and craft beer. Time: 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $30.00 per person and can be obtained by calling the Opera House at 517.540.0065 or online at: http://howelloperahouse.com/event/oktoberfest-2/ Admission is […]

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ROCK THE BLOCK in Downtown Howell

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Wednesday, July 1 and August 5 ROCK THE BLOCK! July 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm., a Downtown Howell Summer Festival Series this summer presented by the Howell Main Street DDA. Rock the Block is a new music and foodie festival held on the first Wednesday of the month, June-August. The summer series will […]

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Comedian Heywood Banks – April 22

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April 22 – 7:00 p.m.  Heywood Banks returns to the Howell Opera House to entertain the audience with his insane comedy! The popular writer and performer of humorous songs is simply ‘one-of-a-kind, a cult icon, and a man with a style of his very own.’  Some of his well known songs include “Toast”, “Fly’s Eyes”, “Wiper […]

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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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