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Letters 05-23-2016

Examine The Priorities Are you disgusted about closing schools, crumbling roads and bridges, and cuts everywhere? Investigate funding priorities of legislators. In 1985 at the request of President Reagan, Grover Norquist founded Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). For 30 years Norquist asked every federal and state candidate and incumbent to sign the pledge to vote against any increase in taxes. The cost of living has risen significantly since 1985; think houses, cars, health care, college, etc...

Make TC A Community For Children Let’s be that town that invests in children actively getting themselves to school in all of our neighborhoods. Let’s be that town that supports active, healthy, ready-to-learn children in all of our neighborhoods...

Where Are Real Christian Politicians? As a practicing Christian, I was very disappointed with the Rev. Dr. William C. Myers statements concerning the current presidential primaries (May 8). Instead of using the opportunity to share the message of Christ, he focused on Old Testament prophecies. Christ gave us a new commandment: to love one another...

Not A Great Plant Pick As outreach specialist for the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network and a citizen concerned about the health of our region’s natural areas, I was disappointed by the recent “Listen to the Local Experts” feature. When asked for their “best native plant pick,” three of the four garden centers referenced non-native plants including myrtle, which is incredibly invasive...

Truth About Plants Your feature, “listen to the local experts” contains an error that is not helpful for the birds and butterflies that try to live in northwest Michigan. Myrtle is not a native plant. The plant is also known as vinca and periwinkle...

Ask the Real Plant Experts This letter is written to express my serious concern about a recent “Listen To Your Local Experts” article where local nurseries suggested their favorite native plant. Three of the four suggested non-native plants and one suggested is an invasive and cause of serious damage to Michigan native plants in the woods. The article is both sad and alarming...

My Plant Picks In last week’s featured article “Listen to the Local Experts,” I was shocked at the responses from the local “experts” to the question about best native plant pick. Of the four “experts” two were completely wrong and one acknowledged that their pick, gingko tree, was from East Asia, only one responded with an excellent native plant, the serviceberry tree...

NOTE: Thank you to TC-based Eagle Eye Drone Service for the cover photo, taken high over Sixth Street in Traverse City.

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Interlochen 2011 lineup

- May 2nd, 2011
Interlochen’s Summer Concert Series caters to every interest
Interlochen’s most happenin’ season in years brings several new cultural
icons to the Arts Festival this summer, along with some old favorites.
The former includes the likes of revered songwriter Elvis Costello, the
indie acoustic pop of The Decemberists, alt-country chanteuse Lucinda
Williams, and country rocker Dierks Bentley. The latter offers
Interlochen veterans such as Leo Kottke, The Temptations, The Beach Boys,
and Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion,” which is reputed to be
on track for retirement after this season.
For the classic rock crowd, Interlochen will offer the recently-revived
sounds of Steely Dan along with perennial hit-meisters, Chicago. Youthful
audiences will enjoy a reprise of indie rockers Guster; while if mood is
your thing, check out the sensitive sounds of Broadway star Adam Pascal or
folkie Rufus Wainwright.
Stage acts this season include the soaring modern dance of the Trey
McIntyre Project, the toe-tapping Irish Fest with Leahy and Cathie Ryan, a
performance of “The Merchant of Venice.,” and “Bubblemania,” a Blue Man
Group-style take on soap bubbles.

Tickets: Now on sale at the Box Office at the Interlochen campus or by
phone: 231.276.7800 or 800.681.5920. Tickets can also be ordered online
at: https://tickets.interlochen.org.

Who’s Playing:
Saturday, June 18: Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion
Tuesday, June 21: Elvis Costello and the Imposters
Saturday, June 25: The Temptations
Wednesday, June 29: Kurt Elling
June 30-July 3: Shakespeare‚ The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, July 2: The Capitol Steps
Sunday, July 3: World Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 7-10: Shakespeare‚The Merchant of Venice
Thursday, July 7: Emerson String Quartet
Sunday,July 10: World Youth Symphony Orchestra with Time for Three
Tuesday, July 12: Interlochen Collage
Wednesday, July 13: Lucinda Williams and Amos Lee
Friday, July 15: Dat Phan, comedian
Saturday, July 16: Leo Kottke
Sunday, July 17: Tan Dun conducts the World Youth Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, July 21: Adam Pascal
Friday, July 22: Interlochen Irish Fest featuring Leahy & Cathie Ryan
Sunday, July 24: World Youth Symphony Orchestra with Nathan Gunn
Monday, July 25: Trey McIntyre Project
Tuesday, July 26: The Beach Boys
Wednesday, July 27: The Decemberists
Thursday, July 28: Dierks Bentley
Sunday, July 31: Andreas Delfs conducts the World Youth Symphony Orchestra
August 4-7: Carousel
Friday, August 12: Rufus Wainwright
Saturday, August 13: BubbleMania!
Monday, August 15: Steely Dan
Aug 15, 17 & 20: Enso String Quartet
Wednesday, August 24: Chicago
Friday, September 2: Guster


 
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