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March 7, 2019

Girls Rock set for April 6

Ludrock’s annual Girls Rock benefit concert is returning to Ludington on Saturday, April 6, at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St.

The concert is sponsored by the Zonta Club of Ludington and will be hosted by Ms. Wheelchair Michigan 2016 Jamie Spore.

In keeping with this theme, all the performers and speakers will once again be girls and women.

Appearing at this year’s event will be: Kraylee Ledger; Moms of Anarchy; Julie Sherlock; Davina Teal; Taylor Makowicki; Krista Dunn; Jamie Spore; The Miller Sisters (Mary and Nancy); Meredith Hanson; Michelle Hemmer; Carrie Rangel; Julie Rasgaitis; Kaylie Wells; Micah McCullough; Nanette Scribner; Friendship Bench Project; Power Book Bags Project; Zonta Club of Ludington Area; Kara Gregory; Kara Rose; Marie Fay; Yvonne Bess Jones; and possibly more to come.

Visit the Ludrock Girls Rock Facebook page for more information.

Humankind series to continue March 13 with author Robert Worth

VICTORY TWP. — West Shore Community College’s Humankind Series, focusing on the Middle East, will continue on Wednesday, March 13 with New York Times journalist Robert Worth, who will host discussions of his book, “A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, From Tahrir Square to ISIS,” at noon and 7 p.m. in the college’s Center Stage Theater.

Worth will discuss his observations on events in the Middle East, integrating interviews and stories from people living and fighting there.

Worth has been a two-time finalist for the National Magazine Award and won a Silver Medal in the 2017 Arthur Ross book Award given by the Council on Foreign Relations for his book.

In addition to his two public presentations, Worth will also work with students in WSCC composition classes on how to conduct interviews and weave people’s stories into writing.

Books are available for purchase at the college’s book store and will be signed by the author. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ musical opens March 14 at LHS

The Ludington High School Drama Club will present “Schoolhouse Rock Live, Too!” — the sequel to “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at Peterson Auditorium, 508 N. Washington Ave., Ludington.

“Schoolhouse Rock Live, Too!” will continue with 7:30 p.m. performances Friday, March 15, and Saturday, March 16, before concluding with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee.

Tickets are $5, or $3 for students and seniors. Call Ludington High School at (231) 845-3880 or visit the LHS Drama Club Facebook page for more information.