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via DarrenCrissArmyThe Michigan Daily wrote:
University releases plans for bicentennial celebration
October 30, 2016
The University of Michigan Bicentennial Office released their plans Monday morning for the anticipated year-long celebration of the University's bicentennial in 2017, which include festivals, lecture series and themed semesters.
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According to the Bicentennial Office, many of the events will feature prominent alumni and guest speakers: notable alumni, such as actors Darren Criss and James Earl Jones, will headline a spring festival next April, while Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is scheduled to speak in January at the first of a yearlong series of symposia hosted by University President Mark Schlissel.
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UMich200 Spring Festival is the first of the celebrations, and will take place next April. Scheduled events include historical building tours, a cultural festival and a multimedia event capping off the celebration at Hill Auditorium that will feature actors Darren Criss and James Earl Jones, in addition to director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz.
The University of Michigan Record wrote:
In celebration of U-M's bicentennial
October 31, 2016
True Blue! tribute to highlight distinguished alumni
James Earl Jones, Darren Criss and Cecilia Muñoz are among the distinguished alumni who will join U-M students and faculty in "True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan," a live multimedia performance celebrating Michigan's 200 years.
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via dailydarrennewsmlive wrote:
James Earl Jones, Sanjay gupta among celebs coming for U-M bicentennial
ANN ARBOR, MI - Over its nearly 200-year history, the University of Michigan has accumulated its share of both prominent and famous alumni, from a former president to surgeons generals to movie stars.
In honor of the university's upcoming bicentennial, a number of noteworthy graduates are taking the stage for a live multimedia performance in April.
James Earl Jones, Darren Criss, Sanjay Gupta and Cecilia Munoz are among the distinguished alumni joining U-M students and faculty in "True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan," which highlights the UMich200 Spring Festival.
The festival is the first of four bicentennial celebrations planned for 2017, taking place at 7 p.m. on April 8 at Hill Auditorium. Information on tickets is forthcoming.
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Criss is a 2009 graduate who rose to fame on the hit TV show, "Glee," where he portrayed an openly gay student and singer. He currently stars in a national tour of the musical "Hedwig & The Angry Inch." He has also played J. Pierpont Finch in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" on Broadway.
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